Women can’t get enough talking about Klaus, Joseph Morgan’s character in ‘The Vampire Diaries.’ Despite portraying a negative character, Morgan garnered positive attention amongst his fans. If you look at his on-screen character, his vileness is sure to repulse you!
But as time goes by and you see the justification of all his actions. It becomes impossible to hate him!
Many fans admit watching ‘The Vampire Diaries’ for Joseph Morgan because the show tends to be a must-watch to mundane very quickly.
Joseph Morgan’s Early Life
Joseph Morgan started his career with the historical drama film ‘Eroica’ in 2003. He gets his British accent used in ‘The Original’ from Wales where his family raised him after his birth in London. In the late teens, he moved back to London, to study as a Central School of Speech and Drama student. As a student, he workshopped scenes from his most-loved movies and participated in student films.
Getting Started as an Actor
After his graduation, Morgan was hired by the famous director Peter Weir for the film ‘Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World’ where he worked with Russell Crowe. Impressed by his performance, Oliver Stone chose him for an impactful supporting role in ‘Alexander.’ After this film, Morgan worked in different stage shows in London and British tv dramas. Here is a list of his noteworthy performances:
- Henry VIII
- The Line of Beauty
- Mansfield Park
- Doc Martin
Morgan’s First Major Break
Morgan’s first big break came in 2009 when he played the lead in ‘Ben Hur’ the mini-series. This series was directed by Steve Shill. The series was based on the classic film and novel by the same name. In the coming years, Morgan went on to work in an independent drama by the name of ‘Angels Crest’ and the film with a big-budget ‘Immortals’ where he worked with Mickey Rourke.
After this stellar performance in these shows and films, Morgan started playing the role of ‘Klaus.’ He started appearing regularly in the CW hit series ’ The Vampire Diaries.’ After working in the series for two years, he was approached for the spin-off show ‘The Originals’ that majorly revolved around his lead character.
Things We Love About Joseph Morgan
There are many reasons why women love Joseph Morgan! Here are some of the reasons:
- British accent: Despite what people commonly assume, the accent of Morgan in the spin-off show ‘The Originals’ is not fake. His education and birth city was indeed London. His British accent’s roots come from his childhood in Wales, United Kingdom.
- Versatility: Not only Morgan is a charming actor, but he also makes for a fine director. Starring his better half Persia, he directed a short horror film by the name ‘Revelation.’
- Nature: Morgan is a kind-hearted man because despite being very successful, he knows his ground. This humility came from his childhood experience when he worked as a fruit and vegetable seller.
- Acting skills: His performance in ‘The Vampire Diaries,’ ‘The Originals,’ and ‘500 Miles North’ is appreciated worldwide by his millions of fans.
In 2014, the actor broke a million hearts by marrying his now-wife Persia White. Still, he has managed to earn his fans’ love and respect for his brilliant performances as a director and an actor. Not only are his skills appreciated by his fans, but the kindness in his heart is what makes women fall for him!