Tom Towles, Actor and Horror Movie Staple Dead at 65

Character actor Tom Towles — best known for his work in horror films like Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer and House of 1,000 Corpses, The Devil’s Rejects and Halloween — has passed away at 65.

The actor, who died after complications following a stroke, also appeared in the remake of Night of the Living Dead.

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News of Towles’ passing first appeared on director Rob Zombie’s Facebook page.

I just got word that our buddy Tom Towles has died. He was such a great guy and I am so grateful that we got to work together several times. He will be really missed,” Zombie wrote to fans.

Added Towles’ Henry co-star Michael Rooker on Instagram, “RIP……. Tom Towles, I thank you.”

In addition to his many Rob Zombie and horror films, Towles also appeared on Miami Vice, Seinfeld, NYPD Blue, L.A. Law, ER, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Voyager, and Firefly.

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