John Ferguson enters his 61st 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 Speculative Fiction Hall of Fame, inducted in 2013 at SoonerCon 22. He has also appeared in a number of theatrical stage shows, comedies, and musicals from Indiana to Hollywood. He is grateful and blessed to consider his life and career—with more to come!
Friday, June 7, 2019 3:00 p.m. | Location: Oklahoma G
History of Count Gregore
Living history, from the Count himself. Join SoonerCon's Oklahoma Speculative Fiction hall of famer and local legend John Ferguson, a.k.a. Count Gregore, for a look back at his 60-plus-year career in TV broadcasting, plus his current roles in the Senior Follies and other stage productions.