Nina Dobrev is a Canadian actress who’s great recognized for her role as Elena Gilbert on The CW’s ‘The Vampire Diaries.’
Who Is Nina Dobrev?
Born in 1989 in Bulgaria and later immigrating to Canada, Nina Dobrev is a tv and film actress. She got her begin within the youngster drama Degrassi: The Next Generation and left the show for an even bigger function as Elena Gilbert in the supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries on The CW. On the big display screen, Dobrev has seemed in The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012), xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017) and Flatliners (2017), among others. Dobrev famously dated her Vampire Diaries co-big name Ian Somerhalder from 2010 to 2013.
Movies and TV Shows
‘Degrassi: The Next Generation’
In 2006 Dobrev earned her first important role as an actress within the Canadian teen drama Degrassi: The Next Generation. Dobrev played the man or woman Mia Jones via three seasons earlier than shifting onto her biggest function but: The CW’s The Vampire Diaries.
‘The Vampire Diaries’
In The Vampire Diaries (2009-2017), Dobrev won the starring function of Elena Gilbert who first falls in love with a terrific-natured vampire named Stefan Salvatore (Paul Wesley) and later his older brother, the depraved vampire Damon Salvatore (Ian Somerhalder) — each of whom defend Elena from supernatural villains that threaten the small Virginia town of Mystic Falls.
Nina Dobrev remained on The Vampire Diaries — also acting as a ramification of doppelgängers — at some point of its six seasons. She did voiceover paintings on its seventh season, and after The CW extended the display for a very last 8th season, agreed to appear as a visitor megastar. When the series finale wrapped up in early 2017,Nina Dobrev mentioned her experience.
“This good-bye feels specific than it did once I left the primary time because I become leaving and the display persevered, and now the show’s finishing for every person,” she advised Entertainment Weekly. “It feels greater very last. It’s greater nearly like closure. Everyone’s been very nostalgic; it’s a bittersweet finishing. I’m very glad that we had been capable of make it work and that I got here returned due to the fact I honestly ignored the whole own family and wanted to be part of the final good-bye.”
‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’
Post-Vampire Diaries, Dobrev turned her consciousness to film, appearing in big-screen tasks like Chloe (2009) and The Roommate (2011). In 2012 she starred in the movie model of The Perks of Being a Wallflower, contrary Paul Rudd and Emma Watson. That same 12 months she additionally starred inside the comedy Let’s Be Cops. Other movies consist of: The Final Girls (2015), Crash Pad (2017), xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017) and Flatliners (2017).
— Nina Dobrev (@ninadobrev) February 25, 2019
For some actors, the extent of initiatives Nina Dobrev has chosen to take on seeing that Vampire Diaries could appear rather light. However, the actress says there may be a reason for that.
“I don’t need to play a youngster anymore,” she advised Harper’s Bazaar in 2017. “I want to play adult roles and be challenged and paintings with outstanding filmmakers and tell extremely good tales, and that has supposed being genuinely picky.”
Among her upcoming initiatives, Nina Dobrev is set to celebrity in CBS’ comedy Fam and the family dramedy Dog Days (2018). She is also running behind the scenes generating, writing and directing.
— Nina Dobrev (@ninadobrev) February 20, 2019
Relationship With Ian Somerhalder
Dobrev dated Vampire Diaries co-celebrity Ian Somerhalder from 2010 to 2013. The duo become fiercely personal approximately their off-screen romance, but after their cut up, they publicly celebrated their strong friendship.
In 2015 Dobrev unfolded about her ex. “I’ve stated this before, that we failed to break up because something horrific occurred or due to the fact there wasn’t love or friendship,” Nina told E! During an interview. “I love him and the friendship is still strong and I think he is exceptional and I care approximately him. And that didn’t exchange. Yes, we’re expert and that’s exceptional. We were friends lengthy before we dated and we nonetheless are actually.”
Even after Somerhalder married Twilight actress Nikki Reed in 2015, Dobrev remained near pals with each him and Reed, even sharing photos on social media of the three of them spending time collectively.
Nina Dobrev (full call Nikolina Konstantinova Dobreva) became born on January nine, 1989 in Sofia, Bulgaria. When she turned into two years antique, she, in conjunction with her dad and mom and older brother, moved to Toronto, Canada. “We didn’t come from money,” she said approximately her circle of relatives. “In the beginning, we lived with another own family in a one-bed room condo. My dad and mom had to paintings definitely tough.”
Despite the monetary problems, Dobrev had a healthy upbringing. She took acting lessons in her young adults and subsequently attended Toronto’s Ryerson University as a sociology foremost. However, she cut her studies quick after figuring out to pursue appearing complete-time.