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John Zacherle (1918–2016)

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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The Zacherley Archives
Horrible Horror
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Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater
Bygone Behemoth
Bygone Behemoth Zacherley


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 2010 Bygone Behemoth (Short)
Zacherley (as John 'The Cool Ghoul' Zacherley)
 2008 Chiller Theatre (TV Movie)
 2004 The Perfect Woman (Short)
 2004 Dr. Horror's Erotic House of Idiots (Video)
 1998 The Zacherley Archives (Video)
 1995 Niagaravation
Cool Ghost
 1991 Joe Bob's Drive-In Theater (TV Series)
- Episode dated 31 October 1991 (1991) ... Zacherley
 1990 Frankenhooker
 1988 Brain Damage
Aylmer (voice, uncredited)
 1986 Horrible Horror (Video)
 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)
- Episode #1.3 (1958) ... Zacherley
 1953 Action in the Afternoon (TV Series)
The Coroner
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CD: "Dead Man's Ball" See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 4 Articles | See more »

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Alternate Names:

John 'The Cool Ghoul' Zacherley | John Zacherley | Zacherley | Zacherle


6' 4" (1.93 m)

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