List of Once Upon a Time characters

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The primary characters of the third season. From left to right: Belle, Rumplestiltskin, Prince Charming, Neal Cassidy, Snow White, Henry Mills, Emma Swan, the Evil Queen, and Captain Killian "Hook" Jones.

The characters of the American fantasy-drama television series Once Upon a Time and its spin-off Once Upon a Time in Wonderland are renditions of classic fairy tale and fantasy characters.

Once Upon A Time[edit]

Emma Swan (Jennifer Morrison), a bails bond agent and her son, Henry (Jared S. Gilmore) discover that a town named Storybrooke is actually a remnant of a parallel world that was cursed by the Evil Queen Regina (Lana Parrilla). The characters originate from different realms in the land, most notably the Enchanted Forest. They initially have no memory of who they were, including the parents of Emma: Snow White (Ginnifer Goodwin) and Prince Charming (Josh Dallas), who sent her to the real world to break the curse. Following the curse being broken by Emma, Mr. Gold (Robert Carlyle) brings magic to Storybrooke and the characters are reunited, but cannot leave without losing their original memories. Outsiders Greg Mendell (Ethan Embry) and Tamara (Sonequa Martin-Green) arrive in Storybrooke and carry out their quest to destroy magic from the town. After failing, the pair kidnap Henry to Neverland, leaving Emma, Mary Margaret, David, Regina, Mr. Gold and Captain Hook (Colin O'Donoghue) to rescue him.

Upon arrival in Neverland, Rumplestiltskin's father Peter Pan (Robbie Kay) obtains Henry, keeping possession of him with help from the Lost Boys. After retrieving Henry from Neverland and successfully returning to Storybrooke, Pan enacts the original curse once more that sends all the inhabitants back to their original worlds. Emma and Henry escape to New York City and have happy memories of their life together while losing their memories of Storybrooke. Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West (Rebecca Mader) begins her revenge plot against her half sister Regina, ultimating in the characters being returned to Storybrooke, and leaving Emma to again save the residents.[1] Mary Margaret and David welcome a son who they name after Henry's father Neal Cassidy (Michael Raymond-James) who sacrificed his life to defeat Zelena. However, her time travelling portal inadvertently welcomes Elsa (Georgina Haig) to the town.

Primary characters[edit]

Fairy tale counterpart Real-world counterpart Portrayer Starring seasons Recurring/guest seasons Episode Count Status
N/A Emma Swan Jennifer Morrison (adult)
Abby Ross (child)
1, 2, 3, 4 N/A 76[2] Alive
Jennifer Morrison
Emma Swan is the daughter of Snow White and Prince Charming, Henry Mills' birth mother, and older sister of Neal Nolan. She is the main protagonist of the series, known as "The Savior".

When Snow White becomes pregnant, Geppetto forms a magical wardrobe for her and Charming, after Rumplestiltskin informs them that their daughter is the key to breaking the Evil Queen's curse in 28 years. Emma is born shortly after and placed in the wardrobe, successfully travelling to the new land.[3] In the real world, Emma grows up in foster care, bouncing from various families, one including Sarah Fisher's (the Snow Queen). As a teenager, Emma becomes a petty criminal with Neal Cassidy. They plan to start a new life in Tallahassee, Florida, until Neal is persuaded by August Booth (Pinocchio) to turn Emma over to the police, to protect her destiny. Emma is jailed, later giving birth to Henry,[4] whom she gives up for adoption to give him a better life; he is then adopted by Regina Mills (the Evil Queen).[5] After some time in prison, Emma becomes a bail bond agent. On her 28th birthday, a ten-year-old Henry arrives in Boston, explaining Emma's origins. Disbelieving him, she returns him home to Regina in Storybrooke, who becomes worried that Emma wants to be in Henry's life. Regina's repeated warnings to leave town and keep out of Henry's life make Emma decide to stay.[3]

In Storybrooke, Emma initially wants Henry to let go of his theories of the curse, but later plays along.[6] She moves in with Mary Margaret (Snow White), unaware that they are related, and Sheriff Graham appoints Emma his deputy as the two form an attraction,[7] until Regina crushes his heart, causing him to die in Emma's arms.[8] Emma is soon elected sheriff, assisting in the arrest of Mary Margaret for the alleged murder of Kathryn Nolan, until she is found alive.[9] When August Booth (Pinocchio) arrives in Storybrooke revealing her destiny of breaking the curse, a pressured Emma decides to leave the town, not wanting Henry to suffer from her and Regina's feud. Regina, however, attempts to poison Emma, though Henry willingly consumes it to prove that magic exists.[10] Emma finally believes, but Henry is pronounced dead. However, he is awoken with true love's kiss from Emma, thus breaking the curse and allowing all residents to remember their true identities.[11] Emma reunites with her parents, only to fall through a portal with her mother to the Enchanted Forest.[12] They meet Princess Aurora and Mulan who help them return to Storybrooke.[13][14] Emma then helps Mr. Gold travel to Manhattan to locate his son Baelfire, who she discovers is Henry's father Neal.[4] Returning to Storybrooke, Emma deals with newcomers Greg Mendell and Neal's fiancé Tamara.[15] Emma's skeptical theories on the pair are proven correct when it is revealed they want to destroy magic.[16] After Emma and Regina stop their trigger to destroy Storybrooke, Henry is taken to Neverland by Greg and Tamara; Emma, her parents, Regina, Hook and Mr. Gold follow them.[17] The team eventually manage to rescue Henry from the sinister Peter Pan,[18][19] and return to Storybrooke.[20] However, Pan enacts the original curse once more, forcing Emma and Henry to leave Storybrooke after Regina reverses her curse, erasing the events following its enactment. Emma's past is temporarily altered by Regina and she lives with Henry in New York City instead of giving him up for adoption.[21]

One year after the curse's reversal, Hook restores Emma's memories with a potion and the two return to Storybrooke with Henry to save her family by breaking the new curse caused by Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West.[22] She finds Neal trapped within Mr. Gold's body, thus causing him to lose his mind. Neal asks for Emma to free his father by killing himself to defeat Zelena; she reluctantly agrees.[23] Regina later helps Emma to strengthen her magical powers, though they are removed when Zelena curses Hook.[24] After Emma and Hook are dragged into Zelena's time portal, she accepts Storybrooke as her home, regaining her magic to re-open the portal to the present where she begins a relationship with Hook. However, unaware to her, she also brings a previously deceased Maid Marian to the future, shattering her growing friendship with Regina, whom Emma hopes will accept her as a friend despite their differences. The two later regain their friendship to defeat the Snow Queen with Elsa, who helps Emma to finally embrace her powers fully and control them. When Elsa, Anna, and Kristoff leave Emma learns that Mr. Gold is back to his evil ways. Emma also learns that Gold has Hook's heart and she gets it back and puts it back in him. Emma later learns that Regina wants to find the writer of the book.

N/A Henry Mills Jared S. Gilmore 1, 2, 3, 4 N/A 72[25] Alive
Jared S. Gilmore
Henry Mills is Emma Swan and Neal Cassidy's son, whom she gave up for adoption after giving birth soon after getting released from jail.[3][14] He is also Snow White, Prince Charming and Rumplestiltskin's grandson, and the great-grandson of the latter's father's alias Peter Pan. He is adopted by Regina Mills (the Evil Queen), who finds him through Mr. Gold (Rumplestiltskin); Henry is named after Regina's father.[5]

An older Henry receives his cherished book of fairy tales from his teacher Mary Margaret Blanchard (Snow White), discovering that the residents of Storybrooke are characters from it after noticing he is the only one in town who ages.[20] His realization of Regina's true identity strains his relationship with her, and she sends him to regular therapy sessions with Dr. Archie Hopper to end his belief in the curse.[5] Hoping to break the curse, Henry finds his biological mother Emma Swan in Boston and brings her to Storybrooke.[3] He eventually convinces her of the truth by consuming a sleeping curse intended for her by Regina,[10] nearly resulting in him dying. However, he is awoken with true love's kiss by Emma, which also breaks the curse.[11] Emma and Mary Margaret are then dragged into a portal, leaving David (Prince Charming) to look after him.[12] Following the death of Regina's mother Cora, and her vowing to avenge Mary Margaret, Henry seeks to remove magic from Storybrooke. When Emma and Regina stop the trigger enacted by Greg Mendell and Tamara from destroying the town, he is kidnapped by the pair and taken to Neverland, where it is revealed that Peter Pan (Henry's great-grandfather) wants possession of him as he owns "the heart of the truest believer".[17][26] Pan eventually persuades Henry to give him his heart, putting it into Pan's body, telling him it will save magic.[27] Regina reclaims the heart and resurrects Henry. However, Pan inhabits Henry's body in Storybrooke,[20] until Gold corrects the bodies. However, Pan enacts the original curse again, forcing Emma and Henry to leave Storybrooke forever. Regina erases the events following the curse's enactment, and gives the pair new happy memories. Henry's past is altered and instead of being put up for adoption, he lives with Emma in New York City.[21] A year later, Hook restores Emma's memories,[21] leading her to return to Storybrooke with both Henry and Hook to save their family.[22] With no memories, Henry is initially confused and suspicious of Emma's decision to relocate to Storybrooke, until Emma restores his memories with his book. Henry later helps Regina to search for his storybook's writer. When Emma's magic goes out of control, after being manipulated by the Snow Queen, Henry tries to help calm her down, only to end up getting injured. He joins Mary Margret, David, Regina, and the others in their hunt for Emma. After the search is over, he watched Emma's display in the sky, when the Snow Queen decides to enact the Spell of Shattered Sight. Later on, Regina seals Henry in her office, to prevent other people from hurting him when the spell engulfs Storybrooke. Henry, after the spell, shows Emma and Regina a room full of empty books in the same house that Gold and Belle had their honeymoon at.

Snow White Mary Margaret Blanchard Ginnifer Goodwin (adult)
Bailee Madison (child)
1, 2, 3, 4 N/A 76[28] Alive
Ginnifer Goodwin
Snow White is the daughter of King Leopold and Queen Eva, and later stepdaughter of the Evil Queen Regina.[3][29] She is the true love of Prince Charming, mother of Emma Swan and Neal Nolan, and later grandmother of Emma's son Henry.

As a young girl, Snow White's mother dies when Cora poisons her, in an attempt to make her daughter Regina Queen. Snow is later rescued from a runaway horse by Regina, which leads to her having a loveless marriage with Snow's father. After Regina assumes the throne by killing the King, she recruits the Huntsman to kill Snow, but he ends up sparing her for her selflessness.[8] Snow then lives in the forest, meeting Prince David while robbing him who she nicknames Charming. The pair fall in love, but he returns to his fiancée Princess Abigail.[7] though the Evil Queen holds him captive.[30] In exchange for Charming's life, Snow eats an apple from the Queen containing a sleeping curse.[16] Charming breaks free of his imprisonment and awakens her with true love's kiss. The two are later married, though the Evil Queen announces her curse to destroy their happiness. Snow gives birth to Emma and she is placed in a magical wardrobe and transported to the real world as the curse takes hold.[3]

In Storybrooke, she appears as Mary Margaret Blanchard, Henry Mills' teacher at Storybrooke Elementary School.[3] As a part-time volunteer at the General Hospital, she awakens David Nolan (Prince Charming) from his coma, and the pair gradually fall in love, despite David's marriage to Kathryn Nolan (Princess Abigail).[7] Beginning a secret relationship, the affair becomes public and David's marriage breaks down. Mary Margaret becomes an outcast in the town,[31][32][33] and is arrested for Kathryn's "murder" after fake evidence is discovered.[34] Kathryn is later found alive, though Mary Margaret's relationship with David becomes strained as he did not believe her innocence.[35] He decides to leave Storybrooke, but the two are reunited when the curse is broken, and they regain their memories.[11] The two find Emma, only for Mary Margaret to be transported with her back to the remaining Enchanted Forest through a portal, though they manage to return to Storybrooke.[13] After Regina and her mother Cora attempt to gain power by killing Mr. Gold, Mary Margaret curses Cora's heart with the same candle that Cora used to kill her mother Eva and tricks Regina into killing her. She pleads for Regina to kill her when she cannot deal with what she has done, but she instead taunts her. When Henry is kidnapped and taken to Neverland, she travels with Emma, David, Regina, Mr. Gold, and Captain Hook to rescue him.[17] Upon returning to the town with Henry, Peter Pan enacts Regina's curse again,[36] leading Mary Margaret to be returned to the Enchanted Forest with the other inhabitants, while Emma and Henry escape to New York City.[21]

Back in the Enchanted Forest, Snow learns she is pregnant but discovers that Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West wants her baby. Snow and Charming realize they must enact a new curse to return to Emma and stop Zelena. A reassuring David lets Snow crush his heart, though she later requests Regina split Snow's heart to give to both of them. Zelena then adds a forgetting potion to the curse, causing them to lose their memories of the past year. A year later, Emma returns to Storybrooke, learning her mother is pregnant. Zelena plots to steal the baby by becoming her mid-wife,[22] though she is ultimately defeated and Mary Margaret gives birth to a son, whom she names after Henry's father and Rumplestiltkin's son, Neal. Mary Margaret later becomes the Mayor of Storybrooke.

Prince "Charming" David David Nolan Josh Dallas 1, 2, 3, 4 N/A 74[37] Alive
Josh Dallas
Prince David is the true love of Snow White, as well as the father of their daughter Emma Swan and son Neal Nolan, and grandfather of Henry.

David was originally a poor shepherd whose twin brother James was given to King George as an heir in a deal with Rumplestiltskin. When James is killed in battle, David takes his brother's name in exchange for the prosperity of his mother Ruth's farm. King Midas declares David fit to marry his daughter Abigail and unite the kingdoms. However, David wants to marry for love, but George vows to kill his mother if he declines.[38] Before his marriage, he falls in love with Snow White, who nicknames him Charming,[7] later inviting her to run away. After continuous interceptions by George, the Evil Queen Regina captures him to convince Snow to willingly eat an apple containing a sleeping curse.[16][31] He later awakens her and the pair marry, before Regina announces that she will cast a curse to destroy their happiness. Rumplestiltskin informs them that their expected child will break the curse in 28 years. Emma is born shortly before the curse takes hold, and Charming places her in a magical wardrobe to protect her from the curse, before being wounded by the Queen's knights.[3]

In Storybrooke, he first appears as a John Doe, who has gone unidentified for years.[3] He awakens after Mary Margaret (Snow White) reads him their story. He reunites with his wife Kathryn (Princess Abigail), and is identified as David Nolan.[7] David suffers from amnesia and cannot remember his fake life with Kathryn. He falls in love with Mary Margaret and begins an affair with her,[31] ending his marriage to Kathryn, who is soon reported as being murdered[32] - a plan arranged between Regina Mills and Mr. Gold. David becomes a suspect in her disappearance, until evidence against Mary Margaret is found.[34] Kathryn is found alive, though David's relationship with Mary Margaret becomes strained, as he did not believe her innocence.[30][35] He decides to move to Boston, though the curse is broken shortly after, and he reunites with Snow and Emma.[11] David agrees to send a wraith released into Storybrooke through a portal, though Emma and Mary Margaret are dragged with it. David looks after Henry while Emma and Mary Margaret are absent.[12] After failing attempts of transportation, David falls under a sleeping curse to communicate with Mary Margaret. He is awoken by true love's kiss when the two return. When Henry is kidnapped to Neverland, David travels with Mary Margaret, Emma, Regina, Mr. Gold, and Captain Hook in order to rescue him from Peter Pan.[17] In Neverland, David is poisoned by Dreamshade,[18] though Hook partially cures him and the group successfully return to Storybrooke where Mr. Gold fully heals him.[39] After Pan enacts the original curse once more, David is returned to his original world with the remaining inhabitants, while Emma and Henry escape to New York City.[21]

Back in the Enchanted Forest, David learns that Snow is pregnant but also discovers that Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West wants their baby. The two realize they must enact a new curse to return to Storybrooke and make Emma stop Zelena. A reassuring David lets Snow crush his heart, though she later asks Regina to split her heart in two to give to both of them. Zelena then adds a forgetting potion to the curse, removing their memories of the past year. A year later, Emma returns to Storybrooke, and David and Mary Margaret reveal they are having a baby.[22] Zelena poses as the couple's mid-wife, stealing a symbol of David's courage from him.[40] Zelena is ultimately defeated and Mary Margaret gives birth to a son, whom she names after Henry's father and Rumplestiltkin's son, Neal.

Evil Queen Regina Mills Lana Parrilla 1, 2, 3, 4 N/A 75[41] Alive
Lana Parrilla
Regina Mills is the daughter of Cora and Henry, adopted mother of Henry Mills, and half sister of Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West.[42] She later becomes the second wife of King Leopold and step-mother of Snow White.[29]

As a young woman, Regina's mother sets up her marrying King Leopold, killing Regina's first love Daniel to prevent her running off with him.[43] Since Snow revealed to Cora Regina's attraction to Daniel, Regina vows to destroy Snow's happiness.[8] She meets Rumplestiltskin who teaches her magic and helps her send Cora through a looking glass to Wonderland. She remains unhappy in her loveless relationship, using a Genie to kill the King,[29] making her ruler of Leopold's realm, and thereafter being known as the Evil Queen.[8] An older Snow White and Prince Charming banish Regina to take back the kingdom, though Rumplestiltskin persuades her to cast his curse by killing her father, taking everyone to the real world.[3][5]

In Storybrooke, she is Mayor Regina Mills.[3] With Mr. Gold (Rumplestiltskin)'s help, she adopts a baby whom she names Henry, unaware of his relations.[3][5] Regina originally sends him to therapy sessions with Dr. Archie Hopper to stop his beliefs in the curse.[7] She has a sexual relationship with Sheriff Graham (the Huntsman), but crushes his heart when he breaks up with her.[8] The power struggle between Regina and Rumplestiltskin continues in Storybrooke where she is often at odds with Mr. Gold.[44][45] Initially unbeknownst to him, Regina kept Gold's true love Belle captive, after telling him she had died.[46] She tries to prevent the relationship between David Nolan (Prince Charming) and Mary Margaret Blanchard (Snow White), by implicating her in David's wife Kathryn Nolan (Princess Abigail)'s false murder.[7] When Henry's birth mother Emma Swan arrives in Storybrooke, Regina desperately seeks to remove her from his life, resorting to attempting to poison her. However, Henry willingly consumes the curse instead, dying shortly after. Emma finally believes,[16] awakening Henry with true love's kiss and breaking the curse.[11] After her mother arrives in Storybrooke, Cora convinces Regina to obtain the Dark One's dagger to gain power, though she later dies during the fight to protect Mr. Gold. Henry is then kidnapped and taken to Neverland by new arrivals Greg and Tamara, after they are stopped by Regina and Emma from destroying Storybrooke. Regina travels with Emma, Mary Margaret, David, Mr. Gold, and Captain Hook,[17] eventually managing to rescue Henry from the evil Peter Pan,[27] and return to Storybrooke.[20] However, Pan enacts Regina's curse once more,[36] forcing her to reverse the original curse returning her and the remaining inhabitants to their original worlds while Emma and Henry escape to New York City.[21]

Back in the Enchanted Forest, Regina struggles to come to terms with the loss of Henry, though Mary Margaret and Robin Hood persuade her to move forward.[22] Regina soon learns she is half-sisters with Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West. To save them from Zelena's threats, Regina helps Snow and David enact a new curse to return to Storybrooke, before Zelena adds a forgetting potion to it. With no memories of the past year, Regina faces the struggle of Henry's lost memories of her in Storybrooke until his book restores his memories and she breaks the curse with true love's kiss, restoring the residents' memories of the past year. She meanwhile forms a bond with Robin Hood, which turns romantic after she learns he is her soul mate.[47] Zelena later obtains Regina's heart as an ingredient in her scheme to change the past, though Regina uses her newly discovered light power to defeat her. After Emma and Hook are dragged into Zelena's time portal, they inadvertently return with Maid Marian, who was originally sentenced to death by Regina. To the anger of Regina, Marian, Robin, and Roland are reunited, causing a schism in her own relationship with Robin. Marian is later frozen by the Snow Queen, leading Regina to try to find a cure for her to help Robin, while removing Marian's heart to prevent the Freezing Curse from killing her. Meanwhile, Regina and Henry seek to discover the writer of his book, believing that the events depicted, are the cause of her suffering. Later on, Regina forgives Emma, after they confront an ice warrior generated by the Snow Queen. Eventually, Regina helps locate Emma, after she runs away when she loses control of her magic. After the defeat of the Snow Queen, Regina puts Marian's heart back in her, but when she realizes that the Freezing Curse still remains, she realizes that Marian, Robin Hood, and Roland have to leave Storybrooke. Regina later learns from that the writer might be in Storybrooke.

