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Horror Villain of the Week: Jack Torrance

Name: John Daniel Edward “Jack” Torrance

Portrayed by: Jack Nicholson

Origins: An aspiring writer and recovering alcoholic, Jack takes a job as the winter caretaker of the Overlook Hotel with his wife Wendy and son Danny.  The isolation of the hotel and the supernatural forces within it cause Jack to go insane and attempt to murder his family.

Powers: Possibly some sort of heightened perception as he sees multiple ghosts of past caretakers and former hotel staff

Weapon(s) of Choice: Fire axe

Main Adversaries: Wendy and Danny, Dick Hallorann

See Jack in Action:

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