Played by Robert Englund
Franchise ''Nightmare on Elm Street'' (1984)
Number of Movies 7
Body Count 30
Method of Dispatch Dirty glove with 10-inch-blade fingernails
Classic Kill Freddy transforms a victim into a cockroach and slowly rips each limb from her body (''The Dream Master'').
Where You'll Find Him Within the bad dreams of the children on Elm Street in Springwood, Ohio
Back Story A child molester released on a technicality, he was burned to death by the parents of his victims -- all Elm Street residents.
Celebrity Frightings Freddy sliced and diced Johnny Depp (the first ''Nightmare'') and Breckin Meyer (''Freddy's Dead''), while Laurence Fishburne and Patricia Arquette (''Dream Warriors'') survived.
Achilles' Heel Drag him into the real world, because in dreams, he's invincible.
Will He Beat Jason? Las Vegas oddsmakers say no. They have him as a 5-to-7 underdog. But don't count him out just yet -- Freddy's MO has always been brains over brawn.