‘Dark Shadows’ Babrnabas Collins actor Jonathan Frid has Passed away, he was eighty seven years old. The Theater, television and film actor has died in Canada. He has died of natural causes at Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario.
The original series did air between June 1966 and April 2, 1971 on ABC. he had also appeared in the films The Devil’s Daughter and Seizure. Also in the upcoming Tim Burton new version of Dark Shadows he does have a cameo appearance which stars Johnny Depp.
Depp previously admitted to being “obsessed” as a child with Frid‘s performance as the 200-year-old vampire.
“I loved the show when I was a kid [and] I was obsessed with Barnabas Collins,” the Hollywood star said in 2009. “I have photographs of me holding Barnabas Collins posters when I was 5 or 6.