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Ricou Browning Talks Becoming the Gill-Man And More in Exclusive Interview

During CT HorrorFest, Horror News Network’s Rob Caprilozzi sat down with Ricou Browning and discussed his career as the “Gill-Man” in Universal’s Creature from the Black Lagoon.

The eighty-five-year-old actor who played the Creature in all three films said that he “Liked making the original Creature from the Black Lagoon film the best.” The role, which he nabbed while attending the Florida State University, launched his career in film.  During the panel, Browning discussed the experience getting in the Creature from the Black Lagoon costume and being given shots of brandy to keep him warm in the 40 degree water. read more

Kill of the Week-CTHorrorFest-Featured Guest Edition-Ricou Browning

We are just a few weeks away from Connecticut HorrorFest 2016! One of our featured guest is truly a living legend.  Ricou Browning played The Gil-man in The Creature from The Black Lagoon (1954) as well as its sequels, Revenge of the Creature (1955) and The Creature Walks Among Us (1956).  He is last living actor to have played a classic Universal Monster. Beyond playing the Gil-man, Mr. Browing is an accomplished director and choreographer.  He directed the the iconic underwater fight scenes in the James Bond films Thunderball and Never Say Never Again. read more