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Ed Harley
Production information
Feature films Pumpkinhead
Pumpkinhead: Ashes to Ashes
Pumpkinhead: Blood Feud
Portrayed by Lance Henriksen
Character information
Full name Edward "Ed" Harley
Other names Ed
Occupation Father of Billy Harley (formerly)
Owner of Harley Grocery (formerly)
Affiliation Himself
Goals Avenge his son's death (formerly)
Kill Pumpkinhead
Home Unnmaed rural town (formerly)
Allies Betty Harley (wife, deceased)
Billy Harley (son)
Mr. Wallace
Bunt Wallace
Haggis (formerly)
Pumpkinhead (formerly)
Enemies Haggis
Joel (formerly)
Likes Spending time with his son
Status Deceased

Edward "Ed" Harley is the main protagonist and anti-hero of the 1988 horror film Pumpkinhead. Ed was the owner of a convienence store in his hometown called Harley Grocery. After Joel, a friend of a group of teenagers that were visiting his hometown, accidentally ran over and killed Ed's son Billy, Ed seeks the help of Haggis to avenge Billy's death. This ultimately leads to Ed conjuring up the demon Pumpkinhead, which he soon realizes was a terrible mistake.

Ed Harley was portrayed by Lance Henriksen.


  • To make himself look more like he belonged in the rual area where the first film takes place, Lance Henriksen was given a set of fake "hillbilly" style teeth.
  • At one point, Ed was married to Betty Harley, whose headstone can be seen when Ed goes to bury Billy's dead body.