He acted in Harold Pinter's play, "The Caretaker," at the Duchess Theatre in London, England with Alan Bates and Peter Woodthorpe in the cast.
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All kids love horror films. Films of that nature are especially attractive to teenagers for the simple reason that they don't want to sit home with Mom and Dad and watch game shows. Give them a film that's scary, violent, and a little bit funny and they'll be out of the house and into the theaters like a shot.
Often joked to friends and family that, before Halloween
(1978) came out, he was typecast as villains and psychopaths, never having been given the chance to play a good guy or hero. However, after his portrayal of the heroic, Van Helsing-like Dr. Sam Loomis in Halloween, he had the exact opposite problem in that no one wanted to see him play bad guys anymore, that the only parts offered to him ...
Dr. Sam Loomis from the Halloween films