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Nancy Barrett (I)

Barrett was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, and she grew up in Oklahoma. Like many youngsters who would go on to find acting success, as a child Nancy put on plays in her backyard, co-starring her sister, Martha. Nancy attended Baylor University in Waco, Texas, for two years. There, she met Ivan Rider, then a drama professor (later a director in New... See full bio »
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 1986 Belizaire the Cajun
 1976 The Adams Chronicles (TV Mini-Series)
Elizabeth Cameron
- Chapter XII: Henry Adams, Historian (1976) ... Elizabeth Cameron
 1971 Night of Dark Shadows
Claire Jenkins
 1966-1971 Dark Shadows (TV Series)
Carolyn Stoddard / Charity Trask / Opening Voiceover / ...
- Episode #1.1245 (1971) ... Melanie Collins
- Episode #1.1241 (1971) ... Melanie Collins
- Episode #1.1239 (1971) ... Melanie Collins
- Episode #1.1238 (1971) ... Melanie Collins
- Episode #1.1237 (1971) ... Melanie Collins
 1968 One Life to Live (TV Series)
Rachel Wilson Farmer (1974) / Assistant District Attorney Debra Van Druden (1982)
 1967 N.Y.P.D. (TV Series)
- The Pink Gumdrop (1967) ... Girl
 1963 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
- The Takers (1963) ... Inga
 1963 The Doctors (TV Series)
Kathy Ryker #2 (1971-1972)
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 2006 The Mistress of Collinwood: Miss Joan Bennett (Video short)
 1999 Dark Shadows on Location (Video documentary short)
Herself - Host
 1991 Dark Shadows: Behind the Scenes (Video)
Herself / Carolyn
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 1993 Dark Shadows Bloopers (Video documentary)
Carolyn Stoddard

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Was married to much older "Dark Shadows" co-star David Ford while the show was on the air. Told author Craig Hamrick that she was attracted to him largely because she respected his acting talent. See more »

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