Hulton Archive/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Sometimes fate can play cruel tricks. Other times, it’s your parents who do so.

Either way, there are number of people walking around in the U.S. whose names are identical to characters from scary movies or even the folks who make scary movies or books.

This being Halloween time and all, the folks at Whitepages did some checking and found 13 names or real life Americans that fans of the horror genre will immediately recognize.

However, while you might think they’re pretty cool, imagine going through life with a name like Norman Bates:

1. Michael Myers (Halloween): 4,282 (333 in Ohio)
2. Stephen King (Author): 2,068 (168 in Texas)
3. Norman Bates (Psycho): 96 (9 in Texas)
4. Jason Voorhees (Friday the 13th): 30 (4 each in Pennsylvania, California, and New York)
5. Annie Wilkes (Misery): 25 (10 in Georgia)
6. Jack Torrance (The Shining): 10 (2 in California)
7. Wes Craven (Director): 7 (2 in North Carolina)
8. Alfred Hitchcock (Director): 7 (2 each in California and Maryland)
9. Max Cady (Cape Fear): 6 (3 in Florida)
10. Freddy Krueger (A Nightmare on Elm Street): 5 (2 in Washington)
11. Donnie Darko (Donnie Darko): 4 (3 in Pennsylvania)
12. Samara Morgan (The Ring): 2 (1 each in Texas and North Dakota)
13. Damien Thorn (The Omen): 1 in California

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David Becker/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Jessica Biel and hubby Justin Timberlake are expecting their first child, a source tells Radar Online.

A pal of the 32-year-old actress tells the gossip website, “Jessica is at least three months pregnant and she’s due in April!”

A second source claims that Biel has been cautious about going public with the news because she’s had problems getting pregnant in the past.

“Jessica has had tense times in the past when it comes to having a baby, so it is not surprising that she is staying mum on confirming the news publicly yet,” the insider notes.

The couple celebrated their second wedding anniversary a little over a week ago while vacationing in New Zealand.

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David Becker/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Jessica Biel and hubby Justin Timberlake are expecting their first child, a source tells Radar Online.

A pal of the 32-year-old actress tells the gossip website, “Jessica is at least three months pregnant and she’s due in April!”

A second source claims that Biel has been cautious about going public with the news because she’s had problems getting pregnant in the past.

“Jessica has had tense times in the past when it comes to having a baby, so it is not surprising that she is staying mum on confirming the news publicly yet,” the insider notes.

The couple celebrated their second wedding anniversary a little over a week ago while vacationing in New Zealand.

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Photo by Isaac Brekken/WireImage / Photo by Jason Davis/WireImage(LOS ANGELES) — Rapper Suge Knight and comedian Katt Williams were arrested on Wednesday on suspicion of robbery involving a female photographer’s camera.

According to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s office, the two were arrested and each was charged with one count of robbery. They allegedly stole the woman’s camera on Sept. 5, outside a Beverly Hills studio.

Williams was arrested as he arrived in an Inglewood court for arraignment in a separate case and faces up to seven years in prison, while Knight was taken into custody in Las Vegas, and due to a prior assault conviction, could face up to 30 years to life in prison.

An investigation into the case is ongoing.

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@RobertDowneyJr/Twitter(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) — Tuesday was a busy day for Robert Downey Jr. First he attended a Marvel event to announce new projects alongside Chris Evans and Chadwick Boseman. Then, he headed to the Santa Monica DMV to renew his driver’s licence — an event he documented on his Twitter account.

“Gettin’ my renewal on at the Santa Monica DMV,” he wrote.

In his photos, the actor, 49, took a new photo and met employees at the DMV. Unfortunately for fans, he didn’t post a picture of his new ID.

Gettin’ my renewal on at the Santa Monica DMV. pic.twitter.com/WqlmG4iQuR

— Robert Downey Jr (@RobertDowneyJr) October 28, 2014

However, we’ll all be seeing more of Downey Jr. soon: Captain America: Civil War, co-starring Evans, will premiere in 2016, Marvel announced.

