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.
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.