This week's Friday Friends post is by Sue Thurman of Examiner.com
William Sanderson Talks About His Role As EB Farnum in Deadwood
Horses and wagons swarm through the narrow muddy streets as sunrise brings the tattered town to life. Dirt caked miners set off to work their claims, while the Gem Saloon swings open their doors for business. One of the first people on the street is typically the mayor, Ethan Bennett Farnum (EB) ready for another day of greeting guests and catering to the breakfast crowd.
EB is an irritant to most that know him, however he is also a crafty, clever man always looking for an angle. His quick wit, stilted speech, and intelligence make him a worthy opponent. As one of the first settlers in the town of Deadwood in 1879, he also was elected the first mayor, which makes one wonder which of his qualities led to his election?
In the HBO series, Deadwood, EB Farnum was skillfully played by a wonderful actor, William Sanderson. William has a great sense of humor and was happy to talk with us about his experiences in the show. William said the one word that best described his time on the set was, fun.... [Continue reading on Examiner.com http://www.examiner.com/westerns-in-national/william-sanderson-talks-about-his-role-as-eb-farnum-deadwood]