Have you ever watched the iconic horror-comedy movie ‘Scary Movie’? If so, you may have noticed a mysterious character that appears throughout the film.
This character is none other than the infamous “Ghostface” killer. But who is the actor that portrays this terrifying figure?
The Boy Behind the Mask
The actor behind the mask is actually two people – Dane Farwell and Dave Sheridan. Dane Farwell played Ghostface in most of the scenes where he was walking or running, while Dave Sheridan portrayed him in scenes where he was standing still or speaking.
Who is Dane Farwell?
Dane Farwell has been in the movie business for over 30 years, working as a stuntman and actor in various films and TV shows. He has worked on blockbuster hits such as ‘Iron Man’ and ‘Spiderman 2’, as well as hit TV shows like ‘Breaking Bad’ and ‘The Walking Dead’.
Who is Dave Sheridan?
Dave Sheridan is an actor, writer, and producer who has appeared in numerous films and TV shows. He is best known for his role as Officer Doofy in ‘Scary Movie’, but has also starred in movies like ‘Ghost World’ and ‘A Million Ways to Die in the West’.
The Evolution of Ghostface
Ghostface first appeared in Wes Craven’s 1996 horror classic ‘Scream’. The iconic mask was inspired by Edvard Munch’s painting “The Scream”, and was designed by Fun World owner, Brigitte Sleiertin.
In ‘Scary Movie’, Ghostface was spoofed to be a bumbling idiot rather than a terrifying killer. The character continued to evolve throughout the franchise, becoming more menacing with each new installment.
The boy behind the mask of Ghostface in ‘Scary Movie’ is actually two people – Dane Farwell and Dave Sheridan. Both actors have had successful careers in the movie industry, and brought their own unique talents to the role. Ghostface has become an iconic horror character, evolving from a spoofed character to a true horror villain that continues to frighten audiences to this day.