Stuart Gordon, Jeffrey Combs & Carolyn Purdy-Gordon!
In addition to Re-Animator and From Beyond, Stuart Gordon directed such classics as Dolls, Robot Jox, The Pit and the Pendulum, Castle Freak, Dagon, King of the Ants and Edmond. He also directed two episodes of Masters of Horror (Dreams in the Witch House and The Black Cat) and an episode of Fear Itself. He also an accomplished writer having written the scripts for most of the films he directed as well as Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Body Snatchers and The Dentist. Most recently Gordon directed Stuck which was based on a true story that occurred in Ft. Worth, TX.
Jeffrey Combs is and always will personify the epitome of ‘mad scientist’ through his character of Dr. Herbert West in the horror clas-sick Re-Animator and it’s sequels. He grew a ghastly pineal gland in From Beyond and even starred in a film of our festival’s namesake Frightmare. You’ve seen him in Cellar Dweller, an episode of Freddy’s Dead, The Pit and the Pendulum, Necronomicon: Book of the Dead and Castle Freak. He also starred in Peter Jackson’s The Frighteners with TFW 2013 guest Dee Wallace. Sci-fi fans recognize Combs from his 32 episodes of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and 11 episodes of Star Trek: Enterprise. Comic book fans will recognize him as the voices of Vic Sage in Justice League, The Scarecrow in The New Batman Adventures, Ratchet in Transformers Prime and Samuel Sterns/The Leader in The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes.
Carolyn Purdy-Gordon is the wife of Stuart Gordon and has appeared in many of his films. You’ve seen her in Re-Animator, Dolls, From Beyond, Robot Jox and Stuck. She’s also a writer having penned the screenplay for Bleacher Bums and the pilot episodes of E/R. We’re excited to bring Carolyn to Texas Frightmare Weekend!