Mark Torgl on First Turn-Ons, atomic Melvins and Toxic tutus

One of the key elements to exploitation film magic is when its actors are willing to go earnestly wild. The first face we see in “The Toxic Avenger” is that of Mark Torgl as “Melvin Ferd” – and his hapless dopey victimization is our entryway to an utterly demented movie where everything is silly and grotesque in equal measure. Mr. Torgl was kind enough to answer some questions about his days with Troma and being an iconic part of a cult classic.

(Originally posted March 2013 at Cinemachine)

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