• Daniel Gillies is a very handsome actor
  • He starred in the series The Vampire Diaries and The Originals
  • Find out how he rose to fame

Charming and handsome "Elijah Mikaelson" hypnotized viewers everywhere on The Vampire Diaries and The Originals. Get to know the man behind the vampire here!

Daniel Gillies: His Rise To Fame

The Canadian-New Zealander actor truly worked his way up the success ladder from a simple dishwasher to a lead actor in international productions! 

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From what started as an antagonist role on The Vampire Diaries morphed into a treasured protagonist in the hit spin-off The Originals! Check out how Daniel Gillies rose to fame in our video here!