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.