Some truly sad news has hit the wire as Rob Zombie announced via Facebook that he’s just gotten word that incredible character actor Tom Towles has passed on at the all too young age of 65.
No other details are available at the moment, and when they are, we will get them to you. Best known to most horror fans as Otis in Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer and Harry Cooper in Tom Savini’s Night of the Living Dead remake, Towles worked with Zombie several times over the years, and his appearances include Zombie’s Halloween, The Devil’s Rejects, House of 1000 Corpses, and more.
Stay tuned for more on this tragic news as we get it. Our thoughts and prayers are with Tom’s friends, family, and constituents. Rest in peace, sir. Thank you for all the wonderful chills.