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|Known relatives:||Maggie Evans (daughter); Joe Haskell (son-in-law); Unnamed wife (deceased)|
|1st appearance:||Dark Shadows: 5|
Sam Evans is a supporting character featured in the Dark Shadows franchise. He was introduced in episode #5 of the original 1960s Dark Shadows series and was initially played by actor Mark Allen. Allen played the role of Sam Evans for a total of eleven episodes, his last being episode #22. Afterward, the part was played by actor David Ford who began playing Evans in episode #35 and continued to play the character until he was written off the series. Ford played Sam Evans in 99 episodes of the show, including his character's ghost as seen in episode #530. In total, the character appeared in 120 episodes. The character also appeared in the 1991 Dark Shadows revival series where he was played by Eddie Jones. Jones appeared as Sam Evans in the series pilot, as well as episode #5. In the revival series' counterpart to the "1795 Flashback", Jones played his character's ancestor, Bailiff Henry Evans.
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Notes & Trivia Edit
- Actor David Ford also played the role of Andre du Pres in a story-arc commonly referred to as the "1795 Flashback". He appeared in ten episodes of the series between episode 370 and episode #394 in this role.
- Actor Eddie Jones played his character's ancestor, Bailiff Henry Evans, in four episodes of the "1790 Flashback" storyline.
- Sam Evans was one of the few central characters who did not make an appearance in either of the 1970s MGM Dark Shadows movies, House of Dark Shadows and Night of Dark Shadows.