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.
He graduated from Northwestern University's communications program. He first created the Svengoolie character while a student there.
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.
He was born and raised in Park Ridge, Illinois.
He joined Roger Ebert as a Silver Circle honoree for NATAS Chicago in 2004.