Jim Winburn

Booth C-6

Jim Winburn was a stuntman and friend of John Carpenter. He is best known for playing Michael Myers in the original Halloween when Dr. Loomis shot him 6 times and caused him to fall of the balcony.

A stuntman with an expansive resume working on films in four decades, Jim Winburn is perhaps best known for his stunt work in the films TRON and HALLOWEEN (1978). He has also worked on the John Carpenter films, THE FOG and ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK, as well as BEYOND EVIL, VICE SQUAD, and POPCORN, to name a few.

Jim also served as David Hasselhoff’s stunt double and driver during the “Knight Rider” TV series.


$40 Autograph with Free Selfie

$20 Selfie Only

$40 professional photo op


Friday, August 13

  • Lunch: 12:00pm-1:15pm
  • Signing: 1:15pm-2:30pm
  • Break: 2:30pm-2:45pm
  • Solo Photo Op: 2:45pm-3:00pm
  • Break: 3:00pm-3:30pm
  • Signing: 3:30pm-5:30pm
  • Break: 5:30pm-5:45pm
  • Panel: 5:45pm-6:45pm

Saturday, August 14

  • Signing: 11:00am-1:00pm
  • Lunch: 1:00pm-2:15pm
  • Signing: 2:15pm-3:15pm
  • Solo Photo Op: 3:15pm-3:30pm
  • Break: 3:30pm-4:00pm
  • Signing: 4:00pm-6:00pm

Sunday, August 15

  • Lunch: 11:15pm-12:30pm
  • Solo Photo Op: 12:30pm-12:45pm
  • Break: 12:45pm-1:00pm
  • Panel: 1:00pm-2:00pm
  • Break: 2:00pm-2:15pm
  • Signing: 2:15pm-4:15pm


Friday, August 13 at 5:45 pm on Main Stage

Jim Winburn

Five Decades Of Speed And Danger

From performing stunts on classics such as The Poseidon Adventure, Pale Rider and The Towering Inferno to being the driver of K.I.T.T. on “Knight Rider”, Jim Winburn’s stuntman history is rich and diverse. Listen as Jim discusses five decades in the field and what it takes to make a career in Hollywood by taking the bumps and bruises for the names in lights.

Sunday, August 15 at 1:00 pm on Main Stage

Jim Winburn

Behind The Mask Of Michael Myers

Back in 1977, stuntman Jim Winburn took a job on an indie film set doing a few stunts. That role Jim played was Michael Myers in the film Halloween (1978), now considered a horror classic and a true trailblazer in the genre. Jim discusses playing one of the best known psychopaths in movie history and how the role changed his life.