Douglas William “Doug” Bradley (born 7 September 1954) is an English actor best known for his roles in the Hellraiser film series.
He is well known for playing the role of the Cenobite Pinhead in all eight Hellraiser films, as well as the character of Captain Elliot Spencer in two of the films Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988) and Hellraiser III: Hell on Earth (1992). He is one of only three actors to play the same horror character at least six consecutive times, the others being Robert Englund who portrayed Freddy Krueger eight consecutive times, and Tobin Bell who portrayed Jigsaw in all seven Saw films.
Bradley has appeared in an advertisement for direct line insurance in the UK (as a gym teacher) appearing on everything from T.V, the backs of buses, in tube stations and internet advertisement. He has performed narrations on several songs by Cradle of Filth, an English extreme metal band. The first was 2000s “Her Ghost in the Fog” (as well as “Death Magick For Adepts… read more