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How to Look Like Freddy Krueger

Freddy Krueger is the famous mass murderer and primary character who appears in Wes Craven's A Nightmare On Elm Street series of horror movies.

Freddy is usually portrayed by actor Robert Englund and he attacks his young victims (both children and teenagers) while they are asleep and dreaming.

The most recent remake of the original classic in 2010 had Jackie Earl Haley taking on the famous role of Freddy.

One, two, Freddy's coming for you.
Three, four, better lock your door.
Five, six, grab your crucifix.
Seven, eight, gonna stay up late.
Nine, ten, never sleep again.

Movie facts from the original A Nightmare on Elm Street: Johnny Depp was an unknown actor when he was cast in the role of Glen Lantz. Other actors considered for this role were: Brad Pitt, Charlie Sheen, Kiefer Sutherland, Nicola Cage, John Cusack and C. Thomas Howell.

Homemade Freddy Kreuger Costume Requirements:

  • Burned skin with disfigured and melted face
  • Ripped and tattered red and green striped sweater
  • Brown leather glove with metal claw blades on your right hand
  • Brown fedora hat

DIY Freddy Krueger Makeup Tutorials

Transform yourself in Dream Master Freddy

Make Your Own Freddy Costume
from Nightmare on Elm Street

Making Freddy's Killer Claw Glove

A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)

Nancy's School Dream Scene

Original movie trailer

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