Dracula sees off Twilight

Twilight may be a top box office draw but old timer Dracula has been voted the top screen vampire.

The Transylvanian count proved to be top of the popularity stakes, closely followed by Spike from the TV series Buffy, and Angel from the same show.

Dracula beat the new blood to top the list in a poll commissioned by leading sci-fi and fantasy magazine SFX.

Robert Pattinson's Twilight character Edward Cullen failed to make the top ten and figures only at number 14.

He was even beaten by cartoon character Count Duckula which was placed in ninth position by voters.

Top ten favourite vampires of all time according to sfx.co.uk users are:

1. Dracula
2. Spike (Buffy The Vampire Slayer)
3. Angel (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Angel)
4. John Mitchell (Being Human)
5. Drusilla (Buffy The Vampire Slayer)
6. Eric Northman (True Blood)
7. Mick St John (Moonlight)
8. Selene (Underworld)
9. Count Duckula (Count Duckula)
10. Darla (Buffy The Vampire Slayer).