Who is the original actor that played Freddy Krueger?
Robert Englund has played Freddy in every single Nightmare on Elm Street movie except for the new remake.
Presumably, he looked like Robert Englund (the actor who has played Freddy in every single A Nightmare on Elm Street movie excluding the new 2010 remake). See the Related Link below for pictures of Robert Englund without the Freddy makeup. "Addition by another user" Yes, he looked very similar to this. Only he was younger and he didn't have a beard. Also, he had blonde hair.
I was pleasantly surprised. No one can ever be a better Freddy than Robert Englund in my book, but the new actor playing Freddy did an excellent job! He got his laugh down perfectly. And they delved more into Freddy's background, his original storyline before it was slightly re-written for the original first movie.
Robert Barton Englund (born June 6, 1947) is an American actor and voice-actor, best known for playing the fictional serial killer Freddy Krueger, in the Nightmare on Elm Street film series. He received a Saturn Award nomination for Best Supporting Actor for A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors in 1987 and A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master in 1988. Despite his reputation for appearing in horror films, Englund is a…