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|Franchise:||A Nightmare on Elm Street|
|Type:||Student; Mental patient; Victim|
|Location:||Westin Hills Psychiatric Hospital, Springwood, Ohio|
|Known relatives:||Elaine Parker |
|1st appearance:||A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)|
|Final:||A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)|
Kristen Parker is a fictional mental patient and murder victim and a supporting character in the A Nightmare on Elm Street film series. Played by actress Patricia Arquette, she appeared in the third installment in the series, A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors. The character made a brief appearance in the beginning of the 1988 sequel, A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master, only this time she was portrayed by actress Tuesday Knight.
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Biography[edit | edit source]
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The character of Kristen Parker was created by director Chuck Russell and screenwriters Wes Craven, Bruce Wagner, and Frank Darabont.
- In the novelization of the film, Kristen's name is spelled Kirsten. This name was also used in early drafts of the movie, but was changed to Kristen for the final script.
- Kristen Parker is the first character seen in A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors.
- Playing the role of Kristen Parker marks the acting debut of Patricia Arquette.
- Kristen has the "Dream Power" of being able to pull others into her dream and acrobatic skills. These abilities are passed down to Alice Johnson before her death and unintentionally to Freddy Krueger, allowing him to kill a new generation of Springwood children.
Appearances[edit | edit source]
See also[edit | edit source]
External Links[edit | edit source]
- Kristen Parker at the Movie Database
- Kristen Parker at the Elm Street Wiki
- Kristen Parker at the Horror Film Wiki
References[edit | edit source]
- Mother, alive.
- Kristen's year of birth is indicated on her tombstone.
Keywords[edit | edit source]
Characters who are burned to death; Freddy Krueger; Freddy Krueger victims; Elm Street; Last of the Elm Street children; Mental health facility; Mental patient; Nightmare; Ohio; Springwood; Westin Psychiatric Hospital
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