Vampires, witches and zombies have had their time at the top, but they aren't the only fascinating supernatural creatures out there. Take out quiz to see how much you know about the most famous werewolves of fiction and film.
Who was the leader of the Quileute pack when Jacob first transformed in "Twilight"?
Sam Uley was the first of the Quileute youth to transform into a werewolf, and he became the leader of the emerging wolf pack on the reservation.
How old is Jacob Black when he becomes a werewolf for the first time in "New Moon"?
Black is just 16 years old when he transforms into a wolf for the first time. He initially serves as Beta in Sam's pack before eventually branching off and starting his own pack.
Who plays Jacob Black in the "Twilight" films?
Taylor Lautner plays werewolf Jacob Black in all five films in the series.
Which of these "Twilight" wolves is NOT a member of Jacob's new pack?
When Jacob leaves Sam's pack to start one of his own, Leah and Seth are the only two wolves to join him.
What year was "An American Werewolf in London" released?
The classic werewolf flick, in which David Kessler and his friend Jack are attacked by a crazed wolf, hit theaters in 1981.
How does David die in "An American Werewolf in London"?
David lunges at Alex, which causes a cop to shoot him — killing him and ending his cursed existence.
Who plays David in "An American Werewolf in London"?
David Naughton stars as the doomed David Kessler in the 1981 John Landis film.
What was the name of the werewolf/club owner in "An American Werewolf in Paris"?
Claude not only owns the hip Club de la Lune, which only exists to lure tourists to their death, but he also finds time to transform into a werewolf and attack unsuspecting victims.
What does Andy have to do to break the curse placed upon him in "An American Werewolf in Paris"?
To free himself from the werewolf's curse, Andy must consume the heart of the wolf that bit him.
Who plays Andy McDermott in the 1997 film?
Tom Everett Scott stars as the doomed Andy McDermott.
What year was the original version of "The Wolf Man" released?
The classic horror flick, starring Lon Chaney Jr. as the bloodthirsty creature, came out in 1941.
Who played the title role in the 2010 remake of "The Wolfman"?
Benicio del Toro starred as Lawrence Talbot, better known as the Wolfman.
What is the name of the resort featured in "The Howling"?
In the 1981 film "The Howling," every resident of the Colony resort is just a little bit different.
True or false: Residents of the Colony can transform into werewolves at will.
Forget a full moon — the residents of the Colony can transform into werewolves at will.
What do authorities blame the wolf attacks on in the book "The Wolfen"?
Authorities insist that the attacks in Whitley Strieber's "The Wolfen" are caused by stray dogs — until it's too late to ignore the truth, that is.
In the "Harry Potter" series, which of James' friends is a werewolf?
Remus Lupin is a werewolf, but the other Marauders support him and help to hide his condition.
Who is the widely feared werewolf in the "Harry Potter" franchise?
Fenrir Greyback is not only a wolf, but also a loyal supporter of He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named.
True or false: Greyback is the one who infected Lupin as a child.
Greyback transformed Lupin into a werewolf after Lupin's father made disparaging remarks about werewolves.
Who plays Fenrir Greyback in the "Harry Potter" films?
Dave Legeno stars as Greyback, with David Thewlis as the adult Lupin in the films.
Who plays Michael Corvin in the "Underworld" movies?
Scott Speedman played the werewolf Michael Corvin in the first two films in the "Underworld" franchise.
What is the name of the teen werewolf in the "Teen Wolf" TV series?
Tyler Posey plays teenage wolf Scott McCall in the series, which premiered in 2011.
What year did the "Teen Wolf" movie premiere?
The werewolf comedy, directed by Rod Daniel, was released in 1985.
How did Scott become a wolf in the "Teen Wolf" movie?
Scott Howard, played by Michael J. Fox, became a wolf after inheriting the cursed werewolf gene from his father.
What year did the TV series "Werewolf" premiere?
"Werewolf" was one of the inaugural shows on the new Fox network in 1987.
What was the name of the wolfy star of "Werewolf"?
Eric Cord, played by John J. York, became a wolf after he was bitten by his roommate.
True or false: Janos Skorzeny was the originator of the werewolf bloodline that doomed Eric Cord.
Eric spent much of "Werewolf" trying to kill Janos Skorzeny before learning that the bloodline actually originated with Nicholas Remy.
Who plays Carolyn in the 2012 "Dark Shadows" movie?
Moretz plays Carolyn Stoddard, a 15-year-old werewolf, in the 2012 film.
True or false: Carolyn was not a wolf in the original "Dark Shadows" TV series.
While there were wolves, such as Quentin Collins, in the series, Carolyn was not a wolf until the series was remade into a movie.
What is the name of the werewolf played by Michael Anthony Trevino in "The Vampire Diaries"?
Trevino stars as Tyler Lockwood, a high school football player who also happens to be a werewolf, on the series.
Where does the Crescent Wolf Pack hail from on "The Vampire Diaries"?
The evolved pack, whose members are known for having tremendous control of their abilities, hails from New Orleans and the surrounding area.
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