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Celebrities Who Appeared In Horror Flicks: Black Faces In Scary Places (VIDEO)

With Halloween steadily approaching, HuffPost BlackVoices thought it would be an appropriate time to take a look at some of our favorite celebrity appearances in horror flicks. While the King of Pop broke new ground with his innovative 1983 music video, "Thriller," Eddie Murphy and William Marshall added their soulful flavor to being a vampire with their roles in "Vampire In Brooklyn" and "Blacula." Check out some of our favorite black faces in scary places below.

We're well aware that we may have omitted a few, but let us know your favorites in the comments section.

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  • 36 Duane Jones in "Night of the Living Dead," 1968
  • 35 William Marshall in "Blacula," 1972
  • 34 Miguel Nuñez in "Friday the 13th: A New Beginning," 1985
  • 33 Grace Jones in "Vamp," 1986
  • 32 Mario Van Peebles and Melvin Van Peebles in "Jaws: The Revenge," 1987
  • 31 Tony Todd in "Candyman," 1992
  • 30 Eddie Murphy and Angela Bassett in "Vampire in Brooklyn," 1995
  • 29 Jada Pinkett Smith in "Demon Knight," 1995
  • 28 Corbin Bernsen in "Tales from the Hood," 1995
  • 27 Forest Whitaker in "Species," 1995
  • 26 Laurence Fishburne in "Event Horizon," 1997
  • 25 Charles S. Dutton in "Mimic," 1997
  • 24 Jada Pinkett Smith, Omar Epps and Duane Martin in "Scream 2," 1997
  • 23 Morgan Freeman in "Seven," 1997
  • 22 Ice Cube in "Anaconda," 1997
  • 21 LL Cool J in "Halloween H20: Twenty Years Later," 1998
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  • 20 Brandy Norwood in "I Still Know What You Did Last Summer," 1998
  • 19 Usher Raymond in "The Faculty," 1998
  • 18 Wesley Snipes in "Blade," 1998
  • 17 Taye Diggs in "House On Haunted Hill," 1999
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  • 16 Samuel L. Jackson and LL Cool J in "Deep Blue Sea," 1999
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  • 15 Snoop Dogg, Pam Grier in "Bones," 2001
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  • 14 Tyra Banks and Busta Rhymes in "Halloween: Resurrection," 2002
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  • 13 Aaliyah in "Queen of the Damned," 2002
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  • 12 Kelly Rowland in "Freddy vs. Jason," 2003
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  • 11 Halle Berry in "Gothika," 2003
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  • 10 Sanaa Lathan in "Alien vs. Predator," 2004
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  • 9 Mekhi Phifer and Ving Rhames in "Dawn of the Dead," 2004
  • 8 Danny Glover in "Saw," 2004
  • 7 Morris Chestnut in "The Cave," 2005
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