Children have a sweetness and innocence that can be terrifying when it's masking a well of pure evil. These five kids in horror movies haunted our waking nightmares for years. But off-screen, the actors who played them have grown up to be seemingly normal adults who are not a threat to our well-being ... as far as we can tell. That being said, if I ever run into one in the real world, I'm proceeding with caution.

1) The Grady twins from The Shining

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Lisa and Louise Burns, 46, played the horror genre's most iconic scary children in 1980's The Shining. The Grady twins return from the dead to torment little protagonist Danny Torrence with their spooky refrain of "come play with us, Danny, forever, and ever."

It's hard to go to a motel without imagining these two popping up in a hallway. But luckily, the Burns sisters are very much alive today and not haunting motel rooms, as far as we can tell. They both live in London, and though they have been mostly out of the public eye since The Shining, they share a Twitter feed and Facebook page, where they post pics like this:

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