TV Actor

Jonathan Frid’s Death – Cause and Date

The TV actor Jonathan Frid died at the age of 87. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Canadian actor in film and television known best for his role as the vampire, Barnabas Collins in the soap opera, Dark Shadows.

He joined the Royal Canadian Navy in the middle of World War II and graduated from McMaster University in 1948.

He was one of the first actors to appear in productions at the Williamstown Theater Festival in Williamstown, MA.

Personal Life

He was born the youngest son to father, Herbert Percival, a construction executive and mother, Isabella Flora.

He starred with Shelley Winters in the television movie, The Devil’s Daughter in 1973.

How did Jonathan Frid die?

Frid died at Juravinski Hospital in Hamilton, Ontario, of pneumonia and complications after a fall. While some sources at the time variously reported the date of his death as April 13 or April 14, Frid’s relative, David Howitt, confirmed that Frid died in the early hours of April 14, 2012.