Actress Nina Dobrev has become a household name, thanks to her portrayal of the character Elena in the hit vampire television series The Vampire Diaries. However, Nina has appeared in a number of projects before landing her role in The Vampire Diaries and has had some interesting roles since.
Nina happened to appear in a number of TV movies, as well as a few appearances on the big screen, before she finally made a name for herself as Elena. There were also a few television shows, such as Degrassi: The Next Generation, where she played Mia Jones over 60 episodes from 2006 up until 2009, which is when The Vampire Diaries started.
Nina Dobrev has since appeared in 75 episodes of The Vampire Diaries, where she not only plays the character Elena Gilbert but she also portrays Katherine Pierce. It is her performances on The Vampire Diaries which has landed her roles on movies such as The Roommate and The Perks of Being a Wallflower.
The success of The Vampire Diaries has benefitted everybody who is involved with it but, as well as becoming a star, Nina Dobrev has also gained a real life boyfriend. Nina is currently dating her The Vampire Diaries co-star Ian Somerhalder, who plays Damon in the show.
The Vampire Diaries Season Four continues on November 29.