Horror Show Hosts Zacherley (a.k.a. "Ro-Land") - A ghoulish East coast horror show host who first debuted on WCAU-TV in Philadelphia in the early 1950s, Zacherley was the showbiz pseudonym of actor John Zacherle born in Philadelphia on September 27, 1919. Zacherley grew up in the Germantown section of the city. He attended Germantown High School and later the University of Pennsylvania where he earned a degree in English Literature. John Zacherle as Zacherley 'The Cool Ghoul'