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Carrie White
Illustrations of Stephen King's Carrie White with height

Carrie White, or Carrietta N. White, is the antagonist of Stephen King’s first horror novel, Carrie. Carrie is a social outcast at school, constantly bullied and tormented by her classmates. Carrie White’s mother is also an abusive religious fanatic; so between her home life and school life, Carrie is always tormented. In the locker room showers at school, Carrie gets her first period and shatters lightbulbs with her telepathic and telekinetic abilities. When she attends prom, her classmates pull a prank on her by dousing her with pig’s blood and she retaliates by using her supernatural abilities to kill her entire school and town.

Carrie White, portrayed by Sissy Spacek in Carrie (1976), is 5 foot 3 inches (1.60 m) tall.

Pair of drawings of Carrie White posed holding flowers and prom and using her telekinetic powers
Carrie White is the antagonist of Stephen King’s first horror novel, Carrie. Carrie is a social outcast at school, constantly bullied and tormented by her classmates. Carrie White’s mother is also an abusive religious fanatic; so between her home life and school life, Carrie is always tormented.

Carrie White, portrayed by Sissy Spacek in Carrie (1976), is 5 foot 3 inches (1.60 m) tall.

Pair of drawings of Carrie White posed holding flowers and prom and using her telekinetic powers
Carrie White
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5’3” | 1.60 m
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Sissy Spacek
First Appearance
1974 (Novel), 1976 (Film)

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Carrie White front, back, front (telekinetic), front (prom flowers)

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Leatherface
Pair of dimensioned drawings of Leatherface from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre horror film

Leatherface is the main antagonist of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, even though he commits his murders alongside his family. Leatherface wears a mask made of human skin, which is where he gets his name from. Leatherface was reportedly based off of Wisconsin killer Ed Gein, who also wore a mask made from skin. In the movies, Leatherface’s main weapons are a chainsaw and a sledgehammer and, as well as murdering his victims, Leatherface was a cannibal and would eat them too. Director Tobe Hooper has noted that Leatherface kills out of fear, rather than malice.

Leatherface, portrayed by Gunnar Hansen in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), is 6 foot 4 inches (1.93 m) tall.

Illustrations of Leatherface from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre seen from the front with a chainsaw
Leatherface is the main antagonist of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre, even though he kills alongside his family. Leatherface wears a mask made of human skin, which is where he gets his name from. Leatherface was reportedly based off of Wisconsin killer Ed Gein, who also wore a mask made from skin.

Leatherface, portrayed by Gunnar Hansen in The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (1974), is 6 foot 4 inches (1.93 m) tall.

Illustrations of Leatherface from the Texas Chainsaw Massacre seen from the front with a chainsaw
Leatherface
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Gunnar Hansen
First Appearance
1974

Drawings include:
Leatherface front, side, front (attack), front (raised)

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Regan MacNeil
Dimensioned drawings of Regan MacNeil from the Exorcist measuring height

Regan MacNeil is the main character of The Exorcist novel, its film adaptation, television series, and radio adaptation. Regan is a shy little girl stuck in the middle of her parent’s divorce. When she starts to act aggressively, which is out of character for her, her mother, Chris, seeks medical advice, eventually being advised to seek a priest because they think Regan has been possessed. It turns out, Regan has been possessed by a demonic spirit, Pazuzu, and an exorcism is performed by two priests. Once relived of her demon, Regan has no recollection of the past events or her actions and returns to normal.

Regan MacNeil, portrayed by Linda Blair in The Exorcist (1973), is 4 foot 11 inches (1.50 m) tall.

Illustrations of The Exorcist's Regan MacNeil spider crawling and levitating
Regan MacNeil is the main character of The Exorcist. Regan is a shy little girl stuck in the middle of her parent’s divorce. When she starts to act aggressively, her mother, Chris, seeks medical advice, eventually being advised to seek a priest because they think Regan has been possessed.

Regan MacNeil, portrayed by Linda Blair in The Exorcist (1973), is 4 foot 11 inches (1.50 m) tall.

