10/25/2011 06:25 pm ET Updated Oct 28, 2012

Celebrities Who Appeared In Horror Flicks: Black Faces In Scary Places (VIDEO)

With Halloween steadily approaching, HuffPost BlackVoices thought it would be an appropriate time to take a look at some of our favorite celebrity appearances in horror flicks. While the King of Pop broke new ground with his innovative 1983 music video, "Thriller," Eddie Murphy and William Marshall added their soulful flavor to being a vampire with their roles in "Vampire In Brooklyn" and "Blacula." Check out some of our favorite black faces in scary places below.

We're well aware that we may have omitted a few, but let us know your favorites in the comments section.