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The Shining twins attend Stanley Kubrick screening - how they look now

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Lisa and Louise Burns, who played the gruesomely murdered Grady twins in Stanley Kubrick's The Shining, attended a screening at the BFI in London yesterday (January 29).

The pair, who have largely remained out of the spotlight since their role in the horror movie 34 years ago, were pictured on the red carpet as they arrived for the 50th anniversary screening of Kubrick's Dr Strangelove as part of the LOCO London Comedy Film Festival.

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The former actresses starred as the now-iconic twin sisters (then aged 11), who were famously dressed in matching blue smocks with pink ribbons in the film based on Stephen King's novel.

They tormented the character of young Danny (played by Danny Lloyd) by creepily chanting in their calm and serene voices: "Come and play with us, Danny, forever and ever and ever," as they appeared in the corridor of the deserted hotel Danny's father Jack Torrance (Jack Nicholson) is the caretaker of.

The Shining twins

The Shining twins


They are later seen covered in blood after being axed by their former caretaker father, who was slowly driven insane with cabin fever.

Following the film, Louise went on to become a microbiologist while Lisa studied literature at university.

Watch Lisa and Louise Burns as the twins in The Shining below:



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