Here’s What These Classic Horror Movie Characters Look Like Underneath The Makeup

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18. The Creature from the Black Lagoon (Ricou Browning)

Lots of people have portrayed the Gill-man, a.k.a. the Creature from the Black Lagoon, originally from the famous 1954 movie of the same name. But the only actor to have played him more than once is underwater stuntman Ricou Browning, who donned the suit for all of the famous movie monster’s aquatic scenes.

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17. The Xenomorph (Bolaji Badejo)

The Xenomorph from 1979’s Alien looks so, well, alien that it’s hard to believe any human was inside it. But there was: Nigerian art student Bolaji Badejo. Badejo’s immense height made him ideal for the role, but sadly Alien was his only movie. He passed away in 1993, aged just 39.

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16. The Torn Prince (Craig Olejnik)

The 2001 remake of Thirteen Ghosts was slated for pretty much everything except its makeup – which was rather impressive. In fact, we bet fans of TV show The Listener wouldn’t even be able to tell at first glance that behind the Torn Prince’s makeup was that show’s lead, Craig Olejnik.

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