Before they settled in New Orleans, The Originals cast were trying to make a splash! Some had more success than others.
The Originals Cast
The Originals Season 2 returns to The CW on October 5! Take a look at our favorite Mikaelson siblings and their fellow castmates before they were stars!
Joseph Morgan in Master and Commander
One of Joseph Morgan's first screen credits was alongside Russell Crowe in the megaflick Master and Commander.
Joseph Morgan in Alexander
He then went on to play Philotas in 2004's Alexander, starring Colin Farrell, Jared Leto, and Angelina Jolie.
Joseph Morgan on The Originals
Now, JoMo is Niklaus Mikaelson, the would-be king of New Orleans on The Originals. He's the hybrid we love to hate. And love. And then hate again.
Daniel Gillies in Spider-Man 2
Daniel Gillies played John Jameson, Kirsten Dunst's love interest in Spider-man 2.
Daniel Gillies in Broken Kingdom
Daniel Gillies and his wife Rachel Leigh Cook took 5 years off from their respective acting careers to produce Broken Kingdom, a film in which they both starred.