- Marcellus "Marcel" Gerard is a main character of The Originals. Marcel is one of Klaus' sires, former protégé, best friend, adoptive son and the former vampire ruler of New Orleans. With the Mikaelsons' return to New Orleans, Marcel's hold over the town is threatened when they join forces with the local coven.
Marcel was originally a slave without a name. He was the son of the governor, and Klaus rescued him, gave him the name Marcellus and took him under his wing.
Marcel rules the supernatural creatures of New Orleans
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In season 1, Marcel tries to start a relationship with a girl named Cami, but it doesn't work out after she sees him argue with Thierry.