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​Vampires That Make Us Want To Be Willing Victims


Vampires are renowned for their ability to lure their mortal prey into their arms with the slightest of glances, the subtlest of gestures. Their sensual, seductive allure is irresistible to almost anyone with a pulse. In recent years, the preternatural creature has been elevated even more so to the lofty status of a dark, sexual icon of literature and cinema. I am often asked who I believe to be the “hottest” vampires in television and film, what actors have successfully made me want to offer my veins up in tribute. With that in mind, here are my top selections:


Henry Fitzroy – Blood Ties

Kyle Schmid portrays the vampire Henry Fitzroy, the 480 year old Duke of Richmond, bastard son of Henry VIII, who has set up camp in a swanky loft in Canada, pursuing a “day job” as a graphic novelist. Schmid is pure sex appeal in this television series: charming, intelligent, worldly and breath-taking handsome. Henry is the absolute epitome of the aristocratic modern vampire.

Eric Northman – True Blood

There is truly only one actor that could so perfectly portray an ancient Nordic vampire turned modern Louisiana sheriff and owner of the infamous vampire bar Fangtasia: Alexander Skarsgard. From his impeccable sense of fashion to his highlighted hair, Eric Northman is cold, calculating, cruel and completely in control in a way that is mysteriously irresistible. The perfect bad boy vampire!

Louis de Pointe du Lac – Interview With the Vampire

“Ah, Louis! I need only to follow the corpses of rats to find you, Louis.” Brad Pitt brought a uniquely angelic quality to the world of vampires with his portrayal of Louis de Pointe du Lac from Anne Rice’s Interview With the Vampire. A true fallen angel with exquisite beauty and a painfully tortured soul Pitt gave audiences a vampire even the most jaded of mortals would willing submit to.

Lestat de Lioncourt – Interview With the Vampire

Say what you like about the slightly psychotic Tom Cruise, there is no argument that he perfectly embodied the demented, sexy “Brat Prince” Lestat of Anne Rice’s Interview With the Vampire. Vain, arrogant and completely o


Queen Akasha – Queen of the Damned

There are very few actresses who could have held the ability to portray the Queen of the vampires, Akasha, in Anne Rice’s Queen of the Damned. Moving with an eerie grace through each of her scenes like an eel slithering through dark waters, Aaliyah’s natural, exotic beauty and grace was an absolute perfect fit for the centuries old source of all things undead.

Lestat de Lioncourt – Queen of the Damned

Where Tom Cruise’s por