Behind the Mask of the Horror Actor
by Doug Bradley
Actor Doug Bradley, who portrays Pinhead in Clive Barker's Hellraiser films, gives his own unique and personal guide to cinema monsters and the men who portray them, including legends Lon Chaney and Boris Karloff, and unforgettable creatures like The Wolf Man, Frankenstein's Monster, The Phantom of the Opera and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. He also examines the many roles...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published July 1st 2004 by Titan Books
(first published October 31st 1996)
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A fun and fast read. This book grew out of Doug Bradley’s (Hellraiser’s Pinhead) Short lectures he gives when he does the horror/ Sci-fi convention circuit. An amusing and informative romp threw the history of horror cinema with a focus on “masked actors”. His personal reflections on the makeup process of the Hellraiser movies are the real gem of this book.