Nick Castle

American film director, actor and screenwriter

Nicholas Charles Castle (born September 21, 1947) is an American screenwriter, movie director and actor. He was born in Los Angeles, California. Castle is known for his role as Michael Myers in Halloween, directed by John Carpenter.[1][2]

Castle in 2015

Castle also co-wrote Escape from New York with Carpenter.[3]

Castle won a Saturn Award for Best Writing for The Boy Who Could Fly in 1987.

On December 20, 2017, it was announced that Castle would be reprising his role as Michael Myers in the new Halloween movie .[4][5]


  1. JimmyO (October 25, 2013). "Where In The Horror Are The Now? Nick Castle!".
  2. "Nick Castle". The New York Times. Archived from the original on May 18, 2008.
  3. Canby, Vincent (1981-07-10). "'Escape From New York'". The New York Times.
  4. Keene, Allison (December 20, 2017). "The 'Halloween' Reboot Will Bring Back the Original Michael Myers Actor". Collider.
  5. Miska, Brad. "Original Shape Actor Playing Michael Myers in 'Halloween' 2018! [Exclusive]". Bloody Disgusting. Retrieved 20 December 2017.

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