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The Thing character
R.J. MacReady
First appearance: The Thing
Created by: John Carpenter
Portrayed by: Kurt Russell
Nickname(s): Mac
Species: Human

R.J. "Mac" MacReady is a fictional character and main protagonist of John Carpenter's The Thing. He is the arch-nemesis of the titular character and main antagonist, a shape-shifting alien, which MacReady dubs "The Thing". He is portrayed by Kurt Russell.

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The Thing
The Thing poster
Films: The Thing from Another World (1951) • The Thing (1982) The Thing (2011)

Novella: Who Goes There?

Video game: The Thing

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