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Updated on Dec 3, 2019. Posted on Nov 27, 2019

It's Been A Decade Since "The Vampire Diaries" Premiered, So Here's What The Cast Is Up To Now

It's been a decade since the show premiered!

1. Nina Dobrev as Elena Gilbert/Katherine Pierce/Amara

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Post-TVD fun fact: Most recently, Nina starred on the CBS sitcom Fam. She also stars in the upcoming movies Sick Girl and Lucky Day.

2. Paul Wesley as Stefan Salvatore

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Post-TVD fun fact: Paul stars on the CBS All Access show Tell Me a Story. He has also directed episodes of Shadowhunters, Roswell, New Mexico, and the TVD spinoff, Legacies.

3. Ian Somerhalder as Damon Salvatore

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Post-TVD fun fact: Ian stars in the upcoming Netflix show V-Wars which is ALSO about vampires — a huge change of pace.

4. Kat Graham as Bonnie Bennett

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Post-TVD fun fact: Kat has starred in the Netflix movies How It Ends and The Holiday Calendar. She also voices April in Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

5. Candice King as Caroline Forbes

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Post-TVD fun fact: Candice hosts a podcast called Directionally Challenged with her fellow TVD alum Kayla Ewell.

6. Zach Roerig as Matt Donovan

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Post-TVD fun fact: Zach reprised his role as Matt Donovan in two episodes of Legacies.

7. Michael Trevino as Tyler Lockwood

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Post-TVD fun fact: Michael stayed in the CW family — he currently stars as Kyle on Roswell, New Mexico.

8. Steven R. McQueen as Jeremy Gilbert

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Post-TVD fun fact: Steven appeared as Jeremy Gilbert on an episode of Legacies last year.

9. Matthew Davis as Alaric Saltzman

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Post-TVD fun fact: If it's not clear that you should be watching Legacies by now, Matthew is actually a star of the show as the one and only Alaric.

10. Michael Malarkey as Enzo St. John

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Post-TVD fun fact: You can catch Michael on History Channel's Project Blue Book, which comes back for Season 2 next year.

11. Joseph Morgan as Klaus Mikaelson

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Post-TVD fun fact: Joseph Morgan is set to star as CJack60 on the new NBC streaming service Peacock's upcoming Brave New World series, based on the book.

12. Marguerite MacIntyre as Liz Forbes


Post-TVD fun fact: Marguerite is a supervising producer on Legacies and has written two episodes.

13. Sara Canning as Jenna Gilbert

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Post-TVD fun fact: Also keeping it in the CW family, Sara played Nancy Drew's mom, Katherine, in the pilot episode of Nancy Drew.

14. Claire Holt as Rebekah Mikaelson

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Post-TVD fun fact: Claire recently starred in the thriller A Violent Separation.

15. Daniel Gillies as Elijah Mikaelson

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Post-TVD fun fact: Daniel stars in the thriller, Coming Home in the Dark and appeared in an episode of Netflix's Virgin River.

16. Jodi Lyn O'Keefe as Jo Laughlin

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Post-TVD fun fact: Jodi made an appearance on Legacies as Jo.

17. Kayla Ewell as Vicki Donovan

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Post-TVD fun fact: Kayla Ewell is still BFF with Caroline King, and (as mentioned early) co-hosts the podcast Directionally Challenged with her. She's also a recurring character on Roswell, New Mexico.

18. Chris Wood as Kai Parker

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Post-TVD fun fact: After TVD, Chris starred on Supergirl (and married Supergirl star Melissa Benoist just last month!).

19. Arielle Kebbel as Lexi Branson

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Post-TVD fun fact: Arielle most recently appeared on ABC's Grand Hotel and she stars in the upcoming NBC mystery series, Lincoln.

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