Collector's Call Web Extras: A Matlock star with a monster collection

This character actor has rare costumes from Planet of the Apes, Matlock, Phantasm and more.

Veteran Hollywood character actor Daniel Roebuck has appeared in more than 200 films and TV shows during his illustrious career, in roles ranging from Jay Leno in The Late Shift to Andy Griffith’s sidekick “Cliff” in the TV series Matlock.

Daniel is an equally impressive collector of horror and science-fiction movie memorabilia. He's staying safe at home, virtually showing off some of the highlights of his collection.

Let's take a closer look!

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1. Image gallery: Inside the collection

Take a closer look at clothing worn onscreen by Andy Griffith, "Apes" and others! Plus, awesome props and relics relating to the Munsters, Bela Lugosi, Peter Boyle and more!

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2. Bonus video: Autographed Boris Karloff program

The horror icon did more than monsters. Karloff also performed in theater, specifically a stage production of Arsenic and Old Lace — in Alaska, of all places. Daniel has two programs from the play, one of them signed by Karloff.

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3. Bonus video: 'Phantasm IV: Oblivion' prosthetic mask

Fellow character actor Bob Ivy sported this spooky getup as "Demon Trooper" in the 1998 horror sequel. Makeups are the "holy grail" of collecting horror movies, according to our expert.

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4. Bonus video: Autographed Vincent Price program

The one-of-a-kind Vincent Price portrayed another iconic figure, Oscar Wilde, in a one-man theater production. Daniel approached the star and procured his signature — and a pretty great impression of Price!

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3kittymama 1 month ago
Eleanor, you know nothing about this man except what you read here. You are a real sourpuss!
denny 1 month ago
I've always liked this guy. Just watched the movie in which he played Jay Leno a few weeks back. He was also great on an episode of Monk. Bring him back for a part 2, this episode worked better than I thought it would with the whole social distancing.
Cathy 1 month ago
I remember him being on Nash Bridges. I love this show.
ELEANOR 1 month ago
Who really cares. I can think of all that money that's being spent on collectibles, that can be spent elsewhere. Or if nothing else, they can send a collectible or two to auction and donate those proceeds to charity. During this time of doing battle with COVID-19, there are many people in need. It is almost sacrilege to feature this type of program during these times.
tallships56 ELEANOR 1 month ago
Actually, despite this Pandemic, there are people that are collectors and enjoy seeing what they have collected throughout the years. Yes, some people do care!
DavidH ELEANOR 1 month ago
Sure, Dan is an avid collector. And his collection has preserved some serious artifacts of Movie and TV history. That is not all he has done.
He is also founder and moving force behind A Channel of Peace, a network which is working to produce and support film and other multimedia projects that provides faith-filled family entertainment. He has been associated with Catholic Charities and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS). He has also been involved in producing plays as fund raisers for schools. Dan has even hosted a blood drive at his home, where donors were treated to a tour of his collection. Easy to be a critic of someone you don't know.
denny ELEANOR 1 month ago
I care. And who are you to tell anyone what to do with his or her money.
ETristanBooth 1 month ago
The "watch now" button for #4 is not working.
FrankensteinLover 1 month ago
Now that's A Collection, cant wait to see more Frankenstein Stuff Tonight.
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