Rich Koz

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Birthday
12, 1952
Birthplace
Park Ridge, IL
Birth Sign
Pisces
Birthday
12, 1952 (age 67)
Birthplace
Park Ridge, IL

About

Chicago-area TV show host who is known by his horror movie hosting alter-ego Svengoolie. He has also broadcast for WCIU Chicago as host of The Three Stooges centric program Stooge-a-Palooza.

Before Fame

He graduated from Northwestern University's communications program. He first created the Svengoolie character while a student there.

Trivia

He has won numerous local Emmy Awards for his work in the Chicagoland area TV market. He has been inducted into the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) and Emmy Silver Circle for his contributions to Chicago TV.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Park Ridge, Illinois.

Associated With

He joined Roger Ebert as a Silver Circle honoree for NATAS Chicago in 2004.