Virginia Vestoff
Virginia Vestoff
Gender: Female
Medium(s): Television
Roles: Actor
Date of birth: December 9th, 1939
Place of birth: New York City, New York
Date of death: May 2nd, 1982
Place of death: New York City, New York
Notable works: Dark Shadows
1st Horror: Dark Shadows: 1110

Virginia Vestoff was an American actress of stage and television. She was born in New York City, New York on December 9th, 1939. Virginia played the role of Samantha Drew Collins on the ABC daytime soap opera Dark Shadows from September of 1970 to January, 1971. She appeared in twenty-nine episodes of the series in total.

Virginia Vestoff passed away from cancer in New York City on May 2nd, 1982 at the age of 42.

Body of work Edit

Television Edit


Series Episode Role
Dark Shadows Episode 1110 Samantha Drew Collins
Dark Shadows Episode 1165 Samantha Drew Collins

Notes & Trivia Edit

  • Virginia Vestoff appeared on two episodes of the Tonight Show starring Johnn Carson. She appeared on the May 11th and May 27th, 1970 episodes.
  • Provided the opening narration for Dark Shadows episode 1110 - her first television work.

Other works Edit

  • Appeared in the "We Interrupt This Season" installment of '"NBC Experiment in Television in 1967.
  • In 1977, Virginia played a character named Helen in both chapters of the two-part Kojak episode called "Kojak's Days".
  • Virginia Vestoff has appeared in four television movies. She played Emily in Such Good Friends in 1971. She played Abigail Adams in the historical drama 1776 in 1972. She played Renee Carmody in The Quinns in 1977. She played Clarice Sloan in A Wedding in 1978 and she played Laurie Elliott in Alone at Last in 1980, her final television performance.

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