As we gear up for The Vampire Diaries Season 6, take a look at the cast before they were stars.
The Vampire Diaries Cast
The Vampire Diaries Season 6 returns October 2! Take a look at the TVD cast before they were stars!
Ian Somerhalder in Young Americans
One of Ian Somerhalder's early roles was as Hamilton Fleming in Young Americans. Fleming thought he might be gay, but as it turned out, he was in love with a girl hiding her sex to gain admission to an all-boys school.
Ian Somerhalder on LOST
Ian Somerhalder's big break came from his portrayal of stranded rich guy Boone Carlyle on LOST. He was sort of in love with his stepsister. It was weird.
Ian Somerhalder on The Vampire Diaries
Ian Somerhalder's most famous role, aside from being an environmentalist, is that of Damon Salvatore on The Vampire Diaries. Damon Salvatore. SWOON!
Paul Wesley on Guiding Light
Paul Wesley appeared as Max Nickerson on Guiding Light under his birth name Paul Wasilewski. He's not the only TVD star to have gotten his start on a daytime soap opera.
Paul Wesley on Everwood
Wesley played badboy drug dealer Tommy Callahan on Everwood and nearly stole Amy's innocence.