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Character page for the 2013 television series ''Series/{{Dracula}}.''


!Main Characters

!!Dracula / Alexander Grayson / Vlad Tepes
->'''Played By:''' Creator/JonathanRhysMeyers

* AdaptationalAttractiveness: In the source material, he's a hideous monster (until he drinks blood) but here he's played by Creator/JonathanRhysMeyers, face of Hugo Boss.
* TheCharmer: Is seductive to women and in public with his Grayson persona, he's kind of a cheeky industrialist type, a Victorian era vampire Richard Branson.
* FakeAmerican: In-universe. Dracula is Wallachian. He pretends to be American so others consider him a newcomer to the country.
* PetTheDog: Dracula of course has a soft spot for Mina, but he also seems to care about Renfield a good deal - when they first met he rescued Renfield from being beaten up and possibly killed, for no ulterior motive, and when Renfield is captured Dracula comes to his rescue while carrying out a RoaringRampageOfRevenge on the people who tortured him.
%%* TeethClenchedTeamwork: With Van Helsing.
* TryToFitThatOnABusinessCard:
-->''"And ''you'' are Vlad the Third, prince of Wallachia, second son of the House of Basarab, also known as Vlad Tepes, Vlad the Impaler--''Dracula''."''
* VampiresAreSexGods: He wastes little time seducing Lady Jayne.
* VillainProtagonist: While the Order of the Dragon is plenty evil, Dracula himself is no saint.
* WickedCultured: Enjoys the finer things in life, and in this adaptation, displays a a kind of P.T. Barnum/Edison vibe, selling his wireless electricity all over London.

!!Mina Murray
->'''Played By:''' Jessica De Gouw

A medical student and the reincarnation of Dracula's long-dead wife.

* AlliterativeName
* BurnTheWitch: In her previous incarnation, this is how she died.
* CompositeCharacter: She has some of John Seward's traits from the books, since both studied medicine under van Helsing.
* HospitalHottie: She's in medical school.
%%* TheIngenue
* [[NiceGuy Nice Girl]]
%%* OfCorsetsSexy
* TrueBlueFemininity: She favors the colour blue. This helps display the RedOniBlueOni aspect of her relationship with Lucy.
* ReincarnationRomance: In a past life, she was Dracula's wife.

[[folder:Van Helsing]]
!!Prof. Abraham Van Helsing
->'''Played By:''' Creator/ThomasKretschmann

Mina's lecturer at university and secret ally of Dracula.

%%* BadassBeard
%%* CrusadingWidower
* EnemyMine: He is the one to release Dracula from his crypt; this is due to their shared enmity toward the Order of the Dragon.
* HeWhoFightsMonsters: He has no qualms about murdering innocent people to get his revenge against the Order.
%%* TeethClenchedTeamwork: With Dracula.
* WouldHurtAChild: He kidnaps Browning's children [[spoiler: cuts off the finger of the son and sends it to them, then feeds them both Dracula's blood, turning them into vampires and setting them on Browning as he burns all of them in a building.]] Just...wow.

[[folder:Lady Jayne]]
!!Lady Jayne Wetherby
->'''Played By:''' Victoria Smurfit

A fashionable woman who is immediately enticed by the King of Vampires. She's also a secret member of the Order of the Dragon.

%%* AbsoluteCleavage: Her outfits favor this.
* AncientConspiracy: She's a high-ranking member of the Order of the Dragon.
%%* BadassLongcoat
%%* BiTheWay
* CanonForeigner: She never appears in any original material. [[spoiler: Though could possibly be the first of Dracula's "brides" given some of her traits.]]
* DarkActionGirl: She singlehandedly kills two vampires in the London Underground and decapitates a third later on.
* DistractedByTheSexy: She scoffs at the idea that Grayson might be a vampire, only for Mr Browning to accuse her of this trope.
%%* TheDragon: To Browning.
* EternalSexualFreedom: Despite living in the Victorian Era, she seduces Grayson without any particular regard for social norms, and doesn't seem to suffer any consequences for it either.
%%* MsFanservice
* KilledOffForReal: [[spoiler: Possibly, she's stabbed but Dracula feeds on her not long after. She good chance she was turned. However with the series ending on a cliffhanger, we'll never know.]]
%%* LadyOfWar
%%* OfCorsetsSexy

!!Jonathan Harker
->'''Played By:''' Oliver Jackson-Cohen

A gauche journalist who's desperate to climb the ranks of aristocracy.

