Tarkoff is ruthless and conniving, he will stop at nothing to ensure the return of the King. He is also a bit of a flirt being he has feelings for Joanna. He also is charming and uses that to manipulate people.
Tarkoff was born in Asgard. He was an old friend of Joanna's and was the person that introduced her to her now deceased husband Victor. For centuries he served as a loyal aid to the King. During the rebellion he fought on the Beauchamp's side, however he was secretly undercover. He has been living in the Mortal realm for 400 years, during which he has recorded Joanna's movements and reported them back to King Nikolaus. He came to East End in order to get Frederick to weaken Joanna, so the King could rise again.
Powers and Abilities
- Tarkoff was named after Sarah Tarkoff, the script coordinator on the show 
- James Marsters has played other supernatural roles such the vampire, Spike, in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the alien, Brainiac in Smalville and the witch, Don Stark, in Supernatural.
- James Marsters, Bianca Lawson (Eva) and Tom Lenk (Hudson) have all played roles on Buffy the Vampire Slayer