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Nancy Barrett
Gender: Female
Medium(s): Television
Roles: Actress
Date of birth: October 5th, 1943
Place of birth: Shreveport, Louisiana
1st Horror: Dark Shadows: 2

Nancy Barrett is an American actress and singer born in Shreveport, Louisiana on October 5th, 1943. She spent the majority of her early years growing up in Oklahoma, but relocated to Waco, Texas where she attended school at Baylor University. Barrett is best known for playing the role of Carolyn Stoddard on the 1960s ABC gothic soap opera Dark Shadows. Barrett appeared on a total of 402 episodes of the series, playing multiple characters in addition to Carolyn Stoddard. She also played the role of 18th century ancestor Millicent Collins in twenty-five episodes of the series. She played a character named Charity Trask in forty-three episodes during the 1840 flashback story-arc. She played Leticia Faye in twenty-one episodes and Melanie Collins in twenty-seven episodes during the 1840 parallel time storyline. Barrett reprised the role of Carolyn in the 1970 film House of Dark Shadows. For the film's 1971 sequel, Night of Dark Shadows, Barrett played Claire Jenkins, a character unique to the film with no previous series counterpart.

Films[edit | edit source]

Dark Shadows[edit | edit source]


As Carolyn Stoddard[edit | edit source]

As Millicent Collins[edit | edit source]

Notes & Trivia[edit | edit source]

  • Nancy Barrett originally tried out for the part of Victoria Winters, but the role went to Alexandra Moltke instead. While still casting for the series, Barrett was invited back to try out for Carolyn Stoddard, a role that many agreed was better suited for her. [1]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. Dark Shadows DVD Collection 7; Disc One; Bonus interview

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