Nick Castle

1947 - Today

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Nicholas Castle (born September 21, 1947 in Kingsport) is an American screenwriter, film director, and actor. He is known for playing Michael Myers in John Carpenter's horror film Halloween (1978). He also had a cameo as Myers in Halloween (2018). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Nick Castle has received more than 3,268,052 page views. His biography is available in 26 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Nick Castle is the 450th most popular film director (down from 347th in 2019), the 2,832nd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,269th in 2019) and the 117th most popular American Film Director.

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  • 26

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  • 3.96

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.35

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among film directors, Nick Castle ranks 450 out of 2,041Before him are Don Bluth, William A. Wellman, Václav Vorlíček, Paweł Pawlikowski, Anton Corbijn, and Ken Russell. After him are Philippe Garrel, Yves Allégret, Gérard Oury, Maya Deren, Umberto Lenzi, and Jacques Deray.

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Among people born in 1947, Nick Castle ranks 202Before him are Riyoko Ikeda, Karol Dobiaš, Laurie Anderson, Eliyahu M. Goldratt, James Cosmo, and Jacob Bekenstein. After him are Bryan Brown, Mesut Yılmaz, Mitch Mitchell, Harry Reems, Meiko Kaji, and Jügderdemidiin Gürragchaa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Nick Castle ranks 2,832 out of 20,380Before him are Harlan Coben (1962), Frances E. Allen (1932), Don Rickles (1926), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (1958), Andrew Wyeth (1917), and William P. Rogers (1913). After him are Ronny Cox (1938), Jessica Biel (1982), LP (1981), Bob Cousy (1928), Charles Koch (1935), and Angelo Dundee (1921).

Among FILM DIRECTORS In United States

Among film directors born in United States, Nick Castle ranks 117Before him are Taylor Hackford (1944), Chuck Lorre (1952), Walter Lantz (1899), Delmer Daves (1904), Don Bluth (1937), and William A. Wellman (1896). After him are Delbert Mann (1920), John Lasseter (1957), Tom Holland (1943), John Hughes (1950), Robert Rossen (1908), and Richard Lester (1932).