‘Halloween’ teens: Where are they now?
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‘Halloween’ teens: Where are they now?

‘Halloween’ teens: Where are they now?
Over the years, Michael Myers has ruined the lives of many innocent teenagers on All Hallows’ Eve. Here’s a look back on Myers’ long list of victims. We take a closer look at what the many teens of “Halloween” are up to now. There are Oscar nominees, comedy kings and, well, others.

By Emily Christianson, Patrick Kevin Day, Jevon Phillips and Kate Stanhope (Marsha Blackburn LaMarca / The Weinstein Co.)
Jamie Lee Curtis
Filmography: “Halloween,” Halloween II,” “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later” and “Halloween: Resurrection”

Update: Curtis maintained her scream queen status with more bloody success in “Halloween II,” “The Fog” and “Prom Night.” Despite the horror hype, it wasn’t long before she moved on to establish herself as a sex symbol with “Love Letters” and “True Lies,” and as a cult favorite in “A Fish Called Wanda.”

The actress, who does family-friendly films too (think “Freaky Friday” and “Beverly Hills Chihuahua”), surprised fans when she returned to her roots in 1998 for “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later.” She’s shown above with actor Mark Harmon in the hit CBS show “NCIS.” (Monty Brinton / CBS)
Stacey Nelkin
Filmography: “Halloween III: Season of the Witch”

Update: Nelkin is widely known as the inspiration to Woody Allen’s 1979 film “Manhattan” after the two dated when Nelkin was just 17. She had a slew of guest-star roles in the ‘80s on shows including “The A-Team” and “Murder She Wrote,” but Nelkin’s last major role came in Allen’s 1994 film “Bullets Over Broadway” before she disappeared from the mainstream. (Universal Pictures)
Ellie Cornell
Filmography: “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers” and “Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers”

Update: A few years after running from Michael Myers, Cornell took on another deadly duo with “House of the Dead” (shown above) and its sequel. She continued to mess with the not-living in “All Souls Day: Dia de los Muertos,” “Dead Calling” and “Dead and Deader.” She reunited with “House of the Dead” alum Sticky Fingaz in “Caught on Tape.” Most recently, she had a small recurring role as Det. Janet Wright in the TV series “Femme Fatales.” (Artisan Entertainment)
Danielle Harris
Filmography: “Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers,” “Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers,” “Halloween” and “Halloween II.”

Update: She was just 11 and 12 when she had her first encounter with Michael Myers. Harris returned for Rob Zombie’s new take on the series, though not the same character she played the first time around. Since then, she’s kept busy acting in the short-lived TV series “Fear Clinic” as well as slew of indie and indie horror films. (Kristian Dowling / Getty Images)
Paul Rudd
Filmography: “Halloween 6: The Curse of Michael Myers”

Update: A few months before “Halloween 6" hit theaters, a little film called “Clueless” became the sleeper hit of the summer. As Josh, Cher’s ex-stepbrother/object of affection, Rudd’s career has hit only a few snags -- “The Object of My Affection” ring a bell? -- along the way to stardom. In recent years, Rudd has become one of the biggest go-to guys in comedy, appearing in hits such as “Knocked Up,” “Role Models” and, pictured, “I Love You, Man.” More recently, Rudd has appeared in “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” and the upcoming “This Is 40,” as well as in the TV series “Parks and Recreation,” playing a petulant city council candidate. (Scott Garfield / Paramount Pictures)
Marianne Hagan
Filmography: “Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers”

Update: In “Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers” (above), Hagan fled Michael Myers and went straight to the police. The actress has done guest spots on “Law & Order,” “Law & Order: Criminal Intent,” “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,” “Homicide: Life on the Streets” and even “Third Watch.” (Abe Perlstein / Miramax)
Josh Hartnett
Filmography: “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later”

Update: After taking on the role of Laurie Strode’s son, Hartnett became a household name thanks to a string of good roles and his undeniable good looks. Over the years, Hartnett has split his time between major blockbusters (“Pearl Harbor” and “Black Hawk Down”) and, more recently, smaller fare such as “Lucky Number Slevin” and “The Black Dahlia.” He’s shown above in “30 Days of Night.” (Columbia Pictures)
Michelle Williams
Filmography: “Halloween H20: 20 Years Later”

Update: By the time the film was released, Williams had already risen to the ranks of “it” girl thanks to her role on the popular teenage drama “Dawson’s Creek.” After the show ended in 2003, Williams turned her attention to the big screen, earning rave reviews for her work in films such as “The Station Agent” and “Wendy and Lucy.”