Rumplestiltskin Mr. Gold Robert Carlyle (adult)
Wyatt Oleff (child)
1, 2, 3, 4 N/A 67[48] Alive
Robert Carlyle
Rumplestiltskin is a whimsical yet sinister sorcerer who delights in making deals with desperate people, warning them "all magic comes with a price".[49] He also takes the role of the Beast and also nicknamed as the Crocodile that cost Captain Hook his left hand. He is the true love of Belle, father to Baelfire/Neal Cassidy, and grandfather to his and Emma Swan's biological son Henry.

As a boy, Rumplestiltskin's father Malcolm abandons him with two spinners, from whom he receives a magic bean to create a portal to another world. His father uses the bean to take them to Neverland, though he forces Rumplestiltskin to be returned to the Enchanted Forest, realizing his son is preventing him from becoming a boy again. Rumplestiltskin witnesses as his father transforms into Peter Pan. In his adult years, Rumplestiltskin is a poor spinner who deserts from the Ogre Wars, to the disgust of his wife Milah, who leaves him for the pirate Killian Jones. Rumplestiltskin is then tricked by Zoso and eventually becomes the Dark One. Rumplestiltskin kills Milah and cuts off Jones' hand, making him Captain Hook. He prevents his son Baelfire being forced to join the wars,[44] though Bae wants rid of his powers, creating a portal to transport them to a world without magic. Rumplestiltskin fears losing his powers, leaving Bae to cross over alone; he vows to find his son.[35] He trains Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West, until she becomes jealous of his continued teaching of her half-sister, the Evil Queen Regina, who he chooses to cast his curse. As part of a deal to save her town, Belle becomes the caretaker of his estate and the two form a romantic bond until Rumplestiltskin forces her to leave forever, mistaking her for working with Regina, who later claims that Belle committed suicide. Soon afterwards, Prince Charming and Snow White use squid ink to immobilize, and placed him into a magical jail.[45] Regina enacts his curse, and he requests that she give him a place of comfort in the "new world" that they will be sent to.[5]

In Storybrooke, he is Mr. Gold, the owner of a pawn shop and the town's wealthiest resident. He remembers his true identity,[46] and owns most of the town.[3] He finds Regina a baby whom she names Henry, only for her to later learn that he is Emma Swan's biological son.[5] He helps Emma become Sheriff,[44] and offers his legal services to Mary Margaret Blanchard (Snow White).[30] Emma eventually breaks the curse and Gold is reunited with Belle, bringing magic back to Storybrooke,[11] though he is later enraged when he learns that leaving the town will remove residents' magical memories, as he had planned to search for Baelfire. Gold eventually creates a potion to leave and tracks Bae to Manhattan, learning he is Neal Cassidy, Henry's father.[50] Gold begins to die after he is poisoned by Hook with Dreamshade and the group return to Storybrooke, where Mary Margaret heals him by reluctantly cursing Cora's heart. When Henry is kidnapped to Neverland, Gold travels with Emma, her parents, Regina and Hook to rescue him from his father's plot to steal Henry's heart.[17] Returning to Storybrooke, Pan attempts to kill his loved ones, though Gold uses his dagger to sacrifice both himself and his father.[21] However, Pan's curse is enacted, and when Regina destroys her curse to end Pan's curse, the inhabitants are returned to the Enchanted Forest.

Neal and Belle travel to Rumplestiltskin's castle and are located to the Dark One's vault where Neal resurrects Rumplestiltskin but kills himself. Before he dies, Rumplestiltskin merges Neal's body with his own. When Snow White and Prince Charming enact a curse to stop Zelena, Mr. Gold is returned to Storybrooke under Zelena's control. Emma later finds him, only to find that Neal is trapped within him, thus causing Gold to lose his mind. Neal asks for Emma to free Gold to defeat Zelena, though he will die; she reluctantly agrees.[23] Mr. Gold proposes to Belle, also giving her his dagger. Unknown to her, it is a fake, and Gold uses the original to kill Zelena. He later marries Belle with her father's blessing. Despite his love for Belle, Gold is still deceiving everyone around him, especially Hook after finding out about using the dagger, thus resulting in Gold threatening, then later removing his heart, so he do his bidding, and tricked Emma into giving up her power so he can save her, but thanks to Elsa, that failed and Gold believes that the Snow Queen, who wanted Emma, was behind it.

When Mr. Gold visits Ingrid again, he threatens to take vengeance on her life if she does not keep the Spell of Shattered Sight from affecting Belle and Henry, and provide him with an escape route from Storybrooke, both of which she agrees to. Then, Ingrid tells him that the Spell of Shattered Sight will cover Storybrooke by sunset. Gold then meets up with Hook, telling him to use the hat to absorb the Fairies' magic, so that he can kill the cure for the Spell of Shattered Sight, and so that he can gather enough magic to cleave himself from the Dagger of Kris. As part of his plan, Gold leads Belle out of Granny's Diner so that Hook can capture the Fairies with the Sorcerer's Hat. After Hook completes the task, Gold tells him to enjoy the last day of his life, because when Gold finishes his final preparations by the next morning, he will kill Hook. Soon afterwards, Gold locks Belle inside of his shop, to prevent others from hurting her when the spell hits. After the spell, Gold tries to kill Hook, but is stopped by Belle who forces him to leave town. Six weeks later, Gold finds Ursula in New York and offers his assistance, to find the author and obtain happy endings for "the Villains". After this Gold plans to pick up Maleficent and Cruella.

Belle Lacey Emilie de Ravin 2, 3, 4 1 45[51] Alive
Emilie de Ravin
Belle is the daughter of Sir Maurice and his wife Colette. She is true love of Rumplestiltskin. When her father's realm is threatened by the ogre wars, Rumplestiltskin offers to protect it in exchange for Belle becoming caretaker of his estate. Belle accepts the deal and the pair form a bond until Rumplestiltskin mistakenly believes that Belle is working for Regina and forces her to leave forever. Before this happen Colette protected her daughter at the expense of her own life. Belle does not remember this and to get back her memories she travels to Arendale where she meets Princess Anna, and is partially responsible for her being caught by the Snow Queen. Belle later joins an expedition to hunt the Yaoguai, a monster terrorizing a distant kingdom. Using her knowledge of books, she teams up with Mulan to defeat the beast, which turns out to be a cursed Prince Phillip. She then intended to return to Rumplestiltskin, though the Evil Queen captures her, even as Belle defiantly tells her that she will never keep her apart from Rumplestiltskin. Then, the Evil Queen and falsely claims to Rumplestiltskin that Belle committed suicide, upsetting him.

In Storybrooke, Belle is kept beneath the town's hospital for 28 years by Regina.[46] She is later released by Jefferson and finds Mr. Gold (Rumplestiltskin), professing her love for him when the curse is broken and standing beside him as he brings magic to Storybrooke.[11] When Gold finds a way to leave Storybrooke without losing his memories, Belle is shot by Captain Hook, causing her to fall across the border and lose her memory again. Belle later "remembers" her cursed self as a scantily-clad barfly named Lacey, who encourages the darker urges in Gold. Gold later finds a potion that regains her original identity. As Mr. Gold, along with Emma Swan, Mary Margaret, David, Regina, and Captain Hook travel to retrieve a kidnapped Henry from Neverland, he gives Belle a protection spell to cast around Storybrooke.[17] He encounters a form of Belle frequently in Neverland as an illusion to act as a crutch to his cowardliness;[52] she is later revealed as his father Peter Pan's shadow in disguise. The two are reunited when the group return to Storybrooke after retrieving Henry,[36] though Gold sacrifices himself to kill his father. However, Pan's curse remains and Belle, along with the other inhabitants are sent back to their original worlds.[21] In the Enchanted Forest, Belle and Neal travel to Rumplestiltskin's castle and are directed to the Dark One's vault. To the disapproval of Belle, Neal unlocks the vault, resurrecting Rumplestiltskin but sacrificing himself.[23] Belle is returned to Storybrooke when Snow and Charming enact a new curse to stop Zelena from taking their baby. Upon his freedom, Mr. Gold proposes to Belle after trusting her with his dagger (unknown to her, it is a replica) and the two are married. After feeling a surge of guilt when Elsa tries to find Anna, Belle uses the fake dagger to "force" Rumplestiltskin to take her to the Snow Queen's lair, so that she can steal the Sorcerer's hat and use it to force the Snow Queen to reveal where Anna is. Instead, she ran into the Mirror of Shattered Sight, which caused her to feel that she was responsible for Anna's disappearance, and believe that Rumplestiltskin only married her because he could manipulate her, and that her dagger was a fake. The enchantment causes her to lash out and cut Rumplestiltskin when he tries to get her away from the mirror, and when he teleports them back to his shop, she apologizes for losing trust in him, and promises never to use the dagger on him again. When Ingrid, the Snow Queen, freezes the police station's door shut to keep the others from warning Emma of her scheme, she convinced Rumplestiltsking to go help out. After the Snow Queen cast the Spell of Shattered Sight, she found a counterspell for the Spell of Shattered Sight, and worked with the Fairies on the cure. However, when the cure was close to its completion, Rumplestiltskin led her out of Granny's Diner, so that Hook could capture the Fairies with the Sorcerer's Hat. Then, Rumplestiltskin locks Belle inside of his shop, to prevent others from getting to her when the spell hits. After the Spell of Shattered Sight is ended, Belle learns that the dagger she has, is a fake and she uses the real one to force her husband, Mr. Gold, to leave Storybrooke.

Killian Jones/Captain Hook N/A Colin O'Donoghue 3, 4 2 48[53] Alive
Colin O'Donoghue
Killian Jones, is a pirate who formerly worked for a King with his brother Liam. The two were sent to Neverland to retrieve the plant Dreamshade. Killian is reluctant to follow orders after Peter Pan informs them it is poisonous. A stubborn Liam is ultimately killed by the plant, leading Killian to become his own captain of the Jolly Roger. Some time after, he seduces away Rumplestiltskin's wife, Milah. In a later fight, Rumplestiltskin cuts off Jones' hand, which he replaces with a hook, thus receiving his alias as Captain Hook. He once again travels to Neverland,[39] where he finds and takes care of Rumplestiltskin's son Baelfire after he is separated from his father Rumplestiltskin. He forms an unlikely friendship with him, until Bae learns that Hook took Milah from his father. He hands Bae over to the Lost Boys who take him to Peter Pan.[17] Returning from Neverland, Hook is enlisted by the Evil Queen Regina to dispose of her mother Cora in Wonderland, though Hook and Cora form an alliance. When the Dark Curse is activated, Cora protects them both and part of the Enchanted Forest with a barrier spell, frozen in time for 28 years.[54]

After this time period, Hook follows Emma and Mary Margaret to Storybrooke with Cora, through a magic bean obtained by Hook.[54] When Mr. Gold (Rumplestiltskin) finds a way to leave Storybrooke without losing his memories, Hook shoots his love Belle, causing her to fall across the town's border and lose her memory again. After Gold travels to Manhattan to locate Baelfire, Hook poisons him, but is captured by Neal Cassidy (Baelfire)'s fiancé Tamara, to be used in her and Greg Mendell's plot to destroy magic in Storybrooke. He originally leaves Storybrooke with a stolen magic bean for himself, but returns to help Emma, Mary Margaret, David, Regina, and Mr. Gold travel to Neverland with his ship, after Henry Mills is transported there.[17] In Neverland, Hook becomes the group's guide for directions,[39] and they retrieve Henry from the sinister Peter Pan and journey back to Storybrooke,[20] where Pan enacts the original curse again. Hook, along with the other inhabitants, are taken to their original worlds, while Emma and Henry escape to New York City with new memories. A year later, Hook arrives in the city and eventually restores Emma's memories with a potion, returning to Storybrooke with both Emma and Henry to break the new curse by Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West.[22] After Hook and Emma are dragged into Zelena's time portal, Emma uses her magic to re-open the portal to the present and begins a relationship with Hook, after he reveals he traded his ship for her. Hook's love for Emma would be put to the test after discovering that Gold was still in control of the dagger and has not changed. When he threatened to tell Belle and later Emma about using the knife, Gold in turn threatened Hook into doing his bidding by vowing to reveal Hook's dark side again, and later on while attempting to save Emma from Gold's plan to strip her of her powers, loses his heart to Gold, making Hook his puppet to use him to get what he wants. Soon afterwards, Gold tasks Hook with using the hat to drain the Fairies' magic, in order to kill the cure for the Spell of Shattered Sight, and to obtain enough power to free himself from the Dagger of Kris. Hook reluctantly agrees to the task, since Gold has his heart, and traps the fairies in the hat after Gold convinces Belle to leave Granny's Diner. When Emma and Elsa later arrive with Anna and Kristoff, Hook hides behind the counter, leading them to believe that the Fairies had been dealt with by the Snow Queen. With his job complete, Hook gives the hat to Gold, who tells him to enjoy the last day of his life wherever he wants, because when Gold completes his final preparations by the next morning, he will kill Hook. When the Spell of Shattered Sight was close to engulfing Storybrooke, Hook visits Emma one last time to say goodbye to her, before leaving to chain himself to a dock at the marina. When the Spell of Shattered Sight finally hits, Hook looks on as thunder rumbles and mirror shards rain from the sky. After the the Spell of Shattered Sight was ended, Gold tried to kill Hook to free himself from his dagger, only to be stopped by Belle. Emma later restores Hook's heart.

Will Scarlet/Knave of Hearts/White King N/A Michael Socha 4 N/A 7 Alive
For this character's history as part of Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, see the characters page.

In Season 4, Will Scarlet is returned to Storybrooke. He is encountered by Emma Swan and David Nolan where he ends up giving them a lead on the Snow Queen that is keeping Elsa's ice wall up around Storybrooke.

Will Scarlet later runs into Robin Hood where they end up investigating the Storybrooke Library.

Baelfire Neal Cassidy Michael Raymond-James (adult)
Dylan Schmid (teenager)
Sebastian Wilkinson (child)
3 1, 2 29[55] Deceased
Baelfire, often abbreviated to "Bae", is the son of Rumplestiltskin. As a child, Baelfire lives with his father after his mother Milah leaves. Rumplestiltskin prevents him from fighting in the ogre wars by becoming the Dark One. Bae is scared of his father's powers and obtains a magic bean that will take him and his father to a world without magic. However, Rumplestiltskin is too afraid to lose his powers and Bae is forced to enter the portal alone. He arrives in Victorian London, where he is adopted by the Darling family. After Bae learns that the Darlings are being stalked by a mysterious shadow, he protects the family by sacrificing himself and being taken to Neverland. En route, Bae escapes and is rescued by Captain Hook, later learning that his mother, Milah, was in love with Hook, which resulted in his abandonment and her death. Angry at Hook and his father, Bae wishes to be returned to the Darlings, but is captured by the Lost Boys.

After a number of unspecified adventures, Bae returns to the real world during the 20th century, taking on the identity of Neal Cassidy. In Portland, he meets Emma Swan with whom he falls in love with. The two plan to run away until Neal is accosted by August Booth (Pinocchio), who forces him to leave Emma to fulfill her destiny; Emma is arrested for possession of stolen watches. In Storybrooke, Mr. Gold (Rumplestiltskin) and Emma track his son to Manhattan, and his true identity is revealed to Emma, while Neal discovers the two have a son, Henry.[50] Neal reluctantly returns to Storybrooke with his father, for Henry and Emma's sake, inviting his fiancé Tamara, though it is revealed she is working with Greg Mendell to destroy Storybrooke. After this discovery, Neal is shot by Tamara and falls through a portal to the Enchanted Forest.[17] After Neal discovers Emma is in Neverland,[26] he uses the Shadow to travel there, rescuing Henry from his sinister grandfather, Peter Pan, and returning to Storybrooke.[20] After Pan enacts the original curse again, Neal, along with the other inhabitants are consumed by the curse and returned to their original worlds.[21]

In the Enchanted Forest, Neal and Belle visit Rumplestiltskin's castle and are located to the Dark One's vault. Neal unlocks the vault, resurrecting Rumplestiltskin but sacrificing himself. Before he dies, Rumplestiltskin takes his body and merges it with his own. After Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West informs Rumplestiltskin that a new curse is coming, Neal temporarily splits from his father's body and sends a dose of memory potion to Hook to help Emma break the curse back in Storybrooke. Back in Storybrooke, Emma finds Neal trapped within Mr. Gold, thus causing him to lose his mind. Neal asks for Emma to free Gold to defeat Zelena though he will die; she reluctantly agrees.[23]

Jiminy Cricket Dr. Archie Hopper Raphael Sbarge (adult)
Morgan Roff (teenager)
Adam Young (child)
1 2, 3, 4 25[56] Alive
Jiminy Cricket is the son of con artists who desires to live an honest life, but is too weak-willed to leave his family. He receives a potion from Rumplestiltskin that will free him from his parents but inadvertently gives it to a young couple, transforming the pair into puppets. He wishes on a star in the hopes that the couple will be transformed back. The Blue Fairy appears and tells him that she cannot undo Rumplestiltskin's work. To make things right, she transforms him into a cricket so that he can be free from his parents and guide the couple's son Geppetto.[49]

In Storybrooke, he is Dr. Archie Hopper, the town's psychotherapist.[3] He is good friends with Marco (Geppetto). Archie is asked by Regina Mills (the Evil Queen) to convince her adopted son Henry that his ideas about the curse are false.[5] Although it violates his conscience, he initially complies with her demands. Archie confides to Henry that he wants to be free, standing up to Regina and threatening to declare her an unfit mother if she continues to interfere with his sessions.[49] Emma later breaks the curse and he regains his memories as Jiminy.[30] Regina's mother Cora later assumes the form of her daughter and abducts Archie while disguising an unspecified person she killed as his body. He is later found by Belle on Captain Hook's ship, from which he is rescued.[57] After Peter Pan enacts the original curse again, Archie, along with the other inhabitants are consumed by the curse and returned to their original worlds.[21] When the Wicked Witch of the West enacts a new curse, Archie is sent back to Storybrooke.

Red Riding Hood Ruby Meghan Ory 2 1, 3 35[58] Alive
Meghan Ory
Red Riding Hood is a young woman who temporarily transforms into a wolf. Her name derives from the red cloak that controls her transformation.

Red meets Snow White during the latter's fleeing from King George. The two work together to attempt to kill a wolf that is terrorizing the area, gradually leading them to believe it is Peter, Red's lover. However, Red soon discovers she is in fact the wolf, and inadvertently kills Peter.[34] During her later travels with Snow, she discovers a society of werewolves, including her supposed mother, Anita. Red learns to control her wolf transformation, but when Anita plans to kill Snow in a revenge attack, she is accidentally impaled by Red in wolf form.[30]

In Storybrooke, she is Ruby, a rebellious young woman who wants to leave town but is held back by her grandmother's ill health.[3][34] She works at Granny's Café as a waitress,[31][44] though her relationship with her grandmother is strained, as she disapproves of her behavior and provocative attire.[3][34] Ruby later tires of responsibility, quitting her job, and becoming Sheriff Emma Swan's assistant. Due to her tracking skills inherited from the wolf's curse, she manages to discover a buried box containing a human heart. Horrified, she decides to resume working at Granny's, and as a result of her new-found maturity, she adopts a more mature image. When Emma breaks the curse, Ruby's memories are returned and she reunites with her family and friends.[12] Her wolf abilities remain, and on the first full moon since the curse is broken, Ruby transforms. An apparent wolf murder of Billy (Gus) is discovered, though an investigation reveals that Albert Spencer (King George) killed him in an attempt to frame her. Following comfort by David, she remembers self-control as a wolf.

