“I was always attracted to characters taking chances, revolutionaries, daring to cross color lines and all those things that were going on in the 1970s, on whose shoulders today’s artists stand.It’s an amazing day today, and I’m proud to represent my people as an African American and also the other people who struggled around the world. Husband explained, gently stroking her breasts veiled pink lace bra. Wandered around all night, and now my dear – thought and sweet young woman stretched in bed. - Natasha, and I’m not one that’s met an old friend, not seen for many years, well, a little bit gone on a spree.“From the beginning of my life, I found salvation in the arts, in medicine, in alcohol, and all those things that made me able to deal with this hostile world.Most of all, I found it with the gift of interpreting and creating characters.” In the 1970s, there was a dearth of gay characters in films, let alone gay black characters, but along came Fargas, to single-handedly fill the bill, playing queer in two movies in ’76 –– “Car Wash” and Paul Mazursky’s masterpiece, “Next Stop, Greenwich Village.” Fargas said, “I just know that I love.
And now, gay and straight people have to depend on each other.
As an artist, my eyes were always wide open and aware of survivors like Jack Johnson.
He was the champion boxer of the world, yet how could he marry a white woman in the early 1900s and survive? “The life that I led made me sensitive to the pain of others, but also to my own pain to survive being an artist and an actor.
I wasn’t a normal kind of guy from a normal kind of situation.
Sometimes I think I was born president and CEO of Antonio Fargas, Inc., and I had no idea how to run a company [laughs].
They brought me up as my mentor, in life as well as the business.