89% of People Can't Name These Vampires and Werewolves. Can You?

By: Jody Mabry

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Vampire and werewolves have played a role in folklore for centuries. They are considered hauntingly sexy, mesmerizing and terrifying. They have a large fan following. Do you think you know your vampires and werewolves by sight? Take this quiz and see how good you really are!

In the original script, the Lost Boys were named after characters in "Peter Pan," with David's name originally being Peter. Despite being the leader of the Lost Boys and a major character in the movie, David had the fewest lines of any major or supporting cast member. However, he did say the name "Micheal" 118 times.

Elena goes through several changes between the "Vampire Diaries" book and TV show. She goes from blonde hair in the book to brown in the show, having a younger sister in the books to a brother in the show, and in the TV show Stefan dates Caroline first, not Elena.

Many people don't realize that Angel was supposed to remain dead after the season two finale. However, with a sequel in mind, Angel comes back for season three and a spin-off set-up. The spin-off "Angel" featured 18 return characters from "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." You might also recognize a lot of the same actors coming on to play roles in the hit series "Supernatural."

Spike was one of a handful of characters who were supposed to be killed off on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"; however, he lived on. For fans of the series, Buffy's birthday is a big deal, with a special celebration episode. That is, until season six, when Spike suggests to Buffy that she shouldn't celebrate her birthday anymore. In season seven, there is no birthday episode.

Bill Compton lived pre-vampire from 1835 to 1865, giving this vampire the appearance of a 30-year-old. Now, who doesn't want that complexion secret?

The Salvatore brothers in the book had a slightly more romantic background, coming from 15th-century Italy. However, in the TV series they are from Mystic Falls, transitioning into vampires during the U.S. Civil War.

Dracula is the most well-known vampire ever. With history dating back to Transylvania royalty and Vlad the Impaler, the name Dracula was forever made a legacy in Bram Stoker's novel, "Dracula."

A vampire, a werewolf, and a ghost walk into a bar... "Being Human" is just that, as these three popular mythical characters try to live together in peace. Aidan Waite, while a 260-year-old vampire, is somewhat of an anomaly as he tries to live a clean blood-bank lifestyle.

Claudia easily adapted from 12-year-old girl to vampire. Kat Graham of "The Vampire Diaries" fame also auditioned for the role of Claudia, losing out to Kirsten Dunst.

Selene is narrating from the beginning of the movie. However, her character isn't seen speaking until 12 minutes into "Underworld." She would go on to star in all five "Underworld" movies.

Actors are notorious for being silly. In the scene where Carlisle bites Edward, he whispers "I'm sorry," to Edward. In the second take he says, "My son." And as the takes continued, he whispered, "You're sexy."

"Nosferatu" is considered a classic and Graf Orlok the first of the vampire genre. However, that is not without its problems. Sweden banned the movie until 1972, due to excessive horror. And, due to a lawsuit by Bram Stoker's widow, all known prints and negatives were destroyed. But, of course, copies resurfaced later.

Pam de Beaufort was turned in 1905 San Francisco by Eric. As a madam at the Comstock Brothel, she continues her flair of dressing like she works at a brothel.

Tom Cruise played the role of Lestat - one of the most popular vampire's in film. However, the role was turned down by Johnny Depp, Tom Hanks, and Jeremy Irons. Others considered for the role were: John Malkovich, Peter Weller, Alexander Godunov and Brad Pitt.

In the last season of "True Blood," Eric's storyline was resolved a couple episodes before the finale. Why? Actor stuff of course. The actor who plays Eric, Alexander Skarsgard had to move on and begin filming, "The Legend of Tarzan."

Vampires tend to stick together, but did you know they bounce between TV shows too? "The Originals" features Hayley, along with fellow spin-offs from "The Vampire Diaries": Klaus, Kol, Rebekah and Elijah.

There is something to the immortality of vampires. Klaus was destined to be killed off in "The Vampire Diaries." However, his popularity may have given fans a reason to seek blood and Klaus survived to move onto the spin-off, "The Originals."

Seth Green takes his acting roles seriously. You may have seen him disappear through the mid-part of season four when Seth Green left the series. This may be due to his season three issues of showing up to work and having only one or two lines in season three. However, his character, Oz, was overdue anyway. Oz had been slated to be killed off much earlier.

"The Wolfman" is a 2010 remake and Benicio Del Toro was more than willing to play the role, as he was such a fan of the first movie. But, this isn't the first time he played a wolfman. He was the dog-faced boy in ""Big Top Pee-Wee."

The Lycan are the werewolves of the "Underworld" series, and there is every reason vampires should fear their past slaves. They are stronger, quicker, and seemingly more ruthless. In fact, most one-on-one encounters between Lycan and vampires end with the Lycan winning.

