John Karlen

  • Died: January 22, 2020
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John Karlen

Starred as Willie Loomis on TV cult favorite "Dark Shadows"

John Karlen played Willie Loomis on the cult favorite TV daytime gothic soap opera "Dark Shadows." For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

Condolence & Memory Journal


he was one of my heroes from the tv series dark shadows! rest in peace!

Posted by debbie tail - porcupine, SD - friend   January 29, 2020


My sincere condolences to the family & friends of John Karlen. Mr Karlen was a wonderful actor & I was a huge fan of his work on both Dark Shadows & Cagney & Lacey. May he rest in peace.

Posted by Donna Pezzano - Phila, PA   January 27, 2020

Sorry for the loss of such a bright light. May the family be comforted by the hope of better things to come.

Posted by Lea    January 25, 2020

Thoughts and prayers I extend to the family and friends. I was an avid fan of Dark Shadows and "Willie" will always be remembered.

Posted by Kara Craft - Roanoke, VA   January 23, 2020

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John Karlen