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Dark Shadows the Jonathan Frid Story is coming in October
Jonathan Frid portrayed the vampire Barnabas Collins in the daytime soap opera DARK SHADOWS which ran on ABC from 1966 to 1971. The show became an immediate hit and an average of 2 million viewers tuned in each weekday afternoon. They were eager to find out what was taking place at the Collinwood estate in Maine. Frid was the most popular character as the 175-year-old vampire, who had unintentionally been released, from his chained coffin. Frid and the show are now being profiled in a documentary titled DARK SHADOWS AND BEYOND - THE JONATHAN FRID STORY.
Portia is ready to tell the truth on General Hospital
On Friday's episode of General Hospital, Portia Robinson made a stunning disclosure. While locked in a basement and being overcome by gas fumes she said she had to tell Trina about her father. GH fans know that Portia had an affair with Curtis Ashford while married to Marcus Taggert. Viewers will also recall that Curtis's aunt Stella Henry did a DNA search and found she had a relative in Port Charles which is probably Trina. Fans of the ABC soap have been wondering when this issue would be addressed and it looks like it will be sooner rather than later.
Parth Samthaan Instagram (@the_parthsamthaan) - Official Instagram Account
Parth Samthaan is an Indian actor, model and dancer, known for his work in the Indian television industry. On 29 May 2016, he was nominated for the best actor in a negative role category at Rishtey Awards which is held in New York. The official Parth Samthaan Instagram account has more than 3 Million followers and is officially verified by Instagram.
Steve Burns goes viral regarding exit from 'Blues Clues'
Steve Burns entertained fans as the host of the Nickelodeon children's show Blues Clues from 1996 to 2002. In 2001 Burns was nominated for a Daytime Emmy. Children of all ages as well as their parents enjoyed watching Blue the dog and Steve searching for clues in each episode. Prior to his departure, he introduced Donovan Patton would be his replacement ass Steve's younger brother, Joe. The abrupt departure left fans wondering what had happened to Seve and there were even rumors he had died.
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Dazzle The Dog who interrupted Ireland T20 match wins the ICC Player Of The Moment award. The moment left everyone present at the scene in splits, including the commentators, who lauded the efforts of the dog.
Lawrence Hilton Jacobs continues to be a beloved entertainer
Some actors make their mark as teens or young adults and then become a 'Whatever happened to.' Others remain in the spotlight because of bad behavior. Lawrence Hilton Jacobs is one of the rare entertainers who has continued to hone his craft into adulthood without ever being out of the public eye or involved in a scandal. According to Wikipedia Jacobs began his career in 1969 but there is not any record of roles he played at that time.
'The Lord of the Rings' Elijah Wood Expresses Interest In 'Star Wars' And MCU Roles
Elijah Wood has recently expressed his interest in getting involved in a film in another massive franchise, namely Star Wars or the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Elijah is most famous for his role in The Lord of the Rings as Frodo Baggins. The Lord of the Rings franchise was huge and was so beloved by fans. The film trilogy took the world by storm, and it's no wonder the movies are incredibly well done. The films are high fantasy at its finest, with so many epic battles through out and some incredible character development through out.
Darryl and Dwayne Hickman are classic television stars
The Hickman brothers, Darryl and Dwayne were true classic television stars although their careers took different paths. Dwayne is best remembered for having the starring role in the television series THE MANY LIVES OF DOBY GILLIS from 1959-1963 but his older sibling is not as well known. Perhaps you saw Darryl in a movie or television show and mistook him for his younger brother. If you are a fan of classic television you will see both men on various TV shows on the throw back networks. Let's take a look at what these two contributed to the world of entertainment.
Val: An Insightful and Moving Documentary
I’m watching Val on Amazon Prime. If you’ve seen it, it’s the scene where Val Kilmer sits at his table at San Diego Comic Con, signing autographs. Fan after fan after fan hands him a photo to sign with the following request:
9 Celebrities React to Tega Breaking Marital Vows on National TV
Big Brother Naija is currently ongoing and Nigerians are up in arms now because married contestant Tega was seen on the show making out and being intimate with fellow housemate Boma.
Dianne Carroll shined on 'Julia', 'Dynasty and 'A Different World'
Those who enjoy retro television and classic programming should be familiar with Diane Carroll who was in 3 hit prime-time series from the 1960s through the 1990s. In her early years, the actress was in musicals that featured all-Black casts like CARMEN JONES (1954) and PORGY AND BESS (1959). In 1962, Carroll had the honor of becoming the first African American to win a Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. This was for her role in the BROADWAY musical NO STRINGS. Carroll was also nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actress in 1974 for CLAUDINE.
'What If..?': 5 Other Memorable Voice Performances By Benedict Cumberbatch
The fourth episode of Marvel's What If..? contained a scenario even darker than the third, with a storyline involving Doctor Stephen Strange eventually destroying his universe in his efforts to turn back time and save the love of his life, Christine Palmer. Fans and critics both agree that the episode was lifted by a brilliant vocal performance of Benedict Cumberbatch, reprising his role as Stephen Strange from the live-action MCU films.