Perhaps best known for his portrayals of Quentin Collins on Dark Shadows and Richard Channing on Falcon Crest, David Selby was born and raised in Morgantown, West Virginia. He received B.S. and M.A. degrees from West Virginia University and a Ph.D. from Southern Illinois University.
Selby's poetry collections include In and Out of the Shadows, My Mother's Autumn, and Happenstance. A Better Place combines memoir and social commentary. His latest works are the novel The Blue Door and My Shadowed Past, an autobiographical piece focusing on Dark Shadows and its social context.
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