Welcome back to Humor Nation. Over the course of eight seasons, The Vampire Diaries have featured plenty of brilliant characters. It wouldn’t be wrong to say that the cast of the Vampire Diaries is immensely talented and they have done an amazing job of portraying the character that was given to them. Actors such as Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Nina Dobrev, Joseph Morgan, to name a few, they have immortalized the characters through their incredible performances. It would be impossible to imagine some other actor taking on their roles. But you would be surprised to know that there are certain Vampire Diaries characters which have been played by multiple actors. For this list, we have skipped the actors who appeared in the flashbacks playing the younger version of a character.
So Take A Look At 5 Characters In The Vampire Diaries Who Are Played By Multiple Roles
5. KLAUS MIKAELSON (3 ACTORS)
Nikklaus Mikaelson is without a doubt one of the best antagonists in the history of Vampire Diaries. Klaus has a history of notoriety, a character whose reputation preceded him. There was an enormous hype surrounding this character and it delivered perfectly. It’s ironic how Klaus was so despised by the fans in Season 2 that fans wanted to see him meet a tragic end, but the same character won over the fans in the next seasons, and his popularity resulted in a spin-off series titled ‘Originals’. But did you know his character has been played by three different actors in the Vampire Diaries. Apart from Joseph Morgan, Matt Davis and Michael Trevino have also portrayed the character of Klaus Mikaelson.
The witch Maddox had transferred the spirit of Klaus into the body of Alaric so he could spy on the Mystic Falls gang. Eventually in the episode ‘Klaus’, Joseph debuted as Klaus when the spirit is transferred to the original body. In Season 3 finale, when the Enhanced Original Alaric plunged the White Oak Stake in the heart of Klaus who was in a desiccated state. But later we learn that Bonnie has transferred his spirit in the body of Tyler Lockwood (Michael Trevino) to save his life.
4. RAYNA CRUZ (3 ACTRESSES)
Rayna Cruz is a huntress who served as the villain of Season 7 and made Stefan Salvatore her primary target. She spent her entire life dedicating towards one single mission which was to eradicate the vampires. Her sword was embedded with the Phoenix Stone which contains magical powers. Anyone who has been wounded by the Phoenix Sword is automatically marked which allows Rayna to easily locate the victim. In the end, Rayna through a ritual transfers the title of Huntress and her powers to Bonnie in exchange of which the Mystic Falls Gang will take care of the escaped vampires. Three actresses have played the role of Rayna Cruz. Leslie-Anne Huff portrayed the present age Rayna Cruz. Veronica Galvez played a young Rayna whereas Susan Williams played an elderly Rayna Cruz.