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The Tall Man from Phantasm

The Tall Man is the antagonist of the 1979 horror film Phantasm and its sequels. In all of his appearances, the Tall Man has been portrayed by the late Angus Scrimm. He poses as a mortician so that he can create an army of reanimated shrunken corpses and is iconic for his Sentinels, chrome spheres that kill using all sorts of drills and knives.