Fred Steve Blacksmith is a 88-year-old former gallery-commisioned artist who enjoys photography, knitting and relaxing. He is creative and loveable, but can also be very stingy and a bit selfish.
He is Welsh who defines himself as asexual. He has a post-graduate degree in chemistry. He is obsessed with zombies.
Physically, Fred is slightly overweight but otherwise in good shape. He is very short with pale skin, grey hair and brown eyes. He has a monobrow.
He grew up in a working class neighbourhood. He was raised by his father, his mother having left when he was young.