The Nightmare on Elm Street franchise has helped launch many a film career in Hollywood, including Johnny Depp
, Patricia Arquette
, and Kelly Rowland
, just to name a few. But none more notorious perhaps than the career of Tom Arnold
is almost here which means when we had the chance to speak with Tom Arnold
about the new horror comedy Dead Ant
, we couldn't resist the chance to get in a question about his relationship with MovieWeb's favorite horror movie killer Freddy Krueger.
The 58 year old actor and comedian, who earned an MTV Movie Award for Best Comedic Performance thanks to his supporting role in Arnold Schwarzenegger
's True Lies
, made his film debut in Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare
, the supposed finale of the A Nightmare on Elm Street
franchise, which arrived in September 1991.
It was the height of tabloid fame for Arnold
and his then wife, Roseanne Barr