Jared Padalecki is currently playing the lead role of Cordell Walker in “Walker” series which is a reboot of the 90s cult series. But Jared Padalecki will forever be associated with the role of Sam Winchester of Supernatural. An iconic role that boosted his career and made him a global sensation. It was Supernatural where Jared would meet his future wife Genevieve who played the role of the demon Ruby in Season 4. It was also Supernatural where he would bond with Jensen Ackles who played his on-screen brother Dean Winchester. Jared Padalecki’s first major role is of Dean Forester in the show ‘Gilmore Girls’. Over the course of 15 seasons, Jared Padalecki has portrayed numerous other roles along with playing the titular character of Sam, but which ones are they?
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So Take A Look At All The Different Roles Played By Jared Padalecki On The Supernatural
Sam Winchester is the main character of the show. But did you know there are several versions of Sam Winchester played by Jared Padalecki
- This is the our main universe Sam Winchester who got back into hunting after losing Jessica. This Sam Winchester lived a long life, got married, and have a son.
- The Sam Winchester from the episode Lebanon where John Winchester is pulled to the future and disappears from 2003. This version of Sam continues studying at Stanford and becomes a top notch lawyer. This Sam has no time for family or relationships. When John returns back to his time, the timeline is erased.
- What would have happened if Sam had turned to the dark side and kept drinking demon blood? The result is the Sam which was shown in the episode ‘Atomic Monsters’ who ends up taking the life of his brother Dean. This alternate timeline Sam appeared in the vision of main universe Sam Winchester.
- This Sam Winchester appeared in the episode Proverbs 17:3 and he comes from a timeline where the mark of Cain was never removed from Dean and it transformed him into a Knight of Hell. This Sam meets his demise at the hands of Dean who uses the First Blade to take his life.
- This Sam Winchester is from the episode ‘The Trap’, a world where the Winchesters managed to capture Chuck. In this reality, Sam loses Eileen on a hunt which completely broke him. But he kept hunting, but unfortunately both the Winchesters end up becoming a vampire while hunting vampires. This Sam met his demise at the hands of Bobby.
The Story of Sam Winchester will always be linked to Lucifer. Sam Winchester is the one perfect vessel of Lucifer. The apocalypse was supposed to happen when Lucifer and Michael would engage in a battle while possessing the Winchesters. Jared Padalecki played Lucifer in Season 5 finale episode ‘Swan Song’. In this episode, Sam said yes to Lucifer believing that he would be able to overpower Lucifer and could manage to trap him in the cage. Eventually when the consciousness of Sam is reawakened after seeing the toy soldier in the Impala, he defeats Sam.
In the episode ‘The End’, Dean is transported to the future where Sam has said yes to Lucifer and the alternate Dean is leading a war against this Lucifer. This Lucifer has nearly brought humanity to its extinction and has released the fatal Croatan Virus. This Lucifer looks charming, dressing in all white.
In the episode ‘Provers 17:3’, Jared not only portrayed an alternate Sam, but also portrayed an alternate archangel Lucifer. In this reality, Sam Winchester said yes to Lucifer and then the possessed Sam would end up taking the life of his brother Dean. Sam experiences the visions of this alternate, it is one of the endings that Chuck had in mind for the Winchesters.
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Gadreel is the angel who allowed Lucifer into the Garden thus leading to the birth of evil which eventually created hell. As a result, he was locked away in a prison for a very long time. But when Metatron caused the fall of the angels, he escaped and posed as the angel Ezekiel. He tricked Dean Winchester in letting him possess Sam Winchester in order to heal him. Gadreel’s antics resulted in the demise of Kevin Tran. In the end, he would eventually sacrifice himself to give Castiel a fighting chance who could stop Metatron and save the entire heaven.
In Season 5 Episode ‘Swap Meat’, Gary Frankle, a teenager witch who comes to know about the bounty placed on the head of Dean Winchester. He along with his friends managed to hold Sam down while Gary switches the body with Sam. While being in the body of Sam, he goes on several adventures. In the end, after realizing his mistake, he trades his original body back with Sam. The Winchesters also spare Gary in the end, instructing him not to never do the magic again.