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After that I went back and got my degree at the university in Hamilton Ontario - a BA.
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All fame ever does for you is get attention for the work you really want to do.
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Anyway, my face, my voice reflected my emotions of nervousness and tension; I could have done anything at that moment. I think that this is what established the character that first day. I had a whole scene in the Old House, where Barnabas recalls everything in his life.
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I have been in this business since 1946, which I guess is about 20 years. I haven't been consistently professional since then.
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I have this cozy house here and I get three pensions from the States. I've done nicely.
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I never pushed to be on television again.
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I served my apprenticeship in Pennsylvania in Milford, in a Summer Stock company there and later went down to New Jersey.
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I toured Ontario in the winter of '48, in a touring company of The Drunkard, in which I played the bartender.
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I was never starving. I always had money; not a lot but enough to be comfortable.
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I went over there to get a classical training and discovered that Canadians, because they are British subjects, are able to work without a permit.
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I'm an old curmudgeon and I know it.
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I'm constantly watching people. Watching their strengths and weaknesses. I find myself going into theater less and less, let alone horror. I gave that up when I was seven or eight years old.
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I'm interested in villainy.
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I'm interested in what makes ordinary people, like yourself, tick the way you do. And the way I tick. And the way somebody else ticks.
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I'm not interested in horror movies.
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If you have millions of dollars you are not going to get to continue doing what you want. You are into a world of commitment to that money and all the people that helped you get that money.
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In real life, I find that monsters are people. We are all monsters to one another at some time or other. You catch a friend not telling the truth, or you are suddenly suspicious of them, you all of a sudden see a new glow in their faces - a new look. Now that's what I call a monster.
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It took so much of the tension out of me that my friends and family won't see me on this show.
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Meanwhile, I had planned to go west and get a teaching job, or do that along with some work in Hollywood, such as television or film.
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People think I should be a multi-millionaire if I had gotten the right contract. I'm not getting anything for all that commercial stuff they do. But I would have had to pay for that.
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The best theatre I've done, I've done right here in this living room.
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They know I hate these fangs, and yet the first four pictures all show me in fangs. I know it's all part of the game.
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To me, horror is when I see somebody lying. I mean a person I know. A friend. And he's telling me something that I accept. And then suddenly, as he or she is telling it, there's something that gives them away. They're not telling me the truth.
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Twice I had been stopped by these jobs, and I thought the role on Dark Shadows would go on for about three or four weeks. And then, the phenomenon began, the role caught on, the mail started to flood in.
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