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John Zacherle

John Zacherle (later known as John Zacherley) was born September 26, 1918 in Philadelphia, PA, the youngest of four children. He went to high school in the Germantown area, then enrolled at the University of Pennsylvania, receiving a Bachelor's Degree. During World War II, he enlisted in the U.S. Army and served as a quartermaster in North Africa ... See full bio »
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 2010 Bygone Behemoth (Short)
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 2008 Chiller Theatre (TV Movie)
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 2004 The Perfect Woman (Short)
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 1995 Niagaravation
Cool Ghost
 1990 Frankenhooker
Weatherman
 1988 Brain Damage
Aylmer (voice, uncredited)
 1986 Horrible Horror (Video)
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 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Mr. Jenkins
- Uncle Harry (1960) ... Mr. Jenkins
 1958 Key to Murder
Lt. Daley
 1958 The Dick Clark Show (TV Series)
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- Episode #1.3 (1958) ... Zacherley
 1953 Action in the Afternoon (TV Series)
The Coroner
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Single: "Dinner with Drac" (Cameo Records) See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 3 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Zacherley | Zacherle

Height:

6' 4" (1.93 m)
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He was the first well known host of TV's horror film genre. From 1957-1958 , as " Roland", he hosted "Shock Theater" in his ghoulish makeup and attire on WCAU TV in Philadelphia , Pa. In 1959, he commuted from his home in Phila. Pa., to NYC where he hosted WABC TV's "Zacherle at Large" . See more »

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The Cool Ghoul See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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Happy Birthday ! John ! rudystevens422
Very funny vocal performance as Aylmer in 'Brain Damage'. Scott_LeBrun
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