Remembering Jonathan Frid on His Birthday

I first saw Jonathan Frid on Dark Shadows (Original Series, not the remake); from the Wayback Machine: https://web.archive.org/details/www.darkshadows.com as the site is no longer available. As i was logging into Find-A-Grave earlier today, his memorial showed with a note about today was his birthday: https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/88753658/jonathan-frid. He used to have his own site – http://www.jonathanfrid.com/, but when I went there today, it had been transformed into something else which is why I didn’t link to it. You can get a good sense of the old site on the Wayback Machine: https://web.archive.org/web/20120503195927/http://jonathanfrid.com/.

You can see other things he appeared in on IMDB: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0294847/?ref_=nv_sr_1. It doesn’t look like IMDB includes his theater work, other than in his bio: https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0294847/bio?ref_=nm_ov_bio_sm.

I used to own Dark Shadows Complete Series on DVD: https://www.amazon.com/Dark-Shadows-Complete-Original-Deluxe/dp/B007PZ6SYK (not an affiliate link) – a good price at $299.99 as its regular price tends to be a fair amount over $300.

It’s a pretty campy show as they had a very small budget. You may see the string holding the fake bat. When they filmed it, they did a rehearsal before filming it. When they filmed it, it tended to be a one-shot deal. Unlike today where you got multiple tries, the show’s budget was so low that you only got one take.

About Wichita Genealogist

Originally from Gulfport, Mississippi. Live in Wichita, Kansas now. I suffer Bipolar I, ultra-ultra rapid cycling, mixed episodes. Blog on a variety of topics - genealogy, DNA, mental health, among others. Let's collaborateDealspotr.com
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