When you’re talking about Tim Burton, you’re talking about a guy that has such a visual sense, an aesthetic, a storytelling style. It’s like he’s got his own genre.
I've never been a big horror genre fan, but I did go see 'Nightmare on Elm Street' in the theaters and I dug it. I thought it was cool.
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The horror genre is not my favorite. I think it’s fun, there’s a great place for it and I get a kick out of it, but some stuff I’m too old for. You can’t just take 10 guys and stick them in a cabin and off them one at a time – I’m not vested.
That transition from child to adult actor is so incredibly elusive. The roles that were coming to me as a young adult were not that great, but I was taking them anyway to pay the rent. And the more bad roles in bad movies I took, the less anybody wanted me for a good role in a good movie.
Robert Englund’s done an amazing job over the years playing Freddy. Everybody that’s a fan of ‘Nightmare’ loves Robert and you know so that’s a challenge when you’ve got to step in a big man’s shoes like that, so it’s scary but it’s also exciting.
|Birth:||14th July, 1961|
Jack "Jackie" Earle Haley was born in Northridge, California, USA. He is an American film and television actor. His role in several films include: The Outside Man, The Day of the Locust, The Bad News Bears, The Bad News Bears in Breaking Training, Damnation Alley, The Bad News Bears Go to Japan, Breaking Away, Losin' It, The Zoo Gang, Dollman, Nemesis, All the King's Men, Little Children(nominated- Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor), Watchmen, A Nightmare on Elm Street, Dark Shadows, Parkland, Criminal Activities(also director), and London Has Fallen. His role in television include: Breaking Away, Human Target, and Preacher.
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