Dopey is a character on ABC's Once Upon a Time. He is portrayed by Jeffrey Kaiser.



Dopey is one of the seven dwarves who befriend Snow White, assisting her in the fight against Snow's stepmother, Queen Regina Mills. He, along with the other dwarves, is swept up by Regina's Dark Curse.

Season 1

Dopey, along with the other inhabitants of the Enchanted Forest, is taken to Storybrooke without memories of his previous life. Dopey is originally an ice-cream shop owner, until a woman comes and takes his place, using memory magic to make him forget his job. Eventually, Snow's daughter Emma Swan breaks the curse, restoring everyone's memories.

Season 2

With the Dark Curse broken, Dopey and the others descend into the mine in an attempt to search for fairy dust.

Season 3

Peter Pan's curse takes them all back to the Enchanted Forest, only to be taken back to Storybrooke by Snow White when they are terrorized by Zelena.

Season 4

Dopey and the other dwarves, along with the entire population of Storybrooke, fall victim to the Snow Queen's Spell of Shattered Sight.

Season 5

When Dopey crosses the town line, he becomes a tree. However, the other dwarves turn him back to normal.

Alternate Universe

Dopey and the other dwarves work for Snow White.


Status: Alive


  • Dopey is based on one of the dwarves from the fairytale Snow White.
  • According to Grumpy, Dopey was freed from his tree form, but left Storybrooke to get his master's degree.


  • S1, E01: "Pilot" (flashback)
  • S1, E02: "The Thing You Love Most" (flashback)
  • S1, E09: "True North" (flashback)
  • S1, E10: "7:15 A.M." (flashback)
  • S1, E14: "Dreamy"
  • S1, E16: "Heart of Darkness" (flashback)
  • S1, E19: "The Return"
  • S1, E21: "An Apple Red As Blood"
  • S1, E22: "A Land Without Magic" (flashback)

  • S2, E01: "Broken"
  • S2, E02: "We Are Both"
  • S2, E04: "The Crocodile"
  • S2, E07: "Child of the Moon"
  • S2, E09: "Queen of Hearts"
  • S2, E10: "The Cricket Game"
  • S2, E11: "The Outsider"
  • S2, E13: "Tiny"
  • S2, E19: "Lacey"
  • S2, E22: "And Straight On 'Til Morning"

  • S3, E02: "Lost Girl" (flashback)
  • S3, E07: "Dark Hollow"
  • S3, E10: "The New Neverland"
  • S3, E11: "Going Home"
  • S3, E12: "New York City Serenade" (flashback)
  • S3, E13: "Witch Hunt" (flashback)
  • S3, E19: "A Curious Thing" (flashback)
  • S3, E22: "There's No Place Like Home"

  • S4, E10: "Shattered Sight"
  • S4, E21: "Operation Mongoose, Part One"
  • S4, E22: "Operation Mongoose, Part Two"

  • S5, E02: "The Price"
  • S5, E09: "The Bear King" (flashback)
  • S5, E12: "Souls of the Departed" (flashback)