The Amazing Criswell

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The Amazing Criswell
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Jeron Criswell Konig

(1907-08-07)August 7, 1907
DiedOctober 4, 1982(1982-10-04) (aged 75)
Resting placePierce Brothers Valhalla Memorial Park
Other namesJeron Criswell King
Charles Criswell King
OccupationShowman, actor, writer, seer
Years active1950s – 1970s
Known forMaking erroneous predictions, predicting the future on TV, radio, books, records and in newspapers and as a narrator and actor in the films of Ed Wood
Notable work
Criswell Predicts From Now to the Year 2000! (author)
Plan 9 From Outer Space (narrator and actor)
TelevisionCriswell Predicts
Spouse(s)Halo Meadows

Jeron Criswell King (August 18, 1907 – October 4, 1982), born Jeron Criswell Konig, and known by his stage-name The Amazing Criswell /ˈkrɪzwɛl/, was an American psychic known for making wrong predictions. In person, he went by Charles Criswell King, and was sometimes credited as Jeron King Criswell. He was born in Princeton, Indiana.

Criswell was a friend of director Ed Wood and narrated in his famous movie Plan 9 from Outer Space.

Criswell died of cardiac arrest in Burbank, California, aged 75.

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