Meet Ken Foree (“Dawn of the Dead”)
September 23, 2017, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ken Foree, star of George A. Romero’s Dawn of the Dead and frequent collaborator with Rob Zombie (Halloween, The Devil’s Rejects, and Lords of Salem) will appear at Ames Hall prior to the M Lamar concert as part of Salem Horror Fest. See SalemHorror.com for additional information.
Ken Foree’s role as Peter Washington in “Dawn of the Dead” initiated a long and iconic career in the horror genre. His line “When there is no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth” has become an anthem in the horror genre for decades. Mr. Foree was named Number 4 in Empire Magazine’s Greatest Heroes list for 2014. His work includes the franchises “Halloween”, “Texas Chainsaw Massacre” and Rob Zombie’s “The Devils Rejects” and “Lords of Salem”. Ken has also appeared in over 50 feature films and episodic television shows and starred as the father of Keenan Thompson in the Nickelodeon series, “The Keenan and Kel Show”. Along with acting, Mr. Foree has been kept busy writing and producing international horror and sci-fi movies. He is executive producer and co-writer of the upcoming feature, “The Totem”, based on the award winning David Morrell novel. Ken was associate producer on the 2009 Serbian horror movie “Zone of the Dead” and is producer and co-writer on the planned 2018 sequel, “Wrath of the Dead”. Ken has also starred, executive produced co-produced and has been associate producer for over a dozen films. He starred and co-produced in this year’s new releases of “The Rift”, “The Midnight Man” and “Blood Brothers”. The trailer for “Blood Brothers” featured Ken and was highlighted in Entertainment Weekly.
From Japan to Europe and throughout the United States, during conventions and film festivals, audiences love the Q &A’s, backstage stories, lectures and interaction with this legendary horror star.
Mr. Foree has proven to be a force in the entertainment industry and a perennial favorite to fans around the world.
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