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J.J. Cohen Dialing Into East Moline’s Midwest Monster Fest

May 1st, 2020

Dial 976-EVIL! Midwest Monster Fest 2020 is proud to announce actor J.J. Cohen will be appearing at the festival Sept. 5-6 at the Rust Belt in East Moline! J.J. Cohen hit Hollywood in 1984 landing a leading role in the films PARADISE MOTEL and SECRET ADMIRER. He quickly gained the attention of Hollywood Casting directors and appeared in numerous TV shows, including the Sci-Fi Series “V”, “BAYWATCH”, “3RD ROCK FROM THE SUN” and two very different episodes of “AMAZING STORIES” (one in the exceptional pilot “THE MISSION” starring alongside Kevin... Read More

‘Jason’ C.J. Graham Coming To East Moline’s Midwest Monster Fest

April 28th, 2020

Midwest Monster Fest 2020 is proud to announce it will be hosting C.J. Graham, who played Jason Vorhees in fan fav Friday the 13th Part 6: Jason Lives, during the fest this Sept. 5-6 at The Rust Belt in East Moline! A 6’3″ former nightclub General Manager in the Los Angeles, CA market, C.J. Graham was spotted as a potential Jason Voorhees for Friday the 13th Part VI: Jason Lives when he was playing Jason in a night club act, impressing the casting people from Reel Effects who were in search of a new Jason since the stuntman wasn’t coming across as imposing or powerful as they... Read More

Marc ‘Skippy’ Price Coming To Midwest Monster Fest in East Moline

April 26th, 2020

Trick Or Treat! Marc “Skippy” Price is coming to Midwest Monster Fest Sept. 5-6 at the Rust Belt! Marc is most known for playing Skippy on Family Ties, Price starred as Eddie ‘Ragman’ Weinbauer in the 1986 horror film Trick Or Treat. He appeared with Kevin Dillon in the 1988 action-adventure film The Rescue. He then hosted the game show Teen Win, Lose or Draw on The Disney Channel (1989–92). While hosting the game show, Price played the young American tourist calling himself Michael J. Fox in Killer Tomatoes Eat France in 1991. As a stand-up comedian, Price drew heavily... Read More

‘Leslie Vernon’ Star Nathan Baesel Stalking Into Midwest Monster Fest

April 25th, 2020

Leslie Vernon himself, Nathan Baesel, will appear at Midwest Monster Fest Sept. 5-6 at East Moline’s Rust Belt! Baesel graduated from the Juilliard School of Drama. One of his best known roles is in the horror/comedy cult classic as the titular character; Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon. He has appeared in various national television spots and guest starred in The District and CBS’s Cold Case. He had a recurring role on ABC’s science fiction drama Shaun Cassidy’s Invasion, playing the one-armed deputy Lewis Sirk. As well as various roles in shows such as, C.S.I,... Read More

Thom Mathews Of ‘Friday The 13th’ Fame Coming To East Moline’s Midwest Monster Fest

April 25th, 2020

Midwest Monster Fest is proud to announce Tommy Jarvis of Friday 6 and Freddy of Return of the Living Dead…. Thom Mathews will be appearing at the fest, Sept. 5-6 at The Rust Belt in East Moline! This Midwest Monster Fest, Thom Mathews appears alongside his costar, CJ Graham: Jason of Friday the 13th Part 6! as well as his costar, Linnea Quigley: Trash of Return of the Living Dead! Mathews began his acting career in the early 1980s. From 1982 to 1984, Mathews guest starred on a string of soap operas including Falcon Crest (1982; 1984), Dynasty (1983) and Paper Dolls (1984). His first major... Read More

Linnea Quigley Added To Midwest Monster Fest 2020 Lineup!

January 2nd, 2020

Midwest Monster Fest 2020 proud to announce scream queen legend and Quad Cities native, Linnea Quigley will be one of the headliners at this year’s fest!!! Linnea Quigley was born in Davenport, Iowa, on May 27, 1958 growing up there and going to Davenport High School. After moving with her family to Los Angeles in the late 1970s, In LA she was encouraged to try modeling and acting. She soon began getting small parts in commercials and B-movies, such as “Stone Cold Dead” (1979) and “Wheeler” (1975). Her breakout role was in “The Return of the Living Dead”... Read More