Top villains with dermatological problems (clockwise from top left): Darth Vader, The Queen (in witch form), Mr. Beyond comparing the top ten heroes and villains, the authors also offer a short review of dermatological conditions in cinema, touching on the “evil albino” trope, as well the classic facial scar and hair loss as a markers of evil dating back to the era of silent films.
On the matter of hair loss, the article references one film as particularly telling in it’s depiction of the connection between hair loss and evil: Villain Dr Evil in Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002) also flaunts a hairless scalp, but it his son Scott Evil who especially exemplifies hair loss as a sign of evil in the cinema.
Aeterna Noctis - The "Artworks" section features "Cemeteries" gallery, which presents pictures taken at various Russian cemeteries. The Photo gallery contains pictures taken at the cemeteries in Moscow and St. (No English version available.) St Trinity Alexander Nevsky Lavra - The Lavra is one of the largest architectural ensembles in Saint Petersburg.
See "Necropolis" section (in the Russian version) for illustrated historical references about all cemeteries in the Lavra.
In this rogues’ gallery the authors spotted a range of conditions, including: As if being evil wasn’t hard enough. In pursuit of balance authors do note that both Harrison Ford as Indiana Jones in Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981) and Humphrey Bogart as Rick Blaine in Casablanca (1943) sport very small (and non-prosthetic) facial scars.
The "Dark art" section contains good pictures of Estonian cemeteries accompanied by historical references.
Taphophilia - A repository of morbid curiosities Thanatology and Taphophile Issues, Cemetery, Funeral Industry and Death Related News.
As Scott demonstrates increasingly wicked behavior to please his nefarious father, Scott’s hair volume diminishes from stage 3 to stage 7 androgenic alopecia. Promising to fulfill his revenge plot, Scott laughs maniacally and reveals a completely hairless scalp, the visual manifestation of his malevolence.
While certainly of interest to cinema buffs, the research does have a more serious point focusing on the social impacts of such depictions.