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‘What We Do in the Shadows’ boring vampire based on bank workers

Colin Robinson is that guy, coffee cup in hand, lurking on the periphery of your office cubicle, waiting patiently to trap you in a morass of time-sucking, aimless conversation. But Colin is slightly different . . . in a deadly kind of way. He’s the bespectacled, sweater-wearing, balding Energy Vampire on “What We Do in the Shadows,” a nondescript “day walker” who feeds off other people’s energy — literally boring them into a coma. “I worked in offices until I was in my early 30s in various temp jobs and I completely relate to this type of character — people you’re trying to avoid all day,” says Mark Proksch, who plays Colin on the FX vampire mockumentary set in Staten Island. “There were two people I kind of ...