Original ‘Dark Shadows’ Jonathan Frid Passes Away

Actor Jonathan Frid who played imposing and elegant vampire Barnabas Collins on the gothic soap opera “Dark Shadows,” has died at 87. Frid passed away on April 14 from natural causes in his native Ontario, MSN reports. “Dark Shadows” ran from 1966 to 1971, drawing 20 million viewers at its peak. Frid joined the show in 1967 and his character, an elegant vampire recently freed from his chained coffin and returning to his family’s estate, Collinwood, quickly became the unquestioned star. Frid’s “Dark Shadows” co-star, Kathryn Leigh Scott, who played Maggie Evans and Josette du Pres, remembered Frid on her website. http://www.kathrynleighscott.com/?page_id=298

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