The Originals


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Summary

A spin-off from The Vampire Diaries, The Originals centers on the Mikaelson siblings, otherwise known as the world's original vampires: Klaus, Elijah and Rebekah. Following a tip-off informing him there's a plot brewing against him, Klaus goes back to New Orleans only to find his former protégé, Marcel, ruling the city. Having originally built it but been forced to flee from their vengeful father, Klaus resolves that they must take down Marcel and get back the city that once belonged to them. While doing that, they must also protect their city from a war brewing between vampires, werewolves and witches.

Information

  • Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
  • Rating: 8.6 (72 votes)
  • Runtime: 45 minutes
  • Status: Ended
  • Years: 2013 - 2018
  • Episodes per season: 22
  • Network: The CW

Seasons

The Originals - season 1

Season 1 (2013)

Rating: 7.9
The Originals - season 2

Season 2 (2014)

Rating: 7.9
The Originals - season 3

Season 3 (2015)

Rating: 7.5
The Originals - season 4

Season 4 (2017)

Rating: 7.9
The Originals - season 5

Season 5 (2018)

Rating: 8.6

Characters and Actors

Jedidiah Goodacre as Roman in The Originals

Roman

Actor: Jedidiah Goodacre
Yusuf Gatewood as Vincent Griffith in The Originals

Vincent Griffith

Actor: Yusuf Gatewood
Steven Krueger as Joshua Rosza in The Originals

Joshua Rosza

Actor: Steven Krueger
Danielle Rose Russell as Hope Mikaelson in The Originals

Hope Mikaelson

Actor: Danielle Rose Russell
Also in: Legacies
Joseph Morgan as Klaus Mikaelson in The Originals

Klaus Mikaelson

Actor: Joseph Morgan
Also in: The Vampire Diaries
Daniel Gillies as Elijah Mikaelson in The Originals

Elijah Mikaelson

Actor: Daniel Gillies
Also in: The Vampire Diaries
Phoebe Tonkin as Hayley Marshall in The Originals

Hayley Marshall

Actor: Phoebe Tonkin
Charles Michael Davis as Marcel Gerard in The Originals

Marcel Gerard

Actor: Charles Michael Davis
Claire Holt as Rebekah Mikaelson in The Originals

Rebekah Mikaelson

Actor: Claire Holt
Also in: The Vampire Diaries
Riley Voelkel as Freya Mikaelson in The Originals

Freya Mikaelson

Actor: Riley Voelkel
Also in: The Newsroom (2012), Roswell, New Mexico
Danielle Campbell as Davina Claire in The Originals

Davina Claire

Actor: Danielle Campbell
Also in: Tell Me a Story (US)
Leah Pipes as Camille O'Connell in The Originals

Camille O'Connell

Actor: Leah Pipes
Christina Moses as Keelin Malraux in The Originals

Keelin Malraux

Actor: Christina Moses
Also in: Containment
Summer Fontana as Young Hope Mikaelson in The Originals

Young Hope Mikaelson

Actor: Summer Fontana
Andrew Lees as Lucien Castle in The Originals

Lucien Castle

Actor: Andrew Lees
Casper Zafe as Finn Mikaelson in The Originals

Finn Mikaelson

Actor: Casper Zafe
Tracy Ifeachor  as Aya Al-Rashid in The Originals

Aya Al-Rashid

Actor: Tracy Ifeachor
Also in: Quantico
Colin Woodell as Aiden in The Originals

Aiden

Actor: Colin Woodell
Also in: Devious Maids
Nathaniel Buzolic as Kol Mikaelson in The Originals

Kol Mikaelson

Actor: Nathaniel Buzolic
Also in: The Vampire Diaries, Pretty Little Liars
Nathan Parsons as Jackson Kenner in The Originals

Jackson Kenner

Actor: Nathan Parsons
Also in: Once Upon a Time (2011), Roswell, New Mexico
Daniel Sharman as Kaleb Westphall in The Originals

Kaleb Westphall

Actor: Daniel Sharman
Also in: Teen Wolf, Fear the Walking Dead
Daniella Pineda as Sophie Deveraux in The Originals

Sophie Deveraux

Actor: Daniella Pineda
Sebastian Roché as Mikael Mikaelson in The Originals

Mikael Mikaelson

Actor: Sebastian Roché
Also in: The Man in the High Castle, Supernatural
Caspar Zafer as Finn Mikaelson in The Originals

Finn Mikaelson

Actor: Caspar Zafer
Collin Woodell as Aiden L in The Originals

Aiden L

Actor: Collin Woodell
 Danielle Rose Russell as Hope Mikaelson in The Originals

Hope Mikaelson

Actor: Danielle Rose Russell
Shannon Kane as Sabine Laurent in The Originals

Sabine Laurent

Actor: Shannon Kane
Taylor Cole as Sofya Voronova in The Originals

Sofya Voronova

Actor: Taylor Cole
Also in: Salvation
Casper Zafer as Finn Mikaelson in The Originals

Finn Mikaelson

Actor: Casper Zafer