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Ian Somerhalder

Ian Somerhalder

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Famous as :

Actor, model

Birth Name :

Ian Joseph Somerhalder

Birth Date :

December 08, 1978

Birth Place :

Covington, Louisiana, USA

Spouse :

Nikki Reed (actress, since 26-Apr-15)

Claim to fame :

As Boone Carlyle in "Lost" (2004-2007)

Biography


Ian Somerhalder began modeling at age 10 before simultaneously decided to make acting as his career. In 1997 he got his screen debut, being tapped to guest star on some TV series before then recruited as the main cast on WB series "Young Americans", a spin-off of "Dawson's Creek". He, moreover, landed several other guest starring roles on notable shows, like "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (2002), "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (2002), "CSI: Miami" (2003), and "Smallville" (2004).

In 2004, Somerhalder achieved his acting breakthrough through a starring role as Boone Carlyle in the hit TV show "Lost". Since then, he became familiar among TV viewers and was one of their favorite actors. In fact, it was his portrayal of the fictional character Damon Salvatore on "The Vampire Diaries" that catapulted him to worldwide fame. He was nominated for multiple awards and earned numerous accolades for his role.

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Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed Make Red Carpet Debut as Newlyweds at Cannes

May 21, 2015 16:11:00 GMT

and made their first red carpet appearance as husband and wife at Cannes Film Festival in France. After enjoying a honeymoon in sun-soaked places like Brazil and Chile, they walked arm in arm at the premiere of movie "" Wednesday, May 20.
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Ian Somerhalder Has Sweet Birthday Messages for Nikki Reed

May 18, 2015 02:59:14 GMT

Turning 27 years old on Sunday, May 17, got sweet birthday messages from actor husband . "" star took to Twitter to shout out his love for her in a series of tweets.
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Ian Somerhalder Describes His Married Life as 'The Best Time I've Ever Had'

May 15, 2015 03:51:28 GMT

Newlywed seemed to be enjoying his first days with his wife, . During The CW Upfront Presentation on May 14, the 36-year-old star couldn't hide his happiness about being married and told E!, "Amazing. It's great. It's the best time I've ever had."
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Ian Somerhalder Shows Off Shirtless Sexy Body in New Instagram Snap

May 14, 2015 01:22:04 GMT

Getting back in the U.S. after a honeymoon with wife , took time to share a new Instagram snap that showed off his sexy shirtless frame. The photo that showed his glowing bride sneaking and smiling from behind his back was said to be captured on a beach from their recent trip to South America.
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Nina Dobrev Talks About Ian Somerhalder's Wedding to Nikki Reed: 'They Look Happy and I Am Happy'

May 13, 2015 06:44:01 GMT

broke silence on her former beau 's wedding to since the couple got married last month. The actress said that she's "happy" with the wedding as she denied that her break-up with the actor was the reason behind her departure from "".
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Newlyweds Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed Engaged in PDA Packed Honeymoon

May 04, 2015 23:57:16 GMT

Love is in the air for newlyweds and . The couple, apparently, was having an extended honeymoon in Brazil, during when they were caught on camera kissing during a romantic dinner at an eatery in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday, May 3.
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Nikki Reed Posts Picture From Honeymoon With Ian Somerhalder

May 03, 2015 05:11:00 GMT

Newlyweds and looked glowing in a picture from their PDA-filled honeymoon in Tulum, Mexico. "" actor hugged his new wife and gave her an affectionate smooch as they're relaxing on the beach on a summer day.
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Details Emerge on Nikki Reed and Ian Somerhalder's Wedding as They Plan Honeymoon

April 30, 2015 06:49:16 GMT

Several details have emerged on and 's recent wedding which was staged in Topanga, California. A friend of the celebrity couple told Us Weekly that initially each of the stars had quite different ideas of how their nuptials should be like. "Nikki originally wanted a small wedding," so said the source, whereas "Ian envisioned a big wedding. She was happy to let him call the shots."
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Report: Nikki Reed Pregnant With Ian Somerhalder's Baby

April 28, 2015 06:04:36 GMT

Rumor has it, newlywed is pregnant with 's baby. The pregnancy rumors spread like wildfire in the wake of the couple's surprise wedding on Sunday, April 26 after less than a year of dating.
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Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed Married After Less Than a Year of Dating

April 27, 2015 12:29:50 GMT

It's official; and are now husband and wife. The couple got married on Sunday, April 26 in Santa Monica, Calif., after less than a year of dating. Ian donned a white suit and shirt, while the bride looked beautiful in a white lace gown.
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Nikki Reed Confirms Ian Somerhalder Engagement

January 26, 2015 02:34:02 GMT

confirmed she's engaged to her beau when attending the Third Annual Catdance Film Festival sponsored by FreshStep held at the SkyLodge in Park City, Utah on Saturday, January 24. Reports of their engagement first emerged on January 16.
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Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed Are Engaged

January 16, 2015 04:52:20 GMT

and his girlfriend are taking their relationship to the next level. The 36-year-old actor is engaged to the 26-year-old actress after six months of dating. "[Ian and Nikki]'re so happy," a source tells E! News.
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Ian Somerhalder Defends 'Compassionate and Beautiful' Nikki Reed From Internet Trolls

September 09, 2014 02:49:30 GMT

hits back at haters who left negative comments about his girlfriend on Instagram. On Monday, September 8, the star of "" left a lengthy reply in response to hateful comments in a post he shared three weeks ago.
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Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed Spend Almost $1,000 at Toronto Sex Shop

