Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Nina Dobrev has established herself as one of the fastest-rising leading ladies in Hollywood, amassing an impressive resume of diverse and memorable television and film roles. She is perhaps best known for her six-season role as doppelgangers Elana Gilbert and Katherine Pierce in the highly successful drama “The Vampire Diaries.” Other television credits include lead roles on “Degrassi: The Next Generation” and “The American Mall,” as well as a guest appearance on “Eleventh Hour.” Also, she appeared in the television movies “Never Cry Werewolf” and “Too Young to Marry.”
Upcoming feature film credits include a role in “Dog Days” as a morning talk show host who relies on her pet through life and work stresses, and a role in “Lucky Day” as a French-speaking artist and wife of an ex-con. Most recently, she appeared in Sony’s re-imagining of the 1980s cult classic “Flatliners,” which follows a group of bright medical students who experiment with near-death experiences. Also, she starred in the movie “Crashpad” opposite Christina Applegate and Domhnall Gleeson, and in “XXX: The Return of Zander Cate” opposite Vin Diesel.
Born in Bulgaria, Dobrev moved to Canada at age 2 and grew up in Toronto. Currently, she resides in Los Angeles. Her birthday is Jan. 9. She can be followed on Twitter @ninadobrev and Instagram @nina.