John Herbert Frid was born December 2, 1924, in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. During World War II, he served in the Canadian Navy. In 1948 he graduated from McMaster University and in 1949 was accepted at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London. Over the next few years,…more
Jonathan Frid: I love to play horror for horror's sake. Inner horror...I mean, I never thought I created fear with the fang business of Barnabus. I always felt foolish doing that part of it. The horror part I liked was "the lie".