Caliban

Caliban

Caliban is a main male character in Showtime TV show Penny Dreadful. He is played by actor Rory Kinnear. Summary Caliban, or The Creature as he is often called, is the first humanoid monster created by Dr. Victor Frankenstein. His unusual birth left him tortured and anguished, leaving him a lonely and misunderstood outcast. For his pain, he furious with his “father”.       Caliban’s Episode Appearances Episode 1 – no appearance Episode… Continue reading

Victor Frankenstein

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Dr. Victor Frankenstein is a main male character in Showtime TV show Penny Dreadful. He is played by actor Harry Treadaway. Summary Victor Frankenstein is a medical doctor fascinated with the connection between life and death. Although he is considered to have a tender soul, his research could turn out to have dire consequences. Dr. Frankenstein attempts to create a living monster out of different parts from various corpses, and, unfortunately, he… 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

Sir Malcolm Murray

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Sir Malcolm Murray is a main male character in Showtime TV show Penny Dreadful. He is played by actor Timothy Dalton. Summary Sir Malcolm Murray is an hardened African explorer who has spend most of his life on exciting quests. While his home is filled if magnificent artifacts, his constant journeys have cost him a life of family and love. With the help of Vanessa Ives, he hopes to right the wrongs of his… Continue reading