MUBI brings you a great new film every day.  Start your 7-day free trial today!

Michael Berryman


“Censorship is a strange situation. There was times when people would burn books because they didn't like what people were doing.”



Michael John Berryman (born September 4, 1948) is an American actor. He is famous for having a distinctive physical appearance as a result of hypohidrotic ectodermal dysplasia, a rare genetic condition which prevents him from developing hair, sweat glands or fingernails. By his own admission, in an interview for the DVD release of The Hills Have Eyes, he was born with “twenty-six birth defects.” He has appeared in several horror movies and other B movies.

erryman is probably best known for his role as Pluto in Wes Craven’s 1977 horror film The Hills Have Eyes and the 1985 sequel The Hills Have Eyes Part II. He has also made appearances in the science fiction and fantasy movies My Science Project (1985), Weird Science (1985), Armed Response (1986), Evil Spirits (1990) and The Guyver (1991). He appeared in the Academy Award-winning drama One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975). In 2005, he starred in Rob Zombie’s The Devil’s Rejects.

Berryman has made a career out of portraying… read more


Displaying 0 wall posts.