January is a time of fresh starts and new beginnings. The way we kick off a new year informs the months that follow and that’s why we’re living our best Capricorn-season lives and declaring it the Month of the GOAT, celebrating the Greatests of All Time in genre. From the best Star Trek captains to our favorite strong female characters, we’re honoring the greats all month long.
The horror genre is home to a vast number of faces — from the tragically gorgeous to the terrifyingly monstrous, each of them equally recognizable, all of them iconic in their own right. For every Leatherface, there’s a Sally Hardesty; for every Michael Myers, a Laurie Strode.
We’ve written before about the legendary Final Girl, the trope that sees a battered and beleaguered young woman gather her remaining reserves to take down the evil that pursues her — or, at least, to gain the upper hand long enough to make her escape. But now it’s time to highlight some of the most quintessential names in horror history, those actresses who, throughout the years, have helped shape some of the most famous franchises around via their convincingly devastating performances. Tragic, beautiful, beaten down but ultimately not broken; these are, in no ranking order, the greatest scream queens of all time.
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