Welcome back to Humor Nation. Joseph Morgan is best known for his brilliant portrayal of the vampire Klaus Mikaelson on ‘The Vampire Diaries’ and then playing the same role as the lead in ‘The Originals’, a spin-off of TVD. There are so many interesting facts about this talented actor. Did you know that Joseph Morgan actually auditioned for a role in a Harry Potter film? It’s hard to believe, but it is true. The actor auditioned for the role of Tom Riddle in HP’s Chamber of Secrets. Sadly, he didn’t get the role. Imagine how different it would have been if he had been a part of the Harry Potter Universe.
Not only is he an amazing actor, but he has tried his hands at direction too. The actor directed a short horror movie called ‘Revelation’ which starred his wife. Morgan has also directed a few episodes of CW’s The Originals. The actor married Persia White whom he met on the sets of The Vampire Diaries. His wife Persia played the character of Abby Bennett on TVD. He is also a big animal lover. He has a terrier named Kingston.
The actor was born as Joseph Martin, but for some unknown reason he decided to change his name to Joseph Morgan. If anyone is aware of the reason then do let us know in the comments.
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