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Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder
Character(s) Boone Carlyle
Date of Birth December 8, 1978 (age 31)
Origin Covington, Lousiana, USA
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Ian Somerhalder played the role of Boone in Season 1 and appeared as a "Guest Star" in the Season 2 episode "Abandoned" and the Season 3 episodes "Further Instructions" and "Exposé". He returned once again in the Season 6 premiere "LA X, Parts 1 & 2".


Ian Somerhalder was born in Covington, Louisiana. His mom is a massage therapist, while dad is a building contractor; they divorced when he was young. He went to Catholic school.

Ian began modeling at age 10, for Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Versace and Guess. He then went into acting, with his first major role in The Rules of Attraction. He had a starring role in the 2006 horror thriller Pulse. Additionally, he appeared as Adam Knight in the third season of Smallville, had guest roles in CSI spinoffs, The Big Easy, Recess and Tell Me You Love Me.

Now stars on The Vampire Diaries beginning in 2009.


  • He was the face of Guess? for two consecutive Fall seasons.[1]
  • Doesn't like to talk about his modeling career because of the stereotypes associated with models.[2]
  • He played varsity soccer and baseball.[3]
  • Shares a birthday with co-star Dominic Monaghan.



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