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Criswell (1907–1982)


"87% of Criswell's predictions have come true!" -- The ones he reminds you of. Whereas it is true Criswell made an amazing forecast on The Jack Paar Program (1962) on March 10, 1963: "I predict that President Kennedy will not run for reelection in 1964, because of something that will happen to him in November 1963." Criswell also predicted the ... See full bio »

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(1959)
Orgy of the Dead The Emperor
(1965)
(1984)
The Jack Paar Program Himself / the Amazing Criswell
(1963-1964)

Filmography

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 1984 Night of the Ghouls
Criswell
 1965 Orgy of the Dead
The Emperor
 1959 Plan 9 from Outer Space
Narrator
Hide Hide Show Show Producer (1 credit)
 1953 Criswell Predicts (TV Series) (executive producer)
Hide Hide Show Show Thanks (1 credit)
 2011 Special Collector's Edition (TV Series) (in memory of - 1 episode)
- Pack Ed Wood (2011) ... (in memory of)
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 1963-1972 The Mike Douglas Show (TV Series)
Himself / Himself - Criswell Predicts / Himself - Soothsayer / ...
- Episode #12.34 (1972) ... Himself - Criswell Predicts
- Episode #10.92 (1971) ... Himself - Soothsayer / Author (as Kriswell)
- Episode #8.98 (1969) ... Himself
- Episode #7.213 (1968) ... Himself
- Episode #4.84 (1964) ... Himself
 1970 The Weird World of Weird (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1970 The Real Tom Kennedy Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.7 (1970) ... Himself
 1970 Philbin's People (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #1.32 (1970) ... Himself
 1963-1970 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (TV Series)
Himself / Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 18 February 1970 (1970) ... Himself
- Episode dated 1 May 1968 (1968) ... Himself - Guest
- Episode dated 31 December 1965 (1965) ... Himself
 1963-1964 The Jack Paar Program (TV Series)
Himself / the Amazing Criswell
- Episode #2.20 (1964) ... Himself / the Amazing Criswell
- Episode #2.5 (1963) ... Himself
- Episode #1.22 (1963) ... Himself / the Amazing Criswell
 1959-1962 The Jack Paar Tonight Show (TV Series)
Himself / the Amazing Criswell
- Episode #5.122 (1962) ... Himself / the Amazing Criswell
- Episode #4.36 (1960) ... Himself / the Amazing Criswell
- Episode #4.32 (1960) ... Himself / the Amazing Criswell
- Episode #3.53 (1959) ... Himself / the Amazing Criswell
- Episode #2.137 (1959) ... Himself / the Amazing Criswell
 1962 The Tonight Show (TV Series)
Himself - Mentalist
- Episode #1.11 (1962) ... Himself - Mentalist (as Kriswell)
 1953 Criswell Predicts (TV Series)
Himself - Host
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 2016 Splathouse: Plan 9 from Outer Space (Short)
Himself
 2015 Dante's Domicile (TV Series)
Narrator
- Plan 9 from Outer Space (2015) ... Narrator
 2013 The Vampire's Tomb
Narrator
 2012 Paper Jam (Short)
TV announcer
 1999 Film Breaks (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Plan Nine from Outer Space (1999) ... Narrator
 1994 Ed Wood: Look Back in Angora (Video documentary)
Himself / The Prophet
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Personal Details

Other Works:

CD: "The Legendary Criswell Predicts Your Incredible Future" (ZDEC)

Publicity Listings:

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Alternate Names:

Kriswell
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Trivia:

Johnny Carson spoofed Criswell and his predictions with his character "Carswell," complete with wig and sequined smoking jacket, on the Tonight Show of the Sixties and Seventies. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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