Welcome back to Humor Nation. The Vampire Diaries came at the right time and appealed to the right audiences. It ended up becoming one of the most successful fantasy TV shows of the CW time. When it aired, it created a new viewership record for the pilot episode on the CW Network. The show not only ran for eight long years, but it spawned a universe consisting of two spin-offs that also received good response on the network. The Vampire Diaries assembled a cast of fresh new faces. While some actors were veterans who worked on famous shows, majority of the TVD cast members were new actors looking to build their careers, and with TVD, their careers reached to great heights. There are couple of interesting trivia that is associated with the actors of Vampire Diaries that the fans must know.
So Take A Look At Interesting Facts About The Cast Of The Vampire Diaries
5. KAT GRAHAM
Kat Graham’s portrayal of Bonnie Bennett made her a global name. But did you know she is also a talented singer who has released a couple of studio albums. While her songs received great response and made it to the US & UK Singles chart. Kat has also been a part of numerous famous music videos in different capacities such as dancer and actress. She has been a part of hit songs which includes ‘Somebody to Love’ by Justin Beiber and ‘Lonely’ by Akon’. Although TVD gave her the big break, Kat would prove her acting mettle by working in films such as ‘All Eyez On Me’, ‘Heatwave’, and ‘The Holiday Calendar’.
4. STEVEN R. MCQUEEN
Steven R. McQueen who portrayed the role of Jeremy Gilbert, is the grandson of the legendary actor Steve McQueen who was a top box office draw in the 1950s & 1960s. But there’s another interesting connection, his grandmother is Neile Adams whose niece is Isabel Preysler and she is the mother of the famous artist Enrique Iglesias. Thus Steven & Enrique are actually cousins. Isn’t that amazing?
3. ZACH ROERIG
Zach Roerig is best known for his role of the human Matt Donovan who survived all sorts of Supernatural threats in Vampire Diaries Universe. Zach has astigmatism which is a very common eye problem that causes blurred vision. It is treated with prescription glasses. Although he didn’t wear glasses while acting on the screen, but whenever he is not in front of the camera, he could be seen wearing glasses. When he was in the high school, he was a wrestler and football player, he could have chosen sports as his career. Also, his grand-dad and father worked at the Fackler Monuments making gravestones where he too worked for a while before becoming a professional actor.