Black People Who Survived A Scary Movie: Kelly Jo Minter
This one is special because this lady has survived TWO scary movies! Not one but TWO! That’s special (and her story is even scarier).
Actress Kelly Jo Minter was first seen as Rocky Dennis’ girlfriend/Prostitute in the movie Mask starring Cher and Eric Stoltz. Now to some this would be considered a scary movie but I digress. Her first horror film role was as Yvonne in the fifth installment of the Nightmare on Elm Street series. Yvonne was the street smart high graduate who somehow escapes Freddy Kruger’s finger blades and helps saves the day. The main character Alice (who survived TWO Freddy films which is an accomplishment itself) needed Yvonne to free the soul of Freddy’s mom to defeat him. Yvonne did her job and the day was saved! Yvonne makes black history as the only African-American from Elm Street to survive Kruger’s clutches. Congrats.