Illustrations of The Exorcist's Regan MacNeil spider crawling and levitating
Regan MacNeil
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Linda Blair
First Appearance
1971 (Novel), 1973 (Film)

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Regan MacNeil front (wraps), front, side (spider crawl), side (levitating)

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Norman Bates
Pair of dimensioned drawings of Norman Bates in his 'mother' identity from Alfred Hitchcock's 'Psycho' film

Norman Bates is the star of the well-known horror movie, Psycho, its prequels and sequels, and television series Bates Motel. Norman Bates is the motel keeper of the Bates Motel in California. Norman Bates developed a close relationship with his controlling, abusive, and domineering mother who he would later kill. After killing his mother Norman Bates developed dissociative identity disorder and psychosis, where he would have audible and visual hallucinations and imagine his dead mother telling him to commit acts of violence, usually against women. Norman Bates would dress as his mother during these murders and perform the murders under his “Mother” identity.

Norman Bates, portrayed by Anthony Perkins in Psycho (1960), is 6 foot 1 inch (1.85 m) tall.

Illustrations of Norman Bates in casual attire as seen in Alfred Hitchcock's 'Pyscho'
Norman Bates is the star of the well-known horror movie, Psycho,. Norman Bates is the motel keeper of the Bates Motel in California. Norman Bates developed a close relationship with his controlling, abusive, and domineering mother who he would later kill and impersonate under his “Mother” identity.

Norman Bates, portrayed by Anthony Perkins in Psycho (1960), is 6 foot 1 inch (1.85 m) tall.

Illustrations of Norman Bates in casual attire as seen in Alfred Hitchcock's 'Pyscho'
Norman Bates
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6’1” | 1.85 m
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Anthony Perkins
First Appearance
1960

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Norman Bates front (mother, attack), front (mother), front (knife), front (leaning)

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Pinhead
Dimensioned height drawing of Pinhead from the Hellraiser horror series as seen from the front and side views

Pinhead, also known as Hell Priest, is the main character in the Hellraiser series. Pinhead is the lead Cenobite, a group of formerly human creatures who reside in Hell and travel to Earth through Lament Configuration, which is a puzzle box. When the box is opened, Pinhead and his crew greet the solver and either rip their soul apart, or make them into a cenobite themselves. Pinhead receives his name from the pins nailed into his whole skull. Pinhead’s pins are believed to be the source of his power and his crowing adornment that makes him the Priest of Hell.

Pinhead, portrayed by Doug Bradley in Hellraiser (1987), is 6 foot 5 inches (1.96 m) tall.

Pair of front and back drawings of Pinhead from the Hellraiser series
Pinhead is the main villain in the Hellraiser series. Pinhead is the lead Cenobite, a group of formerly human creatures who reside in Hell and travel to Earth through a puzzle box. When the box is opened, Pinhead greets the solver and either rips their soul apart, or makes them into a cenobite.

Pinhead, portrayed by Doug Bradley in Hellraiser (1987), is 6 foot 5 inches (1.96 m) tall.

Pair of front and back drawings of Pinhead from the Hellraiser series
Pinhead
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6’5” | 1.95 m
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Doug Bradley
First Appearance
1986 (Novella), 1987 (Film)

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Pinhead side (cube), front, front (cube), back

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Jason Voorhees
Dimensioned pair of illustrations of Jason Voorhees from the 'Friday the 13th' horror film franchise

Jason Voorhees is the main villain of the slasher movie series Friday the 13th. Jason Voorhees was the son of Pamela Voorhees who worked at Camp Crystal Lake in the movies. Jason Voorhees had physical deformities and mental disabilities and was homeschooled by his mother, developing an intense admiration and attachment for her. When she could not find a babysitter for Jason, she brought him to camp where he was bullied, pushed into the lake, and drowned. However, it only appeared Jason had died while he continued to live in the woods. His mother then killed multiple people to avenge his death, but then was decapitated. Jason found his mother’s severed head in the forest and began his killing streaks in retaliation for her death.

Jason Voorhees, portrayed by Derek Mears in Friday the 13th (1980), is 6 foot 5 inches (1.96 m) tall.

Multiple drawings of Jason Voorhees from the 'Friday the 13th' horror series depicting various attacking poses
Jason Voorhees is the villain of the slasher movie series Friday the 13th. Jason Voorhees had physical and mental disabilities and was homeschooled by his mother, developing an intense admiration and attachment for her. Jason found his mother’s severed head in the forest and began his retaliation.

Jason Voorhees, portrayed by Derek Mears in Friday the 13th (1980), is 6 foot 5 inches (1.96 m) tall.

Multiple drawings of Jason Voorhees from the 'Friday the 13th' horror series depicting various attacking poses
Jason Voorhees
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6’5” | 1.96 m
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Derek Mears
First Appearance
1980

Drawings include:
Jason Voorhees front, side, front (attack), back

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