John Saxon Dies at 83

Posted on: July/26/2020 2:47 AM

Actor John Saxon has died at the age of 83, as confirmed via media outlets. Saxon, who portrayed Donald Thompson in A Nightmare on Elm Street and A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors, and then a version of himself in Wes Craven’s New Nightmare, was a fan favorite of the franchise and will be deeply missed.

Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Motion Picture and Television Fund.

Update: Saxon’s Nightmare co-stars also fondly remembered working with him as posted on Twitter: