Are you a fan of horror movies? Do you get the thrill after watching a horror scene in which a witch is chasing her victim or she’s climbing a wall? Even if you are not one of those horror flick lovers, you would surely love the experience one gets after watching a spooky movie.


Apart from the nail biting experience and numerous goosebumps you get while watching a horror flick, it’s the character that stays in your mind even after the movie is finished. You get flashes of that character in your dreams, you think about that character even during day time, it’s image remains crystal clear in your mind.

Thanks to make-up artists, the directors of these movies are able to create a lasting impression on our minds. However, take off that mask from their faces and you will discover a dashing actor who is portraying that villainous character.


In this post, the team of Funniest Indian brings for you 8 actors who played ghosts on silver screen but look dashing in real life.

1- Pennywise- It, 1990

Actor Tim Curry played the spooky clown in 1990 movie ‘It’. The clown scared the shit out of people and gave them nightmares.

2- Valak- Conjuring 2, 2016

Bonnie Aarons played the witch Valak in Conjuring 2 and terrified us with her scary and deadly look.

3- Toshio – The Grudge

One of the cutest ghost ever seen on silver screen, Yuza Ozeki did terrify us although his cuteness saved us.

4- Samara- The Ring, 2002

It is tough to imagine that Daveigh Chase played the ugly creepy witch in ‘The Ring’, whose trademark crawl gave me nightmares every time I saw her on television.

5- Bride In Black – Insidious Chapter 2, 2013

The deadly and scary bride from ‘Bride In Black’ is actually a man in reality and is portrayed by Tom Fitzpatrick.

6- Regan Macneil – The Exorcist, 1973

Linda Blair played the beautiful Regan Macneil in the classical horror flick ‘The Exorcist’. She acted magnificently in the movie and even inspired a lot of Bollywood characters.

7- Kayako- The Grudge, 2004

Takako Fuji, played the role of venomous looking kayako, whose white face with kohl-lined eyes could make you shit in your pants.

8- Freddy Krueger – Nightmare On Elm Street, 1984

Robert Englund played the killer Freddy Krueger in 1994 horror flick Nightmare On Elm Street.