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9 Creepy Horror Kids — Then And Now
What do your favourite horror movie tykes look like now? And what are they up to?

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9 Creepy Horror Kids — Then And Now  | Harvey Stephens
Harvey Stephens

Film: The Omen (1976)

Then: Harvey Stephens was the original Damien, the cursed child of the devil with the interesting scalp mark and the bad attitude towards anyone who tried to stop his pop’s devious plans. Stephens, who was four at the time, apparently got the role because he punched director Richard Donner (at the director's request; he’s not a psychopath). That was the only major role he took aside from a TV movie.

Now: Stephens popped up in 2006 in John Moore’s remake of The Omen in the blink-and-you’ll miss him role of a tabloid journalist. He’s given interviews about the movie and was touting a possible film in 2008, but nothing seems to have come of it.

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1 What about that blue kid from The Grudge?
He's pretty creepy too!. Also I think the shirt of Haley Joel Osment could use a wash :) Actually, I've made exactly the same kind of article, except it's an infographic, maybe that'll interest you: http://www.horroronscreen.com/?p=7829 More

Posted by petershaw on Wednesday June 17, 2015, 12:13

2 Danny Lloyd? Works at the Onion!
Watch this: http://www.theonion.com/video/the-onion-looks-back-at-t he-shining,34410/ Shame on you, Empire! ;) More

Posted by Roderich on Saturday November 2, 2013, 10:21

3 No Jake Lloyd?
Why was there no Jake Lloyd? He was in Star Wars Episode 1 and that was horrifying. More

Posted by damo_oc on Friday November 1, 2013, 16:06

4 Horror has definitely changed
I wonder if all these kids were subjected to the same crap Linda Blair had to deal with after the Exorcist, she was forced to move out her town as people though she was really possesed. Some of these kids have etched fear onto the minds of many an adult and child after seeing these movies. I hope they are proud of this achievement. Such a shame that they all seem to have been dropped after they made the studios millions, as it the sad fact with most child actors. But I enjoyed the above feature and its good to find out where they are all now. Wasn't there a similar feature previously in Empire's magazine each month on the Where are they now..... More

Posted by Sparkykelly69 on Friday November 1, 2013, 13:23


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