Welcome back to Humor Nation. Being an actor is not an easy job from any means, it requires passion, talent, and dedication to the craft. An actor takes up a fictional character and breathes life in it. Through his talent, he makes it alive, and then makes it larger than life. While TVD books had a fanbase where it got adapted into a TV show, but the TV adaptation boosted took it to a whole new level. It was really challenging for the creators to select the right actors for these characters. Luckily, the casting was more than perfect. It played a major role in the success of the show. But you would be surprised to know that the cast of the Vampire Diaries is multi-talented, some of them are not just excellent actors, but also terrific directors. A few of the Vampire Diaries actors have tried their hands at direction and when they got the opportunity, they knocked it out of the park.
So Take A Look At Vampire Diaries Actors Who Have Directed An Episode
Paul Wesley rose to major fame with his performance as Stefan Salvatore in the Vampire Diaries. For eight seasons, he played the titular role of Stefan, the actor also portrayed the roles of Silas and Tom Avery in the Vampire Diaries. Did you know that Paul Wesley has directed a total number of five episodes.
SEASON 8- DETOURED ON SOME RANDOM BACKWOODS PATH TO HELL
The episode is titled ‘Detoured On Some Random Backwoods Path To Hell’. Paul directed the sixth episode of Season 8 which revolves around the Saltzman twins who become the victim of Siren, Caroline Forbes will go to any extent to protect her family. Stefan is right there with Caroline to support her in every way.
SEASON 7 – REQUIEM FOR A DREAM
Another episode is ‘Requiem For A Dream’ of Season 7 where Damon’s move to save his friend Bonnie has some serious ramifications, everyone comes together. Caroline fights a new danger while Stefan takes a decision which affects his relationship.
SEASON 7 – THINGS WE LOST IN THE FIRE
This Season 7 Episode titled ‘Things We Lost In The Fire’, Stefan and Damon struggled with the visions caused by the Phoenix Stone of the huntress Rayna Cruz while Caroline celebrates her twin daughters by throwing around a baby shower.
SEASON 6 – WOKE UP WITH A MONSTER
Season 6 Episode titled ‘Woke Up With A Monster’ revolves around Kai who takes Elena under his captivity. Damon learns about the disappearance of Elena. Stefan and Caroline rush against the time to save Elizabeth Forbes.
SEASON 5 – RESIDENT EVIL
The Season 5 Episode titled ‘Resident Evil’ shows both Stefan and Elena an alternate reality where their lives are pretty different. A new threat in the form of Travelers make a move.
When it comes to Damon Salvatore, nobody can argue that Ian Somerhalder is the most perfect choice for the role of Damon Salvatore. He has the charisma, but can also pull the sinister traits of Damon Salvatore, his chemistry with Nina Dobrev made TVD even more popular. But apart from his acting credits on the show, Ian also holds the unique achievement of having directed a couple of TVD episodes.
SEASON 7 – DAYS OF FUTURE PAST
Season 7 features numerous episodes which are directed by the TVD cast members. The episode 16 titled ‘Days of Future Past’ sees Stefan struggling to make a choice which will decide the future of everyone who is close to him. He must take a decision which will determine the fate of people around him, notably Damon.
SEASON 8 – WE HAVE HISTORY TOGETHER
Season 8 Episode 8 Titled ‘We Have History Together’ sees the Salvatores continue their bidding for the Cade, they seek their new victim at an anger management session. Meanwhile Sybil is back in the picture and continues a new scheme against Caroline.
SEASON 6 – THE DOWNWARD SPIRAL
Episode 16 titled ‘The Downward Spiral’ sees Caroline who has turned off her humanity and Stefan takes the blame for it. Bonnie is annoyed because Damon has aligned himself with the notorious Kai.