Born Nikolina Konstantinova Dobreva in Sofia, Bulgaria, Nina Dobrev came to Canada with her family when she was only two-years-old. In school she took ballet and jazz classes, and competed in rhythmic gymnastics. She took acting classes at Armstrong Acting Studios in Toronto. The star of the series Vampire Diaries since 2009, Dobrev plays the multiple roles of Elena Gilbert, Katherine Pierce, Katerina Petrova, Tatia Petrova, and Amara. She is fluent in French and Bulgarian, when not on set she loves all beach sports, including swimming, windsurfing and scuba diving. Nina Dobrev was chosen as one of the Top 5 Northernstars of 2010 by our readers. Also see: Ellen Page, Nina Dobrev, Kiefer Sutherland in Flatliners.
Features & TV Movies: VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release
Repo! The Genetic Opera (2006) Playing House (TV-2006) Away from Her (2006) How She Move (2007) The Poet (2007) Fugitive Pieces (2007) Too Young to Marry (TV-2007) How She Move (2007) The House Next Door (2008) The American Mall (2008) Never Cry Werewolf (2008) Chloe (2009) Degrassi Goes Hollywood (TV-2009) Merry Madagascar (voice, TV-2009, short)
The Roommate (2011) Arena (VR-2011) The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) Let’s Be Cops (2014) The Final Girls (2015) xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017) Crash Pad (2017) Flatliners (2017) Dog Days (2018) Departures (2018) Run This Town (2019) Lucky Day (2019) All-Star Weekend (2019)
TV Series – Cast: Degrassi (2006-2009) The Vampire Diaries (2009-2016)
TV Series – Guest appearances: The Border (2008) Eleventh Hour (2009)
Family Guy (voice, 2011) Robot Chicken (voice, 2014) The Originals (2014) Workaholics (2017) Fam (2018)