Lesser Known Horror Icons #1

(Guest post by Nick Withers.)

Nelson Aquino de la Rosa was perhaps the world’s shortest actor. His early fame came from staring in Ratman (an Italian horror filmed in the Dominican Republic, with the Japanese trailer above) which had the infamous tag line “He’s the Critter from the Shitter”. He also appeared in that brilliant clusterf*ck The Island of Dr. Moreau as the mini-Brando and was one of the inspirations for Mini-Me.

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