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Jonathan Frid (1924–2012)


Jonathan Frid's career in drama began when he first "offered his soul" to the theater as a young boy at a preparatory school in Ontario, Canada. Following his graduation from McMaster University, he attended London's Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts and later earned a Master's Degree in Directing from the Yale School of Drama. Mr. Frid was a leading... See full bio »

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Known For

House of Dark Shadows Barnabas Collins
(1970)
Dark Shadows Barnabas Collins / Bramwell Collins / Opening Voiceover / Opening Voice / Barnabas
(1967-1971)
Dark Shadows Guest
(2012)
Golden Showcase Mercutio
(1961)

Filmography

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 2012 Dark Shadows
Guest
 1974 Seizure
Edmund Blackstone
 1973 The Devil's Daughter (TV Movie)
Mr. Howard
 1967-1971 Dark Shadows (TV Series)
Barnabas Collins / Bramwell Collins / Opening Voiceover / ...
- Episode #1.1245 (1971) ... Bramwell Collins
- Episode #1.1244 (1971) ... Bramwell Collins
- Episode #1.1243 (1971) ... Bramwell Collins
- Episode #1.1242 (1971) ... Bramwell Collins
- Episode #1.1241 (1971) ... Bramwell Collins
 1970 House of Dark Shadows
Barnabas Collins
 1969 The Generation Gap (TV Series)
Barnabas Collins
- Episode #1.8 (1969) ... Barnabas Collins
 1961 Golden Showcase (TV Series)
Mercutio
- The Picture of Dorian Gray (1961) ... Mercutio
 1960 Play of the Week (TV Series)
- Henry IV (1960)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Guest on "Live on Five" talked about his role on "Dark Shadows". See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Personal Quote:

"I love to play horror for horror's sake. Inner horror...I mean I never thought I created fear with the fang business of "Barnabas". I always felt foolish doing that part of it. The horror part I like was 'the lie'" -- Jonathan Frid, on his Dark Shadows (1966) character. See more »

Trivia:

Died less than one month before the opening of "Dark Shadows" (2012), the theatrical film version of his acclaimed TV series. Frid has a cameo in the movie version. It was Frid's last acting role. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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