Nina Dobrev (born January 9, 1989 as Nikolina Konstantinova Dobreva) is a Bulgarian Canadian Actress and Model. She played the role of Mia Jones, the single teenage mother, on Degrassi: The Next Generation, in seasons six to nine (2006–09). She then played the role of Elena Gilbert on The CW’s Supernatural drama, The Vampire Diaries (2009–).
Dobrev has appeared in a number of feature films, including Fugitive Pieces, Away from Her, Never Cry Werewolf, and the teen television series Degrassi: The Next Generation. She also starred in a number of Lifetime original movies. In 2007 she appeared in the Music video of You Got That Light performed by Wade Allain-Marcus and David Baum. She also was in the MTV movie The American Mall. She starred in The CW’s Supernatural drama The Vampire Diaries, playing the role of Elena Gilbert, a girl loved by two vampire brothers, Stefan and Damon Salvatore.
She also had a role in the erotic thriller Chloe, theatrically released by Sony Pictures Classics on March 26, 2010. The film had enjoyed commercial success and became director Atom Egoyan’s biggest moneymak...