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If you consider Frankenstein’s monster to be the father of all monsters, then you’ll be interested to meet Dr. Frankenstein’s father, too. Everyone comes from somewhere, even eccentric scientists. Once Upon a Time on ABC will prove the death altering doc’s parentage in an upcoming episode when actor Gregory Itzin debuts as Alphonse Frankenstein.

Family is a key motif in the Once Upon a Time Frankenstein saga. We reported the news when we learned Dr. Whale of Storybooke had a brother called Gerhardt whose role was given to actor Chad Michael Collins. The family portrait is even more clear with the casting of Itzin as the father of the two men.

TV Line made the announcement explaining that season two would include Dr. Frankenstein’s father. We’ll meet him in episode 12 in fact. Chad Michael Collins also first appears at that time.

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