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'Dracula' TV Show Main Cast and Characters

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Here is a list of the main cast and characters on the NBC TV series Dracula.

Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Dracula/Alexander Grayson/Vlad Tepes

Jonathan Rhys Meyers as Dracula, Alexander Grayson, Vlad Tepes in 'Dracula'.
Photo by: Nino Munoz/NBC
Sophisticated, educated and charming, Count Dracula is a centuries-old vampire known originally as Vlad Tepes in his native Romania during the 1400s. He arrives in Victorian London in the year 1890 under the guise of a wealthy American businessman named Alexander Grayson, purportedly to introduce technology to the society. In actuality, he is there to seek his revenge against a secret society known as The Order of the Dragon, which killed his wife and turned him into a vampire centuries ago. He is soon drawn to Englishwoman Mina Murray, who bears a striking resemblance to his late wife Illena.

Jessica De Gouw as Mina Murray

Jessica De Gouw as Mina Murray in 'Dracula'.
Photo by: Nino Munoz/NBC
Mina is a feisty, independent woman who's ahead of her time as the only female medical student at the University of London. She wants to follow in the footsteps of her father, who's the head of Bethlem Royal Hospital. As the reincarnation of Dracula's wife Illena, Mina is instantly drawn to him, subconsciously remembering him from her past life. This causes complications, seeing as she's engaged to Jonathan Harker.

Nonso Anozie as R.M. Renfield

Nonso Anozie as R.M. Renfield in 'Dracula'.
Photo by: Nino Munoz/NBC
An intelligent, stylish, collected American lawyer, Renfield is Dracula's right-hand man. He knows Dracula's multiple identities and all of his secrets and guards them with his life. A man with multiple talents, he is a stabilizing force that allows Dracula's multiple personas to co-exist.

Thomas Kretschmann as Abraham Van Helsing

Thomas Kretschmann as Abraham Van Helsing in 'Dracula'.
Photo by: Nino Munoz/NBC
Van Helsing is one of Mina's professors. His calm demeanor masks an obsession with vengeance against the Order of the Dragon, who killed his family. To that end, he teams with Dracula in an uneasy alliance, attempting to concoct a vaccine that will allow the vampire to walk in the daylight.

Oliver Jackson-Cohen as Jonathan Harker

Oliver Jackson-Cohen as Jonathan Harker in 'Dracula'.
Photo by: Nino Munoz/NBC
Jonathan is a young reporter who excels at muckraking journalism for the largest newspaper in London. Although he's good at what he does, he barely makes ends meet, and coming from common stock, he's willing to do anything to climb the social ladder in order to better provide for his fiancee and childhood sweetheart Mina. He thus jumps at the opportunity that "Alexander Grayson" provides to work for him as a cultural attaché.

Katie McGrath as Lucy Westenra

Katie McGrath as Lucy Westenra in 'Dracula'.
Photo by: Nino Munoz/NBC
On the surface, Lucy is a girly, flirtatious social butterfly within high society, an intelligent woman who rarely has cause to use her smarts. However, she has dark secrets that have yet to be revealed. Lucy has been best friends with Mina since childhood, and she's very protective of Mina, even when it comes to Jonathan.

Victoria Smurfit as Lady Jayne Wetherby

Victoria Smurfit as Lady Jayne Wetherby in 'Dracula'.
Photo by: Nino Munoz/NBC
Lady Jane is a respected, affluent lady of society with a frosty exterior who has a secret life as a vampire slayer for the Order of the Dragon. Despite this, she and Alexander Grayson begin a sexual relationship that will test her allegiance as her feelings for him grow beyond her control. Complicating matters is the fact that his heart still lies with Mina.

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