Many of these actors were forced to live in the closet or face banishment from their professions--but some did manage to venture out. A celebrated star of the stage in his day, Ernest Thesiger also made many film appearances, two of which gave him a cult following which he retains today. In the darkly comic chiller Thesiger played Horace Femm, a screaming, effeminate queen who reportedly was not unlike the actor himself. Thesiger reunited with Karloff and Whale for 's "Bride of Frankenstein.
Is Jonathan Frid Gay?
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Jonathan Frid December 2, - April 14, was a Canadian actor, probably best known for his portrayal of Barnabas Collins in the original Dark Shadows. He also played Bramwell Collins in the final year of the show. Frid took a hiatus from attending Dark Shadows conventions after Frid retired to Ancaster, Ontario, which is a part of his native Hamilton where he grew up.
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This is something of an understatement. And incompetent! And clumsy! Aristede cowers, and makes excuses. Quentin was supposed to bring Aristede the Legendary Hand of Count Petofi in exchange for a cure for lycanthropy, but Quentin said that he lost it.
He began using the stage name Jonathan Frid in ,  and made his Broadway debut as an understudy in the play Roar Like a Dove. Frid is widely known for the role of vampire Barnabas Collins on the original gothic serial Dark Shadows , which ran from He also starred as Barnabas in the movie House of Dark Shadows. In , Frid had made plans to move to the U.