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|Known aliases||Ghost of Sarah Collins|
|Base of Operations||The Old House, Collinsport, Maine|
|Known relatives||Joshua Collins (father); Naomi Collins (mother); Jeremiah Collins (uncle); Barnabas Collins (brother)|
|Year of birth||1786|
|Year of death||1795|
|First Appearance||Dark Shadows: 255|
|Played by||Sharon Smyth|
Sarah Collins is a supporting character and ghost featured in the 1960s gothic soap opera Dark Shadows. Played by child actress Sharon Smyth, she first appeared as a ghost in 1967 in episode 255. Sarah Collins became the center of a crucial storyline, which ultimately evolved into an episodic arc colloquially known as the "1795 Flashback". Beginning with episode 366, Sarah Collins was re-introduced as a living character in the year 1795. She appeared in 36 episodes of the series in total, plus one episode where she provided her voice only. She appeared as Sarah Collins in six episodes and was credited as the Ghost of Sarah Collins in 30 episodes.
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Notes & Trivia Edit
- The character of Sarah Collins was created by series developer Dan Curtis, director John Sedwick and writers Art Wallace and Ron Sproat.
- Archive footage of Smyth's character was also featured in the 1991 Dark Shadows: Behind the Scenes video documentary.
- Appeared as the voice of Sarah Collins only in episode 286.