Pinocchio August Booth Eion Bailey (August)
Jakob Davies (Pinocchio)
1 2, 3 17[59] Alive
Eion Bailey
Pinocchio is a puppet that Geppetto carved from an enchanted tree. As a boy, he gives his life to save Geppetto from drowning, though the Blue Fairy restores him into a real boy, promising that the spell will hold if he is selfless, brave and truthful. Later, the Blue Fairy asks Geppetto to form a magical wardrobe to save the pregnant Snow White and Prince Charming from the Evil Queen's curse. However, the curse will send the inhabitants to a land without magic, and Pinocchio would be at risk of being transformed back into a puppet. Snow gives birth to Emma and Geppetto sends his son through the wardrobe, telling him to protect the child and get her to break the curse. After transporting, Pinocchio finds Emma, and they live in an orphanage until he leaves Emma to run away with other members of the home.[60]

Seventeen years later, Pinocchio (under the alias of August Booth) travels to Portland and confronts Neal Cassidy, a thief who falls in love with an older Emma. He convinces him to leave Emma to allow her to fulfill her destiny. After Emma is arrested for possession of stolen items, he informs Neal of Emma's sentencing and later when the curse is broken.[12] August enters Storybrooke upon Emma's arrival to the town,[14] attempting to convince her of the curse's reality.[30] He informs Mr. Gold (Rumplestiltskin) and Emma that he is deathly ill and needs magic, though her denial refuses to see his condition.[60] When Emma realizes the curse's reality, she visits August for help, though he completely turns to wood.[11] After the curse is broken, Mary Margaret finds August hiding in the woods, ashamed of the mistakes that he has made. He is later found by Tamara and offered a potion that will keep him human forever if he leaves Storybrooke. Upon realizing that Tamara intends to bring harm to the Storybrooke citizens, August attempts to warn Emma, but is fatally wounded by Tamara. However, it is determined that August's actions were selfless, brave, and true and Mother Superior (the Blue Fairy) restores him to his original form of a seven-year old Pinocchio.[61]

Huntsman Sheriff Graham Humbert Jamie Dornan 1 2 9[62] Deceased
Jamie Dornan
The Huntsman is a nameless hunter who is a solitary recluse, raised by wolves. He considers the wolves to be his true family, and is greatly saddened by the deaths of animals. He is considered by the Evil Queen Regina the perfect assassin, and is hired to kill Snow White, though he spares her for selflessness. When he offers the Queen a stag's heart instead, she realizes she has been tricked and tears out the Huntsman's heart, keeping it in her vault and using it to make him her slave.[8] When Prince Charming is led to his execution, the Huntsman helps him escape. The Prince asks him to assist him, but he states he cannot leave and not to let the sacrifice of his heart be in vain.[11]

In Storybrooke, he is Sheriff Graham Humbert, the town's handsome and level-headed police officer.[3] In the earlier parts of Storybrooke, Sheriff Graham helps Regina Mills (the Evil Queen) in preventing Owen and Kurt Flynn from leaving town. When Emma Swan arrives, he is one of the few residents who go against Regina, making her his deputy.[5][49] He and Emma are attracted to each other, though he has a secret sexual relationship with Regina,[5][49] which Emma later discovers, feeling betrayed and disgusted.[38] As he experiences flashbacks of his previous life, he seeks advice from Henry Mills, who tells him of his story. After Graham is unable to locate his heart, he ends his relationship with Regina and starts a new relationship with Emma, regaining his lost memories in the process. However, Regina crushes his heart and he dies in Emma's arms, shortly after thanking Emma for helping him remember who he truly was.[8]

Secondary characters[edit]

Fictional counterpart Real-world counterpart Portrayer Recurring seasons Guest seasons Episode count Status
Seven Dwarfs
The Seven Dwarfs are a group of dwarf miners whose names reflect their personality traits. They are good friends with Snow White and Prince Charming, allowing Snow to live with them when she was escaping from the Evil Queen.[31] After Peter Pan enacts his curse, the dwarfs are returned to their original worlds with the other inhabitants.[21] After the Wicked Witch of the West enacts a new curse, the dwarfs are sent back to Storybrooke.
Dreamy/Grumpy Leroy Lee Arenberg 1, 2, 3, 4 N/A 37[63] Alive
Dreamy is one of the Seven Dwarfs who hatched from eggs. Like all dwarfs at birth, he is sent to work in the mines, originally being named Dreamy. As his egg was accidentally sprinkled with fairy dust by the fairy Nova, he dreams and falls in love with her. The pair made plans to see the world before the Blue Fairy tells Dreamy that if he and Nova run away together, she will lose her wings. Dreamy ends their relationship and returns to the mines, being renamed Grumpy.[33] Grumpy is later seen as a guard looking out for the curse in a watchtower of Snow and Charming's castle.[3]

In Storybrooke, he is Leroy, a janitor at the hospital and the "town drunk".[7] He quickly forms a bond with Sister Astrid (Nova), and after learning of the nunnery's rent problems, he and Mary Margaret Blanchard (Snow White) sell enough candles to raise the money, to the content of Astrid.[33] Leroy's original memories are restored when the curse is broken, reuniting with Snow and the other dwarfs.[12] He unites the dwarfs together and they begin to mine for fairy dust again. After baby Neal's celebration Leroy and Walter were going home when Elsa freezes their car.

Sneezy Tom Clark Gabe Khouth 1, 2, 3, 4 N/A 25[64] Alive
Sneezy is one of the Seven Dwarfs who often sneezes.

In Storybrooke, he is Tom Clark, the owner of the Dark Star pharmacy. After the curse is broken, Sneezy joins the other dwarfs in an experiment to find out why the residents cannot leave town. Sneezy crosses the border, losing his memories of his past life once again. Later, Mother Superior (the Blue Fairy) creates a potion that restores his memories.[17]

Doc N/A David Paul Grove 1, 2, 3, 4 N/A 26[65] Alive
Doc is one of the Seven Dwarfs. He helps Snow White give birth to Emma. When Greg Mendell literally crashes into Storybrooke, Leroy says Doc is not skilled enough to perform surgery.
Sleepy Walter Faustino Di Bauda 1, 2, 3, 4 N/A 28[66] Alive
Sleepy is one of the Seven Dwarfs.

In Storybrooke, he is Walter, a security guard who works at Storybrooke Hospital and occasionally dozes off on the job. He is also the Dwarfs Designated Driver and he falls asleep during that too.

Bashful N/A Mig Micario 1, 2, 3, 4 N/A 25[67] Alive
Bashful is one of the Seven Dwarfs.
Happy N/A Mike Coleman 1, 2, 3, 4 N/A 23[68] Alive
Happy is one of the Seven Dwarfs. True to his description, Happy tends to be cheerful, and unlike the other dwarfs, he is more up-to-date on modern technology.
Dopey N/A Jeffrey Kaiser 1, 2, 3, 4 N/A 21[69] Alive
Dopey is one of the Seven Dwarfs. Dopey is a mute like in the movie he also ran the ice cream shop Any Given Sundae before it was taken over by Ingrid[70]
Widow Lucas Granny Beverley Elliott 1, 2, 3, 4 N/A 35[71] Alive
Widow Lucas, simply referred to as "Granny", is the grandmother of Red Riding Hood.

As a girl, a wolf killed her father and brothers and then also transformed her into a wolf. The other aspects of the curse faded with age, but her heightened senses remain. Red inherited the family curse and is also a wolf, though Granny received an enchanted red cloak from a wizard, to prevent her transformation. When her granddaughter begins a relationship with a man called Peter, she disapproves. As news of a wolf killing villagers becomes known, Granny warns the others not to fight the monster. Red and Snow White believe Peter is the wolf, until Granny informs Snow of her curse. By the time she and Snow find Red, she had already killed Peter.[34] Granny is transported to the real world when the Evil Queen Regina casts her curse.

In Storybrooke, she is known simply as Granny and is the owner of Granny's Bed and Breakfast and Cafe. Her health problems prevent Ruby (Red Riding Hood) from leaving town, who assists her grandmother as a waitress. Their relationship is initially hostile as Granny disapproves of Ruby's behavior and provocative attire.[3][34] Ruby becomes tired of her grandmother and quits her job, though she eventually returns and apologizes to her. She reveals her plans to allow Red to take over when she retires.[34] Granny's memories are returned when the curse is broken by Emma Swan, and she embraces her family and friends.[11][12] After Peter Pan enacts the original curse once more, Granny, along with the other inhabitants, are returned to their original worlds.[21] When Snow White and Prince Charming enact a new curse as part of their plan to stop Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West, Granny is sent back to Storybrooke.

Blue Fairy Mother Superior Keegan Connor Tracy 1, 2, 3, 4 N/A 24[72] Trapped in the Sorcerer's Hat
The Blue Fairy, or Reul Ghorm[35] is a high-ranking fairy godmother who uses her magic to help others. She was a teacher to Tinker Bell (the Green Fairy), until she stopped believing in her due to her rule-breaking.[73] While she is quite powerful, she is unable to undo Rumplestiltskin's magic. To help fix a problem created by his magic, she transforms Jiminy into a cricket and guides him to help Geppetto.[49] She also transforms the puppet Pinocchio into a real boy, and creates a quill that temporarily immobilizes Rumplestiltskin, aiding in his imprisonment.[45] Rumplestiltskin is hostile towards her and other fairies, blaming her for the disappearance of his son Baelfire.[35] The Blue Fairy presents the idea of fashioning a wardrobe from a magical tree to save Emma and Pinocchio from the Evil Queen Regina's curse by sending them to the new world.[3]

In Storybrooke, she is Mother Superior of the town's nuns, who were all fairies prior to the curse. When the curse is broken, Henry requests she use magic to restore order in Storybrooke, but she is unable to without her wand or fairy dust.[12] When August Booth (Pinocchio) is murdered by Tamara, she restores him to a seven-year old real boy.[61] Following the successful mission to rescue Henry from Neverland, the town's heroes return to Storybrooke. However, Peter Pan uses his shadow to kill Mother Superior by ripping her own from her body, seeing her as a threat to his plot to take over Storybrooke.[36] After Tinker Bell kills Pan's shadow, Mother Superior's shadow is returned. She thanks Tinker Bell and restores her fairy status. After Regina ends her curse to stop Peter Pan's curse, Mother Superior was sent back to the Enchanted Forest. Mother Superior was returned to a re-created Storybrooke after Snow White and Prince Charming enacted another curse as part of their plan to stop Zelena. After Ingrid, the Snow Queen, enacted the Spell of Shattered Sight, Mother Superior helped work on a counterspell, only to be stopped in her work when Hook was forced by Mr. Gold to use the Sorcerer's Hat to absorb her, to collect her magic.

Dr. Victor Frankenstein Dr. Whale David Anders 1, 2, 3 N/A 13[74] Alive
David Anders
Dr. Victor Frankenstein is a scientist from a world without color who believes magic to be inferior to science. He is the older brother of Gerhardt and son of Alphonse.

Victor originally seeks a way to restore life to the dead, but has his funding pulled by his father. Rumplestiltskin offers him gold in exchange for the scientific method on how to revive the dead as magic could not. Victor robs a grave for body parts to experiment on, but is caught by Gerhardt who is shot by a police officer. As Victor attempts to bring Gerhardt back to life, electricity cannot revive him, so Rumplestiltskin instead offers a heart from the Enchanted Forest. As part of a bargain, he creates a false attempt to reanimate Daniel (the Evil Queen Regina's lost love) to make it easier for Rumplestiltskin to manipulate her. In his own world, Frankenstein reanimates his brother with the heart, but inadvertently turns him into a monster, beating his father to death. Victor imprisons him until he can devise a way to help Gerhardt overcome his psychotic rage.[15]

In Storybrooke, he is Dr. Whale, a doctor working in Storybrooke General Hospital. His name is a reference to James Whale, director of the films Frankenstein and Bride of Frankenstein. He originally assists Regina Mills (the Evil Queen), doing whatever she says without hesitation.[7] After the curse is broken, he leads a mob to Regina's home intending to kill her.[12][75] Victor later seeks a way to return to his brother, believing if he were to do something for Regina she would bring him back. He successfully reanimates Daniel's corpse with a magical heart, turning him into a monster who savagely rips off Whale's arm. Mr. Gold (Rumplestiltskin) reattaches his arm, and he later heals outsider Greg Mendell who crashes his car into the town.[15] After Peter Pan enacts the original curse again, Whale, along with the other inhabitants, are returned to their original worlds.[21] When Snow White and Prince Charming enact a new curse, as part of their plan to stop Zelena, Dr. Whale is sent back to Storybrooke.

Geppetto Marco Tony Amendola (adult)
Michael Strusievici (child)
1, 2, 3 N/A 8[76] Alive
Tony Amendola
Geppetto is an elderly carpenter and Pinocchio's caretaker. Geppetto was orphaned when Jiminy Cricket accidentally transformed his parents into puppets.

Geppetto carved himself a son named Pinocchio out of magical wood. During Pinocchio's adventures, he and Gepetto are chased by a whale during a thunderstorm, ultimating in Pinocchio sacrificing his life for Gepetto's. For this act, the Blue Fairy turns him into a real boy, finally bestowing Gepetto with a son. She asks Geppetto to carve a magical wardrobe with the ability to save the pregnant Snow White and Prince Charming from the Evil Queen Regina's curse. However, the curse would send everyone to a land without magic and Pinocchio, a real boy because of magic, could turn back into a puppet. Geppetto bargains with the fairy to use the second spot for Pinocchio, ultimating in her lying to the other inhabitants, claiming the wardrobe can only save one. When Snow's child is born, instead of giving up Pinocchio's spot to her, Geppetto sends his son, telling him to protect the child and get them to break the curse.

In Storybrooke, he is Marco, the town's handyman. August Booth (the adult Pinocchio) offers to work as Marco's assistant to which Marco agrees. His memories as Geppetto are restored when the curse is broken. August (who had turned back into wood) returns to life, albeit made of wood. Mary Margaret (Snow White) encounters August, telling Marco of his existence. Marco admits that he had lied about the wardrobe's abilities, saying that it was able to transport two. August is later murdered by Tamara, in his dying breath attempting to warn everyone of her evil, without success. Mother Superior (the Blue Fairy) resurrects him for his honesty, and Marco takes in a now seven-year-old Pinocchio as his son once more.[61]

Prince Henry N/A Tony Perez (Older adult)
Zak Santiago (Younger adult)
1, 2 3 7[77] Deceased
Prince Henry is the son of King Xavier. He marries Cora after she demonstrates the ability to spin straw into gold. He is later the loving but weak father of the Evil Queen, Regina, and serves as her royal valet in the Enchanted Forest. Henry is supportive of Regina, but does not protect her against the manipulations or actions of her mother. When Regina is locked in her room at the palace by King Leopold, Henry brings poisonous vipers to The Genie to free her. Some time after, he is abducted by Cora and held captive in Wonderland as leverage against Regina. Regina later rescues him with Jefferson's help. He advises her to visit Maleficent to retrieve her curse. When she is unable to enact the curse properly, she visits Rumplestiltskin and is told that she must tear out the heart of the thing she loves most, understanding this to mean her father. He tries to convince her that they can still be happy together and start a new life, but she kills him. He is buried in a grave near the site where Regina enacts the curse.

In Storybrooke, Regina appears to have cared a great deal for her father, naming her adopted son Henry Mills after him, and turning his tomb into a large mausoleum.

Genie/Magic Mirror Sidney Glass Giancarlo Esposito 1, 4 3 11[78] Alive
Giancarlo Esposito
The Genie and his lamp were discovered by King Leopold. King Leopold wishes to free the Genie and invite him to live in his castle to help him find true love. There, he falls in love with the King's wife Queen Regina and gives her a mirror. The King discovers she has fallen in love with another man, and locks her away to prevent her from leaving him. To free her, her father has the Genie bring her a box of poisonous vipers from the Genie's land of Agrabah to allow the Queen to commit suicide. Instead, the Genie uses the vipers to kill the King and allow the Queen to be with him. However, she tells him that it will be discovered that he was the murderer. Realizing the Queen never loved him, he uses his wish to remain with her and never leave her sight; thus trapping him in her mirror.[29] As a spirit in the Magic Mirror, he is able to move between and see through all other mirrors in the Enchanted Forest, acting as a spy to Regina.[8][14]

In Storybrooke, he is Sidney Glass, a reporter for Storybrooke's local newspaper The Daily Mirror. On Regina's request, he researches Emma's past to help Regina expel her from Storybrooke.[5] After Graham's death, Regina attempts to appoint him sheriff, but he loses the position to Emma.[44] Regina has him removed from the newspaper staff. Despite this, Sidney tells Emma that he will help her take down Regina, but it is revealed that he is secretly in league with her, using Emma's trust in Sidney to gain leverage over Emma.[29] Emma later learns of his deception realizing that he is in love with Regina. Regina uses Mr. Gold to kidnap Kathryn Nolan (Princess Abigail), framing Mary Margaret for her alleged murder.[43] However, after Kathryn is found alive, Sidney falsely confesses to kidnapping Kathryn to use as an article and become famous.[35] He is then placed into Storybrooke's asylum underneath the hospital. Regina later frees Sidney in her quest to remove Maid Marian from Storybrooke, after she was brought to the future by Emma. Regina temporarily places Sidney in a mirror and suggests finding the writer of Henry's book, to alter the contents so that she can give herself a happy ending. Unfortunately, it is later revealed that Sidney was actually working for the Snow Queen who lured Regina and Emma into a trap to take the compact mirror he was in. Sidney is rewarded by the Snow Queen with freedom as she only wants the mirror.

King George Albert Spencer Alan Dale 1 2 8[79] Alive
Alan Dale
King George is the adoptive father of Prince James and his twin Prince "Charming" David. He is based on King Henry VIII from The Prince and the Pauper.

King George and his wife are unable to bear children on their own, leading George to strike a deal with Rumplestiltskin for an heir. Years later, the kingdom falls into financial trouble, and Prince James offers to slay the dragon plaguing King Midas' realm in exchange for gold. James is killed in battle, and his twin brother David is recruited to carry out the task. The task is completed and Midas deems the Prince worthy of marrying his daughter and uniting the kingdoms. George reneges on his promise to return David home and forces him to marry, otherwise he will kill David's mother and burn his home.[38] Later, George learns that David has fallen in love with Snow White. He forces Snow to break David's heart,[31] though David still breaks off his engagement, fleeing the kingdom.[32] George's knights capture him, and David is sentenced to death, though the Evil Queen Regina intercepts him, instead using him in her plan to curse Snow.[16] A reawakened snow is then kidnapped by George, who again curses her to never have children. This plan is foiled when water from Lake Nostos breaks the curse.[80] King George later joins forces with the Evil Queen to fight Snow and Charming's forces, which ends with George's army being defeated and the Evil Queen being apprehended.

In Storybrooke, he is the cold-hearted District Attorney Albert Spencer who leads the prosecution for the Kathryn Nolan "murder case", against Mary Margaret Blanchard (Snow White).[43] Following the curse being broken, Spencer murders Billy (Gus), framing Ruby (Red Riding Hood) in an attempt to show the town of David's incapableness. Spencer then burns Jefferson's hat that David was relying on to retrieve his daughter and wife who had fallen through a portal created by it, and escapes.[81]

Jefferson/Mad Hatter N/A Sebastian Stan 1 2 6[82] Alive
Sebastian Stan
Jefferson is a man who owns a magical hat that can be used to travel between worlds. He worked for both Rumplestiltskin and the Evil Queen Regina, obtaining objects from other worlds for them. His name derives from the song "White Rabbit" performed by Jefferson Airplane.

