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Yusuf Gatewood is an American actor who portrays Vincent Griffith and, formerly, Finn Mikaelson on The Originals.


He is known for playing Vincent/Finn in The Originals, Doug in the 2005 film The Interpreter, and Clarence Greene in the 2006 film House at the End of the Drive. His television work includes guest roles on the television series Hack (2003), Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2003), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2006) and CSI: Miami (2007). Since 2014, Gatewood has been playing the dual characters of Finn Mikaelson and Vincent Griffith on The CW supernatural television series The Originals.


Film roles
Year Title Role Notes
2000 House at the End of the Drive Howard
2005 The Interpreter Doug
2014 House at the End of the Drive Clarence Greene
Television roles
Year Title Role Notes
2003 Hack Truby Episode: "Forgive, But Don't Forget"
2003 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Detective Lewis Episode: "Stray"
2006 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation DJ Episode: "Built to Kill: Part 1"
2007 CSI: Miami Gary Howardwick Episode: "Bang, Bang, Your Debt"
2008 Lincoln Heights Episode: "Glass House"
2008 Mask of the Ninja Ed TV movie
2014–present The Originals Vincent Griffith/Finn Mikaelson Guest/recurring role (seasons 1–2)
Main role (season 2–present)


  • Initially joining Season Two as a recurring guest star, he became a series regular in the second half of the season, starting with I Love You, Goodbye.
  • He's the non-lead starring cast member with the most appearances in Season Two.


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