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The Vampire Diaries Cast List

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The Vampire Diaries cast list, including photos of the actors when available. This list includes all of the The Vampire Diaries main actors and actresses, so if they are an integral part of the show you'll find them below. You can various bits of trivia about these The Vampire Diaries stars, such as where the actor was born and what their year of birth is. This cast list of actors from The Vampire Diaries focuses primarily on the main characters, but there may be a few actors who played smaller roles on The Vampire Diaries that are on here as well.

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Arielle Kebbel is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
90210, Clubhouse, Marcy
Arielle Caroline Kebbel (born February 19, 1985) is an American model and actress. She is known for her television roles on The Vampire Diaries, Life Unexpected, 90210, Gilmore Girls, UnREAL, ...more
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Daniel Gillies is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
The Originals, Saving Hope, Into the West
Daniel Gillies (born 14 March 1976) is a Canadian-born New Zealand actor. He is best known for his role as Elijah Mikaelson on the television series The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off The ...more
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David Anders is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
24, Heroes, Alias
David Anders Holt (born March 11, 1981), known professionally as David Anders, is an American television and stage actor. He is best known for his roles as Julian Sark on Alias, as Adam Monroe ...more
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Ian Somerhalder is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
The Vampire Diaries, Lost, Smallville
Ian Joseph Somerhalder (born December 8, 1978) is an American actor, model, activist and director. He is known for playing Boone Carlyle in the TV drama Lost and Damon Salvatore in The CW's ...more
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Joseph Morgan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
The Vampire Diaries, The Originals, Hex
Joseph Morgan (born Joseph Martin; 16 May 1981) is a British actor and director. He is best known for his role as Niklaus “Klaus” Mikaelson on The CW's The Vampire Diaries and for playing the ...more
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Courtney Ford is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
Courtney Ford is an American actress. She is best known for her roles on television, such as playing Christine Hill on Dexter (2009), Portia Bellefleur on True Blood (2011), Lily on Parenthood ...more
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Kayla Ewell is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
Freaks and Geeks
Kayla Noelle Novlan (born August 27, 1985) is an American actress known for her roles on television as Caitlin Ramirez on CBS's long-running soap opera The Bold and the Beautiful, as Maureen ...more
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Marguerite MacIntyre is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
Kyle XY, The Days
Marguerite MacIntyre (born May 11, 1965) is an American actress, writer and producer. She was an actress at Coronado High School ('79), performing in her first play at 16. She has appeared in ...more
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Matthew Davis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
The Vampire Diaries, Cult, What About Brian
Matthew W. Davis (born May 8, 1978) is an American actor who is known for his roles as Warner Huntington III in Legally Blonde, Adam Hillman on the ABC comedy-drama What About Brian from 2006 to ...more
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Michael Trevino is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
The Vampire Diaries, Cane
Michael Anthony Trevino (born January 25, 1985) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Tyler Lockwood on The CW's The Vampire Diaries.
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Nina Dobrev is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
The Vampire Diaries, Degrassi: The Next Generation
Nikolina Konstantinova Dobreva (born January 9, 1989), known professionally as Nina Dobrev (), is a Canadian actress. Her first acting role was as Mia Jones in the drama series Degrassi: The ...more
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Paul Wesley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
The Vampire Diaries, 24, Smallville
Paweł Tomasz Wasilewski (Polish: ['pavɛw vaɕi'lɛfskʲi]; born July 23, 1982), known professionally as Paul Wesley and formerly as Paul Wasilewski, is an American actor, director, and producer. He ...more
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Steven R. McQueen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
The Vampire Diaries
Steven Chadwick McQueen (born July 13, 1988), known professionally as Steven R. McQueen, is an American actor and model, known for his role as Jeremy Gilbert in The CW fantasy drama The Vampire ...more
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Susan Walters is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
Point Pleasant, Loving, Dear John
Susan Walters (born September 28, 1963) is an American actress and former model, best known for her roles as Lorna Forbes on the ABC daytime soap opera Loving from 1983 to late 1986 and as Diane ...more
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Torrey DeVitto is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
Pretty Little Liars, Beautiful People
Torrey Joël DeVitto (born June 8, 1984) is an American actress, musician, philanthropist and former fashion model. She is best known for her recurring roles as Melissa Hastings in the ABC ...more
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Kelly Hu is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
Phineas and Ferb, Nash Bridges, Afro Samurai
Kelly Ann Hu (born February 13, 1968 simplified Chinese: 胡凯丽; traditional Chinese: 胡凱麗; pinyin: Hú Kǎilì) is an American actress, voice artist, former fashion model and beauty ...more
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Zach Roerig is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
The Vampire Diaries
Zachary George Roerig (born February 22, 1985) is an American actor, known for his roles as Casey Hughes on As the World Turns, Hunter Atwood on One Life to Live and Matt Donovan on The Vampire ...more
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Candice King is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
The Vampire Diaries, Dating Rules from My Future Self
Candice Rene King (née Accola) is an American actress, singer, and songwriter. She is best known for her regular role as Caroline Forbes on The CW supernatural drama series The Vampire ...more
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Lauren Cohan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
The Walking Dead
Lauren Cohan (born January 7, 1982) is a British–American actress and model who has dual citizenship in the United States and the United Kingdom. She is best known for her role as Maggie Greene ...more
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Kat Graham is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
The Vampire Diaries
Katerina Alexandre Hartford Graham (born September 5, 1989) is a Swiss-born American actress, singer, dancer and model. She is best known for her role as Bonnie Bennett on The CW supernatural ...more
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Sara Canning is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
The Vampire Diaries, Primeval: New World
Sara Canning (born July 14, 1987) is a Canadian actress. She co-starred on The CW television series The Vampire Diaries as Jenna Sommers, and appeared in the 2009 feature film, Black Field. She ...more
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Claire Holt is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
Pretty Little Liars, The Originals, Aquarius
Claire Rhiannon Holt (born 11 June 1988) is an Australian actress, known for her roles as Rebekah Mikaelson in the television series The Vampire Diaries and its spinoff series The Originals, ...more
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Mia Kirshner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
Defiance, The L Word, Wolf Lake
Mia Kirshner (born January 25, 1975 or 1976) is a Canadian actress, writer and social activist who works in movies and television series. She is known for her role as Jenny Schecter on the cable ...more
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Sean Faris is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
Sean Faris Life as We Know It, Reunion, Eve
Sean Hardy Faris (born March 25, 1982) is an American actor, model, and producer. He is known for his roles as Jake Tyler in Never Back Down, Kyo Kusanagi in The King of Fighters, and Rick ...more
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Spencer Locke is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Vampire Diaries Cast List
Big Time Rush, Love Bites, Twentysixmiles
Spencer Locke (born September 20, 1991) is an American actress known for her roles as Kylie in Cougar Town, Jenny Bennett in Monster House, Ione in Detention, and K-Mart in the Resident Evil ...more