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Robert Englund is an American actor, voice actor, television host, and director who played Vulture on The Spectacular Spider-Man, Dormammu on The Super Hero Squad Show, and Pluto on Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.. He is best known for his numerous roles in horror films, especially his portrayal of Freddy Krueger in all but one film in the A Nightmare on Elm Street franchise.

Englund was born to Janis and Clyde Kent Englund, who helped develop the Lockheed U-2. He is a classically trained theater actor who began studying at the age of twelve. He studied at UCLA, California State University, Oakland University, and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. He got his first film role in Buster and Billie. He later auditioned for Star Wars but then recommended his friend Mark Hamill for the role. He then got a major role on the miniseries V and it's sequels.

Englund's big break came in 1984 when he played Fred Kruger in the hit horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street. The film was a major hit and Kruger became one of the most iconic movie villains. Unusual for the horror genre, Englund played the role in all subsequent sequels and television series except for the 2010 remake. He was nominated twice for Saturn Awards for his portrayal. He then played in many horror comedies following his Kruger success, though never to the same level of success.

Recently Englund has begun voice acting. He played Felix Faust on Justice League and Justice League Unlimited, the Riddler on The Batman, and appeared on The Spectacular Spider-Man, The Super Hero Squad Show, and Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.. He is a member of the Screen Actors Guild, American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, and the Directors Guild of America. He married his third wife in 1988 and they are still together.


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Series
1960s
The Marvel Super HeroesSpider-ManFantastic Four
1970s
Fantastic FourSpider-WomanFred and Barney Meet the Thing
1980s
Spider-ManThe Incredible HulkSpider-Man and His Amazing Friends • "Pryde of the X-Men" • Solarman
1990s
X-MenIron ManFantastic FourSpider-ManThe Incredible HulkSilver Surfer
Spider-Man UnlimitedThe Avengers: United They Stand
2000s
X-Men: EvolutionSpider-Man: The New Animated SeriesFantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes
The Spectacular Spider-ManIron Man: Armored AdventuresWolverine and the X-MenThe Super Hero Squad Show
2010s
Completed Black PantherThe Avengers: Earth's Mightiest HeroesMarvel Anime: Iron ManMarvel Anime: Wolverine
Marvel Anime: X-MenMarvel Anime: BladeUltimate Spider-ManMarvel Disk Wars: The Avengers
Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.Rocket & GrootAnt-Man
Currently Airing Avengers AssembleGuardians of the Galaxy
Upcoming Spider-ManBig Hero 6
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Direct to Video
Released Dracula: Sovereign of the DamnedThe Monster of FrankensteinUltimate AvengersUltimate Avengers II
The Invincible Iron ManDoctor Strange: The Sorcerer SupremeNext Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow
Hulk Vs: (Hulk vs Wolverine / Hulk vs Thor) • Planet HulkThor: Tales of Asgard
Iron Man: Rise of TechnovoreIron Man & Hulk: Heroes United
Lego Marvel Super Heroes: Maximum OverloadAvengers Confidential: Black Widow & Punisher
Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes UnitedLego Marvel Super Heroes: Avengers Reassembled
Marvel Super Hero Adventures: Frost Fight!Hulk: Where Monsters Dwell
Upcoming Lego Marvel Super Heroes – Guardians of the Galaxy: The Thanos Threat
Theatrical
Big Hero 6Spider-Man
Shorts
SpellboundBait 'n' SwitchChimichangas
Unproduced Projects
Ant-ManIron ManTeen HulkHulk HoundDaredevilCaptain AmericaThorHulk: Gamma Corps


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