Humbert Allen Astredo

Humbert Allen Astredo (b. April 4th, 1929) is an actor from the original Dark Shadows.
He played the parts of Nicholas Blair, a warlock, Evan Hanley, a Satanist, and Charles Dawson. Humbert also played Dr. Forbes in the 1970 MGM film, House of Dark Shadows.

No stranger to soap operas, he also appeared in Edge of Night, Guiding Light, Love of Life, Loving, One Life to Live, and Texas.

On Broadway he appeared in Les Blancs, Murderous Angels, An Evening with Richard Nixon and The Little Foxes.

Humbert has attended Dark Shadows events in the past, but is now retired. His hobby was sailing, for many years, and he sailed around the world.

On June 28, 2008, a memorial was held for his daughter Jenny, who died of breast cancer. Though his wife was there, Humbert could not attend, being in very poor health.


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