"An American Werewolf in Paris" is the 1997 sequel to the 1981 movie, "An American Werewolf in London." While most werewolf movies are horror, this one plays an unusual mix of comedy and horror, as an American tourist accidentally becomes involved with the Parisian werewolf clans.

"Blade" is known for its quick swordplay and exciting fight scenes. Which makes sense when Jet Li was first offered the role of Deacon. However, he turned it down for the movie, "Lethal Weapon 4."

While auditioning for the part of Marcus Van Sciver, Neil Jackson played a prank that nearly cost him the role. He auditioned in an American accent. The room didn't relax until he switched back to his English accent.

Kurt Barlow is the main antagonist in Stephen King's "Salem's Lot." King was inspired to write the novel after having his class read the novel "Dracula." The question that prompted him? What would happen if a vampire came to a small town in America?

Henry Fitzroy may be a graphic novelist in the TV series, but the character is really based on the first Duke of Richmond and Somerset. He was the illegitimate son of Henry the VIII.

"From Dusk Till Dawn" may not have been a hit at the box office, but its cult following made up for it. Santanico Pandemonium, played by actress Salma Hayek, was the Queen vampire of the "Titty Twister," a brothel in the middle of nowhere.

Ron Perlman's character Reinhardt is the leader of the Bloodpack. He is also a unique character in the vampire genre, being overtly racist.

Most people think of "From Dusk Till Dawn" as a Tarantino-directed film. But, instead he chose not to direct so that he could focus on his character Richard Gecko.

Countess Bathory was played by Delphine Seyrig, who was less than enthusiastic about playing the role. If not for her boyfriend, French Director Alain Resnais, who saw the film in the likes of a graphic novel, she may have not accepted the part.

"In 30 Days of Night," the vampires speak an original language. The language was created by the director, the lead actor, and a New Zealand linguist.

"Count Duckula" is an animated series about a vegetarian vampire duck with ketchup coursing through his veins. While 65 episodes were produced, only 42 were shown on TV.

Count Von Count is one of the most popular children's series vampires, appearing on "Sesame Street." He is truly a Count that counts.

Bill Nighy plays one of the oldest vampires in a movie, dating back to the 5th century. He is the main antagonist of the first two "Underworld" movies and appears in the first three.

In "Salem's Lot," Danny Glick is the first human to turn into a vampire. He does his job by spreading the wealth.

Wesley Snipes plays a half human half vampire who protects the human race. He was particularly interested in the film becase he was talking to Marvel Comics about playing the Black Panther.

The character Drusilla was cast in both "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" and "Angel." Her image was inspired by the famous model Kate Moss and the mid-90's overly skinny and drug-induced chic models of the time.

The New England Vampire Panic was a response to 19th-century lack of knowledge when it came to tuberculosis. This led to exhuming bodies to be burned and prevent vampires from coming to life and killing the rest of their family and town.

In the original "Dark Shadows," Barnabas went from villain to sympathetic vampire. This solidified the success of the long-running series, as well as the character, who was originally slated to stick around for only a couple of episodes. Too bad the '90s series revival didn't have the same success.

Queen Akasha is a ruthless vampire; however, she has stepped away from the stereotypical neck biting. Instead, she sets people on fire, tears out their heart, or bites another part of the body.

This vampire legend speaks of a woman who is bitten by a vampire. Her brothers, thinking it was a man, shoot the vampire and follow it back to a vault in the cemetery where they burn the beast.

"Bunnicula" was a short-lived animated TV series based on a children's novel series. Bunnicula is a bunny vampire who uses carrot juice to superpower itself.

Contrary to Hollywood lore, a blockbuster can be shot in a relatively short time. "Twilight" was shot in 48 days. And that includes the time it took for Jackson Rathbone, who plays Jasper Hale, to learn how to play baseball left-handed. Who knows which of those is more amazing?

Actress Candice King has been in the most scenes of "Vampire Diaries," after the three main characters. Due to her character being a vampire, she cannot get pregnant. This could have been a problem considering the actress' pregnancy and all. So, the writers changed things up having the Gemini Coven transferring Jo and Alaric's unborn twins to Caroline Forbes' womb upon Jo's death.

Daniel Gillies, who plays Elijah, is one five actors who reprises their "Vampire Diaries" character in the spin-off, "The Originals."

Set in a Stockholm suburb in 1982, "Let the Right One In" is a romantic horror film. Eli is a peculiar girl. For the vampire side of Eli to stick out, the director has the colors of either red or orange in nearly every scene as a reminder of blood.

The Highgate vampire originally started as a ghost story legend in the 1960s. By 1970, stories grew with the aid of media coverage and a mass vampire hunt. Exorcisms were even conducted in the area.

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