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Original Dark Shadows Star Jonathan Frid Dies

AWWW!!! Jonathan Frid, the talented actor who originally played Barnabas Collins in the retro vampire soap Dark Shadows, has died!! Just weeks before the film adaptation starring Johnny Depp hits theaters, he passed away peacefully from natural causes. He was 87. Fortunately, Jonathan made a cameo appearance in the movie, so his spirit will still [...]
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Original Vampire Jonathan Frid Is Truly Immortal (VIDEO)

Entertainment : The Stir By CafeMom: Entertainment (3 years ago)

Post by Jacqueline Burt Sad, sad news for vampire fans: Jonathan Frid, better known as Barnabas Collins of Dark Shadows fame has passed away at the age of 87.  Yes, I'm talking about the original Dark Shadows, that classic goth soap... Read Post

Depp on Jonathan Frid's death: World has lost an original

Entertainment : The Marquee Blog (3 years ago)

In a heartbreaking twist of fate, Jonathan Frid, the actor who originally portrayed Barnabas Collins in "Dark Shadows," won't get to see the retro soap transition to the big screen. Frid's nephew Don told CNN that the 87-year-old ac... Read Post

Jonathan Frid, Original Dark Shadows Star, Dies at 87

Pop Culture / Celebrity : The Hollywood Gossip (3 years ago)

Candian actor Jonathan Frid, star of the original Dark Shadows, has died at the age of 87. He passed away Friday in his hometown of Hamilton, Ontario. Frid was best known as the benign vampire Barnabas Collins on ABC’s gothic soap o... Read Post

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