%%* GreenEyedMonster
%%* TheInformant: To Grayson.
%%* IntrepidReporter
%%* SocialClimber

!!R.M. Renfield
->'''Played By:''' Nonso Anozie

Dracula's loyal confidant and keeper of secrets.

* AdaptationalBadass: While in the book, Renfield was a sycophantic slave and utterly insane bug-eater, here he's a cool and collected man.
%%* AmoralAttorney: He's a lawyer by trade.
* ColdBloodedTorture: Reinfield undergoes this throughout "The Devil's Waltz", at the hands of Davenport's agents, who are trying to find out who Grayson loves most, so that Davenport can have revenge for Grayson's role in his son's death. To his credit, Reinfield doesn't talk, and holds up until Dracula rescues him.
%%* TheDragon: To Dracula.
%%* HonestAdvisor: To Dracula.
* HypercompetentSidekick: For Dracula. He arranges everything that Dracula can't, such as daylight business.
* RaceLift: His race isn't mentioned in the book, but Renfield has always been depicted as a white fellow. In this adaptation he's played by Nonso Anozie.
%%* TheRenfield: To put it elegantly, DUUUUUH.
* ServileSnarker: Often makes truly [[DeadpanSnarker deadpan]] sarcastic remarks to his employer; also, he is the only one allowed to affect mannerisms that Dracula would find disrespectful from anyone else.

!!Lucy Westenra
->'''Played By:''' Creator/KatieMcGrath

A rich society girl who harbors secret romantic feelings for Mina, her best friend.

* AbsoluteCleavage: Firstly, it's Creator/KatieMcGrath. Secondly, like Lady Jayne she goes for outfits with a plunging neckline.
* AdaptationalSexuality: Lucy is straight in the novel (and the vast majority of previous adaptations) but a lesbian in this series.
* AdaptationalVillainy: In the book, she was one of the sweetest characters while human. Here, she's manipulative and lustful, working with Dracula and against Harker.
* AllLoveIsUnrequited: She's in love with Mina, engaged to Jonathan.
* AlphaBitch: She's snarky and makes no secret of how boring she considers Jonathan to be.
%%* AnguishedDeclarationOfLove: To Mina.
%%* DeadpanSnarker
%%* IncompatibleOrientation: For Mina, it seems.
%%* LipstickLesbian
%%* OfCorsetsSexy
%%* RichBitch
* SelfMadeOrphan: [[spoiler: Maybe. In the final episode, her first act as a vampire is to bite her mother. If she changed her into a vampire or not is unknown due to the series cancellation.]]
* TranshumanTreachery: [[spoiler: In the season one finale, she's turned into a vampire.]]

!Recurring Characters

[[folder:Lord Browning]]
!!Lord Browning
->'''Played By:''' Ben Miles

* AffablyEvil: He always presents himself as a polite, respectable, gentleman when speaking to others and is always very cordial with those that he works with. However, he will not tolerate failure from his underlings who do not bring him results and he will show just how [[YouHaveOutlivedYourUsefulness ruthless]] he can be when provoked.
* AncientConspiracy: A high-ranking member of the Order of the Dragon.
* BadBoss: He has no qualms with threatening those that serve him with severe punishment or killing those under him without the slightest hesitation if they should [[YouHaveFailedMe fail him]].
* BigBad: He's seemingly the current leader of the Order of the Dragon in London.
%%* BeardOfEvil
* KnightTemplar:Believes what he and the Order of the Dragon are doing is in the best interest of England and the world; justifying their cruel and malicious actions, self-righteous, and cold-blooded murder of innocents and their war profiteering in the name of God.

->'''Played By:''' Jessica De Gouw

* BurnTheWitch: How she was killed by the Order of the Dragon.
%%* TheLostLenore: To Dracula.
%%* PosthumousCharacter
%%* WomanInWhite