Winona Ryder (Lydia Deitz) is actually a blonde but has been dying her hair since age 11. Her favorite book is "Catcher In The Rye". She claims she owns every paperback edition and translations. Winona smokes a pack of cigarettes a day. She graduated from Petaluma High School with a 4.0 GPA.
Michael Keaton's (Beetlejuice) hobbies are flyfishing and riding horses on his California ranch. Although not related to Diane Keaton, he changed his last name to Keaton because he couldn't use his real name of Michael Douglas. Michael studied speech at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio.
Betelgeuse is the name of a star making the eastern shoulder of the constellation Orion. The stars diameter at any time lies somewhere between some 550 and 920 times that of the sun, making Betelgeuse one of the largest stars known. Its name is derived from the Arabic word bat al-dshauza, which means "the giants shoulder".
Jeffrey Jones can also be seen in two more Tim Burton movies: "Ed Wood" and "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow", which also features the popular actor Johnny Depp, who stars in many of Tim Burton's movies and who used to date Winona Ryder.
Beetlejuice wears 8 different costumes through the course of the movie: convict suit; cowboy clothes; tour bus drivers uniform; plaid shirt and slacks; 1940's detective attire; a bathrobe; a black and white striped suit; a pink tuxedo.
He can also be seen in "Stuart Little", "Dr.Doolittle 2", "Houseguest", "The Pest", "The Devil's Advocate", "The Hunt for Red October", "Ravenous" and "Mom and Dad Save the World", as well as a episode of "Amazing Stories", and a episode of "Tales from the Crypt" with former 80's icon Anthony Michael Hall, who worked with Beetlejuice's director Tim Burton on 1990's "Edward Scissorhands"
At the end, Beetlejuice metamorphoses into a bizarre creature with a merry-go-round on his head. On the top of this merry-go-round is a smiling skull which became Jack Skellington in 1993's The Nightmare Before Christmas.