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Characters: Halloween

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     Michael Myers 

Michael Myers, "The Shape", "The Boogeyman"

The main villain of the Halloween film series, he killed his sister when he was young and was sent to a psychiatric hospital for the reminder of his natural born life. Years later, he escapes, looking to finish off his sister. Also known as The Shape in the scripts, as he is only a shape in the darkness.

Played by: Tony Moran, Will Sandin, Nick Castle (the original film), Dick Warlock, Adam Gunn (II), George P. Wilbur (4 and The Curse), Erik Preston (4), Don Shanks (5), Chris Durand (H20), Brad Loree (Resurrection), Tyler Mane, Draeg Faerch (the remake), Chase Wright Vanek (H2)

     Michael's relatives 

Laurie Strode

AKA Cynthia Myers (original series)/Angel "Boo" Myers (Zombieverse)

Laurie Strode is the Final Girl and main heroine of the series. Originally just a target that he tries to kill, it is later learnt that she is actually Michael's younger sister and Laurie actively tries to stop him.

Played by: Jamie Lee Curtis (original series) and Scout Taylor-Compton (Zombieverse)


Jamie Lloyd

Nine-year old orphan daughter of Laurie Strode, who is Michael's main target throughout Halloween 4 and 5.

Played by: Danielle Harris (4 and 5) and J.C. Brandy (The Curse)


Steven Loyd

Jamie's Baby and the target of Michael's and the Cult of Thorn in the sixth movie.

John Tate

Laurie's son in H20. He is the only one who knew her true identity and is a student in the school she's running. He believes his uncle is dead and gets tired of his mothers paranoia and pretends to go on a school trip when he throws a Halloween party that gets Michael's attention.

  • Brutal Honesty: At one point he is forced to put his foot down about his mothers paranoia.
  • Dark and Troubled Past: He grew up knowing the truth of Michael Myers, and living with his mothers fear.

     Other Characters 

Doctor Samuel Loomis

Michael's psychiatrist, Dr. Loomis is forced multiple times to track Michael down in an attempt to stop him from killing people. And he's pretty Bad Ass at doing it.

Played by: Donald Pleasence (I to II and 4 to The Curse), Tom Kane (H20) and Malcolm McDowell (The remake and its sequel)

  • Anti-Hero: Loomis is this on his worst days, such as in Revenge of Michael Myers where he was more then willing to use little Jamie Lloyd as bait to capture Michael Myers.
  • Arch-Enemy: No matter where Michael goes, Loomis will be there to stop him.
  • Author Existence Failure / Killed Off for Real: Died before H20 since Donald Pleasence passed away.
  • Badass: You wouldn't know it from looking at him, but Loomis is pretty damn awesome.
  • Bald of Awesome
  • Cassandra Truth: His entire career in regards to Michael is this. No one ever listens to his warnings about the danger Michael poses to society until it's too late.
    • Though this is actually not as bad as in most cases. In both the first two movies and the fourth movie, the cops at least heed his warnings and take some action. Unfortunately, it isn't enough.
  • Cool Old Guy
  • Determinator
  • Genre Savvy: He usually anticipates Michael's actions.
  • Heroic Sacrifice: Tries to pull this off in Halloween 2 to kill himself and Michael, but fails and survives.
  • He Who Fights Monsters: Dangerously comes close in becoming this.
  • Ignored Expert
  • Jerkass: In the original series, he had his moments and was overall a Jerkass With A Heart Of Gold (not withstanding him causing the accidental death of Ben Tramer or him going off the deep end in Revenge). However, in the Zombieverse, he Took a Level in Jerkass following his near death brush with Michael and became an insufferable prick.
  • Papa Wolf: Though he never has children of his own he was willing to protect 17 year old Laurie at the cost of his own life and young Jamie afterwards.
  • Properly Paranoid: Others viewed a young Michael as a disturbed boy. Loomis viewed him as a monster just waiting to strike. Guess who was right.
  • Supporting Leader: He spends most of the original hunting Michael down and gets top billing, but he isn't the lead character.
  • Take Me Instead: In the fourth movie, after encountering Michael at the diner, Loomis is perfectly willing to try this. Unsurprisingly, Michael doesn't take this offer.
    "Don't go to Haddonfield. If you want another victim, take me. But leave those people in peace. Please, Michael?"
  • What the Hell, Hero?: Loomis seems to get this at least once a movie - usually because of what Michael has done. Not fair in those cases, though, cause Loomis did everything possible to keep Michael locked up.


The Man in Black (Dr. Terrence Wynn)

Mysterious man who is seen throughout the fifth film and in the end busts Michael out of jail. He is later revealed to be the leader of the cult of Thorn, which turned Michael into the killer he is now in order to sacrifice his entire familynote . His real identity is that of Dr. Terrence Wynn, ex-coworker of Dr. Loomis at Smith's Grove.

Played by: Robert Phalen (first film), Don Shanks (5) and Mitch Ryan (The Curse)

Dr. Marion Chambers

One of Loomis's colleagues, who was there when Michael broke out of Smiths Grove Sanitarium. She is the one who reveals to Loomis that Laurie is Michael's sister. In H20, she is killed by Michael in the introduction.

Sheriff Brackett

The sheriff of Haddonfield. Loomis goes to him to warn him about Michael. He is a skeptic on Michael being pure evil, but later his daughter is killed by Michael. He blames Loomis for her death and later retires.


Tommy Doyle

A boy Laurie babysits in the first movie and a witniss to Michael's attempt on his sister's life. He makes a cameo in the fourth movie as a teenager and is the main character in the sixth movie, where he teams up with Loomis to take Michael down and protect Jamie's baby Steven.

  • The Cameo: In the fith movie.
  • Papa Wolf: To Steven.
  • Took a Level in Badass: In the first movie, well, he was just a seven year old boy, in the sixth movie however, he ends up beating Michael to an inch of his life.
  • What Could Have Been: Had the Thorn storyline continue he would return replacing Loomis as Michael's main enemy.

Rachel Carruthers

Jamie Loyd's foster sister in the fourth film, who was looking after her on Halloween. Throughout the movie, she protects Jamie and in the fith film is killed by Michael.

Tina Willaims

Karla Strode

Danny Strode


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