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All The Vampire Diaries Characters, Ranked Best to Worst

Updated May 9, 2020 40.2k votes 2.4k voters 14.9k views40 items

List RulesAll minor and major characters from The Vampire Diaries. Vote for your personal favorite characters from the show, regardless of how beloved they are by others.

Who is the best Vampire Diaries character? Here's our full ranked The Vampire Diaries characters list with photos and character bios when available. List contains all The Vampire Diaries main character names and features lead The Vampire Diaries roles. If you're looking for the most famous The Vampire Diaries characters then you're in the right place. This The Vampire Diaries main character list includes pictures of The Vampire Diaries characters and features useful character information like the names of actors or actresses who play the characters. The Vampire Diaries character roles from every season are included, along with the characters' gender, occupation and more.

The list you're viewing is made up of characters like Damon Salvatore and Stefan Salvatore.

This list answers the questions "what are the The Vampire Diaries characters called?" and "who are all the characters in The Vampire Diaries?"

You can click each image for a larger picture of the character, and in some cases you can click the character's name for a more detailed description. View the list of The Vampire Diaries character names as an info list or customize your view by switching to slideshow or blog mode. If you're looking for more minor The Vampire Diaries characters, then they should also be on this list, but if not feel free to add them below.

 

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  • Klaus Mikaelson1
    1,561
    416

    Klaus Mikaelson

    Joseph Morgan
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  • Damon Salvatore2
    1,691
    502

    Damon Salvatore

    Ian Somerhalder
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  • Caroline Forbes3
    1,460
    437

    Caroline Forbes

    Candice Accola
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  • Rebekah4
    1,136
    325

    Rebekah

    Claire Holt
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  • Lexi Branson5
    1,127
    325

    Lexi Branson

    Arielle Kebbel
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  • Bonnie Bennett6
    1,277
    379

    Bonnie Bennett

    Katerina Graham
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  • Elijah Mikaelson7
    1,190
    363

    Elijah Mikaelson

    Daniel Gillies
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  • Enzo St. John8
    850
    259

    Enzo St. John

    Michael Malarkey
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  • Stefan Salvatore9
    1,358
    456

    Stefan Salvatore

    Paul Wesley
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  • Kai Parker10
    590
    162

    Kai Parker

    Chris Wood
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  • Katherine Pierce11
    1,134
    432

    Katherine Pierce

    Nina Dobrev
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  • Alaric Saltzman12
    1,087
    435

    Alaric Saltzman

    Matthew Davis
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  • Sheriff Forbes13
    827
    352

    Sheriff Forbes

    Marguerite MacIntyre
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  • Hayley Marshall14
    340
    138

    Hayley Marshall

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  • Jo Laughlin15
    294
    121

    Jo Laughlin

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  • Jenna Sommers16
    737
    405

    Jenna Sommers

    Sara Canning
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  • Kol Mikaelson17
    734
    417

    Kol Mikaelson

    Nathaniel Buzolic
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  • Sheila Bennett18
    583
    355

    Sheila Bennett

    Jasmine Guy
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  • Elena Gilbert19
    895
    712

    Elena Gilbert

    Nina Dobrev
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  • Rose20
    320
    255

    Rose

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  • Jeremy Gilbert21
    602
    523

    Jeremy Gilbert

    Steven R. McQueen
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  • Nora Hildegard22
    225
    225

    Nora Hildegard

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  • Tom Avery23
    228
    241

    Tom Avery

    Paul Wesley
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  • Silas24
    418
    479

    Silas

    Paul Wesley
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  • Tyler Lockwood25
    476
    570

    Tyler Lockwood

    Michael Trevino
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