WHERE ARE THEY NOW?
C.J. Graham, arguably one of the better actors to play Jason, was originally slated to reprise the role of Jason in Part 7, but was replaced by Kane Hodder. He is also known as Sgt. Bedlam in the 1991 film 'Hellcop'. He has been out of acting since that time. Nowadays, C.J. is a casino manager in 'The Flamingo' in Las Vegas and is a regular on the convention circuit.
Thom Mathews went on to star in films like 'Return of the Living Dead' I and II, 'Kickboxer 4: The Aggressor', 'Raven Hawk', and 'The Peacemaker'. He graduated in 1983 from the Visual & Performing Arts High School in St. Louis and earned a black belt in martial arts. He has appeared in eleven Albert Pyun films to date, and is close friends with George Clooney. Clooney came to stay with him in Los Angeles during the 1980s as they were both struggling actors. Today, Thom is the co-owner of the 'Hammer and Trowel' construction company, while still pursuing acting on the side.
A New York native, Jennifer Cooke is now retired from acting. Her husband, Mo Siegel, is the founder of the 'Celestial Seasonings' tea chain, and she is actively involved in the Urantia Brotherhood/Fellowship.
David Kagen now runs his own acting school in North Hollywood, 'David Kagen's School of Acting'. He's been an acting coach for over 35 years, and his students include Alec Baldwin, Ted Danson, Robin Wright-Penn and Dale Midkiff. He has also taught at Yale, USC and Syracuse, while holding workshops all over the world. He continues acting work on the side, recently appearing in a recurring role in Fox's drama 'House'. David also attended the famed Julliard Preparatory School, studying the piano.
Since starring as Deputy Rick Cologne in Part 6, Vincent Guastaferro has gone on to a very successful career in TV. His credits are too numerous to list here, but the most popular shows he has appeared on include 'NYPD Blue', 'Law & Order: Special Victims Unit', 'Las Vegas' and 'The Unit'. Most recently, Vincent guest starred in an episode of 'Eli Stone' in 2008.
Bob Larkin has continued his career on the small screen since playing Martin the caretaker in Part 6. His TV credits include 'Tales From The Crypt', 'ER', '7th Heaven' and most recently, 'The Unit' (2006). On the big screen, Bob played an army veteran in the 2006 Owen Wilson comedy 'You, Me and Dupree', and starred as Chester in 2009's 'Still Waiting', a sequel to Ryan Reynolds' original comedy 'Waiting' (2005).
Kerry Noonan, Paula from Part 6, became a professor at UCLA teaching women's studies and folklore. In 1996, she was part of an Irish folk band called 'The Descendants', where she sang and played guitar. Most recently, she appeared in an episode of 'Win Ben Stein's Money'. She won the preliminary rounds and advanced to the finals to face Ben Stein. However, Ben defeated her 8-7. Kerry is married and lives with her husband and daughter in L.A.
Renee Jones made her feature-film debut in Part 6, and has gone on to a successful career on the daytime soap opera, 'Days Of Our Lives'. Her most famous role to date was the role of Lexi Carver, a role she has played since 1993. She continues to remain active on the show. She was asked for an interview by Peter Bracke in preparing his 'Crystal Lake Memories' book, but she declined.
Tom Fridley, the nephew of John Travolta, went on to appear in two other movies starring his uncle: 'Phenomenon' (Male FBI Agent), and 'Face/Off' (prison guard). Tom is also known for his supporting roles in 'The Karate Kid' (1984) and 'Iron Eagle' (1986). He made a TV appearance in the 2000 TV movie 'Bar Hopping' and has a film slated for release in 2009 titled 'Oy Vey'.
Darcy DeMoss is still active in films and the small screen today. She has recently appeared in the 2004 independent picture 'Starcrossed', as well as 2007's 'Made In Brooklyn' and the 2009 film 'Labor Pains'. She is currently involved in a film titled 'Repping', which is set for release in 2010. She attended U.S. Grant High School in Van Nuys, CA. Her uncle Fred bought the crypt directly above Marilyn Monroe, and refused to sell it to Joe DiMaggio. Fred is now entombed there, face down per his dying request in September 1997. Darcy is also hostess of 'Playboy's Home Shopping' program on The Playboy Channel.
Alan Blumenfeld has been very active in both TV and theater in the L.A. area since Part 6. On the big screen, He's been in 'The Flintstones', 'Jingle All The Way', and 'Breast Men', and starred as Bob Buss in MTV's boy-band movie '2gether' in 2000. He's also appeared in the horror hit 'The Ring' in 2002, and in 'Righteous Kill' alongside Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino. His TV credits include 'CSI', 'Numbers', 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'Heroes'.
Matthew Faison went for two other horror roles, one as the school teacher in 'Freddy's Dead', and the other in 'Puppet Master III'. He has reportedly retired from acting and is a video producer/director with Snavely Associates, Ltd. His TV credits in the 1990s included 'Beverly Hills 90210', 'Melrose Place', 'NYPD Blue' and 'ER'.
Ann Ryerson, a former member of the 'Second City' comedy troupe made famous by the original cast of 'Saturday Night Live', has appeared in 'Blast from the Past', 'Minority Report', and the Keanu Reeves thriller 'Constantine'. Harold Ramis named the character of Ned Ryerson in Bill Murray's 'Groundhog Day' (1993) after her. She has also continued on the small screen, appearing in shows such as 'Curb Your Enthusiasm', 'Boston Legal', and most recently, 'Desperate Housewives' in 2008.
Whitney Rydbeck retired from acting and became the drama director at Pasadena City College in January 2003. He has been out of acting since appearing in a 2005 episode of the comedy cult favorite 'Scrubs'.
Tony Goldwyn, the grandson of producer Samuel Goldwyn, recently returned to the horror genre, starring in the 2009 remake of Wes Craven's cult classic 'The Last House On The Left'. On TV, he's recently appeared on 'Law & Order: Criminal Intent', and the Showtime hit 'Dexter'. His film credits include 'The 6th Day', 'The Sisters', and Tom Cruise's epic 'The Last Samurai'. Tony was named one of the 12 'Promising Actors' of 1990 by Screen World magazine. He is currently the president of 'The Creative Coalition', a production company in New York.
Michael Swan has gone on to a successful career on the daytime soaps. He's appeared in various shows, including 'As The World Turns', 'One Life To Live', and 'The Bold And The Beautiful'. His other TV credits include 'Navy NCIS' (2008) and 'Eli Stone' (2009). Michael returned to horror in 2008, playing Dr. Wayne in the film 'Midnight Movie'.
Roger Rose, a former VJ for VH1, has gone on to a successful career on the animated scene. His credits include 'Batman: The Animated Series', 'Extreme Ghostbusters', and 'Justice League'. He most recently completed 'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' in 2009.
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