Joseph Morgan (born 16 May 1981) is an English actor. He is best known for his role as Niklaus Mikaelson in The CW's hit show The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off The Originals.
Morgan was born in London, but lived in Swansea for 11 years. He is the oldest child in his family. He was a student at Morriston Comprehensive School and then studied a BTEC Performing Arts course at Gower College Swansea, before moving back to London to study at the Central School of Speech and Drama in his late teens.
He starred in the first series of the Sky One Television Series Hex, as Troy and has appeared in supporting roles in films such as Alexander and Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World and the BBC Two television series The Line of Beauty. He has also appeared in the television series Doc Martin and Casualty and co-starred in Mansfield Park alongside Billie Piper. In 2010 he played the title role in the mini-series "Ben Hur" which first aired on CBC television in Canada and ABC TV in America, on 4 April 2010.
He plays Niklaus Mikaelson in the The CW's The Originals and in The Vampire Diaries and played Lysander in the 2011 film Immortals, alongside Henry Cavill. BuddyTV ranked him #84 on its list of "TV's Sexiest Men of 2011"...
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