Welcome back to Humor Nation. Over the course of eight seasons, The Vampire Diaries has featured plenty of villains. These villains proved to be a threat to our favorite characters, they pushed the protagonists to their limits and played a crucial role in the storyline. But no villain has captured the attention of the audiences like Klaus Mikaelson. An original vampire who started as the main protagonist, but slowly transformed into a fan-favorite character. Klaus, being the first hybrid, made him one of the most powerful beings in the TVD world. But it was his unique personality which won the hearts of the TVD fans.
Before the fans got to see the notorious, infamous Klaus Mikaelson in the flesh on The Vampire Diaries, the reputation of this Original preceded him. Klaus was the Original Vampire who was feared by the other vampires for his ruthlessness. Even though there were other Original Vampires, his siblings, but his stone-cold nature, his intense rage, and unforgiveness made him a legend in the vampire community. And when this infamous revealed himself The Vampire Diaries universe was never the same again.
Joseph Morgan’s portrayal of the cold-blooded Klaus Mikaelson in TVD impressed the fans so much that this fan-favorite ended up getting a spin-off show of his own ‘The Originals’. Although he started off as a villain in the TVD, his character has done many atrocities and also performed many heroic acts. This places him somewhere between a villain and an anti-hero.
In Klaus Mikaleson, the watchers got to see a villain so unpredictable and complex that soon he became a fan favorite. His popularity reached to a point that the studio decided to give the character his own show, The Vampire Diaries spinoff: The Originals.