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There are some things we might not know, but that doesn't mean we should give up. We can find out what we need to know. We can find out anything.
~ Klaus Baudelaire in the books.
This is NOT home. HOME is where your parents put you to bed at night, where they teach you to ride a bike, or where they get choked up on your first day of school. This is NOT home. How could they do this to us?! Mom and Dad. Violet, you're thinking it, too. How could they?! They had no plan for us at all?! ...Do you think anything will ever feel like home again?
~ Klaus in the film.
We're innocent... enough.
~ Klaus in the tv series.

Klaus Baudelaire is the middle sibling of the Baudelaire Orphans and the deuteragonist in the thirteen book series A Series of Unfortunate Events. He is the brother of Violet and Sunny Baudelaire. He is an advent reader, and can dutifully remember what he's read at any moment.

He is portrayed by Liam Aiken in the titular movie, and by Louis Hynes in the titular Netflix series.

History

Background

Klaus is the middle child of the Baudelaire triplets. He is twelve years old at the beginning of the series and turns thirteen in the middle of the books. By the end of the series, he is fourteen. Klaus is the "bookworm" of the family, and his love of books has often helped him save himself and his sisters from the villain himself Count Olaf. He researches marriage law to discover the true plot of the play The Marvelous Marriage in the first book. He helped prove that Stephano was really Count Olaf in disguise. He decoded Aunt Josephine's note which lead them to her in third. In the sixth, Klaus helped Violet and Sunny find out what V.F.D meant, and his book knowledge turned out to be of great use when they were accused of murder in the seventh.

Biography

Early Life

Klaus Baudelaire was born in the late fall to winter to Bertrand and Beatrice Baudelaire, before the eldest, Violet and the youngest, Sunny. At a young age, Klaus became very fond of reading, and spent a lot of time in his family's library.

Appearance

In the books and Netflix series, Klaus is a 12 year old boy (later 13 in The Vile Village, and 14 in The End) who has dark brown hair and wears glasses. He is seen wearing a variety of different outfits throughout the series.

In the film, he has lighter hair and does not wear glasses.

Personality

Compared to his sister, Violet, he has a more pessimistic outlook on life. He is often very quick to get upset about his current situation. However, he is very loyal to his siblings and allies, and is also very intelligent and resourceful.

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Trivia

  • His film counterpart isn't reliant on glasses and mostly uses them for reading.
    • The reason for changing Klaus desperately needing glasses to using them only for reading was to avoid making him look too similar to Harry Potter.
  • His ultimate enemy is Count Olaf.

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