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Creator / Ian Somerhalder

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Ian Joseph Somerhalder (born December 8, 1978 in Covington, Louisiana) is an American actor and model. A supporting actor for much of his career, he came to prominence as Boone Carlyle in Lost, before being cast as Ensemble Dark Horse and Breakout Character Damon Salvatore on the well-received The Vampire Diaries.

He has been married to Nikki Reed since 2015 and they have one child.

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Tropes associated with the creator and his roles:

  • Romance on the Set: He and his The Vampire Diaries co-star Nina Dobrev dated for three years from 2010 to 2013 before splitting up.
  • What Could Have Been:
    • He auditioned for the role of Ian in the film adaptation of The Host (2008).
    • He was reportedly considered for the role of Christian Grey in the film adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey, although he didn't get the part as it would conflict with his schedule for The Vampire Diaries.


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Anyone Else Lives Here?

Damon casually kills a woman after confirming that nobody would miss her.

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Main / HaveYouToldAnyoneElse

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