Horror Icon Michael Berryman

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The Total Tutor Neil Haley will interview Horror Icon Michael Berryman. Late 1970s horror genre icon, Michael Berryman, is best known for his creepy performance as “Pluto” in the uncompromising Wes Craven horror film The Hills Have Eyes. Berryman (who suffers from Hypohidrotic Ectodermal Dysplasia, a rare condition leaving him with no sweat glands, hair, fingernails or teeth) giving him a brutish look just right for horror movies. To Berryman’s credit, he managed to develop upon his “Pluto” character, and has turned up in numerous sci-fi/fantasy movies such as My Science Project, Weird Science, Armed Response, Evil Spirits, The Devil’s Rejects and more. George Pal cast Michael in the Western Doc Savage, then shortly after that Milos Forman discovered and cast Michael in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Michael has also has appeared in more main-stream roles such as the comedy Spy Hard and family favorite Scooby Doo. Michael’s many television credits include Tales From The Crypt and The X-Files. Michael Berryman portrays a gamut of characters, ranging from evil, dangerous and creepy to wise, gentle, sage, mystical, whimsical, comedic and even angels - he is an adored favorite of horror and sci-fi movie fans worldwide.

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