When he first meets Regina, Rumplestiltskin has Jefferson bring Dr. Frankenstein to the Enchanted Forest to pretend failing to revive her true love Daniel, in order to make her become evil. In his later life, he lives with his daughter Grace, selling fungus to survive. He initially refuses to help Regina, though later agrees if his daughter will want for nothing. He takes Regina to Wonderland, where she rescues her father Henry and abandons Jefferson, who is beheaded by the knights of the Queen of Hearts. His head is reattached and he is ordered to make another hat to return home. Although he makes thousands of hats, none take him home, leading him into insanity and earning his alias as the Mad Hatter.[9]

In Storybrooke, he remembers his pre-cursed life, and lives in a large house. He captures Mary Margaret Blanchard (Snow White) and abducts Emma, ordering her to make a hat that will take him home. Emma knocks him out and when he awakens to kill Emma, Mary Margaret pushes him out of a window. He disappears, leaving nothing but his hat.[9] Jefferson returns upon request of Regina to remove Emma, promising a new life with his daughter. He retrieves the apple that cursed Snow White into a deathlike sleep from the Enchanted Forest.[16] However, after Henry Mills is cursed, Regina refuses to reward Jefferson, who later frees Belle from her cell and instructs her to tell Mr. Gold (Rumplestiltskin) that Regina held her captive.[11] After the curse is broken, he initially avoids Grace, feeling guilty for unintentionally abandoning her, but they eventually happily reunite.

Princess Abigail Kathryn Nolan Anastasia Griffith 1 3 8[83] Alive
Princess Abigail is the daughter of King Midas. She was to marry Prince "Charming" David, but when he falls in love with Snow White, Abigail helps him run away. She is in love with Frederick, a knight she was to marry until he was turned into gold while protecting her father. Charming later retrieves water from Lake Nostos that revives Frederick, and he reunites with Abigail.[32]

In Storybrooke, she is Kathryn Nolan, the wife of David Nolan (Prince Charming). David however is in love with Mary Margaret Blanchard (Snow White), and starts an affair with her.[31][38] She is later accepted into a law school in Boston, though David refuses to relocate and suggests they end their marriage. Kathryn then learns about David's affair, deciding to move to Boston alone. However, her car is found abandoned at the town's limits,[32] and a missing persons case becomes a murder trial when a heart proven to be Kathryn's is found in Mary Margaret's jewelry box.[30][34] It is later revealed that Regina worked with Mr. Gold (Rumplestiltskin) to attempt to frame Mary Margaret for Kathryn's murder, when Mr. Gold in fact kidnapped Kathryn. She is later found alive, though she does not remember her disappearance.[43] Sidney Glass (The Genie/Magic Mirror) falsely takes the blame for her kidnapping.[35] After the curse is broken, Kathryn and Frederick find each other and live happily together in her home.[84]

Cora Mills/Queen of Hearts N/A Barbara Hershey (older)
Rose McGowan (younger)
2 1, 3 13[85] Deceased
Barbara Hershey
Cora Mills is the daughter of a local poor, drunken miller, similar to the character in the Rumpelstiltskin story. She later becomes the mother to both Regina and Zelena.

As a young woman, Cora is asked for her hand in marriage by a man named Jonathan claiming to be a Prince. The two conceive a child, Zelena, though Cora discovers Jonathan's fake identity. She then meets Prince Leopold, forming a strong bond, until realizing that he is engaged to Princess Eva, who informs Leopold of her secret child. Cora is banished from the kingdom, and she sends Zelena away to Oz, in order to become a royal.

Sometime later, Cora later claims to King Xavier that she can spin straw into gold, who states that if she can, she can marry his son Prince Henry, but if not, she will be killed. She is then approached by Rumplestiltskin who states that he will teach her magic if she gives him her first born child. She agrees and accepts Henry's hand in marriage. Rumplestiltskin then changes his deal to claim whatever child Cora suggests to him. She plans to run away with him but chooses power over love, ripping her own heart, marrying Henry, and giving birth to Regina.[86]

As an older woman, Cora is a controlling mother towards Regina, wanting her to achieve a high status in life. Cora's designs on taking over the kingdom begin with killing Queen Eva (Snow White's mother) by fatally poisoning her. She then causes a young Snow's horse to become wild and rush towards a river, knowing that Regina would save her. Cora uses this opportunity to arrange a marriage between Regina and Snow's father King Leopold. However, Regina is in love with the stable boy Daniel, a secret that Snow innocently informs Cora of. Cora then kills him, believing that such a marriage would ruin her plans of Regina's royalty.[43] Rumplestiltskin later helps Regina send Cora to Wonderland via a magical mirror, where she becomes the Queen of Hearts.[13] She later meets Anastasia, the soon to be Red Queen of Wonderland and teachers her magic. She also recruits Will Scarlet as one of her Knave of Hearts and instructs him to hunt Alice down for certain reasons. When Captain Hook is sent to kill her by Regina (who does not want her mother following her to the new land created by Rumplestiltskin's curse), Cora instead collaborates with him, shielding part of the Enchanted Forest from the curse and freezing them in time for 28 years.[54]

After the curse is broken, and Mary Margaret (Snow White) and her daughter Emma Swan are transported to the Enchanted Forest, they encounter Cora.[13] Cora learns that Regina and her adoptive son Henry are in Storybrooke, and retrieves a magical bean, following the two back to Storybrooke with Hook.[54] Cora impersonates Regina to supposedly kill Archie Hopper (Jiminy Cricket), thus causing Regina to lose Henry. She then turns a rehabilitating Regina back to evil by playing on her love for him. She seeks out the Dark One's dagger to kill their enemies,[86] though Regina returns her heart which, unbeknownst to her, has been poisoned by Mary Margaret with the same candle that Cora poisoned Snow's mother with. Upon possessing her heart, she loves Regina truly, until she dies in her arms.[86] Cora is later summoned as a ghost by Regina, in an attempt to discover the truth behind her giving away Zelena. Cora instead possesses Mary Margaret, allowing her to see her mother, Eva's dark past. Regina removes Cora's ghost from Mary Margaret's body and returns her to the spirit world.

Princess Aurora N/A Sarah Bolger 2, 3, 4 N/A 15[87] Alive
Sarah Bolger
Princess Aurora is Prince Phillip's true love, who was put under a sleeping curse by the evil witch Maleficent.

She first appears when she is awoken from her deep sleep by Phillip, accompanied by Mulan. Phillip is later marked by a wraith, who sucks out his soul. Mulan tells Aurora that part of the Enchanted Forest had been spared from the Evil Queen's curse, as Emma Swan and Mary Margaret Blanchard (Snow White) are transported from Storybrooke to the area, after falling into a portal with the wraith.[12] Although Aurora tries to kill Snow at first, believing her to be the cause of Phillip's death, she later trusts her and Emma and with Mulan's help, assists their return to Storybrooke. Aurora learns from Cora that the soul of a wraith's victim can be restored. Her and Mulan successfully recover Phillip's soul and find a wounded Neal Cassidy (Baelfire) after he is transported from a portal in Storybrooke,[17] assisting him on his quest to find Emma and Henry.[26] It is later revealed that Aurora and Phillip are expecting a baby, much to Mulan's dismay as she secretly has romantic feelings for her, though she leaves to join Robin Hood's Merry Men.[73]

Aurora and Phillip later greet the inhabitants of Storybrooke in the Enchanted Forest upon their transportation, after Peter Pan's curse took them back to their original worlds.[22] Prior to the curse's reversal, they were under the protection of Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West, though she transforms them into flying monkeys when they reveal her intentions of stealing Snow White and Prince Charming's baby. After Zelena's defeat, the two are restored to human form and begin to live in Storybrooke, where along Mary Margaret and Ashley, attends parenting classes with her newborn child.

Prince Phillip N/A Julian Morris 2, 3 N/A 6[88] Alive
Prince Phillip is the true love of Princess Aurora (Sleeping Beauty). In addition to Aurora being cursed to sleep, the evil witch Maleficent turned Phillip into a monster called the Yaoguai. Belle uses fairy dust to return Phillip to his human form, who then teams with Mulan to find Aurora. As the curse is activated, those spared from it are frozen in time for 28 years.[89] When time is resumed, he and Mulan finally rescue Aurora from her sleeping curse. However, a wraith marks Phillip and the creature sucks out his soul.[12] It is later revealed by Cora that Phillip's soul was merely transported to another world. Aurora and Mulan restore Phillip and the three find a wounded Neal Cassidy (Baelfire), assisting him on his quest to find Emma and Henry.[26] It is later revealed that the two are expecting a child.[73]

Aurora and Phillip later greet the inhabitants of Storybrooke in the Enchanted Forest upon their transportation, after Peter Pan's curse took them back to their original worlds.[22] Prior to the curse's reversal, they were under the protection of Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West, though she transforms them into flying monkeys when they reveal her intentions of stealing Snow White and Prince Charming's baby. After Zelena's defeat, the two are restored to human form and begin to live in Storybrooke.

Mulan N/A Jamie Chung 2, 3 N/A 11[90] Alive
Mulan is a warrior who assists best friend Prince Phillip during his search to rescue his love Princess Aurora (Sleeping Beauty).

Spared by the curse which had left their land unaffected but frozen for 28 years, Mulan and Phillip resume their search for Aurora. After she is rescued, the trio encounter a wraith, who sucks out Phillip's soul. When Emma Swan and Mary Margaret (Snow White) appear in the area, Mulan believes that they were responsible for unleashing the wraith, and for Phillip's death.[12] Mulan later trusts Mary Margaret and Emma, helping them return to Storybrooke. Aurora later learns from Cora that the soul of a wraith's victim can be restored. Mulan and Aurora successfully recover Phillip's soul and find a wounded Neal Cassidy (Baelfire) after he is transported from a portal in Storybrooke,[17] assisting him on his quest to find Emma and Henry.[26] It is later revealed that Aurora and Phillip are expecting a baby, much to Mulan's dismay as she secretly has romantic feelings for her, though she leaves to join Robin Hood's Merry Men.[73]

William Smee N/A Chris Gauthier 2, 3 N/A 8[91] Alive
William Smee is a man capable of procuring objects that are hard to find. In the Enchanted Forest, he makes a deal with Rumplestiltskin in order to get his life extended; Smee trades him a magic bean for his age reversal. Captain Hook manages to intervene and kidnaps Smee to obtain the magic bean, later appointing him as a crewman on his ship, the Jolly Roger. Hook uses the bean to create a portal that takes the ship to Neverland where he and his crew will never age.[92] In Neverland, Smee serves as an adviser to Hook, assisting in his murderous aspirations to kill Rumplestiltskin and to raise the newly arrived Baelfire.

In Storybrooke, Smee appears as a homeless man who kidnaps Belle under the orders of her father Moe French (Sir Maurice).[92] Mr. Gold later uses him as an experiment for his spell that would enable anyone to cross the border to Storybrooke without losing their memories. When Hook arrives in Storybrooke, Smee immediately begins following orders, retrieving Mr. Gold's most prized possession: Baelfire's shawl. In retaliation, Gold turns Smee into a rat. After Peter Pan enacts the original curse again, Smee (now in human form), along with the other inhabitants, are consumed and returned to their original worlds.[21] When Snow White and Prince Charming enact a new curse, as part of their plan to stop Zelena, Smee is sent back to Storybrooke.

N/A Owen Flynn/Greg Mendell Ethan Embry (Mendell)
Benjamin Stockham (Flynn)
2 3 11[93] Deceased
Owen Flynn is a young boy who, with his father Kurt, camped out in the woods of Maine in 1983, the night the Dark Curse took everyone to the new world that becomes Storybrooke. Owen enjoys Regina's company, however, this only leads her trying to keep him and his father in Storybrooke. Owen escapes after Kurt is falsely arrested by Regina, vowing to return to his father.[94]

Almost three decades later, a man crashes his car into Storybrooke; his name is later revealed to be Greg Mendell, an alias of Owen. His name is a reference to the geneticist scientist, Gregor Mendel.[95] When Greg is brought to the hospital, the residents debate whether to save his life and risk the truth of Storybrooke being revealed to the outside world. He is ultimately saved, and remains in the town to investigate the strange happenings of Storybrooke. Regina eventually learns of Greg's identity, telling him to leave the town. Greg ignores her, as it is revealed he is in alliance with Neal Cassidy's fiancée, Tamara.[61] The two kidnap Regina and torture her to reveal his father's whereabouts. She eventually tells him that she killed his father. A hurt Greg plans to kill Regina but escapes when David Nolan (Prince Charming) tracks him down. Greg and Tamara later obtain a trigger to obliterate Storybrooke, though it is foiled.[16] The two instead kidnap Henry Mills, travelling to Neverland, though upon arrival, they realize that they had been fooled. When confronted by the Lost Boys, the pair refuse to hand Henry to them, causing Peter Pan's Shadow to rip out Greg's shadow from his body, killing him instantly.[17][26]

N/A Tamara Sonequa Martin-Green 2 3 7[96] Deceased
Tamara is a woman determined to remove magic from the world seeing it as unholy. Her quest begins in Hong Kong, where she visits the Dragon, a self-proclaimed healer, claiming to have cancer. There, she meets August Booth (Pinocchio), who also seeks the healer as he is gradually turning to wood. August steals $10,000 from her as a settlement to the Dragon's cure, though Tamara finds and takes the potion back. She later returns to the Dragon's home and kills the Dragon.[61]

Tamara later follows August to New York City, where she begins a scheme to learn about Storybrooke. She befriends Neal Cassidy (Baelfire), eventually becoming an engaged couple. Tamara is invited to Storybrooke by Neal who informs her of his magical background. She finds a completely wooden August, offering to give him a cure if he leaves Storybrooke forever. However, when August learns that Tamara killed the Dragon, he warns Emma Swan about Tamara's deception, only to be mortally wounded by her. He is later resurrected to his child self, though unable to identify who attacked him. Tamara is later shown to be in a romantic alliance with Greg Mendell, a stranger who crashed into the town and who also wants to destroy magic.[61] Tamara and Greg are instructed by the "Home Office" to send them magical objects, including magic beans and a "trigger" which can self-destruct Storybrooke. After Emma becomes suspicious of the pair, Tamara reveals her deception, shooting Neal and sending him through a portal, before fleeing.[16] Tamara and Greg activate the trigger but are foiled, instead kidnapping Henry and travelling through a portal to Neverland.[17] However, they soon realize that they are being fooled. When confronted by the Lost Boys (the real "Home Office") the pair refuse to hand Henry to them. After the Shadow rips out Greg's shadow, Tamara is hit by an arrow. Mr. Gold finds Tamara and heals her on order to find the location of Henry. After Tamara asks for forgiveness for attacking his son, Mr. Gold kills Tamara by crushing her heart.[26]

Robin Hood N/A Tom Ellis (First appearance)
Sean Maguire (Later appearances)
3, 4 2 21[97][98] Alive
Robin Hood is a skilled archer who robs from the rich to give to the poor with his group of Merry Men. He is also the father to his and Maid Marian's son Roland.

In his earlier history, Will Scarlet was a part of Robin Hood's group where Will took him to raid an abandoned castle that was used as Maleficent's retreat. After it was discovered that someone had stolen a looking glass from Maleficent's retreat and her voice is heard that their campfire, Robin Hood asks who disobeyed his orders by taking one of Maleficent's items. When Robin Hood discovers that Will was behind the theft the next morning upon his departure, Robin Hood tells Will that he hopes his luck will last.

After a pregnant Marian falls ill, he breaks into Rumplestiltskin's castle to steal a magic wand. Rumplestiltskin catches and tortures Robin with the intention of killing him, though Belle frees him.[99] After Regina loses her love Daniel, Tinker Bell leads her to Robin Hood, claiming he is her true love. However, Regina is scared to love again and refuses to meet him. Marian is later killed by Regina (now the Evil Queen) for supporting Snow White, leaving Robin to raise Roland alone.

Whilst looking for a globe belonging to Rumplestiltskin, Neal and Mulan encounter Robin Hood in Rumplestiltskin's castle. He reluctantly uses Roland as bait to call Peter Pan's shadow to allow Neal to travel to Neverland. When Peter Pan's curse takes everyone from Storybrooke back to their original worlds, he rescues Regina and Mary Margaret in the Enchanted Forest from a flying monkey. He later offers them shelter as they plan to take back their castle from Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West.[22] He gradually forms a bond with Regina, and after Snow and Charming reluctantly enact a curse to save their baby from Zelena, Robin is sent to Storybrooke with no memories of the past year. He again likens to Regina who gives him her heart to hide from Zelena after she learns he is her true love. The two later begin a romantic relationship. However, this relationship is shattered after Emma, who traveled to the past with Captain Hook, unintentionally saved Marian before she could be executed by Regina and brought her back to the present. Robin Hood and Roland are reunited with Maid Marian to the hurt of Regina. Robin decides to remain loyal to Marian, leaving Regina on a quest to remove her. When Marian is hit with a freezing spell that was in her ice cream cone, Robin Hood was unable to use the true love thing to break the spell due to his relationship with Regina prior to being reunited with her. Upon agreeing with Robin Hood, Regina and Henry had to remove Maid Marian's heart until Regina can find another way to unfreeze her.

Robin Hood later encountered Will Scarlet again at Granny's diner. The two of them end up investigating the Storybrooke Library. When Ingrid's spell is broken, Robin is reunited with Marian, who was aware that he still has feelings for Regina, but when Marian begins to faint as the spell was still in effect as her heart would cause her to die, Regina tells Robin that they must end their affair and take Marian and Roland out of Storybrooke and into our world, where he will no longer remember his previous life. Before he leaves, Robin kisses Regina one last time.

Maid Marian N/A Christie Laing 4 2, 3 5 Alive
Maid Marian is the target for the affection of the Sheriff of Nottingham. She runs away with Robin Hood after falling in love with him. Sometime later, Marian is pregnant and falls ill, causing Robin Hood to obtain a magic wand from Rumplestiltskin's castle to heal her. After successfully curing her, Rumplestiltskin takes Belle to witness him killing Hood for stealing from him. However, after seeing the restored Marian and realizing her pregnancy, Belle begs Rumplestiltskin not to kill him, or else the child would become fatherless. Rumplestiltskin purposely misses shooting him, alarming the pair to escape the woods.[99] Marian later gives birth to a son named Roland, though she ends up wanted by the Evil Queen and is sentenced to death.

After Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West opens a time-travel portal, Emma and Hook are dragged into it and sent to the Enchanted Forest of the past. Emma decides to rescue Marian (though she does not know her identity) and the two take her back to present day Storybrooke. Marian is reunited with Robin and Roland, to a hurt and angered Regina, whom Robin had been in a relationship with. Marian is extremely hostile towards Regina, disbelieving her reformation. However, Regina saves Marian's life after she comes under attack by a snow monster in Storybrooke. Marian later falls under a frozen spell after the Snow Queen places a spell on her ice cream cone. In order to keep Marian alive, Regina removes her heart and Henry places it in a container, until Regina can find a way to unfreeze her. However, it seems fate/time, is trying to mop up mistakes; Robin and Regina found an alternate page of Once Upon a Time that showed them falling in love before Robin became the thief he is, when she actually never met him then.

After Ingrid's spell is broken, Marian is unfrozen, but the effects from the curse continues as the spell could kill Marian's heart. As a result of this, Regina tells Robin that she has to leave Storybrooke to live in our world, where magic on her cursed heart will not have any effect on her. Marian, along with Robin and Roland, leave Storybrooke forever.

