Cast List
From stars to dayplayers, they're listed here, with links to more information. READ MORE

Where Are They Now?
Find out "whatever happened to" the stars of Dark Shadows and read their career biographies. READ MORE

NEW FEATURE: DS Dayplayers
Even with the core cast playing multiple roles, from time to time the Dark Shadows scripts called for short-term characters to advance the storyline. A lot of the DS dayplayers were either at the twilight of long stage, movie, or TV careers or they went on to win major acting awards or became fixtures on classic TV shows. Click here to read features about some of these temporary residents of Collinsport.

Learn more about the lives and careers of your favorite cast members.
Photo Galleries
Rare images from old fan magazines, publicity stills, and dozens of photos from several stars' own personal collections. READ MORE
Cast Features
NEW Featured Photos
Check out some fun DS cast pictures from the collection of DSO's webmaster, including rare shots from newspaper clippings and from some cast members' personal collections.SEE THE PICS.
Lara's Broadway Debut
In 1968, Lara Parker garnered great reviews as a young Mormon bride in Woman is My Idea.
Clarice Blackburn Played a Murderess With "Edith Bunker"
In 1953, Clarice Blackburn starred Off-Broadway in American Gothic, alongside Jason Robards Jr. and Jean Stapleton (later Edith Bunker on the TV classic All in the Family). READ MORE.
In Early 2004, Nancy Barrett Sang With Classic TV Star Sally Struthers
Nancy and Sally (Gloria from All in the Family) were among the performers entertaining the members of a retirement home in New York. See exclusive photos and READ MORE.

Dark Shadows Cast Trivia
Read some of the trivia that ended up on the "cutting room floor" as Craig Hamrick wrote his new book, Barnabas and Company. READ MORE.

Behind the Scenes of the Radio Play Return to Collinwood
DS fans who had long dreamed about a
Before They Came to Collinwood
See if you can identify several DS stars from their childhood photos. Most have been given to Dark Shadows Online by the actors themselves. READ MORE.
Chris Bernau's Vampire Adventure
Denied the chance to wear fangs on Dark Shadows, Chris Bernau became Count Dracula in an off-Broadway play called The Passion of Dracula, which opened in September 1977. READ MORE.
Cast Members Were Featured on Hundreds of Collectibles
The officially licensed Dark Shadows collectibles include Barnabas boxer shorts, a paperback series, comic books, a Halloween costume, a View-Master set, and more. And most of them feature photos of many fan-favorites, like Lara Parker, David Selby, Louis Edmonds, Alexandra Moltke, of course Jonathan Frid, and many others. Since Dark Shadows Online's webmaster has written two books about these collectibles, this site includes a big section devoted to them. READ MORE.
Carolyn Returns to Collinwood
In May 1999, actress Nancy Barrett visited Seaview Terrace, the house which was used as the exterior of the haunted mansion Collinwood on Dark Shadows . Nancy portrayed Carolyn Stoddard on the show. Featuring exclusive PHOTOS! READ MORE.
About Uncle Roger
Nancy Barrett discusses working with Louis "Big Lou" Edmonds. READ MORE.
The Governess Speaks
A brief interview with Alexandra Moltke. READ MORE.
Langley & Verla: Louis Edmonds Works With Carol Burnett
In 1983, one of All My Children's biggest fans asked the show's producer if she could be written in to the story line briefly. The role that was written especially for her was Verla Grubb, illegitimate daughter of Langley Wallingford (played by DS alum Louis Edmonds). The fan was a legendary actress from television, film and, Broadway: Carol Burnett. READ MORE.
Ernest on Stage: Louis Edmonds Plays Wilde
Six years before he played dour Roger Collins on Dark Shadows, Louis Edmonds happily dashed about a Greenwich Village stage in a pink bow tie, singing and dancing as Algernon in a hit off-Broadway musical adaptation of Oscar Wilde's The Importance of Being Earnest called Ernest in Love. READ MORE.
Nancy Barrett, Once Again, at the MGM Grand
Nancy Barrett performed a one-woman show titled "Once Again," at the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas on July 12 as part of the 1998 Dark Shadows Festival. READ MORE.


Learn About Colon Cancer
"Each year, more than 100,000 Americans are told they have colon cancer, the second deadliest form of the disease.
In 2002, a few days after my thirty-sixth birthday, I became one of those people."
-- DSO Webmaster Craig Hamrick

Please visit the Colon Cancer Alliance website to learn if you could be at risk -- and what you can do.

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