‘Insidious’ Demons Unmasked! The Real People Who Brought The Further To Life

Many of the awesome demons and spirits in the Insidious series pop out too quickly to appreciate the artistry of those who make the magic happen — gotta get those jump scares! — so it’s interesting to take a look behind the makeup at the actors involved. A whole bunch of talented people worked on bringing The Further to life, including an uncredited role (‘Dancing Boy’) from the late , who brought to life so wonderfully in .

Ben Woolf as Dancing Boy in Insidious. Image: Just Jared / Blumhouse
Ben Woolf as Dancing Boy in Insidious. Image: Just Jared / Blumhouse

Check out the Insidious demons unmasked and look upon the real faces behind the terror!

1. Lipstick-Faced Demon aka Red Faced Demon

Joseph Bishara is the Lipstick-Faced Demon in every Insidious movie. Image: Last FM / Blumhouse
Joseph Bishara is the Lipstick-Faced Demon in every Insidious movie. Image: Last FM / Blumhouse
  • Type: Demon
  • Actor: Joseph Bishara
  • Other Movies: The Conjuring, Annabelle. Bishara is also a talented composer, who wrote the score for the Insidious and Conjuring movies.

Appeared in: Insidious, Insidious 2, Insidious 3

You may remember the Lipstick-Faced Demon from the scene in his workshop in the first Insidious movie, accompanied to Tiny Tim’s marvelously creepy song ‘Tip Toe Through The Tulips’.

2. Parker Crane aka The Bride in Black / The Old Woman

Philip Friedman and Tom Fitzpatrick both played The Bride in Black. Image: Getty / IMDb / Blumhouse
Philip Friedman and Tom Fitzpatrick both played The Bride in Black. Image: Getty / IMDb / Blumhouse
  • Type: Spirit
  • Actor: Philip Friedman
  • Other Movies: Shadow of the Blair Witch, Hawthorne
  • Appeared in: Insidious
The Bride in Black in the Insidious movies. Image: Blumhouse
The Bride in Black in the Insidious movies. Image: Blumhouse
  • Actor: Tom Fitzpatrick
  • Other Movies: Insidious 2, Insidious 3
  • Appeared in: Real Husbands of Hollywood, Ave 43

3. Michelle Crane aka The Woman in White

Danielle Bisutti is Michelle Crane in Insidious 2. Image: Regard / Blumhouse
Danielle Bisutti is Michelle Crane in Insidious 2. Image: Regard / Blumhouse
  • Type: Spirit
  • Actor: Danielle Bisutti
  • Other Movies: Curse of Chucky, Back in the Day
  • Appeared in: Insidious 2

4. Wheezing Demon aka The Man Who Can’t Breathe

Michael Reid MacKay as the Wheezing Demon in Insidious 3. Image: IMDb / Blumhouse
Michael Reid MacKay as the Wheezing Demon in Insidious 3. Image: IMDb / Blumhouse
  • Type: Demon
  • Actor: Michael Reid MacKay
  • Other Movies: Seven, X-Men 2
  • Appeared in: Insidious 3

5. Long Haired Fiend aka The Ghoul

J. LaRose in Saw III and Insidious 2. Image: Lionsgate / Blumhouse
J. LaRose in Saw III and Insidious 2. Image: Lionsgate / Blumhouse
  • Type: Demon
  • Actor: J. LaRose
  • Other Movies: Saw III, 11-11-11, Last Shift

Appeared in: Insidious, Insidious 2, and a brief cameo in Insidious 3 (he’s the pale face peering out of the cupboard in the end scene).

The Ghoul peers out at Elise's dog in Insidious 3. Image: Blumhouse
The Ghoul peers out at Elise’s dog in Insidious 3. Image: Blumhouse

6. Doll Girl

Doll Girl appears in Insidious. Image: Alexanam / Blumhouse
Doll Girl appears in Insidious. Image: Alexanam / Blumhouse
  • Type: Spirit
  • Actor: Kelly Devoto aka Kelly Hitman
  • Other Movies: The Delivery Man, Murder Loves Killers Too
  • Appeared in: Insidious

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