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|1st appearance:||Count Yorga, Vampire (1970)|
|Final:||Return of Count Yorga, The (1971)|
Yorga, more commonly referred to as Count Yorga, is a fictional vampire and the titular antagonist from the 1970 film Count Yorga, Vampire as well as its 1971 sequel, The Return of Count Yorga. In both films the character was played by actor Robert Quarry.
Biography[edit | edit source]
Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]
- The character of Yorga was created by director/writer Bob Kelljan and developed further by co-writer Yvonne Wilder.
- Actor Robert Quarry nearly dropped out of the film due to scheduling conflicts with another film he had been signed on to work on, WUSA, starring Paul Newman and Anthony Perkins. 
- Count Yorga, Vampire was originally conceived as a softcore vampire erotica movie, but became a straight horror film at the urging of actor Robert Quarry. 
See also[edit | edit source]
Count Yorga, Vampire
The Return of Count Yorga
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