Lost Boys
The Lost Boys (also known as the "Lost Ones") are the murderous inhabitants of Neverland and servants of Peter Pan. Pan began forming the group under his alias of the Pied Piper in the fairytale world. As mentioned by Wendy Darling, they cry at night because they miss their families.
Felix N/A Parker Croft 3 2 11[100] Sacrificed
Felix is a member of the Lost Boys and Peter Pan's right-hand boy. He leads the group into searching Captain Hook's ship for Baelfire, whom he eventually finds and delivers to Peter Pan, though he is not the boy wanted: Henry Mills.[17] When Neal arrives in Neverland to save his son Henry, Felix captures him until being knocked out after he breaks free. Upon his capture of the group from Storybrooke, Felix is taken to the town and placed in jail, until Peter Pan (who has inhabited Henry's body) breaks him free, explaining his plot to make the town "The New Neverland" with possession of the original dark curse.[36] However, Pan reveals he needs the heart of the thing he loves most to enact it. As Felix was the most loyal to him, Pan uses his heart to enact the curse, thus killing him as a sacrifice.[21]
Malcolm/Peter Pan/Pied Piper N/A Robbie Kay (Peter Pan/Pied Piper)
Stephen Lord (Malcolm)
3 N/A 11[101] Deceased
Malcolm is the father of Rumplestiltskin, grandfather of Baelfire and great-grandfather of Henry Mills. Malcolm originally leaves his son in the care of two spinners, who give Rumplestiltskin a magical bean to create a portal to leave his careless father. Using the magic bean, Malcolm and Rumplestiltskin travel to Neverland, a place which Malcolm envisions in his dreams. Upon arrival, Malcolm discovers he cannot fly like in his dreams, and the Shadow tells him this is because he does not belong on the island. Realizing that he cannot be a child as he is a father, Malcolm forces Rumplestiltskin to be taken home by the Shadow. Malcolm transforms into his younger self, adopting the name of Peter Pan (which he named himself after Rumplestiltskin's doll). The Shadow informs Pan that his youth is limited, and he will die when the hourglass of Skull Rock is complete.[27] Some time later, Pan visits Hamelin in the Enchanted Forest posing as the Pied Piper to expand what would later become the Lost Boys.

He later appears as a fugitive boy pretending to escape from the Lost Boys. He "befriends" Henry who is also attempting to escape upon arriving in Neverland, following his kidnap from Storybrooke. He later reveals his true identity and tells Henry he possesses "the heart of the truest believer", which he now owns.[26] He blackmails John and Michael Darling to help him with his tasks, in exchange for their sister Wendy's life, who had been lured back to Neverland. Pan falsely claims to Henry that magic is dying in Neverland, and needs Henry's power. He then persuades Henry to give him his heart, leading Henry to temporarily die. After Pan traps Gold inside Pandora's Box,[27] Regina successfully reclaims Henry's heart and revives him, before Pan swaps his and Henry's souls.[20] Once in Storybrooke, Pan orders the Shadow to kill Mother Superior after reading Henry's book. He then steals the original curse from Regina that created Storybrooke, planning to enact it to turn the town into "The New Neverland."[36] His plot is successful, though before it takes place, Gold kills both Pan (who reverts to Malcolm) and himself with the Dark One's dagger.[21]

Tinker Bell N/A Rose McIver 3 N/A 8[102] Alive
Tinker Bell, or the "Green Fairy" is a fairy who began training under the guidance of the Blue Fairy. However, her ways displease her after she breaks rules including interacting with the Evil Queen (whom Tinker Bell saves after falling from a balcony). She also steals pixie dust believing it to help Regina find true love, but Regina's cowardice would lead to Tinker Bell being stripped of her wings and made human by the Blue Fairy.[73]

Upon arrival at Neverland, Regina meets Tinker Bell who reluctantly forgives Regina for what she did to her. Tinker Bell agrees to help her and the rest of the group in their quest to find Henry, having being promised a home with them.[73] After she successfully arrives in Storybrooke with the rest of the group, Regina requests that Mother Superior give her wings back. She refuses, noting that Tinker Bell does not believe in herself, therefore she cannot either. She later manages to believe, using her pixie dust to kill Peter Pan's shadow. Her actions result in saving Mother Superior, who was killed by the Shadow, and the latter restores Tinker Bell to fairy status.[36]

Zelena/Wicked Witch of the West N/A Rebecca Mader 3 N/A 10[103] Deceased
Rebecca Mader
Zelena is the daughter of Cora and half-sister of Regina. As a young woman, a man named Jonathan claiming to be a Prince proposes to Cora. The two conceive Zelena, though Cora discovers Jonathan's fake identity, sending Zelena away to Oz, to become a royal. As a young woman, her adopted father becomes frustrated at her magical powers and reveals she is adopted. She visits the Wizard of Oz who tells her of her back story and of Regina who was favored over her to be Queen. Zelena is transported to the Enchanted Forest, where Rumplestiltskin trains her after she reveals her relations. However, she becomes envious when he continues teaching Regina magic. Zelena returns to Oz without him, disappointed that he would choose Regina over her to enact his curse. There, she adopts her new green skin triggered by her jealousy.[47] Glinda the Good Witch takes her to her "sisters" of the East and North, speaking of her supposed destiny as the savior of Oz and giving her a pendant to harness her magic. However, upon the arrival of Dorothy Gale, Zelena again becomes envious, tricking her into returning to Kansas, while banishing Glinda to the Enchanted Forest.

Later known as the Wicked Witch of the West, she overtakes Regina's castle, following Peter Pan's curse that returns Storybrooke's residents to the Enchanted Forest. Regina learns of their relations, while Zelena tricks Neal into resurrecting Rumplestiltskin, sacrificing himself. After merging his son's body with his own, Rumplestiltskin becomes insane, manipulated by Zelena with his dagger. After Zelena threatens Snow and Charming's baby, they learn from Glinda that light magic will defeat Zelena. Believing Emma to be the key, they cast a new curse to take them to Storybrooke. Charming sacrifices his heart to Snow, but Zelena adds a forgetting potion to the curse, removing the characters' memories of the past year.

In Storybrooke, Zelena appears as a midwife who befriends Mary Margaret, scheming to get closer to her unborn baby, while holding Mr. Gold prisoner.[104] Emma later finds Gold, discovering that Neal is trapped within him. Neal asks Emma to free Gold in order to defeat Zelena, though he will die; she reluctantly agrees.[23] Zelena later curses Captain Hook to remove Emma's powers. Belle learns that Zelena needs four ingredients (David's courage, Regina's heart, Rumplestiltskin's brain, and David and Mary Margaret's newborn son)[40] to enact a time-travelling spell to travel to the past. She successfully obtains different forms of the items, though Regina uses her newly discovered light magic to defeat her. She spares her life, giving Zelena a second chance. However, Rumplestiltskin avenges Neal by stabbing Zelena with his dagger, shattering her into pieces. Shorty afterwards, Zelena's magic within her pendant enacts the time-travel spell, opening the portal which Emma and Hook fall through. Sending them back to the Enchanted Forest of the past, Emma reclaims her magic and re-opens a portal back to present-day Storybrooke.

Elsa N/A Georgina Haig 4 3 12 Alive
Elsa is the daughter of the King and Queen of Arendelle, and sister of Anna. She is born with the power of cryokinesis, causing her to produce ice, frost and snow, notably when scared or afraid. As a young woman, her parents travel on a mission to the Enchanted Forest, searching for a cure to Elsa's powers. However, they are involved in a storm and die in a shipwreck. Elsa discovers this five years later, leading Anna to venture to the Enchanted Forest to fulfill their parents' last mission. Elsa and Kristoff set off to the mountains to find an urn that the evil Hans holds to trap Elsa and become King of Arendelle. However, Hans finds the two and inadvertently releases the Snow Queen, who reveals to Elsa that she is her aunt as she is her mother's sister.

Some time later, she is placed into the urn by Anna (thanks to the Spell of Shattered Sight cast on her by Ingrid) and is trapped within the Dark One's vault by Rumplestiltskin, who had taken the urn to exchange for obtaining the Sorcerer's Hat from Ingrid. When Emma Swan and Captain Hook are dragged into a time portal to the past, they inadvertently bring Elsa to Storybrooke. Elsa soon becomes frightened, creating a snow monster to protect herself. Elsa then discovers Anna's necklace and vows to find her, placing an ice cave barrier around Storybrooke to prevent anyone escaping. David later helps her to control her magic and free herself and a trapped Emma from the cave. The inhabitants set out to help Elsa find her sister. Elsa soon discovers the Snow Queen, though she has no memories of who the Snow Queen is. Later on, Elsa discover Anna's necklace and uses it as a locator spell that lead them to a beach, where upon her wish, the necklace turned out to be a wishing star; after Elsa wished that Anna was alive, a trunk containing Anna and Kristoff turned up and they were reunited. Afterwards, she and Emma confront Ingrid from going through with her plan to destroy Storybrooke after their ribbons were removed, only to be stopped by Anna after she found the letter in which she read the letter from Queen Gerda that forgave Ingrid for what happened back in Arendelle. With Ingrid having killed herself, Elsa, along with Anna and Krisoff, return to Arendelle and reclaimed the kingdom from Hans, as well as restoring the memories of her mother and her sisters.

Anna N/A Elizabeth Lail 4 N/A 10 Alive
Anna is the second daughter of the King and Queen of Arendelle, and sister of Elsa. As a young woman, her parents travel on a mission to the Enchanted Forest, searching for a cure to her sister's powers. However, they are involved in a storm and die in a shipwreck. Elsa discovers this five years later, leading Anna to venture to the Enchanted Forest to fulfill their parents' last mission. Befriending David, she helps him defeat the warlord Bo Peep and in return is told of Rumplestiltskin who might help her control her sister's magic. When she returned to Arendelle with a box she took from Rumplestiltskin, Anna became suspicious of the Snow Queen, and after discovering the truth about Helga, Ingrid imprisons Anna, then uses a spell to have her turn on Elsa, resulting in Anna trapping Elsa in the urn, but Ingrid, upset over what Anna did, freezes Anna, along with Kristoff and the entire kingdom of Arendelle. 30 years later, Arendelle unthaws and Anna and Kristoff end up on the run from Prince Hans and his three brothers. With help from Blackbeard, Prince Hans and this three brothers capture Anna and Kristoff. Anna and Kristoff are then placed in a trunk and thrown off the ship into Poseidon's Graveyard (which was the area where the ship carrying Anna and Elsa's parents sank).

In Storybrooke, Elsa discovers Anna's necklace in Mr. Gold's pawn shop and vows to find her. Using Bo Peep's staff, Elsa, David Nolan, and Captain Hook are able to hear Anna's heartbeat.

Using Anna's necklace and a locator spell provided by Belle, Emma and Elsa follow it's trail to the Storybrook Library. When in the mineshaft, they find a caved-in path causing Emma and Elsa to find another way to the other side. Elsa opens up a hole in the wall where they end up on a beach. When Elsa ends up hoping for Anna using her necklace (which was a Wishing Star), she ends up saving Anna and Kristoff from their fate at the bottom of Poseidon's Graveyard, and brings them to Storybrooke. Anna and Elsa are reunited as they head to meet up with the fairies, to find a way to counter the Spell of Shattered Sight. However, the fairies have all disappeared, since Hook was forced to use the Sorcerer's Hat to absorb them, so they head off to the Sheriff's Station to brace for the worst. During the spell, Regina made Anna and Krisoff disappear back the beach, where she finds a bottle and after hitting a talkative Krisoff on the head, Anna discovers her mother's letter and races to the Snow Queen's lair, where she reads the letter to Ingrid, thus ending the spell. When Emma finds the portal that will take the visitors back to Arendelle, Anna tells Emma that Gold, when he was Rumplestiltskin, lies to everyone (which lead to how Elsa and Anna ended up in this situation), leading Emma to go after Gold upon learning of his true colors. With Ingrid having killed herself, Anna, along with Elsa and Krisoff, return to Arendelle in time for her wedding to Kristoff.

Kristoff N/A Scott Michael Foster 4 N/A 9 Alive
Kristoff is a friend of Elsa and Anna. He was supposed to marry Anna until she decided to put their wedding on hold so she could find out why her parents left for Misthaven. He was close friends with David/Prince Charming.

When Kristoff appeared to rescue Anna from Ingrid after she manipulated Anna into imprisoning Elsa in an urn, Ingrid froze both of them.

30 years later, Arendelle unthaws and Anna and Kristoff end up on the run from Prince Hans and his three brothers, as they have taken over the kingdom. With help from Blackbeard, Prince Hans and this three brothers capture Anna and Kristoff. Anna and Kristoff are then placed in a trunk and thrown off the ship into Poseidon's Graveyard (which was the area where the ship carrying Anna and Elsa's parents sank).

When Elsa ends up hoping for Anna using her necklace (which was a Wishing Star), she ends up saving Anna and Kristoff from their fate at the bottom of Poseidon's Graveyard, and brings them to Storybrooke. Since the spell can only affect victims once, Kristoff was not affected while in Storybrooke, and after Regina sent him and Anna back to the beach, Anna knocked him out with the bottle that contained the letter written by Anna's mother. With Ingrid having killed herself, Elsa, along with Anna and Krisoff, return to Arendelle in time for his wedding to Anna.

Ingrid/Snow Queen Sarah Fisher Elizabeth Mitchell
Brighton Sharbino (child)
4 N/A 10 Deceased
Ingrid, also known as the Snow Queen, is an older woman who possesses ice powers similar to Elsa's, but more controlled and more powerful.

She manifested her powers at a young age when she, Helga, and Gerda were attacked by a crimimal. Following an incident where Helga was accidentally frozen to death because of the Duke of Weselton's trick, Gerda sealed Ingrid away in a magical urn, while mourning Helga's death and her own actions. She was released from the urn by Prince Hans, who she then froze for calling Elsa was a monster, implying that she was a "monster." She also freezes 3 of Hans' other older brothers as revealed by Prince Hans in "Fall." The Snow Queen later informs Elsa that she is her aunt, as she is the sister of Queen Gerda of Arendelle. At some point afterwards, Ingrid visits the Apprentice to have him ask the Sorcerer for an item that she needs to complete her family. Upon finding out that Elsa is on to her, Ingrid then used her power to have Anna turn on Elsa, which resulted in Anna imprisoning Elsa in the urn. Afterwards Ingrid freeze Anna and Kristoff. Unfortunately, Rumplestiltskin would take the urn and Anna's necklace from Ingrid as part of an exchange for the Sorcerer's hat. However, she ends up giving the hat to the Apprentice who in exchange for the item, is given the one thing she needs to complete her family, a new sister, which leads her to a portal that sends her to New York City in 1982. Once there, Ingrid bides her time until Emma showed up in Storybrooke.

In Storybrooke, she works at an ice cream parlor called "Any Given Sundae", under the alias Sarah Fisher. When Elsa is brought to the town, the Snow Queen takes advantage of Elsa's ice barrier that surrounds Storybrooke. The Snow Queen places a spell in Maid Marian's ice cream cone, causing her to fall into a frozen sleep. Emma soon discovers the Snow Queen and uses her magic to save Captain Hook, after she threatened to kill him. She escapes after implying that she knows Emma, whom she taunted. Sarah then uses Sidney in a plot to lure Regina into allowing her to take her magic mirror, in exchange for Sidney's freedom. It was later discovered that Sarah was Emma's foster mother in our world, having taking her in after she was caught by Social Services in Minnesota. Her true plan is later uncovered; the Snow Queen wants two new sisters to replace the ones she lost, but they must have magic like her. She also planned to use the Spell of Shattered Sight, to have the inhabitants of Storybrooke kill each other off, until only she, Elsa, and Emma are left. In hindsight, the loss of her true sisters seems to have driven Ingrid insane; she doesn't see how much Emma and Elsa despise her. Although Ingrid hasn't considered the possibility, Elsa and Emma may end up trying to stop her plans by killing her, which is pretty much the only logical option since Ingrid won't listen to reason. Later on, Ingrid allowed herself to be "captured" by Emma, implanting an ice shard in her in the process, allowing her to talk with Emma in private at the police station. When Belle discovers that the mirror in the Clock Tower was a fake, David, Mary Margret, and the others catch on to Ingrid's plan too late, and they are unable to warn Emma, as Ingrid had frozen over the police station doors shut. Then, Ingrid plays on Emma's emotions, eventually making her lose control of herself and her magic, which destroys a chunk of the wall and allows the Snow Queen to escape. After Ingrid discovered that Mr. Gold was planning to use the Sorcerer's Hat to absorb Emma and her powers, she tries to stop him, only to realize that he had imprisoned her in a force field made from the urn dust. Then, she tries to warn Emma via an illusion, which initially causes Emma to lose control of her car and crash. However, Emma still refused to believe her, continuing to drive off towards the abandoned mansion. After Elsa saved Emma and the urn dust wore off, Ingrid places her ribbons on all three of them, allowing her to harness their powers. Then, she warns Mr. Gold not to underestimate her and casts the Spell of Shattered Sight over Storybrooke. When Mr. Gold visits Ingrid, she agrees to keep the Spell of Shattered Sight from affecting Belle and Henry, and an escape route from Storybrooke, in exchange for Gold not seeking vengeance on her life. Then, she tells him that the Spell of Shattered Sight will cover Storybrooke by sunset.

As the citizens of Storybrooke begin to attack each other, due to the Spell of Shattered Sight, Emma and Elsa confront Ingrid at "Any Given Sundae", where their powers can't work on her due to the ribbons on them. At her lair, Ingrid then proceeds into the next part of her plan where she restores the good memories of Emma and Elsa to them while stating that they don't have it in them to kill her. When Anna arrives with the note about her mother's last words that involved the truth of Ingrid and Helga being Elsa and Anna's aunts while stating that Arendelle deserves to know about Ingrid and Helga. Ingrid then begins to attack Anna and manages to knock her down. Upon reading the note, Ingrid sees that Anna is right and begins to regret her actions. Ingrid then undoes the Spell of Shattered Sight by destroying herself. Before she dies, Ingrid states that Emma has found her family and returns the memories of Emma and Elsa to them, now that she has her sisters' love. Ingrid then disappears to the afterlife, where she is happy to join Gerda and Helga there.

Maleficent N/A Kristin Bauer van Straten 4 1,2 4 Alive
Kristin Bauer van Straten
Maleficent is a witch and shape-shifter who is able to take the form of a fire-breathing dragon. She is also a member of the Queens of Darkness.

At some point, Maleficent worked with Cruella De Vil and Ursula into kidnapping Belle in order to obtain a magic gauntlet that Rumplestiltskin claimed from his visit in Camelot.

After failed attempts to kill Princess Aurora's mother, Maleficent inflicts Aurora with a sleeping curse, putting both the Princess and her kingdom into a thorn-adorned ruin. Maleficent also curses her true love Prince Phillip by transforming him into a beast called the Yaoguai and banishing him to another land so that he is incapable of reaching Aurora. He remains in this form until he is found by Belle who returns him to human form.

When Will Scarlet (the Knave of Hearts) and Robin Hood's Merry Men invade Maleficent's castle to steal gold, her voice is projected into their camp, telling them to return a stolen Looking Glass.

She is approached at some point by the Evil Queen Regina, who trades the Dark Curse created by Rumplestiltskin, for Maleficent's sleeping curse, in order to punish Snow White. Later, in hope to find Snow White, Prince Charming is given a locating spell from Rumplestiltskin if he manages to hide a potion inside the belly of a beast (Maleficent). The witch transforms into a fire-breathing dragon, though Charming manages to place the potion within her.[11] Eventually, Maleficent gives up on her revenge against Aurora's mother, finding solace in her pet black unicorn. However, the Evil Queen, frustrated at the failure of the sleeping curse, desires the Dark Curse once more, but Maleficent refuses. Regina challenges her to a spar, eventually defeating Maleficent, but she allows Maleficent to live, saying that she is her only friend.[5]

In Storybrooke, it is revealed that Regina Mills (the Evil Queen) trapped Maleficent in her dragon form and imprisoned her beneath Storybrooke's abandoned library. Later, when Henry Mills falls under a sleeping curse to prove the curse's reality to Emma Swan, Emma is forced to kill Maleficent to retrieve the potion within her, later revealed to be a bottle of true love. Regina later travels beneath the library to retrieve the "fail-safe" trigger to destroy Storybrooke, finding Maleficent alive in an undead-like body form.[105]

Ursula N/A Yvette Nicole Brown (voice)
Merrin Dungey
4 3 2 Alive
Ursula is a half-woman half-octopus sea witch. She is said to be a Sea Goddess who grants mermaids the ability to walk on dry land from one high tide to another in twelve hours.[19] She is also a member of the Queens of Darkness.

