Doug Bradley was born in Liverpool, in 1954. He met Clive Barker in high school and they founded the Dog Company in the late seventies, touring with theatre shows including ‘History of the Devil’. His film career began with the short films ‘Salome’ and ‘The Forbidden’- both films are compelling insights into Doug’s future work and into the talent that would break out in the 1987 horror masterpiece ‘Hellraiser’
Doug Bradley took the role of ‘Pinhead’, the film’s universally recognized Cenobite. The film was directed by Clive Barker and adapted from his novella ‘The Hellbound Heart’.
Doug has continued to play ‘Pinhead’ through the years in a series of successful Hellraiser movies (the latest installments ‘Deader’ and ‘Hellworld’ are due for release in 2004), transforming the anti-hero into a cult figure and also into one of the most recognizable characters in contemporary horror cinema.
As well as the Hellraiser series, Doug has starred in Clive Barker’s ‘Nightbreed’, alongside his friend Robert Englund (Freddy from ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’) in ‘The Killer Tongue’, and recently appeared in two award-winning short horror films ‘On Edge’ and ‘Red Lines’. Doug also voiced and Executive Produced the anime feature ‘Dominator’. Other film and TV appearances include ‘Inspector Morse’ and ‘Prophecy: Revelation’.
|The Hairy Hands||Actor||2010|
|Book of Blood||Actor||2009|
|Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes||Actor||2006|
|The Prophecy: Uprising||Actor||2005|
|Halloween… The Happy Haunting of America!||Actor||1997|
|La iengua asesina||Actor||1996|
|Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth||Actor||1992|
|Hellbound: Hellraiser II||Actor||1988|
“Oh no tears, please. It’s a waste of good suffering.”
~Doug Bradley as Pinhead
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