Angus Scrimm

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Birthday
19, 1926
Birthplace
Kansas
Death Date
Jan 9, 2016 (89)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
19, 1926
Birthplace
Kansas
Death Date
Jan 9, 2016 (89)

About

Grammy award-winning writer who played The Tall Man in the 1979 horror film Phantasm and its sequels. In 2009, he appeared in Satan Hates You and in 2012, he appeared in John Dies at the End.

Before Fame

He studied cinema at the University of Southern California under William C. De Mille, the brother of the acclaimed filmmaker.

Trivia

His 6'4" height and deep voice got him cast in various nefarious roles long after his work as The Tall Man.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Kansas City, Kansas.

Associated With

He wrote the album liner notes for LPs and CDs for everyone from the Beatles to Frank Sinatra to the classical violinist Itzhak Perelman.