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Gramps the Vamp
Gramps the Vamp
Vital Statistics
Species Vampire
Gender Male
Hair color Black
Eye color Black
Other Statistics
Identity Leon Vanaugh
Reason To get control of the hotel from his niece
Production Details
First appearance TSDS: Vampire Bats and Scaredy Cats
Played by John Stephenson

Gramps the Vamp was the disguise of Leon Vanaugh, the uncle of Lisa Vanaugh.

Physical appearance

Gramps was a pale male, with black hair and a beard without a moustache, yellow sclera, fangs, and pointed ears. He wore a dark red cape, an indigo tuxedo, a grey dress shirt and a dark red bow tie.


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Powers and abilities

He used a special whistle to control his vampire bats, which he bought at an exotic pet shop. Velma Dinkley realized this when Scooby-Doo and Scooby-Dum could hear it and she couldn't. He also used a watch to hypnotize Lisa into thinking she was a vampire and attacking Shaggy Rogers and Scooby-Doo.

Capable of crawling through the hotel ventilation duct system in full dress without ever getting lost or getting his clothing dirty.


The Scooby-Doo Show

Season two

Uncle Leon unmasked

Leon Vanaugh unmasked.

Uncle Leon claimed to Lisa that the vampire in question was her late grandfather. It supposedly took control of her in order to haunt Great Skull Island. When the vampire was defeated, it was discovered to be Uncle Leon in disguise, in a plot to keep his niece from claiming the hotel.


In other languages

Actor Language Notes
Per Skjølsvik Norwegian