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  • Tom O’Neil
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    Tx to all of you who contributed ideas about current Oscar contenders who starred in horror films in this forum thread

    http://www.goldderby.com/forum/topics/view/6597

    Now let’s compile a list of Oscar winners who did same. Like Bette Davis and Joan Crawford in “Baby Jane” — what are other examples?

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    Jose Manuel Garcia
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    Javier Bardem in “Perdita Durango” (aka Dance with the Devil)
    Gregory Peck “The Omen” 

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    Jose Manuel Garcia
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    Jodie Foster -> The Little Girl who lives down the lane (saturn award for best actress)
    William Holden -> The Omen 2 
    Ellen Burstyn -> The exorcist (nominated to an oscar)
    Mercedes McCambridge -> The Exorcist (the voice of the devil) 
     
    JAck Nicholson -> The Shining
    Nicole Kidman -> The Others
    Rod Steiger – The Amityville Horror 
    Beatrice Straight -> Poltstergeit 
    Laurence Oliver -> Dracula  
    Christopher Walken -> The Dead Zone 
    Bette Davis -> Burnt Offerings 
    Geena Davis -> The Fly 
    Halle Berry, Penelope Cruz -> Gothika 
    Dianne Weist -> The lost boys

     

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    Jake
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    Grand Guignol ladies – horror subgenre with middle-aged women in the center:
    Bette Davis – What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?; Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte; Dead Ringer; The Nanny 
    Joan Crawford – What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?; Strait-Jacket; Berserk; I Saw What You Did
    Olivia de Havilland – Lady in a Cage; Hush… Hush, Sweet Charlotte
    Geraldine Page/Ruth Gordon – What Ever Happened to Aunt Alice?
    Shelley Winters – Bloody Mama, Cleopatra Jones, Who Slew Auntie Roo?
    Elizabeth Taylor – Night Watch 
    Barbara Stanwyck (Honorary winner) – Night Walker

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    Jessica Lange in all of her American horror story glory!!!!

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    K-Hole
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    Sissy Spacek, Carrie

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    Oscar Winning Actors in Horror Movies:

    Hilary Swank in The Reaping 
    Octavia Spencer in Halloween II (Rob Zombie)
    Renee Zellweger in Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation and Case 39
    Geoffrey Rush in House On Haunted Hill (1999) 
    Melissa Leo in Red State
    George Clooney in Return to Horror High

     

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    Halo_Insider
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    George C. Scott was in The Exorcist III. 

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    Charlize Theron in Children of the Corn III (it is hilariously bad)
    Alan Arkin in Wait Until Dark
    Marcia Gay Harden in The Mist
    Kim Basinger in Bless The Child
    Anna Paquin in Scream 4, Trick ‘r Treat and Darkness
    F. Murray Abraham in Thirteen Ghosts (remake) and Mimic

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    Jennifer Lawrence in House at the End of the Street.

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    Geoffrey Rush was in the 1999 version of House on Haunted Hill. 

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    Jake
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    Charlize Theron in Children of the Corn III (it is hilariously bad)
    Alan Arkin in Wait Until Dark
    Marcia Gay Harden in The Mist
    Kim Basinger in Bless The Child
    Anna Paquin in Scream 4, Trick ‘r Treat and Darkness
    F. Murray Abraham in Thirteen Ghosts (remake) and Mimic

    Audrey Hepburn as well… 

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    Louise Fletcher in Exorcist II: The Heretic
    Julia Roberts in Mary Reilly
    Catherine Zeta-Jones in The Haunting (1999)
    George C. Scott in The Changeling and The Exorcist III
    Tim Robbins in Jacob’s Ladder
    Anna Paquin in Darkness 

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    Kathy Bates, Misery

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    Forest Whitaker, Battlefield Earth 

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