The Munsters was a childhood favorite along with The Boy Who Could Fly
“Do not let your fire go out spark by irreplaceable spark... Do not let the hero in your soul perish in lonely frustration for the life you deserved and have never been able to reach. The world you desire can be won. It exists.. it is real…. It is possible…. It’s yours. “ Ayn Rand (Atlas Shrugged)
July 10, 1926 On this day in Horror History, Fred Gwynne was born. Gwynne would give cinema and television many of beloved roles starring in such films as The Cotton Club (1984), Ironweed (1987), Disorganized Crime (1989) and Pet Sematary (1989). After a long battle with cancer, Gwynne passed away in Taneytown, Maryland on July 2, 1993. He will forever be remembered and loved for the talent that helped bring Herman Munster into the hearts and memories of families worldwide.
“Funny thing, yesterday morning I found my youngest son and daughter watching the rerun of an old ("The Munsters" (1964)) episode and I said, "My God, THAT'S not still on, is it?" Well, even so, I was very lucky and it was great fun to be as much of a household product as something like Rinso. I almost wish I could do it all over again.” - Fred Gwynne ~Horror Central
He also wrote and illustrated several children's books.
Who read his quote in his voice? I DID!!! can't help it!
Edited by: OHANAMAMA at: 7/10/2013 (13:59)
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