Carel Struycken is a huge, 7 foot tall, TV, film & stage actor from The Hague, Netherlands, best known to audiences as Lurch in The Addams Family movies and the Giant and the Fireman in the cult horror mystery TV series, Twin Peaks by David Lynch.
Back in 1978 when studying at the American Film Institute in LA, Struycken was discovered at the corner of Hollywood and Vine by a producer who had abandoned her car in the middle of the street, calling after him: "We need you for a movie!". The film was comedy musical - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band.
Other roles include the Arquillian in Men in Black, Mr Homn in Star Trek: The Next Generation, the tall man in Charmed and most recently the Moonlight man in psychological horror movie - Gerald’s Game based on the Stephen King novel of the same name.
KoRn fans may also recognise him from the music video for the hit 1996 track - A.D.I.D.A.S.
Carel will be attending For the Love of Horror on both days of the event 20-21 October 2018