In 2006, Williams garnered an Oscar nod for “Brokeback Mountain.” She received another Oscar nod for “Blue Valentine” in 2010 and a third for “My Week With Marilyn” in 2011. Her performance as Marilyn Monroe also earned her a Golden Globe. (Spencer Weiner / Los Angeles Times)
Jodi Lynn O’Keefe
Filmography: “‘Halloween H20: 20 Years Later”

Update: O’Keefe spent time modeling and acting on “Nash Bridges” before making her big screen debut in “Halloween H20.” From there she bounced back in forth between television and film, playing queen bee Taylor Vaughan in the teen flick “She’s All That,” and more recently as the villainess Gretchen Morgan in “Prison Break.” She also had a small recurring role in “Two and a Half Men.” (Charley Gallay / Getty Images)
Bianca Kajlich
Filmography: “Halloween: Resurrection”

Update: The actress had long stints on “Dawson’s Creek,” “Rock Me Baby” and “Vanished,” and now flourishes in her role as Jennifer on “Rules of Engagement.” She also recently starred in the comedy “30 Minutes or Less.” (Frederick M. Brown / Getty Images)
Thomas Ian Nicholas (center)
Filmography: “Halloween: Resurrection”

Update: After appearing in the “American Pie” movies (pictured), Nicholas went on to do a series of lower-profile films before branching out into music. His debut album, “Without Warning” was released in 2008. In 2012, he reunited with the “American Pie” cast for “American Reunion.” (Vivian Zink / Universal Studios)
Daisy McCrackin
Filmography: “Halloween: Resurrection”

Update: McCrackin is pursuing a career as a singer-songwriter. She wrote the soundtrack and starred in the short film “Till Death Do Us Part,” and released a full-length album in 2011 called “God Willing.” She is pictured in the movie “The Unseen.” (Luis Moro Productions)
Sean Patrick Thomas
Filmography: “Halloween: Resurrection”

Update: Thomas established himself as a teen heartthrob early on with films like “Cruel Intentions,” “Save the Last Dance” (pictured) and “Can’t Hardly Wait.” After “Halloween,” his star continued to rise, and his career opened up to include comedies such as “Barbershop,” the TV movie “A Raisin in the Sun” and television shows including “The District,” “Lie to Me” and “Ringer.” (Michael Tackett / Paramount Pictures)
Katee Sackhoff
Filmography: “Halloween: Resurrection”

Update: Post-"Resurrection,” Sackhoff is best known to geeks around the world as Capt. Kara “Starbuck” Thrace on the SyFy cult hit “Battlestar Galactica.” Soon after, she starred as Dana Walsh in the hit Fox series “24" and as Vic Moretti in “Longmire” (above). (Mathieu Yong / A&E)
Ryan Merriman
Filmography: “Halloween: Resurrection”

Update: After “Halloween,” Ryan Merriman found further success within the horror genre, starring in “The Ring Two” and “Final Destination 3" (above), parts of other famed horror series. More recently, Merriman has found work in smaller films such as “Wild Cherry” and in the TV series “Pretty Little Liars.” (New Line Cinema)
Luke Kirby
Filmography: “Halloween: Resurrection”

Update: Luke Kirby has enjoyed a wide-ranging career alongside many a famous face since “Resurrection.” Kirby starred opposite a young Rachel McAdams in the Canadian TV series “Slings and Arrows” before appearing in the short-lived HBO drama “Tell Me You Love Me.” He played Lindsay Lohan’s boss/love interest in the straight-to-cable comedy “Labor Pains.” He’s also acted in the TV series “Cra$h & Burn” and “Rectify.” (First Look International)
Brea Grant
Filmography: “Halloween II”

Update: Before acting in Rob Zombie’s “Halloween” sequel,” Grant had made a name for herself playing Daphne Millbrook, a thief who can move at supersonic speeds, in the TV series “Heroes.” After facing Michael Myers’ butcher knife, Grant continues to find work in TV movies and series, including a role as Ryan Chambers in “Dexter.” She’s shown above attending a party at Comic-Con International in San Diego in 2012. (Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times)
Hanna Hall
Filmography: “Halloween”

Update: Before portraying Michael Myers’ promiscuous teenaged sister Judith in Rob Zombie’s “Halloween,” Hanna Hall had already appeared in “Forrest Gump” and “The Virgin Suicides.” After the bloody performance, Hall as acted in several independent films, including 2010’s “Happiness Runs” (above). (Strand Releasing)
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