Fictional vampire character on the supernatural drama series "Dark Shadows".
Barnabas Collins is a fictional character, one of the feature characters in the ABC soap opera serial Dark Shadows, which aired from 1966 to 1971. Originally played by Canadian actor Jonathan Frid, Barnabas Collins is a 175-year-old vampire who is in … see full wiki
Barnabas Collins (originally played by Jonathan Frid) is one of the most tragic figures in the realm of modern fiction. He was an aristocrat engaged to marry the beautiful Josette DuPres but made the mistake of giving his attention to her maid servant Angelique. Angelique not only turned out to have a "fatal attraction" to Barnabas but she was a powerful witch. When Barnabas later spurned her, she put a curse on him that caused him to become one of the living dead. … more