An offshoot of The Vampire Diaries, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world’s original vampires: Klaus (Joseph Morgan), Elijah (Daniel Gillies), and Rebekah (Claire Holt). The Original Vampire family pledge to remain together, but now their bonds of family are broken and Klaus reacts to an anonymous tip that someone is plotting against the family in the place they helped build, New Orleans.
MEET THE CAST:
JOSEPH MORGAN – Klaus Mikaelson
Joseph Morgan starred in a variety of television series, as well as supporting roles in films and mini-series. Most would recognize him from his title role in the 2010 mini-series Ben Hur, which aired on CBC television in Canada and ABC TV in the U.S. He currently stars as Klaus on the hit show The Vampire Diaries and has reprised his roll on the spin-off series The Originals.
DANIEL GILLIES – Elijah Mikaelson
A Canadian-born New Zealand actor, he is best known for his recurring role of Elijah Mikaelson on the television series The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off series The Originals, as well as his role as Dr. Joel Goran on the Canadian series Saving Hope.
PHOEBE TONKIN – Hayley
Phoebe Tonkin is an Australian actress and model. She is best known for portraying Cleo Sertori in H2O: Just Add Water, Fiona Maxwell in Tomorrow, When the War Began, Faye Chamberlain in The Secret Circle, and Hayley Marshall in The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off series The Originals. Tonkin has also appeared on Australian television shows Packed to the Rafters and Home and Away.
CHARLES MICHAEL DAVIS – Marcel Gerard
Charles Michael Davis is an American actor and model. He’s best known for his role on the The CW television drama, The Originals. Davis has done print modeling and commercials for Nike and FootLocker, and has had guest and recurring appearances in several notable television shows, including That’s So Raven, Switched at Birth, and Grey’s Anatomy. In 2011, he landed a recurring role on BET’s The Game as Kwan Kirkland, a quarterback for the San Diego Sabers.