The cast of The Shining are looking surprisingly chipper after their ordeal at the Overlook… Sometimes, things get so crazy that all you can do is laugh…
It’s hard to overestimate the influence of The Shining on subsequent horror cinema, combining the psychological thriller, slasher elements and haunted house tropes in one giant, trippy masterpiece. 36 years after the initial theatrical release of The Shining, check out how the cast are doing now.
Actor: Jack Nicholson
Memorable quote: ”Heeere’s Johnny!”
More recent work: How Do You Know, The Bucket List
Actor: Shelley Duvall
Memorable quote: ”It’s amazing how fast you get used to such a big place. I tell you, when we first came up here I thought it was kinda scary.”
More recent work: Manna from Heaven, Wishbone
Actor: Danny Lloyd
Memorable quote: ”Redrum. Redrum. REDRUM!”
More recent work: After The Shining, little Danny Lloyd decided to quit acting in favor of being a regular kid. Considering some of the wild tales of what kids in the industry go through, it sounds like a wise choice was made! More on Danny Lloyd here.
The Grady Twins
Actors: Lisa & Louise Burns
Memorable quote: ”Hello, Danny. Come and play with us. Come and play with us, Danny. Forever… and ever… and ever.”
More recent work: Much like Danny Lloyd, the Burns sisters never appeared in a movie again after The Shining. Always leave the audience wanting more, eh?
Actor: Joe Turkel
Memorable quote: ”Women: can’t live with them, can’t live without them.”