Jason Voorhees is the main character from the Friday the 13th series. He first appeared in the original film in 1980. The character has been represented in various other media, including novels, video games, comic books, and a crossover film with another iconic horror film character, Freddy Krueger. He has been portrayed by numerous actors and stuntmen.
About Jason Voorhees in brief
Jason Voorhees is the main character from the Friday the 13th series. He first appeared in the original film in 1980. The character has been represented in various other media, including novels, video games, comic books, and a crossover film with another iconic horror film character, Freddy Krueger. Jason’s physical appearance has gone through many transformations, with various special makeup effects artists, including Stan Winston, making their mark on the character’s design. Jason has been featured in various humor magazines, referenced in feature films, parodied in television series, and was the inspiration for a horror punk band. Several toy lines have been released based on various versions of the character. The trademark hockey goalie mask is a widely recognized image in popular culture. He has been portrayed by numerous actors and stuntmen, sometimes by more than one at a time; this has caused some controversy as to who should receive credit for the portrayal. Jason is the son of camp cook-turned-killer Mrs. Voor hees, and the main antagonist in the films. He is portrayed in the memories of his mother, and as a nightmare of the film’s protagonist, Alice Hardy. In the original movie, he is not a central character in the plot, but he is still the catalyst of the movie’s plot—Mrs. Voor shees seeks revenge for her son’s drowning, which she blames on the irresponsible camp counselors. Jason was not originally intended to carry the series as the main antagonists, but has since been given superhuman strength, regenerative powers, and near invulnerability.
Some interpretations suggest that the audience has empathy for Jason, whose motivation for killing has been cited as being driven by the immoral actions of his victims and his own rage over having drowned as a child. He was portrayed by Kane Hodder in four consecutive films; he is the best known of the stuntmen to portray Jason VoorHees. Jason made his first cinematic appearance in theOriginal Friday the. 13th on May 9, 1980. He becomes the main. antagonist of the series in its sequels. He returns to Crystal Lake, living there as a hermit and guarding it from all intruders. He wears a sack over his head to hide his face. Five years later a group of teenagers arrive to set up a new camp, only to be murdered one by one by Jason, who wears a sacks over his. head tohide his face, he leaves a mask from a victim, he kills anyone who wanders into the barn to kill the rest of the group. In Friday the13th Part III, Jason escapes to a nearby lake resort, Higgins Haven, to rest from his wounds. Jason exacts revenge on Alice for decapitating his mother in the first film, and is left incapacitated as Ginny is taken away in an ambulance. The Final Chapter: The Final Trish Trish, Jason seeks out Tommy Jarvis and Tommy Jarvis finally seeks out Jason’s next victim. Jason awakens at the morgue to kill an attendant and a nurse.