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Thursday, February 2, 2023

Actor, Stuntman, and Michael Myers Performer George P. Wilbur Has Passed Away

Bloody Disgusting has learned the sad news this afternoon that actor and stuntman George P. Wilbur has passed away at 81 years old.

A member of the Hollywood Stuntmen’s Hall of Fame, George P. Wilbur is most known to horror fans for playing Michael Myers in both Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers and Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers.

Wilbur is one of only a small handful of actors to play Michael Myers more than once.

He was also a stunt player on Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers.

George P. Wilbur’s career began with stand-in work for John Wayne in the 1960s, and he went on to amass over 100 television and film credits spanning six decades.

Other films on Wilbur’s resume as a stunt man, stunt double and stunt coordinator include Planet of the Apes (1968), Blazing Saddles, The Towering Inferno, Grizzly, Escape from New York, Poltergeist, Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, The Beastmaster, Firestarter (1984), Ghostbusters, Re-Animator, Fletch, Poltergeist II: The Other Side, The Monster Squad, Dead Heat, Die Hard, The ‘Burbs, Ghostbusters II, A Nightmare on Elm Street 5: The Dream Child, Total Recall, The Exorcist III, The Silence of the Lambs, Cast a Deadly Spell, Dr. Giggles, Casino, Mars Attacks!, Spider-Man (2002), Cheap Thrills, and the list goes on.

As an actor, Wilbur can be seen in films including Every Which Way But Loose, Pennies from Heaven, Firestarter (1984), The Running Man, Ghostbusters II, and Cast a Deadly Spell.

George P. Wilbur is survived by his daughter, Gena Wilbur.

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