Zeus is a character featured on ABC's Once Upon a Time. He is a powerful deity and ruler of Mount Olympus. He is portrayed by David Hoflin.



After the death of his father at the hands of his brother Hades, Zeus stops Hades' heart so he cannot wield the Olympian crystal before condemning Hades to rule over the Underworld.

Season 5

Due to Killian Jones's part in helping destroy Hades, Zeus allows him to return to the land of the living.


  • He is based on the god Zeus from Greek Mythology.
  • He was not only known in Olympus, but worshipped as a god by Ancient Greeks and Romans of Earth.


  • S5, E21: "Last Rites"