Mitch Markowitz will be our guest of honor at Art-O-Con 2016.
We are so happy because he is incredibly kind, talented and funny!
Mitch & his brother produced The Hilarious House of Frightenstein for CHCH TV in neighbouring Hamilton, Ontario. This stellar kids show Is ingrained in a lot of peoples childhoods and is still very much loved to this day. The cast included Vincent Price, Billy Van, Fishka Rais, Mitch Markowitz, Guy Big and Julius Sumner Miller.
This ‘Made in Canada’ TV show inspired the likes of Mike Myers, Jim Carrey, Dave Thomas, John Candy, Alice Cooper and many more.
Mitch co-stared in ‘cameo’ appearances in each of the 130 episodes as the Super Hippy character & the joke telling Mosquito. After 45 years The Hilarious House of Frightenstein is now, ‘The longest running kids’ TV show in Canadian history, attaining a cult status akin to The Rocky Horror Picture Show
He went on to co-create and co-write a consumer affairs type TV show as well as being involved the production of numerous television game shows.
He co-stared in episodes of ‘Niagara’s Most Haunted’ television show as well as numerous TV and radio commercial not to mention co-staring with Academy Award winner Vanessa Redgrave in The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh and a live appearance in George E. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead Live, theater production.
Not only are we having Mitch at the show signing, taking photos & chatting with fans for free, we will also be having an event at his table with a large Hilarious House of Frightenstein cake to celebrate the show turning 45 years old! The event details will be posted in an upcoming “events at the show post” in the next month. This cake event is going to be such an amazing way for people to connect with Mitch and celebrate The Hilarious House of Frightenstein.
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