John enters his 64th year as Count Gregore. It began on WKY-TV, Channel 4, the NBC affiliate in OKC, on Saturday night, May 10, 1958 at 11:30 p.m. Shock Theater, intended for a two-year run, remained undead until 1988! John continues to make personal appearances at special events. His many years in television spanned almost every facet of the broadcast business. John was in the first class of the SoonerCon/FSCOK Speculative Fiction Hall of Fame, inducted in 2013 at SoonerCon 22. Also in 2013, he was inducted into the Horror Host Hall of Fame. He’s appeared in a number of theatrical stage shows and films from Indiana to Hollywood. He is grateful and blessed to consider his life and career—with more to come!
Follow John Ferguson – ”Count Gregore” online at