Mark Metcalf (Animal House, Buffy the Vampire Slayer) Niagara Falls Comic Con 2018


Mark Metcalf — who famously portrayed ROTC cadet officer ‘Douglas C. Neidermeyer’ in the iconic 1978 comedy, “Animal House” — shares his recollections and views on the film and its legacy with fellow Horror enthusiasts at the 2018 Niagara Falls Comic Con.

Mark Metcalf (born March 11, 1946) is an American television and film actor known for playing the role of the villain or antagonist. He is best known for his role as ROTC officer ‘Douglas C. Neidermeyer’ in the 1978 American comedy film, “Animal House,” a character he later emulated in the 1984 music videos for the songs, “We’re Not Gonna Take It” and “I Wanna Rock” by the heavy metal band Twisted Sister. He is also known for playing the role of ‘The Maestro’ on two episodes of the sitcom, “Seinfeld” as well as for his recurring role as ‘The Master’ on the supernatural drama series, “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and its spin-off series, “Angel.”