?With the slasher film rising to prominence in the 1980s, a new crop of actresses gained notoriety as scream queens. For some of these performers, their association with the horror genre was pure happenstance and others were dubbed scream queens because genre films provided some of the only roles that were being offered to these actresses at the time. Regardless of the reason these ladies became associated with the horror genre: We love them and appreciate their collective bodies of work.
Some of the most notorious scream queens of the ‘80s are still in the public eye and some have fallen off the radar. With that said: We are bringing you updates on thirteen of our favorite ‘80s scream queens and what they have been doing since the peak of their notoriety.