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Vampire Legends: Jonathan Frid and Johnny Depp (Countdown to Halloween)

Jonathan Frid

Dark Shadows first aired on ABC in June 1966, but Jonathan Frid as Barnabas Collins did not arrive until 1967. The gothic soap opera, which ran for six seasons and 1225 episodes, is still popular with horror fans today.

Johnny Depp

In 2012, Johnny Depp took on the role of Barnabas Collins in Tim Burton’s big screen adaptation of Dark Shadows.

R.I.P. Jonathan Frid of “Dark Shadows”

(December 2, 1924 – April 13, 2012)

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