The fifth known Australian horror host was Ralph Baker. He was one of the five different actors to play Deadly Earnest in Australia. The Deadly Earnest character was originated in Western Australia’s TVW-7. Baker’s show aired on ATV-0 (Melbourne) from 27 October 1967 until 29 September 1972,
showing 192 episodes in all (the last episode not hosted).
Born 29 July 1939, sadly Baker passed away on 14 July 2020.