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Portrayed By Stephen Butterworth
Appearance "Hero's Heart"
Affiliations Zeno
Series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys

Thanatos was the right-hand man to the Nemean gangster Zeno. Iolaus revealed to Zeno that Thanatos had been stealing from him and Zeno fired him. Later, Thanatos raised his own gang and tried to take over Zeno's business. Both Thanatos and Zeno were defeated by Hercules and Iolaus and arrested for their crimes.



  • In mythology, Thanatos was the Greek demon that personified death. In the episode, Hercules refers to Thanatos as having a name that means death.