Nathalie Kelley starred in The Vampire Diaries series from 2016-2017 during its 8th season, opposite Ian Somerhalder and Kat Graham. Born in Peru and raised in Australia since she was two years old, Kelley had always wanted to be an actress! 

The Vampire Diaries: This Is Nathalie Kelley

Nathalie Kelley actually didn't start with The Vampire Diaries, but instead had her international acting breakthrough with The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (2006) as "Neela".

Two years later, Kelley starred in the action film Loaded with Jesse Metcalfe and Gossip Girl's Chace Crawford. Also before her Vampire days, Kelley appeared in shows like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and had a recurring role in Body of Proof.

You may also recognize the gorgeous Nathalie Kelley from singer Bruno Mars' video "Just the Way You Are", where she portrayed Bruno's love interest in the hit song. She's actually appeared in quite a few music videos as the musician's love interest, including Rhye! 

Nathalie Kelley's more recent works include the Australian film, In Like Flynn (2018), and the soap opera reboot of Dynasty, in which she played "Cristal Flores". 

The Vampire Diaries beauty Nathalie Kelley most recently appeared on ABC's The Baker and the Beauty, a fun rom-com series that premiered in April 2020, but sadly was cancelled after one season! We're sure we'll see more of her soon, whether in a music video or the never-ending Fast and Furious franchise!  

Helen Mirren on the red carpet at the AFI Fest in 2017.


Which actress has the most-ever Best Actress wins (4) at the Oscars?