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Robert Englund

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Veteran character actor Robert Englund was born in Glendale, California, to Janis (MacDonald) and John Kent Englund, an aeronautics engineer. He has Swedish, Danish, Scottish, and English ancestry. Since 1973, Englund has appeared in over 75 feature films and starred in four TV series. He has starred alongside Oscar-winners Henry Fonda, Susan Sarandon and Jeff Bridges. Since 1984 he's achieved international fame as the iconic boogeyman Freddy Krueger in the hit franchise A Nightmare on Elm Street and its seven sequels. Englund has guest starred in hundreds of hours of TV most recently Bones, Criminal Minds and Hawaii 5-0. He will soon be seen starring in the horror film Fear Clinic, and the English thriller The Last Showing, he can be heard as the voice of the Evil Beaver in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles cartoon show.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Robert Englund has a tip for all you horror fans who loved the movie "Get Out" ... and it involves a western. We got Mr. Freddy Krueger at LAX and he gave Jordan Peele major props for… READ MORE >

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It's Robert Englund's day for sure, and he gave us his best Freddy Krueger impersonation at LAX. The 'Nightmare on Elm Street' star said he's working with the folks on "The Walking Dead" to… READ MORE >

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Original "Nightmare on Elm Street" Freddy Krueger, Robert Englund (left) -- and Freddy Krueger from the new "Nightmare" reboot, Jackie Earle Haley, clawed their way through the same event in L.A.… READ MORE >

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