Robert Englund says Freddy Krueger role transformed his life

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Robert Englund admits playing Freddy Krueger made him an international star. The 71-year-old actor played the iconic character in 1984’s ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’ and Robert has confessed that it’s transformed his life and his career. Robert – who also starred in the ‘V’ TV mini-series early in his career – explained: “I was lucky. I had the whole of the 70s playing best friends and sidekicks and then towards the end I was everybody’s favourite redneck … I’d already been established in Holly-weird and knew who I was was. When I did Freddy, it just banged me into international actor overnig…

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