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Hans Holzer (I) (1920–2009)

1920, An Austrian-Born Ghost Hunter was in the making. Professor Dr. Hans Holzer, best known for his plethora of hundreds of cases worldwide dealing with the paranormal and the occult, deeming him the given phrase of The Father of the Paranormal. In 1935, at the age of fifteen, Hans became an avid collector of antiques and coins and was an ardent ... See full bio »

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 1989 The Amityville Curse (Video) (book)
 1982 Amityville II: The Possession (book "Murder in Amityville")
  In Search of... (TV Series documentary) (narration - 1 episode, 1977) (story - 1 episode, 1977)
- Ghosts (1977) ... (narration) / (story)
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 1977 In Search of... (TV Series documentary) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Ghosts (1977) ... (producer)
- Strange Visitors/Oracle Chamber (1977) ... (producer)
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 1971 Night of Dark Shadows (technical advisor)
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 2007 They Are Here: The Real World of the Poltergeists (Video documentary short) (special thanks)
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 2009 The Real Story (TV Series)
Himself - Parapsychologist
- The Amityville Horror (2009) ... Himself - Parapsychologist
 2007 They Are Here: The Real World of the Poltergeists (Video documentary short)
Himself, author of 'Ghost Hunter'
 2005 A Haunting (TV Series documentary)
Himself - Paranormal Researcher
- Echoes from the Grave (2005) ... Himself - Paranormal Researcher
 2005 The Real Amityville Horror (TV Movie documentary)
 2000 History's Mysteries (TV Series)
- Amityville: Horror or Hoax (2000) ... Himself
- Amityville: The Haunting (2000) ... Himself
 1995 The Serial Killers (TV Series documentary)
- Mass Murderer Ronnie DeFeo: The Amityville Horror (1995) ... Parapsychologhist (as Professor Hans Holzer)
 1989 Search for Haunted Hollywood (TV Movie documentary)
 1986 Scream Greats, Vol. 2: Satanism and Witchcraft (Documentary)
 1977 In Search of... (TV Series documentary)
- Ghosts (1977) ... Himself
 1967 Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 17 March 1967 (1967) ... Himself
 1965 That Regis Philbin Show (TV Series)
- Episode #1.70 (1965) ... Himself
 1963 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself - Ghost Hunter
- Episode #3.10 (1963) ... Himself - Ghost Hunter
- Episode #3.2 (1963) ... Himself - Ghost Hunter
- Episode dated 30 August 1963 (1963) ... Himself - Ghost Hunter
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Other Works:

Audio commentary for the film _The Amityville Horror_ (1979).

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Professor Hans Holzer

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