At some point, Ursula worked with Maleficent and Cruella De Vil in order to obtain a magic gauntlet that Rumplestiltskin obtained during his visit to Camelot.

Later on, the Evil Queen poses as Ursula in order to talk Ariel into keeping her legs in exchange that she gives Snow White her mermaid appearance with a mystical bracelet. This ruse was discovered when both of them are found by the Evil Queen, though Ariel helps Snow to escape after removing the bracelet. When the Evil Queen returns to her palace, the real Ursula contacts her through one of her mirrors stating of her knowledge of her masquerade, and warning her not to impersonate her again.[19]

Many years later after the Dark Curse, Ursula was seen in the Land Without Magic, working as an aquarium worker in New York feeding the fish there. Mr. Gold finds her (after being forced out of Storybrooke by Belle) and offers her a chance to get even with the heroes and find the Author. They then head out to find Cruella De Vil and Maleficent.

Cruella De Vil N/A Victoria Smurfit 4 N/A 1 Alive
Cruella De Vil is a villain and member of the Queens of Darkness.

At some point, Cruella worked with Maleficent and Ursula in order to obtain a magic gauntlet that Rumplestiltskin obtained from his visit to Camelot.

Tertiary characters[edit]

Fictional counterpart Real-world counterpart Portrayer Featured episode(s) Status
Blind Witch #1 Miss Ginger Patti Allan 1.02, 1.08, 1.11, 1.15 Alive
The first Blind Witch is a witch with stitched eyes who was a participant in the Evil Queen Regina's curse alongside an evil gnome, an ogre, and some unidentified villains. She was considered to be among those with the darkest souls in the Enchanted Forest, cutting off a lock of her hair to enact the curse.

In Storybrooke, she is Miss Ginger, a bespectacled busybody.

Cinderella Ashley Boyd Jessy Schram 1.04, 1.12, 4.07 Alive
Cinderella, nicknamed Ella, was originally a maid who wished to attend the royal ball. She meets Rumplestiltskin after he kills her fairy godmother, and offers her a contract: her wish in exchange for something she will have in the future. She signs without reading the contract and attends a ball where she meets Prince Thomas. The two fall in love and marry. However, Rumplestiltskin later reminds Ella of the contract and informs her that he wants her first-born child. When she discovers she is pregnant, she attempts to run away. However, Thomas and Prince Charming devise a plan to capture Rumplestiltskin. The plan succeeds, but Thomas disappears. Rumplestiltskin vows that she will never see Thomas again until the contract is fulfilled.[45]

In Storybrooke, she is 19-year-old Ashley Boyd, a single, pregnant maid. The baby's father Sean Herman (Prince Thomas), is forbidden to see Ashley by his father; the latter arranges for Mr. Gold (Rumplestiltskin) to pay Ashley in exchange for the baby. She originally agrees to the exchange, but later decides to keep her child. She attempts to flee town but goes into labour at the city limits. Emma Swan brings her to the hospital, where she gives birth to a daughter and reunites with Sean. Emma agrees to be in-debt to Mr. Gold if Ashley is allowed to keep the baby.[45] Ashley and Sean are later engaged. A few years later, Ashley begins teaching parenting classes in Storybrooke.

Prince Thomas Sean Herman Tim Phillipps 1.04, 1.12 Alive
Prince Thomas is the husband of Cinderella whom he met the night she made a deal with Rumplestiltskin. During their wedding reception, Rumplestiltskin reminds Ella of the contract and wants her first-born child. When she discovers she is pregnant, she attempts to run away. However, Thomas and Prince Charming devise a plan to capture Rumplestiltskin. The plan succeeds, but Thomas disappears. Rumplestiltskin vows that she will never see Thomas again until the contract is fulfilled.[45]

In Storybrooke, he is Sean Herman, a factory worker who was forced by his father to leave Ashley after she falls pregnant. When Emma tries to find Ashley, who was fleeing town at the time, she tries to enlist Sean for assistance, but his father Mitchell tells Emma that Sean will have nothing to do with her. Realizing he has made a deal with Mr. Gold, Emma finds Ashley and brings her back to the hospital to give birth. Sean decides to go against his father's wishes and visits Ashley to reconcile with her and to see his daughter. A few months later, he proposes to Ashley and the pair are engaged.[45]

Gus Billy Jarod Joseph 1.04, 1.05, 1.19, 2.07, 2.17 Deceased
In the Enchanted Forest, Gus was a domestic mouse who lived in the pantry of Cinderella's house and one of Cinderella's only friends, along with Jaq and the other mice.

In Storybrooke, he becomes a human named Billy, a car mechanic who works at Marine Garage. He shows an interest in Ruby (Red Riding Hood) but is denied a date, unaware of the reason being her werewolf persona later in the night. Billy is later found dead, apparently murdered by Red in her wolf form. David Nolan (Prince Charming) however eventually discovers that it was actually his own adoptive father, Albert Spencer (King George), who gruesomely murdered him, leaving doctored evidence that Red was responsible, because he wanted David to look irresponsible of the town's safety.[81]

Martin and Myrna N/A Harry Groener (Martin)
Carolyn Hennesy (Myrna)
1.05 Unknown
Martin and Mynra are Jiminy Cricket's parents. They both worked as con artists, profiting from innocent villagers and using Jiminy to steal money and belongings. Jiminy wants to change, but his parents insist he cannot. Jiminy visits Rumplestiltskin explaining his situation and he gives him a potion to free himself from his parents' strong hold. However, Martin and Myrna realize Jiminy's plan and swap his potion for a fake elf tonic. They arrive at the house of a young couple and pretend to be homeless and in need of a place to stay for the evening. They pretend to the couple that there is a plague coming to the town and are swindled by the trio into giving up all their valuable items in exchange for the fake elf tonic. Jiminy throws the "potion" on his parents once outside, though they taunt him that they have switched the bottles. In horror, Jiminy runs back into the couple's house to find the pair have already ingested the potion and turned into wooden puppets. Martin and Myrna show no remorse even when the couple's son Geppetto stumbles in to see his parents' state.
Prince James N/A Josh Dallas 1.06, 2.13 Deceased
Prince James is the late twin brother of Prince Charming. He competes in a battle against a challenger Behemoth, preparing for his acceptance from King Midas to slay a dragon as part of a deal between him and James' father, King George. However, after celebrating the deal, James is stabbed to death by the nearly dead challenger ending the duel in a mutual kill. This worries George about his future and his kingdom, until Rumplestiltskin tells him that James has a twin brother, as it appears that the King adopted James through Rumplestiltskin in order to save the kingdom. He then tells the King that he can bring the twin to the castle to have him pose as James, in return for a wand that the Fairy Godmother carries.[38]

Prior to these events, James and his lover Jacqueline "Jack" searched for means of financially saving his kingdom. Using shrinking products from Wonderland, they encounter and shrink Anton the Giant, hoping to trick him into sharing his treasure with them. Their conquest leads them (and an army) into Anton's palace where they slay the giants inside, stealing a great portion of treasure.[106]

Ruth N/A Gabrielle Rose 1.06, 2.03, 4.02 Deceased
Ruth is the late mother of twin brothers Prince James and Prince "Charming" David.

When Prince James is killed in battle, she tries to convince her second son, shepherd David, to marry King Midas' daughter in order to save their farm. When Rumplestiltskin arrives, she reveals to him that he had a twin brother and she, along with her husband, gave him away to keep their farm. David returns to tell her that they can never see one another again, after King George forces David to marry Princess Abigail. Ruth gives him her ring to pass on to his true love, Snow White.[38] Ruth is later shot by a poisoned arrow when David arranges a rendezvous at her hideout which King George ambushes. As David, Snow and Lancelot take her to find the curative waters of Lake Nostos, she offers Snow a charm that indicates the sex of her first-born child. However, because of the curse George forced upon Snow, it indicates nothing for her. When the lake is found to have dried up, Ruth wants Snow to have the remaining water to cure her, but Snow protests. However, Ruth is apparently unaffected by the water, and as her dying wish, she asks to see David and Snow married. It is later revealed that she had replaced the water with that in the canister Snow had drank from, in order for her to be cured of King George's curse.[80]

King Midas N/A Alex Zahara 1.06, 3.21 Unknown
King Midas is a rich King with the power to turn all he touches to gold. To keep himself from turning people into gold, he wears special gloves that suppress his Golden Touch. His daughter Princess Abigail's true love, a knight named Fredrick, is accidentally transformed into a golden statue whilst protecting him. He promises King George gold in return for the head of the dragon that terrorizes his kingdom, which is to be killed by George's son Prince James. However, after James is killed, George learns that he has a twin brother, David who poses as James and completes the task. Midas deems "James" worthy to marry his daughter and offers to unite his kingdom with George's through marriage between their children. However, Abigail chooses to marry a now human Frederick, for love.[38]
Zoso N/A Brad Dourif 1.08, 4.04 Deceased
Zoso was an unmatched sorcerer who was The Dark One before Rumplestiltskin. He used his powers to have parents send their children to fight in the Ogre Wars. However, Zoso was only a slave to the Duke (who wielded The Dark One's dagger which enabled anyone who possessed it to control him) that resided in the frontlands. Seeking freedom from the Duke, Zoso manipulates Rumplestiltskin while in the form of a beggar by telling him to burn down the Duke's castle and steal The Dark One's dagger. After the objectives are filled, Rumplestiltskin stabs him with the dagger, killing him, which allows Rumplestiltskin to become the new Dark One.[44]

In a flashback in "The Apprentice," it was revealed that Zoso was unable to obtain a specific magic box that was guarded by the apprentice of an unnamed sorcerer.

Hansel and Gretel Nicholas and Ava Zimmer Hansel: Quinn Lord
Gretel: Karley Scott Collins
1.09 Alive
Hansel and Gretel are brother and sister, the children of a woodcutter. After the Evil Queen Regina captures their father in the forest, they are forced to retrieve a small black sack (something precious) for her from the Blind Witch. After they succeed, the Queen invites them to live with her in her palace but they refuse, stating they want to be reunited with their father. She reacts to this by transporting them to the infinite forest. Their father is then brought to the Queen and released, without knowing where his children are located.[14]

In Storybrooke, they are siblings Nicholas and Ava Zimmer, who have never met their father and live on their own since their mother died. In order to avoid them being separated by social services, Emma finds their father and convinces him to take care of them.[14]

Woodcutter Michael Tillman Nicholas Lea 1.09 Alive
The Woodcutter is Hansel and Gretel's father who is captured by the Evil Queen's guards. After banishing Hansel and Gretel to the Infinite Forest for refusing to live with her, the Evil Queen releases him, while telling him that he and his children can live together as a family, once they find one another.[14]

In Storybrooke, he is a mechanic named Michael Tillman who is the owner of Marine Garage. He is the father of Nicholas and Ava (Hansel and Gretel) whom he isn't aware of until Sheriff Emma Swan informs him. At first, he refuses to take them in because he fears that he would not be able to support them. Later, when Emma is forced to take them to social services in Boston, she pretends that her car breaks down and calls him. When he arrives to tow her car, she tells him to at least see them before making a decision; he chooses to take them in.[14]

Blind Witch #2 N/A Emma Caulfield 1.09 Deceased
The second Blind Witch was a witch who had a very keen sense of smell, particularly for children. When Hansel and Gretel sneak into her house to retrieve a small black sack, Hansel bites into a cupcake thus awakening her from her slumber. She locks them both in a cell while preparing the oven for cooking. The duo escape, pushing her into an oven, before the Evil Queen Regina unleashes a fireball into the oven through her magic mirror, killing the blind witch.[14]
Stealthy N/A Geoff Gustafson 1.10, 1.14 Deceased
Stealthy was a dwarf who was part of The Seven Dwarfs' group. He receives his name from his axe, like the other dwarfs, because of his skillful infiltration abilities. When he tries to break Grumpy and Snow White out of their prison cell in King George's castle, he is killed during their escape.
King Leopold N/A Richard Schiff (older)
Eric Lange (younger)
1.11, 1.18, 3.18 Deceased
King Leopold is the deceased father of his daughter with Queen Eva, Snow White. He later marries Regina, his second wife.

As a Prince, Leopold meets Cora after she is betrayed by Jonathan, a man claiming to be a Prince. The two form a strong bond until Cora learns he is engaged to Princess Eva, who informs Leopold of her secret child, leading him to remove Cora from his kingdom. Becoming King, Leopold marries Eva and the two have a daughter Snow White, though Eva later dies after being poisoned by Cora. After Regina saves Snow from a runaway horse, Leopold marries her in order to give his daughter a mother.[43] He is always thankful for his daughter and rules his realm with kindness, wanting nothing except for the happiness of his kingdom and its subjects. When he finds The Genie's lamp, he cannot think of anything he desires, so instead frees the Genie and invites him to his castle to work with him. These actions end in disaster when the Genie falls in love with Regina and plots to kill the King to free her from the loveless marriage. The Genie places poisonous vipers in the King's bed, killing him.[29]

Sir Maurice Moe French Eric Keenleyside 1.12, 2.04, 3.22 Alive
Sir Maurice is the ruler of a land and Belle's father. He enlists Rumplestiltskin to save his people from the war; he agrees on the condition that Belle must leave her family and become the caretaker of his estate. Maurice unaccepts, but Belle agrees to the bargain.[46]

In Storybrooke, he is Moe French, a florist who is the owner of the flower shop "Game of Thorns". Mr. Gold (Rumplestiltskin) repossesses the shop's van, insisting that a loan he made Moe is due. There is later a robbery at Mr. Gold's house, and Gold holds Moe accountable, abducting him and beating him viciously. Sheriff Emma Swan stops arrests Gold and Moe is taken to the hospital.[46] After the curse is broken, Moe begins to search for Belle, hiring Mr. William Smee to locate her. Initially they are reunited, but when Moe learns that Belle still has feelings for Rumplestiltskin, he tries to send her across town lines in order to have her forget him. After Gold rescues Belle, she tells both him and her father that she wishes to never see them again.[92] The two later reconcile and Moe gives his blessing to Belle to marry Mr. Gold.

Gaston N/A Sage Brocklebank 1.12 Transformed
Gaston is Belle's deceased fiancé who is first seen in her father Sir Maurice's castle seeking the aid of Rumplestiltskin. Belle agrees to go with Rumplestiltskin to save their village, much to Gaston's dismay. Gaston later appears at Rumplestiltskin's estate to confront him. However, Rumplestiltskin simply turns him into a rose and gives it to an unsuspecting Belle.[46]
Frederick Jim Greyston Holt 1.13 Alive
Frederick is a knight and true love of Princess Abigail. The couple were to be married, until he is turned into a gold statue protecting her father King Midas. He is restored by the magical waters of Lake Nostos, gathered by Prince Charming, and is happily reunited with Abigail.[32]

In Storybrooke, he is Jim, a physical education teacher at Storybrooke Elementary School. Kathryn Nolan (Abigail) is originally in a relationship with David Nolan (Charming). However, after Kathryn learns the truth of Mary Margaret (Snow White) and David's affair, she attacks her in her workplace, also the school, unknowingly bumping into Jim. After she decides to leave Storybrooke, she crashes her car at the city limits. Jim finds her car abandoned.[32] According to producer Edward Kitsis, after the Dark Curse is broken, he finds Kathryn and resumes his relationship with her.

Nova Sister Astrid Amy Acker 1.14 Alive
Nova is a new fairy being trained by the Blue Fairy. While carrying a bag of fairy dust, Nova accidentally sprinkles some on an egg. When the egg hatches in the dwarf mines, Dreamy emerges. Nova and Dreamy later fall in love and plan to run away. When the Blue Fairy tells Dreamy that Nova will lose her wings if she elopes with him, Dreamy ends the relationship, breaking Nova's heart. He is renamed Grumpy after he returns to the mines.[33]

In Storybrooke, Nova is Sister Astrid, a kind-hearted but clumsy nun. Leroy (Grumpy), offers to help her come up with the money to sell candles. When he does, he asks Astrid, who is as smitten with Leroy as he is with her, to be the first passenger on the new boat he purchased. She agrees without hesitation.[33]

Peter N/A Jesse Hutch 1.15 Deceased
Peter was the son of a blacksmith and Red Riding Hood's lover. Presumably, his name derives from Peter and the Wolf, a composition written by Sergei Prokofiev in 1936. Red and Peter had plans to leave the village and see the world together. During a series of nightly wolf attacks, Red and Snow White believe that Peter is the wolf and is behind the bloodshed. The two devise a plan to chain Peter down, Red staying with him overnight. It is later revealed that Red is actually the wolf, and she ends up killing Peter by ripping him to shreds. While talking to Dr. Whale (Dr. Frankenstein) in Storybrooke, she sadly admits to "eating her boyfriend."
Grace Paige Alissa Skovbye 1.17, 2.03 Alive
Grace is the daughter of Jefferson. Her name is a reference to Jefferson Airplane's lead singer, Grace Slick. Her father agrees to help the Evil Queen to give Grace a better life, leaving Grace with neighbors, promising to return to her for their tea party together. However, he is tricked by the Queen and abandoned in Wonderland.[9]

In Storybrooke, she is Paige, who believes that she is the daughter of another family and is no longer aware that Jefferson exists.[9] After the curse is broken, she is reunited with Jefferson.

Caterpillar N/A Roger Daltrey (voice) 1.17 Alive
The Caterpillar is an inhabitant of Wonderland. He appears when the Evil Queen Regina and Jefferson come to Wonderland. As in the Disney film and literature, he reclines on his mushroom and asks "Who are you" to them, blowing smoke rings in Jefferson's face.[9]

In Once Upon a Time in Wonderland, the Caterpillar is voiced by Iggy Pop. See List of Once Upon a Time in Wonderland characters for further details.

Knave of Hearts #2 N/A Paul McGillion 1.17, 2.09 Alive
The Knave of Hearts is a servant of Cora (as the Queen of Hearts). When the Evil Queen Regina and Jefferson come to Wonderland, the Knave of Hearts brings Jefferson to the Queen of Hearts who asks him how he has entered Wonderland. Jefferson states that he came by use of his hat, but no longer has it since the Evil Queen obtained it. The Knave of Hearts has Jefferson become a Hatter in order to make another hat that is similar to his. The Knave of Hearts is present when Captain Hook later comes to Wonderland, when he is hired by the Evil Queen to kill Cora and return her body to Regina.
Daniel N/A Noah Bean 1.18, 2.05 Deceased
Noah Bean
Daniel was a stable boy at Regina's home when she was a teenager; he gave her riding lessons and was also her secret lover. After Regina saves a young Snow White's life, King Leopold proposes to her. To avoid the unwanted marriage, Regina devises a plan to run away with Daniel, but Cora kills him upon learning of their relationship from Snow White.[43] After Regina learns basic magic, she uses a preservation spell on Daniel's body, keeping him in a glass case and dedicating her time to finding a way to bring him back to life. Jefferson brings Dr. Victor Frankenstein to her from his world and he performs an experiment on Daniel's body, failing. It is later revealed that he failed on purpose as part of a deal with Rumplestiltskin, who wanted Regina to give into her dark side.

