Michael Myers is the iconic face behind the spine-chilling Halloween franchise.

The Halloween saga has 13 films, except "Halloween III: Season of the Witch."

The tale begins with young Michael Myers tragically murdering his sister in 1978.

"The Shape" is the credited name for the adult Michael Myers in the first film.

Michael Myers was just 21 years old in the original 1978 film.

Fans have recently discovered this fact and are reacting with surprise and humor.

Initially, the filmmakers listed Michael Myers' age as 23, but it was confirmed to be 21.

Some fans share their experiences of growing up with the knowledge of Michael Myers' youthful terror.

Some fans have found the coincidence of sharing a birthday with the fictional villain.

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