Erik Thomson
Erik Thompson
Thomson at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival
Birth Name Erik Thomson
Date of Birth April 27th, 1967
Spouse(s) Caitlin McDougall (1999-present)
Series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys
Xena: Warrior Princess
Young Hercules
Role(s) King Daulin, Hades
No. of Episodes (HTLJ) 4
No. of Episodes (XWP) 3
No. of Episodes (YH) 1
Erik Thomson was born on April 27th, 1967 in Inverness, Scotland. Although born in the United Kingdom, he is of New-Zealand heritage and lives and works there. He is most notable for playing the original role of Hades on Hercules: The Legendary Journeys, Xena: Warrior Princess and Young Hercules.

Along with his notable role in the Xenaverse, he has also been in notable shows such as All Saints, The Alice, MDA and more recently, Packed to the Rafters.

He is also married to Caitlin McDougall, who appeared in an episode Xena.


Hercules: The Legendary JourneysEdit

  1. "The Vanishing Dead" - King Daulin
  2. "The Other Side" - Hades
  3. "Highway to Hades" - Hades
  4. "Not Fade Away" - Hades

Xena: Warrior PrincessEdit

  1. "Death in Chains" - Hades
  2. "Mortal Beloved" - Hades
  3. "Intimate Stranger" - Hades
  4. "Adventures in the Sin Trade" - Hades

Young HerculesEdit

  1. "A Lady in Hades" - Hades