|Aliases:||Professor Michael Woodard|
|1st appearance:||Dark Shadows: 1.1|
Professor Michael Woodard is a supporting character featured in the 1991 Dark Shadows revival series. He was played by actor Stefan Gierasch and introduced in episode 1. He also appeared in episodes 2, 3 and 4 where the character's final fate was revealed.
Notes & Trivia Edit
- The character of Michael Woodard was created by series showrunner and director Dan Curtis as well as writers Hall Powell, Bill Taub and Steve Feke.
- Professor Michael Woodard is one of the few characters from the revival series who does not have a direct counterpart from the original series. Instead, he is a combination of two different characters from the original Dark Shadows series. His name is partially taken from Dave Woodard, who was a physician and the caretaker of Maggie Evans. In all other regards, Michael Woodard is an analog of Professor Timothy Stokes, an occultist and seeker of arcane lore.
- Actor Stefan Gierasch also played the role of Joshua Collins in the 1791 Flashback storyline.