Rip Van Winkle is a character on ABC's Once Upon a Time.
He is portrayed by Giacomo Baessato.



After making a deal with Rumplestiltskin, Rip Van Winkle misses the deadline to repay the Dark One due to oversleeping at a tavern. Eventually, Rumplestiltskin tracks Van Winkle down and - as an act of ironic retribution - causes Rip Van Winkle to fall asleep for a hundred years.


  • None known (family)

Status: Alive


  • He is based on the eponymous character from Rip Van Winkle.
  • Van Winkle eventually awakens, and lives in Storybrooke, where he requests a song on the radio.


  • S3, E04: "Nasty Habits" (deleted scene)

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