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Lee Waddell – Stuntman/Actor – The Original Ghostface in SCREAM & SCREAM 2

The Original Ghostface

Stunt coordinator of horror, Tony Cecere (Scream, Scream 2, The Hills Have Eyes, The People under the Stairs, Shocker, just to name a few) is a good friend and mentor of mine. He helped me out a lot when I was coming up as a stunt performer.

He asked to me come and work for him and Wes Craven on a production on called ‘Scream’. I was blown away! It was scary, funny and celebrated the love of scary films while absolutely destroying all the tropes and clichés that horror movies had become. Wes was wicked in his approach to horror.

When it came time to put on the Ghostface mask and wardrobe for the opening scene with Drew Barrymore, Tony cast me to do it. As good as I knew the film was going to be…I never imagined that we’d be seeing sequels 30 years later.

Honestly, I’m as big a fan of this film and all the classic slasher movies as you are. That’s why I enjoy interacting with the fans that come out to the conventions. I’ve done a lot of movies, but the fanbase of the Scream franchise is really something special.

I hope you like the site. I would love to see you folks at the next convention. If you like, look in my shop. I’m working to develop some one-of-a-kind and very limited-edition collectibles and other fun stuff.

As the saying goes!

 “What’s your favorite scary movie?”

 I know what mine is.

Lee Waddell
appearing as the original Ghost Face®  in Scream and Scream II





Fri. May 17, 2024 – Sun, May 19, 2024
Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas

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Sat.June 1, 2024 – Sun. June 2, 2024
Iron City Con  Birmingham AL

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Fri. June 7, 2024 – Sun. June 9, 2024
Niagara Falls Comic Con 

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Sat. June 22, 2024 – Sun. June 23, 2024
Sacramento Sinister Creature Con

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April 25-28, 2024
Calgary’s Stampede Park
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Flashback Weekend – August 4, 5 & 6 2023

Hyatt Regency, O’Hare
9300 W Bryn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL 60018


Houston Horror Film Festival – August 11, 12 & 13 2023

Marriot Hotel
2900 Briarwood Dr
Houston, TX 77042


CryptiCon Denver – August 18-20, 2023

Crowne Plaza Denver Airport Convention Center
15500 East 40th Avenue,
Denver, CO 80239



Virginia’s Ultimate Horror Convention
Hampton Roads Convention Center
Hampton, Virginia



creepIEcon Ontario, CA September 24, 2023

Lee will be hosting a  screening of a 16mm print of Wes Craven’s 1996 masterpiece
Signing opportunities available on September 23rd & 24th


Mad Monster Party – Atlanta – Nov. 17th-19th 2023

Crowne Plaza Perimeter at Ravinia
Atlanta, Georgia

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Spookala – Tampa, FL  – October 6-8

Florida State Fairgrounds
Tampa, FL

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Lee Waddell - The Original Ghostface, attacks Casey in the film Scream

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