In Part 1 of this list, we saw such genre veterans as Linda Blair, Adrienne Barbeau, Ashley Laurence and Mary Woronov. Below are even more horror actors who appeared on the TV show Monsters.


Lili Taylor
“Habitat” (Season 2, Episode 13)

Lili Taylor recently made a comeback to the genre, having appeared in The Conjuring and Hemlock Grove. Before that, she could be seen in The Haunting remake and The Addiction.


Robert Oliveri
“Mr. Swlabr” (Season 2, Episode 15)

Child actor Robert Oliveri played Kevin, Winona Ryder’s little brother, in Tim Burton’s Edward Scissorhands. Children of the ’80s will also recall him from the Honey, I Shrunk the Kids movies.


Barry Nelson
“Far Below” (Season 2, Episode 18)

Barry Nelson’s claim to fame is being the first actor to portray James Bond in Casino Royale, but horror fans know him as hotel manager Stuart Ullman in The Shining.


Kim Greist
“The Bargain” (Season 2, Episode 23)

Kim Greist appeared in Manhunter, C.H.U.D. and the spoof Shriek If You Know What I Did Last Friday the 13th.


Ferdy Mayne
“Cellmates” (Season 3, Episode 4)

Ferdy Mayne achieved recognition for his role as Count von Krolock in Roman Polanski’s The Fearless Vampire Killers. He was also in Howling II: Your Sister Is a Werewolf, The Vampire Lovers and Night Train to Terror.


Juliet Mills
“Outpost” (Season 3, Episode 5)

You’ll remember Juliet Mills as the star of Beyond the Door, a film that was such a blatant rip-off of The Exoricst that Warner Bros. sued (albeit unsuccessfully) for copyright infringement. She also had a small role in Waxwork II: Lost in Time.


Ed Lauter
“Malcolm” (Season 3, Episode 13)

Ed Lauter has appeared in close to 100 films; among them Cujo, the 1976 version of King Kong, The Number 23, Magic, Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the Federation and Alfred Hitchcock’s Family Plot.


Farley Granger
“Malcolm” (Season 3, Episode 13)

Farley Granger is best known for his two collaborations with Alfred Hitchcock, Rope and Strangers on a Train. He later appeared in the slasher The Prowler.


John Saxon
“The Waiting Room” (Season 3, Episode 16)

Legendary actor John Axon seems to have worked with everyone. His impressive horror resume includes A Nightmare on Elm Street (plus sequels Dream Warriors and New Nightmare), Black Christmas, Tenebrae, From Dusk Till Dawn and The Girl Who Knew Too Much, among others.


Dennis Christopher
“Hostile Takeover” (Season 3, Episode 22)

Dennis Christopher played Eddie Kaspbrak, the asthmatic hypochondriac in Stephen King’s It. He can also be seen in Fade to Black (a film in desperate need of a DVD release), Necronomicon, Doppelganger and Blood and Lace. Most recently, he was in Django Unchained.


Tracey Walter
“Hostile Takeover” (Season 3, Episode 22)

Tracey Walter is a character actor who has been in The Silence of the Lambs, the remake of I Spit on Your Grave, Conan the Destroyer, Repo Man and Tim Burton’s Batman.


Tom Noonan
“The Moving Finger” (Season 3, Episode 24)

The talented Tom Noonan starred in Monsters’ final episode. Interestingly, he previously wrote and directed an episode of the show (“The Bargain”). You’ll know Noonan for his roles in Manhunter, The Monster Squad (as Frankenstein), The House of the Devil, The Roost, Wolfen and Eight Legged Freaks.

Pick up Monsters: The Complete Series on DVD to see what other familiar faces you can pick out throughout the show’s 72 episodes.