What is it about Nina Dobrev that makes her the perfect Elena Gilbert (and the perfect Katherine Pierce)? The brown-eyed beauty was born in Bulgaria, but she called Toronto, Ontario home for most of her childhood. she’s a California girl who lives in Los Angeles when she’s not filming The Vampire Diaries in Atlanta, Georgia.
Before landing her incredible role on TVD, Nina briefly attended Wexford Collegiate School for the Artsin Scarborough, Ontario and Ryerson University in Toronto, majoring in sociology. She left in 2008 to pursue her acting career. She is well-known for her roles in Degrassi: The Next Generation, Never Cry Werewolf, Chloe, The American Mall and Fugitive Pieces. She will also be starring alongside Logan Lerman and Emma Watson in Summit Entertainment’s adaptation of The Perks of Being A Wallflower.
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