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How TV’s Most Popular Vampires Have Changed Over The Years

The characters are immortal. The actors, not so much.

1. Eric Northman (Alexander Skarsgard), True Blood

HBO

2008 vs. 2014

2. Bill Compton (Stephen Moyer), True Blood

HBO

2008 vs. 2014

3. Jessica Hamby (Deborah Ann Woll), True Blood

HBO

2008 vs. 2014

4. Damon Salvatore (Ian Somerhalder), The Vampire Diaries

The CW

2009 vs. 2013

5. Stefan Salvatore (Paul Wesley), The Vampire Diaries

Warner Bros.

2009 vs. 2013

6. Elijah Mikaelson (Daniel Gillies), The Vampire Diaries and The Originals

Warner Bros.

2010 vs. 2014

7. Klaus Mikaelson (Joseph Morgan), The Vampire Diaries and The Originals

Warner Bros.

2011 vs. 2014

8. Angel (David Boreanaz), Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel

Warner Bros.

1997 vs. 2004

9. Darla (Julie Benz), Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel

Warner Bros.

1997 vs. 2004

10. Spike (James Marsters), Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel

Warner Bros.

1997 vs. 2004

11. Drusilla (Juliet Landau), Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel

Warner Bros.

1997 vs. 2004

12. Grandpa Munster (Al Lewis), The Munsters and The Munsters’ Revenge

Everett Collection

Mid-1960s vs. 1981

13. Mitchell (Aidan Turner), Being Human (U.K.)

Touchpaper Television

2008 vs. 2011

14. Barnabas Collins (Jonathan Frid), Dark Shadows and House of Dark Shadows

Everett Collection

1967 vs. 1970

15. Aidan Waite (Sam Witwer), Being Human (U.S.)

Syfy

2011 vs. 2014

16. The Count, Sesame Street

PBS

1972 vs. 2014

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