Canadian director David Cronenberg has a surprisingly large number of credits, as well as several performances that go well beyond the category of ‘cameo.’ With his intelligent look and soft-spoken demeanor, he has played a number of ‘men in suits,’ from a lawyer in Gus Van Sant’s To Die For..
…to a hospital representative in Extreme Measures…
…to a gas company executive in the Canadian end of the world drama Last Night, seen here:
Cronenberg didn’t entirely escape the cameo world, appearing as a director in the Paul Giamatti film Barney’s Version.
John Landis grabbed him as well, putting him in the Tom Arnold comedy The Stupids as a Postal Supervisor.
But his most well-known performances on-screen are his appearances in two iconic horror films which he didn’t make. The first was as the evil Dr. Decker in Clive Barker’s Nightbreed, seen below:
Just over a decade later, Cronenberg played another doctor, this time in the Friday the 13th world with Jason X:
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