Here's what horror-movie monsters look like in real life

Adam Lance Garcia
Producer, Yahoo Entertainment

While for some Halloween is all about candy and costumes, for many of us the best way to celebrate this ghoulish holiday is watching a good scary movie. But have you ever wondered what those movie monsters who terrify us onscreen look like in real life?

Pennywise’s creepy smile in It freaked us out, but did you know it was achieved without any prosthetics? Actor Bill Skarsgård mastered that demonic smile when he was just a kid so he could scare his little brother.

Robert Englund made our dreams terrifying, but before he landed the role of the nightmarish Freddy Krueger, he was briefly considered for the role of Han Solo in the original Star Wars.

And while Warwick Davis may have got his start in Return of the Jedi as Wicket the Ewok, he managed to make even Lucky Charms creepy in the campy, Jennifer Aniston-starring Leprechaun.

Watch the video above to get a glimpse of what other monsters look like beneath the mask, and let us know your favorite movie monster in the comments below.

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