Nina Dobrev

as Elena Gilbert

Nina Dobrev stars as Elena Gilbert, a beautiful young girl caught between two vampire brothers—one good, one evil—in The CW’s new drama, The Vampire Diaries.

Dobrev recently wrapped production on Montecito Pictures’ Chloe, with Julianne Moore, Amanda Seyfried and Liam Neeson. Past film credits include Fugitive Pieces, with Ayelet Zurer and Rosamund Pike; Away From Her, with Julie Christie; and The Poet.

Other television credits include lead roles on DeGrassi: The Next Generation and MTV’s The American Mall, as well as a guest appearance on Eleventh Hour. She has also appeared in the television movies Never Cry Werewolf and Too Young to Marry.

Born in Bulgaria, Dobrev moved to Canada at the age of two and grew up in Toronto, Ontario. She currently lives in Los Angeles, California, and in Atlanta, Georgia, where The Vampire Diaries is filmed.

Hometown: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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