The Vampire Diaries


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Summary

As the school year begins, Elena Gilbert is immediately drawn to a handsome and mysterious new student, Stefan Salvatore. Elena has no way of knowing that Stefan is a vampire struggling to live peacefully among humans, while his brother Damon is the embodiment of vampire violence and brutality.

Information

  • Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
  • Rating: 8.4 (221 votes)
  • Runtime: 45 minutes
  • Status: Ended
  • Years: 2009 - 2016
  • Episodes per season: 23
  • Network: The CW

Seasons

The Vampire Diaries - season 1

Season 1 (2009)

Rating: 7.6
The Vampire Diaries - season 2

Season 2 (2010)

Rating: 7.8
The Vampire Diaries - season 3

Season 3 (2011)

Rating: 7.7
The Vampire Diaries - season 4

Season 4 (2012)

Rating: 7.6
The Vampire Diaries - season 5

Season 5 (2013)

Rating: 7.6
The Vampire Diaries - season 6

Season 6 (2014)

Rating: 7.8
The Vampire Diaries - season 7

Season 7 (2015)

Rating: 7.3
The Vampire Diaries - season 8

Season 8 (2016)

Rating: 6.9

Characters and Actors

Nina Dobrev as Elena Gilbert in The Vampire Diaries

Elena Gilbert

Actor: Nina Dobrev
Paul Wesley as Stefan Salvatore in The Vampire Diaries

Stefan Salvatore

Actor: Paul Wesley
Also in: 24
Ian Somerhalder as Damon Salvatore in The Vampire Diaries

Damon Salvatore

Actor: Ian Somerhalder
Also in: Lost
Matthew Davis as Alaric Saltzman in The Vampire Diaries

Alaric Saltzman

Actor: Matthew Davis
Also in: Legacies
Michael Trevino as Tyler Lockwood in The Vampire Diaries

Tyler Lockwood

Actor: Michael Trevino
Steven R. McQueen as Jeremy Gilbert in The Vampire Diaries

Jeremy Gilbert

Actor: Steven R. McQueen
Also in: Chicago Fire
Katerina Graham as Bonnie Bennett in The Vampire Diaries

Bonnie Bennett

Actor: Katerina Graham
Candice Accola as Caroline Forbes in The Vampire Diaries

Caroline Forbes

Actor: Candice Accola
Also in: Supernatural
Michael Malarkey as Lorenzo St. John in The Vampire Diaries

Lorenzo St. John

Actor: Michael Malarkey
Candice King as Caroline Forbes in The Vampire Diaries

Caroline Forbes

Actor: Candice King
Zach Roerig as Matt Donovan in The Vampire Diaries

Matt Donovan

Actor: Zach Roerig
Todd Lasance as Julian in The Vampire Diaries

Julian

Actor: Todd Lasance
Also in: Spartacus
Elizabeth Blackmore as Valerie Tulle in The Vampire Diaries

Valerie Tulle

Actor: Elizabeth Blackmore
Also in: Supernatural
Scarlett Byrne as Nora Hildegard in The Vampire Diaries

Nora Hildegard

Actor: Scarlett Byrne
Also in: Falling Skies
Teressa Liane as Mary Louise in The Vampire Diaries

Mary Louise

Actor: Teressa Liane
Also in: Into the Badlands
Marguerite MacIntyre as Elizabeth Forbes in The Vampire Diaries

Elizabeth Forbes

Actor: Marguerite MacIntyre
Claire Holt as Rebekah Mikaelson in The Vampire Diaries

Rebekah Mikaelson

Actor: Claire Holt
Also in: The Originals
Torrey DeVitto as Meredith Fell in The Vampire Diaries

Meredith Fell

Actor: Torrey DeVitto
Also in: Pretty Little Liars
Joseph Morgan as Niklaus Mikaelson in The Vampire Diaries

Niklaus Mikaelson

Actor: Joseph Morgan
Also in: The Originals
Daniel Gillies as Elijah Mikaelson in The Vampire Diaries

Elijah Mikaelson

Actor: Daniel Gillies
Also in: The Originals
Sara Canning as Jenna Sommers in The Vampire Diaries

Jenna Sommers

Actor: Sara Canning
Chris Wood as Malachai 'Kai' Parker in The Vampire Diaries

Malachai 'Kai' Parker

Actor: Chris Wood
Also in: Containment, Supergirl
Nathaniel Buzolic as Kol Mikaelson in The Vampire Diaries

Kol Mikaelson

Actor: Nathaniel Buzolic
Also in: Pretty Little Liars, The Originals
Grace Phipps as April Young in The Vampire Diaries

April Young

Actor: Grace Phipps
Annie Wersching as Lillian Salvatore in The Vampire Diaries

Lillian Salvatore

Actor: Annie Wersching
Also in: Bosch, 24
Nathalie Kelley as Sybil in The Vampire Diaries

Sybil

Actor: Nathalie Kelley
Also in: UnREAL
Kristen Gutoskie as Seline in The Vampire Diaries

Seline

Actor: Kristen Gutoskie
Also in: Containment