Michael Myers (Halloween)

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Michael Myers is a fictional character from the Halloween series of slasher films.
Several slasher film villains grew to take on anti-heroic characteristics, with the franchises following the continued efforts of a villain, rather than the killer's victims (for example, Michael Myers, Freddy Krueger, Jason Voorhees, Chucky, Harry Warden, and Leatherface).

Nick Castle

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In the original Halloween, the adult Michael Myers, referred to as The Shape in the closing credits, was portrayed by Nick Castle for most of the film, with Tony Moran and Tommy Lee Wallace substituting in the final scenes.
He is known for playing Michael Myers in John Carpenter's horror film Halloween (1978).

Tony Moran (actor)

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In the original Halloween, the adult Michael Myers, referred to as The Shape in the closing credits, was portrayed by Nick Castle for most of the film, with Tony Moran and Tommy Lee Wallace substituting in the final scenes.
He is known for playing the unmasked Michael Myers in the 1978 horror classic Halloween.

Halloween (1978 film)

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He first appears in 1978 in John Carpenter's Halloween as a young boy who murders his sister, Judith Myers, and then, fifteen years later, returns home to Haddonfield to murder more teenagers.
Halloween spawned a film franchise comprising eleven films which helped construct an extensive backstory for its antagonist Michael Myers, sometimes narratively diverging entirely from previous installments.

Halloween (franchise)

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Michael Myers is a fictional character from the Halloween series of slasher films.
The franchise primarily focuses on serial killer Michael Myers who was committed to a sanitarium as a child for the murder of his sister, Judith Myers.

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

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The character is the primary antagonist in the Halloween film series, except Halloween III: Season of the Witch, which is not connected in continuity to the rest of the films.
Halloween III is the only entry in the series that does not feature the series antagonist, Michael Myers.

George P. Wilbur

Castle, George P. Wilbur, and Tyler Mane are the only actors to have portrayed Michael Myers more than once, with Mane being the only one to do so in consecutive films.
At 6 ft 2 inches (188 cm) Wilbur played Michael Myers in Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers and Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers.

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

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Michael returned in the following film, Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers, with the title highlighting his revival.
The fourth installment in the Halloween film series, it focuses on Michael Myers returning to Haddonfield to kill his niece Jamie Lloyd, the daughter of Laurie Strode, with his former psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis once more pursuing him.

List of Halloween characters

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He first appears in 1978 in John Carpenter's Halloween as a young boy who murders his sister, Judith Myers, and then, fifteen years later, returns home to Haddonfield to murder more teenagers. In the beginning of Halloween, a six-year-old Michael (Will Sandin) murders his teenage sister Judith (Sandy Johnson) on Halloween, 1963. The film follows the basic premise of the original film, with an increased focus on Michael's childhood: a ten-year-old Michael (Daeg Faerch) is shown killing animals and suffering emotional abuse from Judith (Hanna R. Hall) and his mother's boyfriend Ronnie (William Forsythe), both of whom he later murders, along with a boy who was bullying him.
Alan "Big Al" Gateway (Michael Ruud) lost his son, who was killed by Michael Myers, on October 31, 1978.

Tyler Mane

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Castle, George P. Wilbur, and Tyler Mane are the only actors to have portrayed Michael Myers more than once, with Mane being the only one to do so in consecutive films.
He is known for playing Sabretooth in X-Men and X-Men: The Official Game, Ajax in Troy and Michael Myers in the remake of Halloween and its sequel, Halloween II.

Dick Warlock

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Michael (Dick Warlock) follows Laurie to the local hospital, where he wanders the halls in search of her, killing security guards, doctors, and nurses who get in his way.
He is best known for playing Michael Myers in Halloween II.

Halloween II (1981 film)

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Michael returns in the sequel, Halloween II (1981).
The plot picks up directly after the first film, with Michael Myers following survivor Laurie Strode to the local hospital, while his psychiatrist Dr. Loomis continues his pursuit of him.

Tommy Lee Wallace

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In the original Halloween, the adult Michael Myers, referred to as The Shape in the closing credits, was portrayed by Nick Castle for most of the film, with Tony Moran and Tommy Lee Wallace substituting in the final scenes.
In addition to his behind-the-scenes duties for these last two films, Wallace also appeared in front of the camera: intermittently as The Shape (the masked Michael Myers in the closet scene) in Halloween, and in The Fog as several different ghosts; his voice was also featured in both films as TV/radio announcers.

