Legends of Horror

Horror cut its teeth on some of the best acting, best storylines, best screenplay writing, and greatest mood and atmosphere and the conveyance of this art form were the actors. Here are some of the classic horror actors, legends in their genre (in no particular order) and a list of only some of the movies they left an impact on.

Boris Karloff
Voodoo Island
The Haunted Strangler
Corridors of Blood
Arsenic and Old Lace
The Terror
Die Monster Die!

Peter Cushing
The Evil of Frankenstein
The Gorgon
The Skull
Frankenstein Created Woman
Scream and Scream Again
Fear in the Night
Horror Express

Vincent Price
The Fly
The House on Haunted Hill
Tower of London
The Raven
The Last Man on Earth
House of Usher
The Abominable Dr. Phibes
The Haunted Palace

Christopher Lee
Horror Castle
The Gorgon
Castle of the Living Dead
Dracula: Prince of Darkness
Island of the Burning Damned
Dracula Has Risen From the Grave
Count Dracula

Lon Chaney, Jr.
The Mummy's Curse
House of Frankenstein
House of Dracula
Ghost Chasers
The Galloping Ghost
A Scream in the Night
The Wolf Man

Bela Lugosi
The Ghost of Frankenstein
Night Monster
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man
The Ape Man
The Body Snatcher
Vampire Over London
Voodoo Man

John Carradine
Blood of Dracula's Castle
The Astro-Zombies
Horror of the Blood Monsters
Legacy of Blood
Blood of Ghastly Horror


  1. emailing you another Karloff picture that you might find interesting

  2. Those were definitely the best in horror. They each scared me many times when I was little. Hell, they still do, lol.


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