King Jared is a major character in Princess Gwenevere and the Jewel Riders. He is voiced by Bob Kaliban in English, and by Manfred Reddemann in German and Emmanuel Jacomy in French.

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"Lead with a Gentle Heart"

King Jared is the benevolent King of Avalon, respected by the people and aims to keep the land in harmony with the power of goodness. Jared is married to Queen Anya and father to Princess Gwenevere, but he has a hard time keeping up with their daughter. He used to be a member of the Pack, paired and bonded with his riding wolf named Goliath.


Gwen and her parents rejoice after the victory over Kale in "Full Circle"

King Jared is the Commander in Chief of New Camelot and the Crystal Palace's resources including the Wolf Pack. Jared is the perfect role model for boys: strong, handsome, easygoing, yet extremely responsible. Very heroic and quick to defend the rights of the weak, he believes in the destiny of the Crystal Palace to spread goodness across the land.

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Goliath the wolf in "Fashion Fever"

The powerfully built monarch presents a stern appearance, but his frequent smile uncovers his true nature. He has tremendous charisma and believes in the destiny of the Crystal Palace to spread goodness across the land. The King's friend and companion, Goliath, is an awesome brown wolf who commands instant respect from the Pack. Together with Drake's wolf Thunderbolt, Goliath chase after Kale's dweasels in "Fashion Fever".

Appearances Edit

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King Jared and Goliath with Queen Anya and Wintermane (and Lady Kale in-between) in "Revenge of the Dark Stone"

Behind the scenes Edit

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Goliath was planned to be a black wolf at one point during the show's pre-production. Jared and Anya were also supposed to have a younger daughter named Tara.

His character later inspired this of Mayor Davies in Avalon: Web of Magic.

See also Edit


List of characters

List of episodic characters

Main characters
Jewel Riders (Princess Gwenevere, Fallon, Tamara, Sunstar, Moondance), Lady Kale, Morgana, Archimedes, Drake
Major characters
Merlin, the Pack, Shadowsong, Queen Anya, Ian, Rufus and Twig, baby animals
Other characters
King Jared and Goliath, Grimm, Thunderbolt, Cleo, Spike, Travel Trees, Guardian, ancient wizards, Lord Batton, Gliders, Kit, Arienda and the Faery Wraiths, Outlaws, Wintermane