September 02, 2014 06:53:14 GMT

and spent almost $1,000 at the Seduction Love Boutique in Toronto, Canada on Sunday night, August 31, TMZ reported. The couple reportedly purchased a number of erotic toys worth $860, including vibrators, handcuffs and restraints.
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Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed Have Romantic Dinner Date

July 29, 2014 02:26:12 GMT

and once again fueled speculation about their romance after the couple was spotted having a romantic dinner date on Sunday, July 27. The couple enjoyed their dinner at Craig's restaurant in West Hollywood.
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Comic-Con: 'The Vampire Diaries' Pokes Fun at Damon and Bonnie's Uncertain Fate

July 28, 2014 08:38:33 GMT

"" plays with the fate of Damon and Bonnie which is left up in the air following the season 5 finale. At the show's Comic-Con panel on Saturday, July 27, The CW shared a hilarious video which sees and questioning their future on the show.
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Ian Somerhalder and Nikki Reed Reportedly Share Passionate Kiss at a Comic-Con Party

July 28, 2014 07:57:27 GMT

and reportedly got cozy at a Comic-Con party over the weekend. As reported by E! News, the couple was seen packing on PDA as they attended Entertainment Weekly Comic-Con party on Saturday night, July 26, holding hands and sharing a passionate kiss.
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Ian Somerhalder Spotted Smooching Mystery Girl

July 21, 2014 07:18:36 GMT

has been snapped kissing a mystery girl during a recent outing. The star of "" was captured on camera seemingly kissing a woman on her cheek after leaving a farmer's market on Sunday, July 20. He also gently brushed the woman's hair from her face.
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Ian Somerhalder Mocks Luis Suarez Biting Incident With 'Vampire Diaries' Fake Poster

June 26, 2014 09:35:21 GMT

mocked Uruguayan soccer star after Luis bit Italian player Giorgio Chiellini during a World Cup match on June 24. He posted on Instagram a fake poster of "" which featured him and Luis on Wednesday.
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First Wave of Nick's Kids Choice Awards Presenters and Performers Announced

March 12, 2014 14:33:11 GMT

The first set of presenters and performers for the upcoming 2014 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards has been revealed. "" actress is among those scheduled to present, joined in the list by and .
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Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder Joke About Break-Up at People's Choice Awards

January 09, 2014 06:55:34 GMT

and her ex-boyfriend cracked a joke about their break-up and on-screen chemistry when they received a trophy at 2014 People's Choice Awards. The stars won in the category of Favorite On-Screen Chemistry for their work on "".
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Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder Reportedly Rekindling Romance

November 13, 2013 08:59:08 GMT

and are back on together in real life. The Elena and Damon of "" have reportedly been seeing each other again after previously ending their off-screen romance in May this year.
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Ian Somerhalder Breaks Up With Nina Dobrev

May 10, 2013 02:16:36 GMT

and ended their relationship, Us Weekly reported. "" co-stars parted ways after dating for more than three years. An insider told the site that the breakup wouldn't stop them from working together on the CW hit drama as they would "remain best friends, which is where the relationship started."
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Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman Welcome a Baby Girl, Olive

October 02, 2012 01:20:29 GMT

and Will Kopelman are over the moon. The "" actress gave birth to a baby girl, her first child with her art dealer husband, four months after the couple tied the knot in Montecito, California. They name the bundle of joy Olive.
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E.L. James Brushes Off Ryan Gosling's 'Fifty Shades' Rumor, Ian Somerhalder Weighs In

October 01, 2012 08:47:40 GMT

The mystery of who's going to play Christian Grey in "" movie has yet to be solved, but it is now confirmed that the coveted role will not be tackled by . Contrary to swirling report suggesting that the "" actor was the frontrunner for the part, author E.L. James stressed that the rumor was "completely misreported."
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Ian Somerhalder 'Absolutely Interested' to Play Christian in 'Fifty Shades of Grey'

April 24, 2012 06:18:53 GMT

Ever since it was announced that E.L. James' steamy novel "" is set to be brought to the big screen, has emerged as a popular suggestion to tackle the part of Christian Grey. Weighing in on the issue, Ian himself confessed that personally he is "absolutely" interested to play the wealthy entrepreneur.
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Nina Dobrev and Ian Somerhalder Get Naked for Sexy Magazine Cover

February 09, 2012 02:01:41 GMT

and are flaunting their sexy chemistry in the latest issue of Entertainment Weekly (EW). The two stars of "" strip naked for one of the magazine's covers, striking a sultry pose together with strategically placed sheets protecting their modesty.
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Ian Somerhalder Not Asking Nina Dobrev for Her Hand in Marriage, Rep Clarifies

January 12, 2012 07:17:17 GMT

hasn't made any marriage proposal to despite report to the contrary. In Touch reported recently that the Damon Salvatore of "" was met with rejection when he popped the question over the holidays, but the story was quickly debunked.
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Ian Somerhalder Explains Why He's Against Black Friday

November 25, 2011 04:17:43 GMT

While many Americans look forward to Black Friday, obviously doesn't share the same sentiment. In fact, the actor playing Damon Salvatore on "" explained on his recent Twitter post why he is not grateful for "the midnight black Friday c**p".
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Video: Ian Somerhalder Speaks Before Congress for Wildlife Preservation

July 29, 2011 05:38:27 GMT

has set aside some time from his busy schedule to address issues close to his heart in person. The day after a late night shooting of "" on Wednesday, July 26, the Damon Salvatore depicter appeared before Congress in Washington, D.C. to testify for wildlife preservation.
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