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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 3 August 1936Chicago, Illinois, USA
Date of Death 15 September 2013Poway, California, USA  (cancer)
Birth NameJerry Ghan

Mini Bio (1)

Best remembered for portraying Svengoolie on "Screaming Yellow Theater," which aired in Chicago from 1970 to 1973. He then moved to San Diego in 1978 to become the host of "Sun Up San Diego." In his 13 years as host, he won 3 emmy awards. Along with his busy schedule, owned 2 Chicago themed restaurants, Greek Islands Cafe and Asaggio Pizza. He died of a heart attack at a local San Diego hospital.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Michael P. Sizemore

Spouse (1)

Liz (1964 - 15 September 2013) (his death) (2 children)

Trivia (1)

Inducted into the Horror Host Hall of Fame in 2011, as his character Svengoolie.

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