What is The Picture of Dorian Gray?

Penny Dreadful has several famous characters from classic literature. For example, one of its recurring characters, Dorian Gray, is a well-known character from Oscar Wilde’s “A Picture of Dorian Gray”. On the Penny Dreadful show, Dorian Gray is acted by Reeve Carney. If you’re unfamiliar with the original tale, here’s the summary of the book to catch you up to speed. Dorian Gray is a  beautiful man who becomes the… Continue reading Continue reading

Dorian Gray

Dorian Gray

Dorian Gray is a main male character in Showtime TV show Penny Dreadful. He is played by actor Reeve Carney. Summary Dorian Gray is a very wealthy young man with intoxicating beauty. He is totally reckless and usually drawn to dangerous risks. The character of Dorian Gray is based off of Oscar Wilde’s The Picture of Dorian Gray. As the story goes, Dorian Gray was a man of such beauty that artist Basil… Continue reading