After the curse in Storybrooke is broken, Dr. Whale (Victor Frankenstein) wishes for Regina to return him to his world. In order to persuade her, he attempts the experiment on Daniel again, this time succeeding. However, the pain of resurrection turns Daniel into a "monster" who rips off Whale's arm. During a brief moment of painful lucidity, Daniel tells Regina to forget their love and "love again", before lapsing back into psychotic behaviour and attempting to attack her; a heartbroken Regina turns Daniel to dust.[107]

Sir Lancelot N/A Sinqua Walls 2.03 Deceased
Sir Lancelot was a knight who used to work for King Arthur. Under the orders of King George, Lancelot captures Snow White and brings her to him, unintentionally cursing her with water that makes her barren forever with no chance of producing children. Lancelot revisits Snow, mentioning that he had no knowledge of the water's content. Using the remnants of the water in Lake Nostos, Lancelot is able to undo the curse on Snow. He is later killed by Cora who poses as him in the protected area of the Enchanted Forest, though the ruse is exposed by Mary Margaret (Snow White).
Milah N/A Rachel Shelley 2.04, 2.14 Deceased
Milah is Rumplestiltskin's deceased wife and Baelfire's mother. She is first introduced at the local village tavern with a band of pirates, one of them being Killian Jones. A local villager later tells Rumplestiltskin that the pirates have abducted her. Rumplestiltskin begs the pirates for his wife back, but only after Rumplestiltskin defeats Jones in a duel. He is too afraid to fight Jones and abandons Milah. Some time later, after Rumplestiltskin becomes The Dark One and Baelfire had left, Jones encounters Rumplestiltskin and informs him that Milah has died. After stopping Rumplestiltskin from ripping out Jones' heart, Milah reveals herself to be alive and that she had willingly fallen in love with Jones. In exchange for her life as well as Jones', she offers him a magic bean that he desires to find Baelfire. After promising both Jones and Milah their safety, Rumplestiltskin confronts Milah about leaving her son. Milah admits that she regrets leaving her son, blaming her miserable relationship with Rumplestiltskin. This causes an enraged Rumplestiltskin to rip her heart out and crush it, leaving her to die in Jones' arms.
Anton N/A Jorge Garcia 2.06, 2.13, 2.19 Alive
Jorge Garcia
Anton is a Giant based on the being featured in Jack and the Beanstalk.

Prior to the curse, Anton resided in a realm of giants which could only be accessed through a large beanstalk. His brothers Abraham and Arlo referred to him as "Tiny" and often mocked his love for knowing more of the outside world. In retaliation, he journeyed down the beanstalk and befriended Prince James and his lover Jack, who give Anton a piece of mushroom from Wonderland that shrinks him to human size. Jack tells Anton James' kingdom is on the verge of bankruptcy and needs money. Anton offers to give them treasure from his home, however, they betray him and lead an army to fight against the Giants, ultimating in the death of all their kind except for Anton. He develops a hatred towards humans for what happened to his family. Years later after the Evil Queen's curse is broken, Emma Swan and Captain Hook journey up the beanstalk to retrieve a magic compass. He attempts to attack them, but Emma pleads with him that she needs the compass to get back to her son. He reluctantly gives the compass to Emma, stating that all humans are alike. However, Emma responds by stating that he is wrong to generalize.[4]

Back in Storybrooke, Captain Hook reveals that Cora shrunk Anton to bring him to the new land. Regina Mills (the Evil Queen) restores his giant size, and he rampages through Storybrooke, attempting to kill David, who he mistakes for James. However, when the magic wears off, he falls into a pit; David rescues him, convincing him to trust them all. Anton reveals to the group that he owns a magic bean, and works with the Seven Dwarfs to harvest beans as portals, until Regina destroys them.[106]

Jacqueline N/A Cassidy Freeman 2.06 Deceased
Jack was a lover and friend of Prince James as well as an acquaintance of Anton the Giant. She is a female version of the hero from Jack the Giant Killer and Jack and the Beanstalk. She assists Prince James in freeing the royal land of their debts, meeting a giant named Anton. The two trick him into leading the pair to the treasure atop the beanstalk where he originates. They betray him and begin a fight against the giants for their treasure, ultimating in Anton's brother Arlo killing Jack.[106] Her skeleton is shown lying in Anton's home when Emma Swan and Captain Hook climb the beanstalk to retrieve a magic compass.[4]
Quinn N/A Ben Hollingsworth 2.07 Deceased
Quinn was a werewolf that Red Riding Hood encounters after he steals her cloak in the woods. Quinn informs Red that she does not need to use the cloak and that there is another way to control her wolf-side, taking her underground into a buried castle. Red is introduced to Anita, who claims to be her mother. Snow White discovers the castle, and Quinn chokes her to protect their society. Red claims her to be a friend and she is saved. The Evil Queen's knights then invade the castle, killing Quinn with an arrow.[81]
Anita N/A Annabeth Gish 2.07 Deceased
Anita was the leader of a pack of werewolves that resided in a buried castle. Red Riding Hood meets Anita, who reveals to her that she is her mother, insisting that her grandmother lied to her about her status. Snow White accidentally leads the Evil Queen's knights to invade the castle. An enraged Anita demands Red to kill Snow in return for the knight-caused bloodshed. When she objects, Anita transforms into a wolf planning to kill Snow, until she is unintentionally impaled with a pole by Red. Anita perishes and is later buried.[81]
Alphonse Frankenstein N/A Gregory Itzin 2.12 Deceased
Alphonse Frankenstein was the father of Victor and Gerhardt Frankenstein. A leading military official, Alphonse openly favoured Gerhardt over Victor, and blamed Victor for Gerhardt's death. Although Victor successfully revived Gerhardt, Alphonse declared that he was a monster. Alphonse attacks Victor, but is stopped by Gerhardt who proceeds to beat Alphonse to death.[15]
Gerhardt Frankenstein N/A Chad Michael Collins 2.12 Unknown
Gerhardt Frankenstein is the deceased brother of Dr. Victor Frankenstein and the younger son of Alphonse. He is a decorated soldier and considered to be a success story in the eyes of his father. One night, Gerhardt catches Victor digging up a body in the graveyard for an experiment; a soldier arrives and kills Gerhardt. Devastated at the death of his brother, Victor attempts to revive him with a heart, but it does not survive the process. Victor then seeks to revive him with the "perfect heart", which Rumplestiltskin provides from the Enchanted Forest. With the new heart, he successfully revives Gerhardt as his infamous monster. Alphonse declares that the revived Gerhardt is not his son. To protect Victor from an attack led on him by Alphonse, Gerhardt openly murders his father. Victor locks Gerhardt in a dungeon to later execute him. However, Victor instead assures to fix the situation; a despondent Gerhardt is left in the tower alone.[15]

In discussion between Dr. Whale (Victor) and Mr. Gold (Rumplestiltskin) in Storybrooke, it is mentioned that Gerhardt remains in Frankenstein's world.[107]

Queen Eva N/A Rena Sofer (adult)
Eva Bourne (young)
2.15, 2.16, 3.18 Deceased
Queen Eva is the deceased mother of Snow White and the first wife of King Leopold.

As a Princess, Eva is spoiled and selfish, forced into an arranged marriage to Prince Leopold, who simultaneously falls in love with Cora. However, Eva learns of Cora's secret child with Jonathan, a man claiming to be a Prince, and informs Leopold, leading him to remove Cora from his kingdom. She later trips Cora, who is working as a miller's daughter, causing Eva to fly into a "rage". As a changed, mature adult, she teaches her daughter, Snow White, kindness, respect for service, and to avoid dark magic. She unexpectedly falls ill before Snow's birthday. The Royal Doctor cannot heal her, so her servant Johanna informs Snow that she should talk to the Blue Fairy. The fairy offers Snow a magic candle which would save the life of her mother at the cost of another's life. She refuses the candle which pleases Eva, who eventually dies. Following the Queen's funeral, the "Blue Fairy" is revealed to be Cora in disguise. Over the corpse of Eva, she confesses to poisoning her in order to place Regina on the throne, as well as to turn Snow White evil.[108]

Johanna N/A Lesley Nicol 2.15 Deceased
Johanna is the personal maid of Queen Eva and was close to her and her daughter Snow White. When Eva collapses with ill-based symptoms, Johanna informs Snow of the Blue Fairy as a magical mentor and adviser to Eva, and that if anyone can help her, she can. Snow is offered dark magic from the fairy as a way to save her, but Snow cannot bring herself to use the magic, and Eva dies. Johanna comforts her and helps Snow with her mother's funeral.[108]

In Storybrooke, Johanna is seen after the curse is broken. She manages to buy Snow's tiara from Mr. Gold (Rumplestiltskin)'s shop to give to Mary Margaret Blanchard (Snow White) on her birthday. When Mary Margaret learns it is from Johanna, she is overjoyed to be reunited with her. Mary Margaret and David Nolan (Prince Charming) are located to Rumplestiltskin's dagger in the Storybrooke Clock Tower, where they are confronted by Regina Mills (the Evil Queen) and her mother Cora who have captured Johanna. Regina rips out Johanna's heart and threatens to crush it if Mary Margaret does not hand over the dagger. Though Mary Margaret forfeits the dagger to them for the safety of Johanna, Cora kills Johanna by throwing her out of the clock tower.[108]

King Xavier N/A Joaquim de Almeida 2.16 Unknown
King Xavier is a wealthy king based on the unnamed King from the Rumpelstiltskin story. After Cora, the miller's daughter bumps into Princess Eva, he forces her to kneel down and apologize, humiliating her. During a masquerade ball held by Xavier to determine who will be the bride of his son Prince Henry, Cora claims she is more than a miller's daughter and can in fact turn straw into gold. Xavier tells her that if she can spin all the castle's straw into gold overnight, she can marry his son, but if she fails, she must forfeit her life. After Rumplestiltskin teaches Cora dark magic, all of the straw is spun into gold, to Xavier's surprise, and Cora takes Prince Henry's hand in marriage. The night before her marriage, Cora visits Xavier with the intention of ripping out his heart. However, she leaves with her own heart in a box, sparing King Xavier, as he convinced her that love is weakness and that she must rely on alliances and power.
N/A Kurt Flynn John Pyper-Ferguson 2.17 Deceased
Kurt Flynn is the deceased father of Owen Flynn. While camping in Maine, the curse goes into effect, causing Storybrooke to magically appear overnight. They soon discover the town where they are directed to Regina Mills, who gradually develops a bond with Owen after realizing she is not truly happy. After Kurt witnesses Regina controlling Sheriff Graham Humbert's heart, he and Owen attempt to leave town. Following a high speed car chase through the town, Kurt is arrested. He tells Owen to escape the town, who vows to find his father again.[94]

Years later when the curse is broken, a stranger crashes his car into Storybrooke. The driver inside is revealed to be a man named Greg Mendell. His true identity is later released as an older Owen. He is still shown to be looking for his father, however, his search comes to a tragic end when he learns that Regina had killed his father shortly after he escaped. Greg receives confirmation upon finding his father's skull at their old campsite.

The Dragon N/A Tzi Ma 2.18 Deceased
The Dragon was a healer who ran a clinic in Hong Kong, and would often deal with illnesses and diseases. Shortly before the curse is broken in Storybrooke, August Booth (Pinocchio) begins transforming back into wood. He seeks the attention of The Dragon who demands an item close to August's soul plus $10,000. Meanwhile, a woman named Tamara, who claims to have cancer, also seeks The Dragon's help. August steals her money to pay The Dragon, receiving a bottle of potion that will cure his "illness". However, Tamara catches him and takes back the bottle. Later that night, Tamara murders The Dragon, revealing herself to be a killer of magical beings. August returns later, only to find The Dragon's corpse.[61]
Sheriff of Nottingham Keith Wil Traval 2.19 Unknown
The Sheriff of Nottingham was once humiliated by Robin Hood who then stole his love Maid Marian, turning him into an alcoholic. During his hunt for Hood, the Sheriff meets Rumplestiltskin who is also looking for him. Rumplestiltskin takes the Sheriff's tongue temporarily in order to force him to divulge whereabouts of Robin Hood.[99]

In Storybrooke, he is Keith, a frequent visitor to The Rabbit Hole bar. He meets Lacey (Belle) and later goes on a date with her. Upon realizing that she and Mr. Gold (Rumplestiltskin) are still a couple, Keith approaches Gold to apologize. Gold again takes Keith's tongue and proceeds to viciously beat him, to the amusement of Lacey.[99]

The Darling Family
The Darling Family consists of Wendy, John, Michael, Nana, and Mr. and Mrs. Darling. When Rumpelstiltskin's son Baelfire is transported to a land without magic, he arrives in London. As a poor street urchin, Bae breaks into The Darling Family's house, stealing bread. Once aboard The Jolly Roger in Neverland, Bae protests to Captain Hook that he wishes to be returned to The Darlings as he views them as his real family.[17]
N/A Wendy Darling Freya Tingley 2.21, 3.07, 3.08, 3.09, 3.10 Alive
Freya Tingley
Wendy Darling is the eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Darling. Baelfire is discovered by Wendy upon arriving in Victorian London, who offers him shelter secretively. Wendy is later caught by her parents, who decide to adopt him. The children tell Bae of a mysterious shadow that comes to their window every night with the ability to transport them to the magical world of Neverland. Having had his life torn apart by magic in the Enchanted Forest, Bae tells them to ignore The Shadow. Despite this, Wendy departs with the creature to Neverland.[16] The day after her departure, Wendy tells of Neverland, saying that The Shadow let her return as she was a girl, promising to come back for her brothers. That night, the children unsuccessfully create traps to protect themselves, leading Bae to sacrifice himself to The Shadow.[16]

Wendy is later shown to be a prisoner of Peter Pan in Neverland, who is using an adult John and Michael to head to Storybrooke and prevent Belle and Ariel giving Mr. Gold Pandora's box, which he and Regina are seeking in order to defeat Pan in exchange for Wendy's freedom. Pan later forces Wendy to pretend to be ill to Henry in order for him to harness his belief in magic, before she is returned to her cage. Mr. Gold is instructed by Ariel to attempt to save Wendy on his quest to kill Pan.[109] Wendy is later saved by Bae, and in return she informs him and the rest of the group of Pan's intentions to kill Henry. She is then rescued and escapes Neverland en route to be reunited with her brothers.[20] Upon their reunion in Storybrooke, The Darlings return to London.[36]

N/A John Darling Matt Kane (adult)
William Ainschough (child)
2.21, 3.07, 3.09, 3.10 Alive
John Darling is the eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Darling. As a child, he lives with his sister Wendy and brother Michael. Baelfire saves him and his family from being taken to Neverland by Peter Pan's Shadow.

As an adult, he was ordered to retrieve the infant Henry by Peter Pan in Storybrooke, but failed after Regina decides to keep him after her initial struggle. He returns to Storybrooke years later with Michael before Belle casts a cloaking spell around the town. He and Michael find Belle and Ariel in Mr. Gold's shop and retrieve Pandora's Box from them, revealing that they were sent by Peter Pan to prevent the two giving the item to Mr. Gold. Belle and Ariel later stop the pair from destroying the box with a dwarf axe. It is then revealed that the brothers wanted to destroy the object in a deal to save Wendy, who is being held prisoner by Peter Pan in Neverland. Mr. Gold is instructed by Ariel to attempt to save Wendy on his quest to kill Pan.[109] After the Darlings are reunited in Storybrooke, the siblings return to London.[36]

N/A Michael Darling James Immekus (adult)
Benjamin Cook (child)
2.21, 3.07, 3.09, 3.10 Alive
Michael Darling is the youngest son of Mr. and Mrs. Darling. As a child, he lives with his sister Wendy and brother John. Baelfire saves him and his family, from being taken to Neverland by Peter Pan's Shadow.

As an adult, he was ordered to retrieve the infant Henry by Peter Pan in Storybrooke, but failed after Regina decides to keep him after her initial struggle. He returns to Storybrooke years later with John before Belle casts a cloaking spell around the town. He and John find Belle and Ariel in Mr. Gold's shop and retrieve Pandora's Box from them, revealing that they were sent by Pan to prevent the two giving the item to Mr. Gold. Belle and Ariel later stop the pair from destroying the box with a dwarf axe. It is then revealed that the brothers wanted to destroy the object in a deal to save Wendy, who is being held prisoner by Peter Pan in Neverland. Mr. Gold is instructed by Ariel to attempt to save Wendy on his quest to kill Pan.[109] After the Darlings are reunited in Storybrooke, the siblings return to London.[36]

Merry Men
The Merry Men are a group of men that work with Robin Hood to steal from the rich and help the poor.
Little John N/A Jason Burkart 3.03, 3.12, 3.20, 4.01 Alive
Little John is a member of the Merry Men. In an attempt to leave Storybrooke, he is turned into a flying monkey. Following Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West's defeat, he is returned to his human form.
Roland N/A Raphael Alejandro 3.03, 3.13, 3.18, 3.22, 4.01, 4.03, 4.10, 4.12 Alive
Roland is Robin Hood and Marian's son. He was used as bait to trick Pan's shadow in to getting close, so that Neal could hitch a ride to get to Neverland. He is later saved by Regina from a flying monkey, which she turned into a plush toy.[73]
Friar Tuck N/A Michael P. Northey 3.12, 3.13, 3.18 Alive
Friar Tuck is a member of the Merry Men.
Captain Liam Jones N/A Bernard Curry 3.05 Deceased
Captain Liam Jones is the deceased brother of Captain Killian "Hook" Jones.[110] With assistance from Killian, he worked for an unknown King, being sent to Neverland to retrieve an unknown plant called Dreamshade where they get their by using a sail made from the feathers of Pegasus. Upon arrival, Peter Pan informs the two that the plant they are seeking is poisonous. Liam ignores Pan, finding the plant and cutting himself with its thorns to prove its safety. However, the poison quickly infiltrates his arm and Killian is forced to make a deal with Pan to use the waters of Neverland to heal him. The two then travel out of Neverland where Liam dies as a side effect of the water's magic. After Liam was buried at sea, Killian becomes the new captain where he exposes the King's intentions to the crew, renames the ship the Jolly Roger, and leads the crew into an era of piracy.[39]
Ariel N/A Joanna García Swisher 3.06, 3.07, 3.10, 3.17 Alive
Joanna García Swisher
Ariel is a mermaid who is first seen helping Snow White, after she escapes from the Evil Queen Regina's knights by diving into waters from a high cliff. Ariel reveals to Snow that she can bear legs upon land for 12 hours according to the sea goddess Ursula's legend. To repay Ariel for saving her life, Snow helps Ariel get to a ball and meet Prince Eric, a man whom Ariel saved a year prior after a shipwreck. Eric remembers Ariel and invites her to travel with him, telling her to think about her decision and return soon. The Evil Queen overlooks this and poses as Ursula to trick Ariel into giving Snow a bracelet that makes her a mermaid, in order for her to fulfill her wishes and escape to travel the world. However, Ariel discovers Ursula's true identity and the Evil Queen tells her to escape and meet Eric. She then attempts to kill Snow until Ariel stabs her with a fork, escaping with Snow under the sea. When Snow is safely ashore, she tells Ariel to return to Eric. However, upon arrival at his castle, she realizes that the Evil Queen has stolen her voice, and cannot communicate with him.[19]

Regina later summons Ariel to Neverland, revealing that mermaids can travel through realms. She promises to return her legs if she retrieves Pandora's Box from Mr. Gold's shop to defeat Peter Pan.[19] After she completes the quest, Regina gives her the ability to use both her legs and fins, allowing her to continue her search for Eric in Storybrooke. With help from Belle, she finds Eric as a fisherman and the two reconcile.[36] After Peter Pan enacts the original curse again, Ariel, along with the other inhabitants, are consumed and returned to their original worlds.[21]

After the characters are returned to their worlds, it is later revealed that Eric was kidnapped by the pirate Blackbeard and sent to Hangman's Island when Ariel enlists Captain Hook to capture Blackbeard so that he can take her to Ariel. This did not go according to plan as Captain Hook made Blackbeard walk the plank much to Ariel's dismay. After Zelena posed as Ariel, Emma later discovered that Ariel found a safe haven on Hangman's Island with Eric, unaffected by the new curse enacted by Snow White and Prince Charming (as part of their plan to stop Zelena).[24]

Prince Eric N/A Gil McKinney 3.06, 3.10, 3.17 Alive
Prince Eric is Ariel's true love whom he first meets following a shipwreck from which she saves him from. A year later, Ariel uses her 12-hour time with her legs to meet Eric at a ball. He remembers her from his dreams of the wreck, and invites her to travel with him. She later returns to him, only to find that the Evil Queen has stolen her voice, meaning she cannot summon him.[19]

Whilst summoning Ariel in Neverland, Regina (the Evil Queen) mentions that Eric was transported to Storybrooke, where she locates Ariel to in order to retrieve an item from Mr. Gold's shop.[19] Later, Eric is reunited with Ariel (who is now permanently human thanks to the spell on the special bracelet) in Storybrooke and the two of them reconcile where Eric was found as a fisherman in Storybrooke's fisherman market. After Peter Pan enacts the original curse again, Eric, along with the other inhabitants, are consumed and returned to their original worlds.[21] It is later revealed that Eric was kidnapped by the pirate Blackbeard and sent to Hangman's Island, in a bid to steal the Jolly Roger from Captain Hook. Ariel later finds Eric and the two live together on the island, unaffected by the new curse enacted by Snow White and Prince Charming (as part of their plan to stop Zelena).[24]

Medusa N/A CGI 3.10 Deceased
Medusa is based on a Gorgon from the Perseus myth from Greek mythology.

