Will star in Freddy vs Jason 2.
He has his own serie named Freddy's Nightmares.(1988) You have maybe seen him on CBS in A Nightmare on Elm Street: Real Nightmares, 6 episodes where he was a kind of "dark guide" helping teen in their dreams to fight their phobias. (2004)
In that two shows, he is still Freddy Krueger.
Has his character of Freddy Krueger in some episodes of The Simpson.
Robert didn't want to make scary movie at first.
His character of Freddy Krueger always returns even if he's normally finally dead...
Robert played in four projects made by director Tobe Hooper. They were the 2005 episode of Masters of Horror, "Dance of the Dead," the 1995 movie The Mangler, the 1993 movie Night Terrors and the 1989 TV show Freddy's Nightmares.
Made a lot of scary movie like Night Terrors, The Mangler, Urban Legend and Wishmaster.
As of 2006 he resides in Laguna Beach, CA.
Robert is currently directing Killer Pad in Los Angeles. It's a horror/comedy about three friends who move out of their parents homes into a rented house which is really a Portal to Hell.
He can speak Swedish correctly.
Is an avid King of the Hill (1997) fan.
Auditioned for the part of Luke Skywalker in Star Wars (1977).
He is of Swedish descent.
Ranked the #40 top villain for the American Film Institution's Top 100 list of 100 Heroes and Villains for his role as Freddy Krueger.
Married three times, the first occurred during his college heyday. His second wife, actress Roxanne Rogers, had a small part in the only movie he directed, 976-EVIL (1989).
One-time TV/radio host Robert Englund once hosted a radio show.
Member of Actors' Equity Association (1968-), Screen Actors Guild (1973-), American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, Directors Guild of America.
Parents: Kent and Janis McDonald.
Attended UCLA (for three years) and Oakland University (in Rochester, MI).
Performed 8 times his role of Freddie Krueger.
He's a horror fan.
His father designed the U-2 spy plane.
Robert Englund: It's a new world, but I figure you know a good way to keep young is to keep new challenges going.
Robert Englund: When I was 9, I went to a birthday party. We were supposed to see a cowboy movie, but the programming got screwed up and we saw 'The Bad Seed' instead. Horrifying. For years I was frightened of girls with pigtails.
Robert Englund: I saw an entire magazine of Freddy Krueger tattoos. Hey, I'm a classically trained actor who was doing Chekhov, and now there are thousands of people walking around America with my tattoo on them. I just take it as pop culture.