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Vampire Diaries, The Vampire Diaries

Drama, fantasy, and lots of vampires! That's what can be seen in The Vampire Diaries, an American series based on the novel series by Lisa Jane Smith. The Vampire Diaries was created by Kevin Williamson, and originally began airing in 2009, and after eight seasons, the series concluded in 2017, leaving a huge number of fans who enjoyed this production more than seven years.

Despite receiving both positive and negative reviews since its launch, The Vampire Diaries garnered several awards, including four People's Choice Awards as well as several Teen Choice Awards.

The Vampire Diaries actors

The Vampire Diaries had an extensive cast throughout its eight seasons; however, some of the most prominent actors were: 

  • Nina Dobrev as "Elena Gilbert" and "Katherine Pierce"
  • Paul Wesley as "Stefan Salvatore"
  • Ian Somerhalder as "Damon Salvatore"
  • Steven R. McQueen as "Jeremy Gilbert"
  • Kat Graham as "Bonnie Bennett"
  • Sara Canning as "Jenna Sommers"
  • Candice King as "Caroline Forbes"
  • Zach Roerig as "Matt Donovan"
  • Michael Trevino as "Tyler Lockwood"

The Vampire Diaries Fun Facts: 

  • The last name of the brothers Stefan and Damon was to be "Whitmore." 
  • Spanning eight seasons, the series surpassed Buffy the Vampire Slayer as the longest-running vampire series on television.
  • Nathaniel Buzolic originally auditioned to play "Stefan Salvatore." 
  • Ashley Tisdale may have played "Caroline." 
  • Before participating in The Vampire Diaries, Ian Somerhalder auditioned for True Blood, in which he did not get the role.