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|Date of birth:||August 28th, 1915|
|Place of birth:||New York City, New York|
|Date of death:||August 29th, 1983|
|Place of death:||Cathedral City, California|
|Notable works:||Kolchak: The Night Stalker|
|1st Horror:||Psycho (1960)|
Body of work Edit
|Psycho||1960||Doctor Fred Richman|
|The Night Stalker||1972||Tony Vincenzo|
|The Night Strangler||1973||Tony Vincenzo|
|Kolchak: The Night Stalker||20 episodes||Tony Vincenzo|
Notes & Trivia Edit
- Simon Oakland died just one day after his sixty-eighth birthday.
- Both of Simon Oakland's hallmark horror characters have been re-imagined with different actors. In the 1998 remake of Psycho, Oakland's character was played by actor Robert Forster, though the name was changed to Doctor Fred Simon. In the Night Stalker television series, which was a remake of Kolchak: The Night Stalker, the character of Tony Vincenzo was played by actor Cotter Smith.
- Simon Oakland and Darren McGavin are the only two actors to appear in both of the Kolchak telefilms as well as the regular series.
Other works Edit
- Simon Oakland also played a character named Tasserly in the 1965 sci-fi/thriller .
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