Category Archives: Scream Queens

Scream Queen Profile: Adrienne Barbeau

Films: The Fog, Swamp Thing, Creepshow, Terror in the Aisles, Terror at London Bridge, Two Evil Eyes, Burial of the Rats, The Convent, Ring of Darkness, Unholy, War Wolves Adrienne Jo Barbeau (pronounced AdriENNE BarBO, born June 11, 1945) is an American actress and the author of three books. Barbeau came to prominence in the

Scream Queen Profile: Debbie Rochon

Debbie Rochon (born November 3, 1968 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian B-movie actress and former stage performer, best known for her work in Troma films. Rochon’s early life was fraught with tragedy and misfortune. After her parents were deemed unfit to raise her, she was remanded to foster care at the age of

Scream Queen Profile: Joan Crawford

Joan Crawford was a Star. As much a Hollywood creation as anyone before or since. But she was also a hard worker, an ambitious actress who worked for over forty-five years in her chosen profession. Born Lucille Fay LeSueur in San Antonio, Texas in 1904, Crawford had a troubled childhood and initially wanted to be

Scream Queen Profile: Janet Leigh

Janet Leigh (July 6, 1927 – October 3, 2004), born Jeanette Helen Morrison, was an American actress. She was the wife of actor Tony Curtis from June 1951 to September 1962 and the mother of Kelly Curtis and Jamie Lee Curtis. Discovered by actress Norma Shearer, Leigh secured a contract with MGM and began her

Scream Queen Profile: Jamie Lee Curtis

Jamie Lee Curtis (born November 22, 1958) is an American actress and author. Although she was initially known as a “scream queen” because of her starring roles in several horror films early in her career, such as Halloween, The Fog, Prom Night and Terror Train, Jamie Lee Curtis has since compiled a body of work

Scream Queen Profile: Tiffany Shepis

Tiffany Shepis (born September 11, 1979) is an American actress from New York City, who has been involved in film-making since the age of 12. She is popularly known as a “scream queen” in several horror films. Shepis got her start in Troma Entertainment’s Tromeo and Juliet and has since appeared in many low-budget horror-oriented

Scream Queen Profile: Betsy Palmer

Betsy Palmer (born November 1, 1926) is an American actress, best known as a regular panelist on the game show I’ve Got a Secret, and later for playing Pamela Voorhees in the notorious slasher film Friday the 13th. Betsy Palmer was born Patricia Betsy Hrunek in East Chicago, Indiana, the daughter of Marie, who headed