Louis Edmonds

Louis Edmonds, longtime legit actor who later became a fixture on such TV shows “Dark Shadows” and “All My Children,” died March 3 at John T. Mather Memorial Hospital in Port Jefferson, N.Y. He was 77.

Edmonds made his Broadway debut in 1956 in the musical “Candide.” He also played leading roles in plays by Shakespeare and works by Chekhov.

On the TV show, “Dark Shadows,” he played Roger Collins and on “All My Children” he was Langley Wallingford.

Additional TV credits included “Goodyear Television Playhouse,” “Studio One,” “Young Dr. Malone” and “Your Money or Your Wife.” He also appeared in the 1980 feature “The Exterminator.”

A native of Baton Rouge, La., he studied at Louisiana State U. and the Carnegie Institute of Technology and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

He is survived by a brother and sister.

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