Take a look below for our list of 10 of the most underrated horror actors.
1. Robert Englund
Robert Barton Englund is an American actor, voice actor, singer, and director, best known for playing the infamous serial killer Freddy Krueger in the Nightmare on Elm Street film series.
2. Brad Dourif
Bradford Claude Dourif is an American stage and film actor, known for playing Billy Bibbit in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Chucky in the Chucky franchise, Gríma Wormtongue in The Lord of the Rings, Deputy Clinton Pell in Mississippi Burning, Piter De Vries in Dune and Doc Cochran in Deadwood.
3. Bruce Campbell
Bruce Lorne Campbell is an American actor, voice artist, director, writer, producer, comedian and author of Scottish descent.
4. Doug Bradley
Douglas William Bradley is an English actor and author, best known for his role as the lead Cenobite “Pinhead” in the Hellraiser film series and for narration on various Cradle of Filth albums.
5. Jeffrey Combs
Jeffrey Alan Combs is an American actor. He is known for starring in horror films, such as Re-Animator, and appearances playing a number of characters in the Star Trek and the DC animated universe television franchises.
6. Tony Todd
Tony Todd is an American actor who made his debut as Sgt. Warren in the film Platoon, and portrayed Kurn in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and Star Trek: Deep Space Nine.
7. Bill Moseley
William Moseley is an American actor and musician, primarily known for his performances in horror films. His best-known roles include Chop Top in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2, Otis B. Driftwood in Rob Zombie’s Firefly trilogy, Luigi Largo in Repo! The Genetic Opera, and The Magician in Alleluia! The Devil’s Carnival.
8. Ted Levine
Frank Theodore Levine is an American actor. He is best known for playing the roles of Buffalo Bill in the film The Silence of the Lambs and Leland Stottlemeyer in the television series Monk.
9. Desmond Harrington
Desmond Harrington is an American actor. He has appeared in The Hole, Ghost Ship, and Wrong Turn, Desmond joined the cast of the Showtime series Dexter in its third season, as Det. Joseph “Joey” Quinn, and is also known for portraying Jack Bass, the uncle of Chuck Bass on Gossip Girl.
10. Jeremy Sisto
Jeremy Merton Sisto is an American actor, producer, and writer. He is known for his recurring roles as Billy Chenowith in HBO’s Six Feet Under and as NYPD Detective Cyrus Lupo in NBC’s Law & Order.