Hex actor Joseph Morgan joins Vampire Diaries
British actor Joseph Morgan has been cast as Klaus, a legendary ancient vampire, in The CW drama The Vampire Diaries.
British actor Joseph Morgan has been cast as Klaus, a legendary ancient vampire, in The CW drama The Vampire Diaries. Producers on the hit vampire drama have been searching for an actor to play Klaus for some time with several names being attached to the role and over 100 actors auditioning for it. According to TVLine though the part has gone to British actor Joseph Morgan who genre fans will remember for his role of Troy in the first season of Sky One supernatural drama Hex. Troy was the school heart-throb who went after Cassie (Christina Cole) who was a witch stalked by Azazeal (Michael Fassbender) leader of the fallen angels.
Joseph Morgan’s other credits include a stint in Casualty in 2008/2009, Mick Mabley in Doc Martin in 2007, Silent Witness, Line of Beauty, William and Mary and Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa. His movie credits include Alexander and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.