Portrayed by Friedrich von Thun, Thomas Mikusz, Ellen Muth, Sibel Kekilli
|Known Aliases:||Margali Szardos; Stefan and Mirela|
|Affiliations:||Kurt Sefton, Amanda Sefton, Meggan Szardos|
|Socked By:||Kate, Rossi, Jen|
|Introduction:||January 12, 2005|
The Szardos Clan are the immediate family of Kurt Sefton, Amanda Sefton and Meggan Szardos. They have little interaction with the school and little connection to other current characters beyond Wanda Maximoff, herself Romani.
First appearance: January 12, 2005
|Ivan Szardos - deceased|| witch, in 1974. It was his generous nature that opened their doors to the blue mutant child abandoned by his mother and which broke his heart when his daughter Jimaine was taken by a man claiming to be from the government in 1989. He died of heart failure in 1994, leaving Margali to raise their children and to lead the clan.
|Margali Szardos|| |
PB: Therese Giehse.
|Stefan Szardos|| October 2007 he married Mirela Natonska, after sounding her out on her attitudes towards mutants, with his 'demon' brother and 'monster' little sister.
PB: Thomas Mikusz.
|Kurt Sefton|| Mystique, gave birth to him in the guise of a homeless young German woman and vanished shortly afterwards, naming the blue infant 'Kurt Wagner' before she did. She later fathered another child, Kurt's half-sister Marie D'Ancato. For further details, see his individual page.
PB: Alan Cumming
|Amanda Sefton aka Jimaine Szardos|| Rack, posing as a government social worker. For further details, see her individual page.
PB: Billie Piper
|Meggan Szardos|| Xavier's. For further details, see her individual page.
PB: Carey Mulligan
|Mirela Szardos (formerly Natonska) - Stefan's wife|| |
Mirela loves to laugh, and has a sunny personality that will do much to ease Stefan's seriousness. She is also strong-willed, and dedicated to her family and her people. She will do her best to support Stefan in his role as clan leader.
PB: Sibel Kekilli
Other Relatives: Many extended relatives - aunts, uncles, cousins of various degrees.
The Szardos Clan are a Roma clan living largely in Germany. They are named for the leading family, the Szardos family, of whom Margali was formerly the head. Margali was also a magic user, acting as Draborni or fortune-teller for the clan and her eldest son Stefan replaced her as leader upon her retirement. The clan runs a small circus during the summer months, touring Europe, in which the family performs various acts.
The Szardos family was comprised of Margali and her four children, two of whom she adopted. Stefan is the eldest, with Margali adopting Kurt after his mother, Mystique, abandoned him immediately after his birth. Her third child, Jimaine was kidnapped by the black magician Rack at the age of two. In 1994 Margali's husband Ivan died of heart failure, leaving Margali to raise their remaining children and take on the mantle of leadership. In 2005 the shapeshifter child Meggan was adopted by Margali to provide her with a legal identity whilst she was at the school, and following Amanda's departure from the school Meggan came to live with the caravan.
Amanda's return in 2005 made things particularly difficult with the family dynamics - Margali harboured a deep-seated doubt and disappointment that her eldest daughter had become an Outsider. This situation became even more marked with Kurt's casting out following his attempts to create a relationship with his birth mother, Mystique.
Stefan is now head of the clan, and Margali retains her role as Draborni. Stefan is now married to Mirela Natonska, a girl from another Roma clan. Most recently, it was decided that Meggan should return to the school to learn to use her powers more effectively. The three siblings living in the States frequently visit, often bringing guests such as Carmilla Black. Stephan and Mirela had their first child, a son, in 2014.