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Mark Sheeler dies at 92; actor won cult fame for schlocky 'From Hell It Came'

Mark Sheeler dies at 92; actor won cult fame for schlocky 'From Hell It Came'

Mark Sheeler, an actor who achieved a measure of cult fame for his role in the 1957 schlock horror film “From Hell It Came,” has died at age 92. Sheeler died from complications of a stroke at Kaiser Permanente in Woodland Hills on Aug. 6, his family said. Fans of the low-budget thriller remember Sheeler as a sergeant stationed on a tiny South Seas island who shouts “Holy Mackerel” when he and a group of scientists discover that a tree monster has plundered the communications room. One of his scenes was featured in “It Came From Hollywood,” a 1982 film featuring Dan Aykroyd, John Candy, Gilda Radner and other comedians viewing and commenting on...

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