John Franklin, whose real name is John Salapatek, played the role of the ever-so-creepy Isaac in 'Children of the Corn' and Cousin Itt in 'The Addams Family' and 'Addams Family Values.' He definitely had the look of a horror movie villain down! But Salapatek now teaches Screenwriting and English at Golden Valley High School in Santa Clarita, California.
John Franklin - Children of the Corn
On his career change, he explained: "After the events of 9/11, I saw the shallowness of showbiz and felt a great desire to leave a greater legacy than just being Cousin Itt. Teaching seemed to be a perfect fit for my theatrical talents and to touch many lives."