Friday, April 20, 2012

Goodbye Barnabus

Goodbye to the wonderful actor, Jonathan Frid. 
He died last weekend at 87.
He brought the character of vampire Barnabus Collins to life (or death)
 in a way no other actor could. 
Dark Shadows will probably go down 
as my favorite tv show of all time.
It was the something I had to look forward to
every day after school,
and I couldn't wait to get home and watch it. 
And I don't think it would have been as compelling
without Mr. Frid.
He was the first to make vampires 
emotional and conflicted.
And he did it with style and grace.
Goody bye.

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