What Horror Movie Actors Look Like in Real Life!?

What Horror Movie Actors Look Like in Real Life!?

Check out this list of horror movie actors that look drastically different in real life. It is sometimes shocking what prosthetics and special effects can do. There is an excellent assortment of cult characters listed here. The video below showcases each actor side by side with their horror movie counterpart. I made it easier to skim the actors and movies in the brief list below the video. Thanks to Bright Side for posting this video, please like and share.

A brief list of the actors and movies below.

What Horror Movie Actors Look Like in Real Life


  1. Bill Skarsgard as Pennywise the Dancing Clown

    • It (2017)

      Directed by Andrés Muschietti, Andy Muschietti

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      Official Synopsis: In the Town of Derry, the local kids are disappearing one by one. In a place known as 'The Barrens', a group of seven kids are united by their horrifying and strange encounters with an evil clown and their determination to kill It.

      Cast: Javier Botet, Steven Williams, Megan Charpentier, Neil Crone, Stephen Bogaert, Isabelle Nélisse, Isabelle Nélisse, Edie Inksetter, Wyatt Oleff, Nicholas Hamilton,…
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama

  2. Javier Botet as Mama

    • Mama (2013)

      Directed by Andrés Muschietti, Andy Muschietti

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      Official Synopsis: The senior partner of an investment brokerage, Jeffrey Desange, has a breakdown due to a financial collapse and kills several co-workers and his estranged wife. He then kidnaps his two young daughters, Victoria 3 and Lilly just 1. He drives his car recklessly through a winding snow covered road. He loses control of his car and drives off an embankment. He finds an abandoned and isolated cabin where he plans to kill his daughters, but the children are saved by a dark ghostly image. After five years of searching and depleting his savings, Jeffrey's twin brother, Lucas, finds the children that were raised without social interaction and claim that they have been raised by 'Mama'. Lucas disputes the custody with the children's Great Aunt but Dr. Dreyfuss, who is working with the girls, helps Lucas get custody of the girls so that he can still have access to them. Lucas, his girlfriend Annabel, Victoria and Lilly move into a house provided by the institute that Dr. Dreyfuss works for. Lucas and Annabel soon find out that the girls have brought Mama with them and their lives are in grave danger.

      Cast: Javier Botet, Daniel Kash, David Fox, Jessica Chastain, Megan Charpentier, Christopher Marren, Elva Mai Hoover, Isabelle Nélisse, Sydney Cross, Isabelle…
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Fantasy

  3. Delphine Chaneac as Dren

    • Splice (2009)

      Directed by Vincenzo Natali

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      Official Synopsis: Two young rebellious scientists are told by their employers to halt groundbreaking work that has seen them produce new creatures with medical benefits by splicing together multiple organisms' DNA. They decide to secretly continue their work, but this time splicing in human DNA.

      Cast: Adrien Brody, David Hewlett, Sarah Polley, Brandon McGibbon, Delphine Chanéac, Simona Maicanescu, Abigail Chu, Doug Hicton, Delphine Chanéac
      Genres: Horror, Drama, Sci-Fi

  4. Bonnie Morgan as Samara

    • Rings (2017)

      Directed by F. Javier Gutiérrez, F. Javier Gutiérrez

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      Official Synopsis: Julia becomes worried about her boyfriend, Holt, when he explores the dark urban legend of a mysterious video said to kill the watcher seven days after viewing. She sacrifices herself to save her boyfriend and in doing so makes a horrifying discovery: there is a "movie within the movie" that no one has ever seen before.

      Cast: Bonnie Morgan, Vincent D'Onofrio, Billy James, Tommy O'Brien, Adam C. Johnson, Rick Baker, Jay Pearson, Jill Jane Clements, Drew Grey,…
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Drama, Mystery, Romance

  5. Roberto Campanella as Pyramid Head

    • Silent Hill (2006)

      Directed by Christophe Gans

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      Official Synopsis: Sharon Da Silva wakes up every night screaming about "silent hill". Pursued by a police officer suspicious of her motives and swerving to avoid another child her adoptive mother crashes the car knocking herself unconscious. When Rose Da Silva awakens to find her adopted child is missing, she searches the fog and ash blanketed town for her beloved daughter.

      Cast: Kim Coates, Sean Bean, Chris Britton, Radha Mitchell, Jodelle Ferland, Carrie Eklund, Alice Krige, Stephen R. Hart, Carrie Clayton, Laurie…
      Genres: Horror, Mystery, Adventure

  6. Jonathan Breck as The Creeper

    • Jeepers Creepers (2001)

      Directed by Victor Salva

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      Official Synopsis: On their way back home during the spring break, Darry and Patricia Jenner witness a mysterious person dumping something down a tunnel. Deciding to discover what was dumped down there, Darry discovers a huge disturbing hideout full of modified bodies. Darry and Patricia set off to get help, unaware that the individual is now aware of who has been down the tunnel. Darry and Patricia soon realizes that their pursuer is not just a mysterious person, but something even more horrifying, who has more in store than they could possibly imagine.