Before the First Curse, Medusa lived in a Cavern near the old Summer Palace in the Enchanted Forest. One day, she was visited by two intruders, Snow White and Prince Charming. After being warned by the Evil Queen on the Dark Curse, they planned to cut off her head and use it against the Evil Queen. However, Medusa entraps Charming and turns him into stone. Eventually, Snow White tricks her into seeing her own reflection, turning her into stone and freeing Prince Charming.

Wizard of Oz/Flying Monkey Walsh Christopher Gorham 3.12, 3.16, 3.20 Deceased
Christopher Gorham
Walsh is a failed circus performer who found himself in the Land of Oz. His name is taken from the original 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, from the actor Pat Walshe. There, he goes under the alias of the Wizard Of Oz, a supposedly powerful sorcerer in the land. When Zelena requests the truth of her upbringing, she visits the Wizard who gives her a pair of slippers that send Zelena to Rumplestiltskin's castle. Returning with knowledge of how her mother abandoned her in favor of her sister Regina, Zelena learns the truth about the Wizard's true identity. Though in a useless state, Zelena transforms Walsh into a Flying Monkey to serve in her revenge plot against Regina.[47] After Dorothy Gale defeats Zelena, she visits the Wizard to help he return home. He gives her the slippers to travel back to Kansas, though it is later revealed that Zelena was posing as him.

In the real world, he appears in his original human form as a man named Walsh. He is presumably sent to New York City to persuade Emma Swan to stay away from her family in Storybrooke. He becomes Emma's boyfriend of eight months during her "new" life following Peter Pan's curse enactment and asks her to marry him, leaving her conflicted, despite Henry thinking he is good for them. When Emma receives her pre-existing real memories from Hook, she realizes she must return to Storybrooke. When she declines Walsh's offer, he appears angered and transforms into his cursed flying monkey form. Emma fights off Walsh after he begins to attack her, pushing him from her apartment roof. Although Walsh's condition was initially unknown,[22] Emma reveals that Walsh had died, as mentioned in "Rocky Road."

Rapunzel N/A Alexandra Metz 3.14 Alive
Rapunzel is a young woman who becomes trapped in a large tower for many years, after she searched for a plant called "nightroot" which would remove her fear of becoming Queen following her brother's death. Because of this, she owns extremely long hair. However, it is revealed that consuming the substance instead creates a doppelgänger fear spirit who represents all of the person's worst fears. After David (Prince Charming) begins to fear that he will not make a good father to his and Mary Margaret (Snow White)'s baby, Robin Hood tells him where to find night-root. He then climbs the tower and eventually helps Rapunzel face her fears by facing what truly scares her: herself. Presented with her own doppelganger, she is encouraged by David and cuts off her hair, killing the figure and allowing her freedom. She explains to David that her brother died trying to save her, and her doubts that her parents will forgive her. Again encouraged by David, he returns her to their palace, where she reunites with her accepting parents.[40]
Lumière N/A Henri Lubatti 3.15 Alive
Lumiere was once a man until he was later cursed into a candelabra by Rumplestiltskin upon being unable to fulfill his part of the deal to Rumplestiltskin. He is found in his castle after Neal and Belle search for a way to bring him back, following Rumplestiltskin's death. He locates the two to the Dark One's Vault, though it is revealed that this was a trick by the Wicked Witch of the West in order to resurrect Rumplestiltskin. After Neal inadvertently dies bringing back his father, the Wicked Witch orders Rumplestiltskin to kill Belle with his dagger, though Lumiere restrains her, allowing Belle to escape with him.[23]
Blackbeard N/A Charles Mesure 3.17, 3.21, 4.10 Alive
Blackbeard is a pirate captain who is an enemy of Captain Hook.

When Ariel angrily confronts Captain Hook over her missing true love Prince Eric, Hook learns that Blackbeard is responsible. Ariel and Captain Hook confront Blackbeard who states that he will inform them of Eric's whereabouts in exchange for the stolen Jolly Roger and his life. Captain Hook chooses his ship and forces Blackbeard to walk the plank where he was killed by the nearby sharks. After Blackbeard is dead, Captain Hook told Blackbeard's crew that they can either share their captain's fate or join him.[24]

About a year later, it was revealed that Blackbeard was saved by a mermaid, assuming it was Ariel. At some point, Anna and Kristoff visited Blackbeard at the shores of the Enchanted Forest where he invites them on board. Anna and Kristoff states that Blackbeard has the Wishing Star and that they want to purchase it. Blackbeard states that the Wishing Star will theirs once he is paid in his weight in gold. When Prince Hans and his three brothers arrive and apprehend Anna and Kristoff, Blackbeard reveals that he knew Anna and Elsa's parents. Anna and Kristoff are then placed in a trunk and thrown in the part of the ocean called Poseidon's Graveyard (which is where the ship carrying Anna and Elsa's parents had sank). The trunk was something that Blackbeard used as a precaution to prevent them from being rescued by mermaids.

When Emma and Captain Hook accidentally ended up back in time, they see Snow White trying to cut a deal with Blackbeard to take her out of the Enchanted Forest and away from the Evil Queen.

Jonathan N/A David de Lautour 3.18 Unknown
Jonathan is the father of Zelena. As a young man, he meets Cora and quickly asks for her hand in marriage. He purposely shows her a handkerchief with a royal crest imprinted, leading her to believe he is a Prince. She accepts, wanting herself to become rich, royal and powerful. The two share a night together and Zelena is conceived. However, Jonathan abandons Cora and later finds him only to discover he is actually the castle gardener. He blackmails her into giving him gold to prevent him from revealing their secret baby to Prince Leopold, whom Cora becomes engaged to. Cora is later caught stealing the gold after Princess Eva (who overhears Cora and Jonathan's conversation) informs Leopold of the baby.
Glinda/Good Witch of the South N/A Sunny Mabrey 3.19, 3.20 Alive
Glinda is the Good Witch of the South and the keeper of the Book of Records. After Zelena returns to Oz following her trip to the Enchanted Forest, from which she becomes envious. Glinda invites her to visit her "sisters" of the North and East, informing her of her prophecy to be the savior of Oz. Each witch represents a single element, the Witch of the South's being love. Despite Glinda's optimistic guidance, Zelena struggles to let go of her past, especially when Dorothy Gale arrives in Oz. After Zelena sends Dorothy back to her home in Kansas, she banishes Glinda to the Enchanted Forest.

Banished north of the Dark Forest and south of Rumplestiltskin's castle, Glinda resides in a snow-filled pocket dimension. Rumplestiltskin cryptically informs Snow White, Prince Charming, and Regina of her location and they visit her about help to defeat Zelena. She informs them that light magic is the only way to remove Zelena's pendant, which will successfully defeat her by draining her magic.[111]

N/A Dorothy Gale Matreya Scarrwener 3.20 Alive
Dorothy Gale is a young girl from Kansas who after a cyclone attacks her home is taken to Oz. There, she is rescued by Glinda the Good Witch and Zelena, the Wicked Witch of the West. Zelena quickly becomes envious of the attention Dorothy receives and believes that she will be her undoing. When Zelena attempts to kill Dorothy, she innocently throws water over her, melting her body. Glinda then invites Dorothy to be their final "sister", though she declines wishing to be returned to Kansas. Asking the Wizard of Oz (who was actually Zelena in disguise), she returns home via magical slippers.
Queen Gerda N/A Pascale Hutton
Ava Marie Telek (child)
4.01, 4.07, 4.11 Deceased
Queen Gerda is the Queen of Arendelle and mother of Elsa and Anna. Her sisters were Ingrid, The Snow Queen and Helga, her middle sister.

As the youngest of the three sisters, Gerda was always close with Ingrid and Helga, and was the one who sought out Rumplestiltskin's help in controlling Ingrid's magic. Unfortunately, after seeing Helga's destroyed frozen body, Gerda, refusing to believe Ingrid's story that she killed her by mistake, after an incident caused by the Duke of Weselton, and seeing her sister as a monster, exiles Ingrid into the urn. Gerda then speaks to The Grand Pabbie about a request for a memory potion to have the entire Kingdom of Arendelle forget about the existence of Helga and Ingrid, but The Grand Pabbie states that the truth will come out eventually, and that magic always comes with a price.

Years later, Gerda, along with her husband, left on a mission to find out about Elsa's powers, only to be lost at sea, just moments after she wrote a note that she threw into the ocean, in the hopes of the message reaching her daughters in time.

Grand Pabbie N/A John Rhys-Davies (voice) 4.01, 4.06 Unknown
Grand Pabbie is the king of the Rock Trolls that live in Arendelle.

When Gerda had sealed Ingrid away in a mystical urn after an incident caused by the Duke of Weselton where Helga was accidentally frozen to death, she speaks to Grand Pabbie about a memory potion to forget the existence of Helga and Ingrid. Grand Pabbie states that the truth will come out soon and that magic comes with a price.

Elsa and Anna visit Grand Pabbie to talk about what their parents did on that voyage. Grand Pabbie states that he doesn't know, but stated that they were going to Misthaven instead of the Northern Isles. Grand Pabbie states that they didn't tell him why they went to Misthaven.

When Belle visits Arendelle, Anna takes her to see Grand Pabbie so that Belle could know what happened to her mother when the Ogres raided Sir Maurice's castle. He gives Belle a special stone in which when brewed with tea, it can help her regain the memories of what happened to her mother when the Ogres invaded Sir Maurice's castle. Anna later tells Grand Pabbie about Ingrid the Snow Queen where he was sworn to secrecy to keep the info on her mother's sisters Ingrid and Helga private. He tells Anna that the answers to questions about Ingrid being related to her mother must be answered by Ingrid.

Bo Peep N/A Robin Weigert 4.02 Alive
Bo Peep is a female warlord with a private army. Her outfit is similar to the one described in the nursery rhyme, and speaks in a cockney accent. She owns a land where she collects on payments from the villagers (including David's mother Ruth). Bo Peep visits Ruth's farm at the time when Anna under the alias of Joan where she demands payment for her land. Bo Peep wields a magic shepherd crook to brand anyone on her land as her "sheep" and would claim their freedom if they can't pay for their property. Bo Peep later made a surprise visit to David's stable where she reveals to David that she had dealt with "Joan" and branded her. When it comes to the deadline, David ends up fighting Bo Peep's men where she states that she knows that he can't win. Bo Peep ends up taking arms against David when he defeats her men. David manages to outwit Bo Peep as he asks her where Joan is. When Bo Peep doesn't know, David binds up Bo Peep and uses her shepherd crook to locate her in a stable.

In Storybrooke, Bo Peep works as a butcher at a butcher shop called "The Chop Shop." She is visited by David Nolan and Captain Hook. Having remembered what David did to her back in the Enchanted Forest, Bo Peep decided to seek revenge on David. However, she is stopped by Captain Hook who then confiscates Bo Peep's shepherd crook in order to find where Anna is held. Bo Peep sees that David is a hero on Earth.

Prince Hans N/A Tyler Jacob Moore 4.03, 4.09, 4.10 Alive
Hans is the archenemy of Elsa and Anna in Arendelle, who tried to take over the kingdom.

Hans, three out of twelve of his older brothers, and their army are first seen travelling to locate a mystical urn to imprison Elsa within. When at the North Valley, Hans's army attack Elsa and Kristoff in order to claim the urn. Hans holds Kristoff at swordpoint in order to get Elsa to hand over the urn. Elsa surrenders, though when Hans claims the urn and opens it, he unknowingly releases the Snow Queen, who freezes Hans while his three brothers flee, only to end up frozen as well.

Ingrid later bring both Hans, 3 of his frozen brothers, and the magic urn to the royal castle, and hides them in a wardrobe in her room.

After Ingrid leaves, Arendelle thaws in 30 years, and Hans unthaws and reunites with his three older brothers, as he becomes the new King of Arendelle, with his first act being to arrest Anna and Kristoff. Anna and Kristoff then run from them, as they head out to find Blackbeard. Prince Hans and his three brothers catch up to them at Blackbeard's ship. Hans revealed that they had an informant on the docks and took the swiftest ship to find them. With all of the treasury of Arendelle in his possession (which leaves Anna and Kristoff unable to barter for the Wishing Star), Prince Hans plans to send Anna and Kristoff to their deaths, by throwing them into Poseidon's Graveyard (which is where the boat that carrying Anna and Elsa's parents have sunk) within a trunk.

After Elsa, Anna, and Kristoff have returned to Arendelle, it was stated that Prince Hans and his brothers were driven out of Arendelle.

The Apprentice N/A Timothy Webber 4.04, 4.09, 4.11 Trapped in the Sorcerer's Hat
The Apprentice is an old man who works for an unnamed Sorcerer.

The Apprentice protects his teacher's creation, a box capable of transforming into a hat for absorbing and accumulating magic, from each person that takes on the Dark One's powers. As an added measure of security, the sorcerer curses the box so those who have succumbed to darkness may never open it and only someone who has been tempted into darkness but has not given into it can do the opposite. While sweeping the grounds of the box's location, Zoso (who was the Dark One at the time) arrives in an attempt to open the guarded relic. After being magically thrown aside by Zoso, The Apprentice watches the Dark One's futile endeavor to access the box's contents only to be blasted away by the artifact's magic. Once the Apprentice informs the Dark One of why his mission will never succeed, a beaten Zoso teleports away. Years later, Zoso's successor Rumplestiltskin conspires to possess the sorcerer's box and utilize the hat within it. The Apprentice, now living in a small cottage, stores the box in his basement for safekeeping. By some method, he ingests a poison that Rumplestiltskin created which will transmutate him into a mouse. In a deal with Anna, Rumplestiltskin sends her to put a bottled substance (which she presumes to be poison) into the apprentice's tea. In actuality, it is an antidote to cure him. During one day, the Apprentice opens his door to Anna and invites her in for tea and biscuits. He even allows her to stay at his home as long as she desires. As he sweeps the floor, Anna checks on the boiling kettle. Despite Rumplestiltskin's instructions, she dumps the bottled substance into a fire. After Anna's departure from the cottage, he turns into a mouse. Since discovering the truth, Anna rushes to the apprentice's house and begs Rumplestiltskin to undo the poison's effects, but the Dark One tricks the girl into nearly succumbing to darkness but ultimately turning away from it. After Rumplestiltskin gains the box, the Apprentice's mouse form jumps onto and bites the Dark One's hand. Startled, Rumplestiltskin drops the dagger to which Anna seizes it and commands him to give the box to her. She forces him into sending her and the box to Arendelle as well as reverting the Apprentice into a human.

Sometime later, the Apprentice is visited by Ingrid where she wants him to ask the Sorcerer what she needs to complete her family. After Ingrid had frozen Anna and Kristoff following her tricking Anna into imprisoning Elsa in a magical urn, she is approached in a cave by the Apprentice. In exchange that Ingrid hands him the box instead of giving it to Rumplestiltskin, he will tell her what the Sorcerer told him about Ingrid's question. Ingrid does so and the Apprentice tells her that she will need a true sister. As the sister in question is not born yet, the Apprentice tells Ingrid that the sister she requires will grow up on Earth as he manifests a portal door to take Ingrid to Earth in the 1980s.

In Storybrooke, he is shown to be living in a house. Mr. Gold and Captain Hook (who goes along with Mr. Gold's plan to get rid of his "cursed" hand) visit his house in order to get him to activate the box upon using a transformed broom to trace his location. Once Mr. Gold opens the box and utilizes the hat's power, the Apprentice is sucked into the hat.

N/A Lilith "Lily" Nicole Munoz 4.05 Alive
Lilith (whose nickname is "Lily") is a girl living in Hopkins, Minnesota. As an orphan, Lily is adopted into a family, but she begins feeling invisible and unseen. Deciding to run away from home, she takes her father's credit card and disappears. In 1998 after Emma ran away from the orphanage in Boston, she first met Emma when she spotted her eyeing a Pop-Tarts box. When Emma notices her, Lily walks out of the aisle. Realizing the girl is stealing the box, she grabs a shopping cart and covers for Emma just as the blonde is nearly frisked by a store employee. Relieved, Emma expresses gratitude, to which Lily flashes a credit card. Instructing her to use this method next time rather than stuffing stolen goods under a jacket (which is a common shoplifting trick). Emma begins leaving, but Lily suggests they team up. After buying food and exiting the store, Lily sees her father racing down the street in his car to haul her home. She escapes with Emma into an alley where they duck for cover as a van pulled up in front of her father's car. Later, they stop at a nearby lake and have a picnic with their food. Lily learns Emma is originally from a Boston group home and she ran away after realizing no one is going to adopt her. Emma assumes the man from earlier is Lily's social worker, but her new friend hides the truth. Pointing out a house across the lake, Lily explains that it's vacant during the fall season and she wants to crash there with Emma who happily agrees. Inside the house following a video game session, Emma sees a star imprint on Lily's wrist. Lily imagines the star makes herself special and she then draws a matching one on Emma's wrist. Upon finding a camera, they record themselves goofing off. Growing close, Lily and Emma promise to remain friends no matter what. That night, her father arrives which awakens both girls and Emma learns of Lily's lies. While sitting in a car, Lily jolts down her contact information so Emma can find her once everything blows over and they will run away together. Emma is hurt at her lies, but Lily attests everything she spoke of is real, despite having a family she hates. Emma then walks away upon being lied to as Lily calls out her name. This event caused Emma to develop a mistrust in other people, which lasted for years.

Many years later, Emma came to regret walking off on Lily. With Captain Hook in her company, Emma revisited the footage of her and Lily, where the footage after that played a key part in helping Emma identify the Snow Queen as one of Emma's foster parents.

Helga N/A Sally Pressman
Bailey Herbert (child)
4.07, 4.11 Deceased
Helga is the middle sister of Ingrid and Gerda, as well as the aunt of Elsa and Anna of Arendelle.

Helga was always close to Ingrid and Gerda, until she met the Duke of Weselton, who asked for her hand in marriage. When she discovered that the Duke was trying to seduce Ingrid, Helga turned down his marriage proposal, calling him the "Duke of Weaselton," and vowing to end his "diplomatic mission" in Arendelle. As Ingrid was about to attack The Duke, he placed Helga in front of him, resulting in Ingrid killing Helga instead. This lead to Gerda blaming Ingrid for Helga's death and resulted in Gerda imprisoning Ingrid in the urn. After mourning her actions and Helga's death, Gerda used a spell from Grand Pabbie to wipe Helga and Ingrid's names from Arendelle's history.

The Duke of Weselton N/A Jonathan Runyon 4.07 Unknown
The Duke of Weselton was the intended suitor of Helga when he visited Arendelle. At first, he tried to impress Helga with his dance moves but fails. Later, he starts noticing Ingrid, as it turns out that he actually not only wanted to meet her, he wanted to seduce her instead. When he tried to seduce Ingrid, she pushes him away with her magic. The Duke, as a result of seeing Ingrid's power and rejecting his advances, vowed to expose Ingrid, only to have Helga see through his lies and defend Ingrid. As Ingrid was about to stop him, The Duke placed Helga in front of him, resulting in her death by Ingrid, and he escapes before Gerda arrives. As a result of Gerda's wish that Ingrid and Helga's lives be erased from Arendelle's history, The Duke's encounter with the sisters are also wiped from his memory as well.

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