Welcome to Buffalo Bill's House
This unique property was featured extensively throughout the climactic finale of The Silence of the Lambs starring the Academy Award winning Best Actress, Jodie Foster (playing FBI Agent Clarice Starling) and featuring the deeply disturbing portrayal of serial killer Buffalo Bill played by veteran actor Ted Levine. The home still features many attributes that have remained unchanged since filming took place 30 years ago!
Located in historic Perryopolis, PA (Fayette County) 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA. Buffalo Bill’s House is situated along the Youghiogheny River, at the base of the scenic Laurel Mountains and within walking distance to Hazelbaker’s Canoe & Kayak Rentals, and the Great Allegheny Passage walking & biking trails – Layton trailhead mile marker 102. In addition, we are just a short drive to Ohiopyle State Park & Frank Lloyd’s Fallingwater.
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Buffalo Bill's House unveils replica ‘Silence of the Lambs’ well
On Tuesday, Buffalo Bill’s House unveiled the latest addition to its Workshop of Horrors in the form of a replica well dug into the house’s former coal cellar. The well was designed by folks with renowned movie makeup artist Tom Savini’s Special Make-Up Effects Program at the Douglas Education Center in Monessen.
“The well is the work of our talented and passionate professionals at the Savini School who spared no attention to detail to re-create a well as much like the one in the film as possible,” Savini said in a press release. “The only discernible difference is you can’t actually keep someone prisoner in this one.” Continue Reading Post Gazette Article »
Buffalo Bill’s House owner, Chris Rowan (Left) pictured with The Maestro of Makeup Tom Savini (Right). Tom is a world renowned Special FX makeup artist, actor & director having worked on such legendary horror films as Friday the 13th, Creepshow, Dawn of the Dead & many more!