      Cast: Justin Long, Patricia Belcher, Jonathan Breck, Brandon Smith, Avis-Marie Barnes, Steve Raulerson, Tom Tarantini, William Haze, Chris Shepardson, Tim Phoenix,…
      Genres: Horror, Mystery

  7. Danielle Bisutti as Michelle Crane

    • Insidious Chapter 2 (Insidious 2) (2013)

      Directed by James Wan

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      Official Synopsis: Renai is interrogated by a police detective about the supernatural events in the house. While the police investigate the house, the Lambert family temporarily moves to the old house of Lorraine Lambert. Renai is haunted by a woman in white and Josh has a strange behavior at home. Meanwhile Lorraine seeks out Elise's partners Specs and Tucker expecting to find answers.

      Cast: Lin Shaye, Patrick Wilson, Leigh Whannell, Kimberly Ables Jindra, Rose Byrne, J. LaRose, Steve Coulter, Angus Sampson, Garrett Ryan, Ty…
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Fantasy

  8. Jether Polk as Finn Wittrock

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  9. John Carrol Lynch as Twisty the Clown

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  10. Judith Roberts as Mary Shaw

    • Dead Silence (2007)

      Directed by James Wan

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      Official Synopsis: Every town has its own ghost story, and a local folktale around Ravens Fair is about a ventriloquist named Mary Shaw. After she went mad in the 1940s, she was accused of kidnapping a young boy who yelled out in one of her performances that she was a fraud. Because of this she was hunted down by townspeople who in the ultimate act of revenge, cut out her tongue and then killed her. They buried her along with her "children," a handmade collection of vaudeville dolls, and assumed they had silenced her forever. However, Ravens Fair has been plagued by mysterious deaths around them after Mary Shaws collection has returned from their graves and have come to seek revenge on people that killed her and their families. Far from the pall of their cursed hometown, newlyweds Jamie and Lisa Ashen thought they had established a fresh start, until Jamie's wife is grotesquely killed in their apartment. Jamie returns to Ravens Fair for the funeral, intent on unraveling the mystery of Lisa's death. Once reunited with his ill father, Edward, and his father's new young bride, Ella, Jamie must dig into the town's bloody past to find out who killed his wife and why. All the while, he is doggedly pursued by a detective who doesn't believe a word he says. As he uncovers the legend of Mary Shaw, he will unlock the story of her curse and the truth behind the threat from a rhyme in his childhood: if you see Mary Shaw and scream, she'll take your tongue. And the last thing you will hear before you die...is your own voice speaking back to you.

      Cast: Julian Richings, Fred Tatasciore, Keir Gilchrist, Enn Reitel, Donnie Wahlberg, Laura Regan, Steven Taylor, Dmitry Chepovetsky, Ryan Kwanten, Amber Valletta,…
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery

  11. Xan Angelovich as Zombie

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  12. Tom Fitzpatrick as Bride in Black

    • Insidious: Chapter 3 (2015)

      Directed by Leigh Whannell

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      Official Synopsis: After trying to connect with her dead mother, teenager Quinn Brenner, asks psychic Elise Rainier to help her, she refuses due to negotiate events in her childhood. Quinn starts noticing paranormal events happen in her house. After a vicious attack from a demon her father goes back and begs Elise Rainier to use her abilities to contact the other side in hope to stop these attacks by this furious demon content for a body.

      Cast: Lin Shaye, Leigh Whannell, Joseph Bishara, Michael Reid MacKay, Steve Coulter, Angus Sampson, Garrett Ryan, Anna Ross, Taylor John Smith,…
      Genres: Horror, Thriller, Mystery, Fantasy


  • Jared Leto as The Joker

    • Suicide Squad (2016)

      Directed by David Ayer

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      Official Synopsis: It feels good to be bad...Assemble a team of the world's most dangerous, incarcerated Super Villains, provide them with the most powerful arsenal at the government's disposal, and send them off on a mission to defeat an enigmatic, insuperable entity. U.S. intelligence officer Amanda Waller has determined only a secretly convened group of disparate, despicable individuals with next to nothing to lose will do. However, once they realize they weren't picked to succeed but chosen for their patent culpability when they inevitably fail, will the Suicide Squad resolve to die trying, or decide it's every man for himself?

      Cast: Diezel Ramos, Mark Falvo, Robin Atkin Downes, Jamie Soricelli, Jay Hernandez, Will Smith, Valiant Michael, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jai Courtney, Kevin…
      Genres: Thriller, Sci-Fi, Action, Fantasy, Comedy, Adventure, Crime