Frid passed away on April 13 from natural causes at Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario.LINK
The actor was best known for playing vampire Barnabus Collins in '60s supernatural TV soap opera Dark Shadows, which is the subject of an upcoming big screen remake directed by Tim Burton and starring Johnny Depp in the role made famous by Frid. The actor makes a cameo appearance in the film and it was fittingly his final screen role.
Said elsewhere: He was scheduled to be at the premiere of the new Burton/Depp movie and took the coward's way out.
Said elsewhere: Frid passed away on April 13...presumably for the last time.
And on sale now at Amazon: The complete series...all 1225 episodes...on DVD, limited edition (numbered and with Frid's autograph) $800
On sale in July: Same set (not numbered, no autograph) $400