Ismael Cruz is a character in the Halloween remake.
Ismael Cruz was a floor warden and senior prison guard at the Smith's Grove Sanitarium in Warren County. He befriended ten-year-old Michael Myers and tried to cheer him up whenever possible. Apparently having served time, he advised Michael to not let the "walls" bring him down and try to learn to live inside his head. Ismael became very close to Michael and later, his mother Deborah, after he chased away reporter Taylor Madison who was trying to get an interview with "Satan's Mother". Ismael continued to work Michael's cell block for the best part of two decades. Three months before his retirement, Ismael trained a junior guard, Noel Kluggs, and introduced him to Michael, but when Kluggs threatens Michael for staring at him, Cruz warns him to leave Michael alone. That same day, Myers broke out and killed several of the hospital staff members. Ismael came upon the scene of Michael's bloodbath and was startled when Michael appeared from behind. Ismael tries to get Michael to surrender peacefully, and Michael almost spares Ismael, unfortunately, Ismael pushes his luck too far and tries to handcuff Michael, who then starts partially drowning him in a sink full of water, then by crushing his head with a television set, all the while Ismael sobs "I was good to you Mikey!".