Jason Voorhees

main character of the Friday the 13th series

Jason Voorhees is a fictional character from the Friday the 13th series. He first appeared in Friday the 13th (1980) as a young boy. When he was a boy, he went to a summer camp "Camp Crystal Lake" where he was bullied because of his appearance. He had a deformed face and body.[1] They threw him into the lake and he drowned. It was later discovered he survived and became a killer after a teenager killed his mother, Pamela Voorhees.

A cosplayer dressed up as Jason Voorhees.

In the sequel to the Friday the 13th, he wears a tan colored hood, so that nobody could see his face. It wasn't until in the third movie he wore a hockey mask and since then he wore that hockey mask throughout the series. He uses a machete to kill the teenagers who come to Camp Crystal Lake. He later had a battle with Freddy Krueger in Freddy vs. Jason.


  1. "Cinematic Icon Jason Voorhees Slashes His Way into Bookstores With Crystal Lake Memories: The Complete History of Friday the 13th". PRWEB. Retrieved July 24, 2007.

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