Richard Dyszel

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Richard E. Dyszel was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. After graduating from SIU with a degree in Radio-TV, Dyszel became M.T. Graves, a TV host at WDXR-TV in Paducah, Kentucky in 1971 where he introduced weekly horror films. In 1972, Dyszel took his character to Channel 20 on WDCA-TV in Washington D.C. and there created his famous character ... See full bio »

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The Galaxy Invader Dr. William Tracy
Chainsaw Sally Count Gore
Chiller Cinema Count Gore De Vol


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 2019 Cinema Insomnia with Mr. Lobo (TV Series)
Sheriff Bronson Canyon
- The Totally Fake Ghostbusters Haunted House Special (2019) ... Sheriff Bronson Canyon
 2018 Count Gore De Vol Presents (TV Series)
Count Gore De Vol (as Dick Dyszel)
 2016 Monster Movie Night: Yule Scaremas Special (TV Movie)
Count Gore De Vol
 2015 Adventures of Louanna Lee: The Movie (as Dick Dyszel)
 2014 Demented Features (TV Series)
Count Gore De Vol
- Nosferatu (2014) ... Count Gore De Vol
 2013 Pine Bros. Presents: Cinema Insomnia Haunted House Special (TV Movie)
Sheriff Bronson Canyon
 2010 The Dreadful Hallowgreen Special (TV Movie)
Count Gore DeVol
 2010 The Dead Matter
The Narrator
 2010 Adventures of Louanna Lee Episode Two (Video)
The Count
 2006 Monster Madhouse (TV Series)
Count Gore de Vol (2006-2008)
 2005 Raising the Stakes
Union Vampire (as Count Gore De Vol)
 2004 Crawler (Video)
 2004 Chainsaw Sally
Count Gore (as Count Gore De Vol)
 2004 Countess Dracula's Orgy of Blood (Video)
Count Gore De Vol (as Count Gore De Vol)
 2002 Stakes (Video)
Count Gore De Vol (as Dick Dyszel)
 2001 Chiller Cinema (TV Series)
Count Gore De Vol
- Blood and Pastries (2001) ... Count Gore De Vol
 1999 Countdown to the Millenium with The Count (TV Movie)
Count Gore De Vol (as Dick Dyszel)
 1998 Creature Feature: The Weekly Web Program (TV Series)
Count Gore De Vol (as Dick Dyszel)
 1985 The Galaxy Invader (Video)
Dr. William Tracy
 1984 Creature Feature (TV Series)
Count Gore De Vol (as Dick Dyszel)
 1982 Nightbeast
Mayor Bert Wicker
 1980 WOW! (TV Series)
Captain 20 (as Dick Dyszel)
 1978 The Alien Factor
Mayor Wicker
 1973 Creature Feature (TV Series)
Count Gore De Vol (as Dick Dyszel)
 1973 Saturday Chiller (TV Series)
Count Gore De Vol (as Dick Dyszel)
 1971 Night of Terror (TV Series)
M. T. Graves (1971-1972) (as Dick Dyszel)
 1971 Bozo's Circus (TV Series)
Bozo, the World's Most Famous Clown (1972-1977)
 1969 Captain 20's World (TV Series)
Captain 20 (1972-1987)
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Host and producer of weekly horror movie program "Creature Feature" on Channel 20 in Washington DC for most of the 1970's. "Count Gore de Vol" was, and still remains a cult favorite.

Alternate Names:

Count Gore De Vol | Dick Dyszel | M.T. Graves


6' 2" (1.88 m)

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Inducted into the Horror Host Hall of Fame in 2011, as his character Count Gore deVol. See more »

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