Doctor Seaton
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Doctor Seaton
Type: Supporting character
Gender: Male
Location: Chicago, Illinois
1st appearance: Poltergeist III (1988)
Actor: Richard Fire

Doctor Seaton is a supporting character featured in the 1988 horror film Poltergeist III. The character was portrayed by actor Richard Fire. It is the only film in the series in which the character has appeared.

Biography[edit | edit source]

Doctor Seaton was a teacher and a child psychiatrist operating out of the city of Chicago, Illinois. In 1988, a young, troubled girl named Carol Anne Freeling was admitted into his care. Seaton believed that Carol Anne was a deeply delusional child and did not believe that she had experienced any previous encounters with the paranormal as he had been told. When The Beast known as Henry Kane came to this world to reclaim Carol Anne, he created mirror doppelgängers of people that Carol Anne knew and sent them to attack her. One of these duplicates took the form of a woman named Donna Gardner who pushed Doctor Seaton down an elevator shaft in a high-rise apartment building. [1]

Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]

The character of Doctor Seaton was created by Gary Sherman and Brian Taggert based on concepts originally developed by Steven Spielberg and Tobe Hooper.

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