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@RobertDowneyJr/Twitter(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) — Tuesday was a busy day for Robert Downey Jr. First he attended a Marvel event to announce new projects alongside Chris Evans and Chadwick Boseman. Then, he headed to the Santa Monica DMV to renew his driver’s licence — an event he documented on his Twitter account.

“Gettin’ my renewal on at the Santa Monica DMV,” he wrote.

In his photos, the actor, 49, took a new photo and met employees at the DMV. Unfortunately for fans, he didn’t post a picture of his new ID.

Gettin’ my renewal on at the Santa Monica DMV. pic.twitter.com/WqlmG4iQuR

— Robert Downey Jr (@RobertDowneyJr) October 28, 2014

However, we’ll all be seeing more of Downey Jr. soon: Captain America: Civil War, co-starring Evans, will premiere in 2016, Marvel announced.

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ABC/Lou Rocco(NEW YORK) — Taylor Swift is giving back to her new adopted hometown.

The singer announced on ABC’s The View Wednesday that she’s donating the proceeds from the sale of her single, “Welcome to New York,” to New York City Public Schools.

“I’m still learning but I’m so enthusiastic about this city that I feel like when I love something, I’m very vocal about it,” Swift, who was recently named a “Global Welcome Ambassador” for New York City tourism, said earlier this week during an appearance on ABC’s Good Morning America.

“I just go around going like, ‘Everybody, New York is amazing.’ So I think they just picked up on that and they gave me, like, a title,” she added.

Swift, 24, has had a banner week, having just released her new ’80s-inspired album, 1989. This marks the first time Swift has put out a pop album, something she described as the “most authentic” move.

“I feel so without a doubt [that] this is the best thing I’ve done,” she told GMA. “So to have people able to finally have it now and to have the fans understand what I’ve been working on for two years, it’s just the most amazing feeling.”

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Jason Merritt/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Mad Men is winding down, and Jessica Paré is already prepping for her next big role: Mom.

The actress is expecting her first child with boyfriend John Kastner, her rep confirmed to ABC News.

Paré, 33, has been dating her musician beau since 2012, according to People.

Kastner made the pregnancy announcement on his Instagram feed a few weeks ago. In the photo, his young daughter, Summer Lee, can be seen wearing a T-shirt with a telling message: “I’m going to be a big sister!”

Neither Paré nor Kastner have confirmed the baby’s due date.

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Frazer Harrison/Getty Images(LOS ANGELES) — Katie Holmes had never really spoken publicly about her split from Tom Cruise in 2012 — until now. The former Dawson’s Creek actress says she’s moved on from all the attention she got from the split and wants to keep that in the past.

“I don’t want that moment in my life to define me, to be who I am,” Holmes tells People magazine. “I don’t want that to be what I’m known as. I was an actor before, an actor during and an actor now.”

As for how she lives her life, Holmes added, “I don’t have any fear now, I don’t have a lot of rules for myself, and I don’t take myself that seriously.”

Holmes, 35, and Cruise, 52, were married from 2006 to 2012 and have an eight-year-old daughter, Suri.

The actress also opened up about being a single mother to Suri, who also gets a lot of attention. “I’m learning every day, and I have been since the minute I became a mom,” she said, adding Suri “means everything to me.”

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A&E Television(NEW YORK) — Duck Dynasty star Jep Robertson is out of the hospital after suffering a seizure earlier this month.

TMZ reports he was released on Monday, but will continue to take medication and may undergo further testing.

The website notes that doctors have yet to determine what brought on the seizure, which occurred while the reality star was deer hunting.

Robertson, 36, tweeted last weekend that he “about died” on Oct. 19 after suffering a seizure. He wrote, “I’m doing much better now. Thanks for all the prayers!”

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