Thursday, April 29, 2010

A New Nightmare Realization

While watching the original (it feels weird saying that) A Nightmare on Elm Street tonight for the bajillionth time, I took notice to something which had never occurred to me before.

Character actress Lin Shaye plays the school teacher towards the beginning of the film:

And she's also notoriously known for this scene in Kingpin:

That is all.

Cortez the Killer

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The Mike said...

After I learned that she was the sister of New Line boss Robert Shaye (who appears in three Freddy flicks himself), one of my favorite games has become finding her "cameos" in New Line flicks of the era. She also appears in New Nightmare.

Bryce Wilson said...

My mind just broke.

Cortez The Killer said...

Good piece of trivia Mike!

Bryce, mine did too.

Carl (ILHM) said...

Look for her in Critters 1+2 and I believe Alone in the Dark as well in early cameos for Bob when New Line was kicking off! Shes my fav