The Vampire Diaries

A Virginia high-school student falls for a new boy in class who is actually a centuries-old vampire struggling to live peacefully among humans. Based on the young-adult book series by L.J. Smith.

Premise

A Virginia high-school student falls for a new boy in class who is actually a centuries-old vampire struggling to live peacefully among humans. Based on the young-adult book series by L.J. Smith.

Cast

Former Cast

Nina Dobrev
Elena Gilbert/Katherine Pierce
132 Episodes (2009-2015)
Steven R. McQueen
Jeremy Gilbert
131 Episodes (2009-2015)
Sara Canning
Aunt Jenna
45 Episodes (2009-2015)
Kayla Ewell
Vicki
11 Episodes (2009-2015)

Guest Stars

Joseph Morgan
Klaus, Klaus Mikaelson
35 Episodes (2011-2016)
Claire Holt
Rebecca, Rebekah, Vampire
23 Episodes (2011-2013)
Marguerite MacIntyre
Sheriff Forbes, Sheriff Lockwood
17 Episodes (2009-2015)
Annie Wersching
15 Episodes (2015-2016)
Rick Cosnett
Dr. Maxfield, Dr. Wes, Wes, Wes Maxfield
11 Episodes (2013-2014)
Nadia
10 Episodes (2013-2014)
David Alpay
Professor Shane, Shane
9 Episodes (2012-2013)
9 Episodes (2014-2015)
Anna
8 Episodes (2010-2011)
Torrey DeVitto
Dr. Fell, Meredith
8 Episodes (2012-2013)
Daniel Gillies
7 Episodes (2010-2013)
David Anders
John Gilbert, Johnathan Gilbert, Jonathan Gilbert
7 Episodes (2010-2011)
Taylor Kinney
Mason, Mason Lockwood
7 Episodes (2011-2011)
Phoebe Tonkin
Hayley
7 Episodes (2012-2013)
Chris Wood
7 Episodes (2014-2015)
Elizabeth Blackmore
7 Episodes (2015-2016)
Jasmine Guy
Bonnie's Grandmother, Grams
6 Episodes (2009-2014)
Luca, Luka
6 Episodes (2010-2011)
6 Episodes (2014-2014)
5 Episodes (2012-2012)
Shaun Sipos
Aaron
5 Episodes (2013-2014)
Scarlett Byrne
5 Episodes (2015-2016)
Nathalie Kelley
5 Episodes (2016-2017)
Julian
5 Episodes (2015-2016)
Cade
5 Episodes (2016-2017)
Colin Ferguson
4 Episodes (2014-2014)
Melinda Clarke
4 Episodes (2010-2010)
Todd Williams
Connor, Connor Jordan
4 Episodes (2012-2012)
Michaela McManus
4 Episodes (2010-2011)
Sarah, Sarah Salvatore
4 Episodes (2015-2015)
Kelly Hu
Pearl
3 Episodes (2010-2011)
Mayor Hopkins, Rudy Owens
3 Episodes (2013-2013)
Arielle Kebbel
3 Episodes (2009-2013)
Janina Gavankar
3 Episodes (2013-2013)
3 Episodes (2011-2011)
Grace Phipps
April
3 Episodes (2012-2012)
Kendrick Sampson
3 Episodes (2013-2013)
Mary Louise
3 Episodes (2015-2016)
David Gallagher
Ray Sutton
2 Episodes (2011-2011)
Mia Kirshner
Isobel
2 Episodes (2010-2011)
Robert Ri'chard
2 Episodes (2012-2012)
Mrs. Lockwood, Tyler's mother
2 Episodes (2011-2011)
Sean Faris
2 Episodes (2010-2010)
Mr. Tanner
2 Episodes (2009-2009)
Cassidy Freeman
2 Episodes (2012-2012)
2 Episodes (2013-2013)
Mayor Lockwood
2 Episodes (2009-2009)
Lauren Cohan
2 Episodes (2011-2011)
2 Episodes (2014-2014)
Tobias Fell
1 Episode (2011)
Gina Torres
1 Episode (2010)
James Remar
Guiseppe Salvatore
1 Episode (2010)
Pastor Young
1 Episode (2012)
Camille Guaty
Caitlin
1 Episode (2013)
Gloria
1 Episode (2011)
Madeline Zima
Charlotte
1 Episode (2012)
Joel Gretsch
Peter
1 Episode (2016)
Spencer Locke
Amber Bradley
1 Episode (2010)
Alyssa Diaz
Kimberly
1 Episode (2012)
Frederick
1 Episode (2011)
Dean
1 Episode (2012)
Penny
1 Episode (2016)
Miranda
1 Episode (2012)
Bartender
1 Episode (2012)
Virginia
1 Episode (2016)
Vanessa
1 Episode (2011)

Credits

Executive Producer (3 Credits)
Author (1 Credit)
Creator (2 Credits)
Co-Executive Producer (3 Credits)
Supervising Producer (1 Credit)
Co-Producer (2 Credits)
Emmys

Emmys 2019

The contenders you need to know

MIXED-ISH - In "mixed-ish," Rainbow Johnson recounts her experience growing up in a mixed-race family in the '80s and the constant dilemmas they had to face over whether to assimilate or stay true to themselves. Bow's parents Paul and Alicia decide to move from a hippie commune to the suburbs to better provide for their family. As her parents struggle with the challenges of their new life, Bow and her siblings navigate a mainstream school in which they're perceived as neither black nor white. This family's experiences illuminate the challenges of finding one's own identity when the rest of the world can't decide where you belong. (ABC/Kelsey McNeal)
MYKAL-MICHELLE HARRIS, ARICA HIMMEL, ETHAN WILLIAM CHILDRESS

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