Laurie Strode

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He stalks teenage babysitter Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) on Halloween, while his psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis (Donald Pleasence) attempts to track him down.
In 2016, Strode was released alongside Michael Myers as one of the playable characters in the asymmetric survival horror online multiplayer video game Dead by Daylight (2016) in which she is voiced by Catherine Lecours.

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

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Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers (1995) takes place six years after the events of The Revenge of Michael Myers; both Jamie (J. C. Brandy) and Michael (Wilbur) have disappeared from Haddonfield.
The sixth installment in the Halloween film series, it follows Dr. Sam Loomis coming out of retirement to face Michael Myers once more.

Don Shanks (stuntman)

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Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers (1989) begins immediately after the fourth film ends, with Michael Myers (Donald L. Shanks) escaping the mine shaft and being nursed back to health by a local hermit.
Donald L. "Don" Shanks (born February 26, 1950) is an American actor and stuntman, known for his role as Michael Myers in Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers, and Nakoma, the Native American friend of the title character in the 1977 television series The Life and Times of Grizzly Adams.

Samuel Loomis

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He stalks teenage babysitter Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) on Halloween, while his psychiatrist Dr. Sam Loomis (Donald Pleasence) attempts to track him down.
Throughout the Halloween franchise, he is depicted as the archenemy to the series' central character and primary antagonist, Michael Myers.

Sororicide

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In the beginning of Halloween, a six-year-old Michael (Will Sandin) murders his teenage sister Judith (Sandy Johnson) on Halloween, 1963.

Jamie Lloyd

Michael wakes from his coma when he learns Laurie Strode has died in a car accident, but has a seven-year-old niece, Jamie Lloyd (Danielle Harris).
As the daughter of Laurie, she is also the niece of infamous serial killer Michael Myers and his first victim, Judith Myers.

Brad Loree

Michael (Brad Loree) tracks down an institutionalized Laurie and kills her.
He played Michael Myers in Halloween: Resurrection (2002).

Daeg Faerch

The film follows the basic premise of the original film, with an increased focus on Michael's childhood: a ten-year-old Michael (Daeg Faerch) is shown killing animals and suffering emotional abuse from Judith (Hanna R. Hall) and his mother's boyfriend Ronnie (William Forsythe), both of whom he later murders, along with a boy who was bullying him.
He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of young Michael Myers in Rob Zombie's horror remake Halloween (2007).

Halloween (2007 film)

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A new version of Michael Myers appears in Rob Zombie's Halloween (2007), a reboot of the franchise.
The film stars Tyler Mane as the adult Michael Myers, Malcolm McDowell as Dr. Sam Loomis, Scout Taylor-Compton as Laurie Strode, and Daeg Faerch as the young Michael Myers.

Halloween H20: 20 Years Later

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Ignoring the events of the previous three films, Halloween H20: 20 Years Later (1998) establishes that Michael Myers (Chris Durand) has been missing for twenty years since the explosion in 1978.
The plot follows a post-traumatic Laurie Strode who has faked her own death so that she can go into hiding from Michael Myers, who finds her working as the headmistress of a boarding school in Northern California.

Halloween: Resurrection

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Halloween: Resurrection (2002), which picks up three years after H20, retcons Michael's death, establishing that the man Laurie decapitated was a paramedic whom Michael had attacked and swapped clothes with.
The eighth installment in the Halloween franchise, it follows Michael Myers continuing his murderous rampage in his hometown of Haddonfield, when his old, derelict childhood home is used for a live internet horror show.

Halloween (2018 film)

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Halloween (2018), a direct sequel to the original film that disregards Michael (James Jude Courtney) as the brother of Laurie Strode, establishes that he was arrested following his killing spree in 1978, spending 40 years in Smith's Grove Sanitarium before escaping again and returning to Haddonfield for another killing spree.
slasher film directed by David Gordon Green, written by Green, Jeff Fradley, and Danny McBride, and starring Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle who reprise their respective roles as Laurie Strode and Michael Myers, with stuntman James Jude Courtney also portraying Myers.