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Jareth the Goblin King is a character played by David Bowie in the 1987 film, Labyrinth, directed by Jim Henson.


Jareth the Goblin King is a character in Labyrinth. He is the ruler of the goblins, hence the title.

Jareth makes his first appearance in the movie when the main character, Sarah, a young girl who loves a book about him, the Goblins, and the Labyrinth, wishes her baby stepbrother, Toby, away.

He gives Sarah thirteen hours to make her way through his Labyrinth, and save Toby before he gets turned into another of his goblins.


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  • He has the ability to transform into a barn owl.
David Bowie personas
Major Tom, Ziggy Stardust, Aladdin Sane, Halloween Jack, The Soul Man, The Thin White Duke, The DJ, Pierrot, Screaming Lord Byron, Jareth the Goblin King, Button Eyes