Debbie Rochon is an Indie actress who has been in 200 plus films - mostly horror. Starting as a pre-teen in the cult punk rock classic LADIES AND GENTLEMEN: THE FABULOUS STAINS! in which she worked as an extra for 3 months. There began her cinematic journey. After moving in NYC in 1984 Debbie studied acting for the next decade at such acting studios as Lee Stasberg, H.B. Studios and her favorite The Michael Chekov Studio. She worked on stage extensively with 4 NYC theatre companies before starting to land small roles in genre films beginning in 1988. She worked her way up to leading lady status and continues to enjoy creating complex and off kilter characters for the screen. Debbie is equally drawn to broad absurdist comedy as she is to deeply dramatic horrifying horror roles.
Debbie has hosted 4 different radio shows in NYC from terrestrial to satellite. She most recently finished a four year run on Sirius/XM hosting Fangoria Radio with Dee Snider and Tony Timpone.
She has written for dozens of genre publications since 1993. Debbie Currently pens for The Phantom of the Movies' Videoscope mag and has a comedic yet frightfully insightful column in Fangoria mag called Diary of the Deb. She has been one of the subjects in multiple books penned on genre films and has graced the cover of 45 magazines thus far.
Debbie has appeared in a number of TV documentaries covering the horror genre and starred as a guest judge on episode 4, season 2 of VH1 Scream Queens.
Debbie has just finished directing her first feature film MODEL HUNGER. It will be completed in 2013 and features an amazing cast. For more info you can click here!
Debbie Rochon Awards list:
- Was 1st Runner up in Joe Bob Briggs' 1996 Hubbie Award for Best Actress in Abducted II: The Reunion (1995)
- Won the 1997 Barbarella Award for best actress in Broadcast Bombshells (1995).
- She won the 2002 Phantom of the Movies' Videoscope award for Best Psychette (Best Female Psycho in a movie) for her role as
Jane Toppan in American Nightmare (2002).
- Won 'Scream Queen of the Decade Award' (1990 to present) from Draculina Magazine (2003), readers poll.
- Was inducted into the B-Movie Hall of Fame October 2004.
- Won the 2004 Micro Cinema Film Festival Award for Best Actress in a Comedy for her work in Dr. Horror's Erotic House of Idiots.
- Won Best Supporting Actress Award for her work in the comedy sci-fi send-up "Screech of the Decapitated" at the 2005 B-Movie Awards.
- Won The Golden Cob Award 2009 for Best Scream Queen by public vote system.
- Won Best Actress Award at the 2010 Eerie Horror Film Festival for her role in Slime City Massacre.
- Was honored with an award for Dedication to Excellence in Independent Filmmaking at the 2010 Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival.
- Won The Golden Cob Award 2011 for her work in Alien Vengeance by public vote system.
Won Best Actress Award at the Buffalo Screams Horror Film Festival 2011 for her role in The Tell Tale Heart.
Won Best Actress Award at the Macabre Faire Film Festival 2012 for her role in The Tell Tale Heart.