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Bill Moseley became one of the most noted horror actors of the 2000s thanks to his recurring role as Otis in musician Rob Zombie's films "House of 1000 Corpses" and "The Devil's Rejects." The Yale-educated actor's first big break came in 1986 as Leatherface's deranged Vietnam-vet brother Chop Top in "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2." A long run of bit parts ensued until 1993, when Zombie tapped Moseley to play serial murderer/rapist Otis B. Driftwood (named after Groucho Marx's character in "A Night at the Opera"). Moseley's surprisingly graceful turn as Otis even led to a grassroots campaign to get him an Oscar nomination for his work in the sequel "The Devil's Rejects." Moseley worked steadily in a stream of other horror projects, and also had a recurring role in the Depression-era supernatural drama "Carnivàle" as Possum, the freak-show cook. Moseley also contributed lead vocals for Cornbugs, a long-running musical collaboration with guitarist Buckethead, and guested as the voice of Chop Top on Buckethead's 1994 album "Giant Robot."

Bill Moseley became one of the most noted horror actors of the 2000s thanks to his recurring role as Otis in musician Rob Zombie's films "House of 1000 Corpses" and "The Devil's Rejects." The Yale-educated actor's first big break came in 1986 as Leatherface's deranged Vietnam-vet brother Chop Top in "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2." A long run of bit parts ensued until 1993, when Zombie tapped Moseley to play serial murderer/rapist Otis B. Driftwood (named after Groucho Marx's character in "A Night at the Opera"). Moseley's surprisingly graceful turn as Otis even led to a grassroots campaign to get him an Oscar nomination for his work in the sequel "The Devil's Rejects." Moseley worked steadily in a stream of other horror projects, and also had a recurring role in the Depression-era supernatural drama "Carnivàle" as Possum, the freak-show cook. Moseley also contributed lead vocals for Cornbugs, a long-running musical collaboration with guitarist Buckethead, and guested as the voice of Chop Top on Buckethead's 1994 album "Giant Robot."

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1.
 Malevolent (2016)
3.
 Charlie's Farm (2014)
4.
 Disciples (2014)
6.
 Dead Souls (2012)
7.
 Exit Humanity (2011)
9.
 Dead Air (2009)
10.
 Graves, The (2009)
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