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Ian Somerhalder


The son of a massage therapist and a building contractor, Somerhalder was born and raised in the small southern town of Covington, LA. Boating, swimming, fishing and training horses filled much of his recreational time growing up, as did the school drama club and performing with the local theater group. With his mother's encouragement, at age 10, ... See full bio »

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 2014 The Anomaly (post-production)
Harkin Langham
 2013 Caught on Tape
Officer Lewis
 2004-2010 Lost (TV Series)
Boone Carlyle
- The End (2010) ... Boone Carlyle
- Exposé (2007) ... Boone Carlyle
- The Other 48 Days (2005) ... Boone Carlyle (voice, uncredited)
 2009 The Vampire Diaries (Video)
Damon Salvatore
 2009 Fireball (TV Movie)
Lee Cooper
 2009/I Wake
Tyler
 2008 Lost City Raiders (TV Movie)
Jack Kubiak
 2008 The Lost Samaritan
William Archer
 2007 Tell Me You Love Me (TV Series)
Nick
- Episode #1.9 (2007) ... Nick
- Episode #1.8 (2007) ... Nick
- Episode #1.7 (2007) ... Nick
- Episode #1.6 (2007) ... Nick
- Episode #1.5 (2007) ... Nick
 2007 Marco Polo (TV Movie)
Marco Polo
 2006 The Sensation of Sight
Drifter
 2006/I Pulse
Dexter
 2006 TV: The Movie
 2004 Fearless (TV Movie)
Jordan Gracie
 2004 Recess (Short)
Cooley
 2004 The Old Man and the Studio (Short)
Matt
 2004 Smallville (TV Series)
Adam Knight
- Crisis (2004) ... Adam Knight
- Obsession (2004) ... Adam Knight
- Velocity (2004) ... Adam Knight
- Hereafter (2004) ... Adam Knight
- Delete (2004) ... Adam Knight
 2004 In Enemy Hands
Danny Miller
 2003 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Ricky Murdoch
- The Best Defense (2003) ... Ricky Murdoch
 2003 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Charlie Baker
- Dominance (2003) ... Charlie Baker
 2002 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Tony Del Nagro
- Revenge Is Best Served Cold (2002) ... Tony Del Nagro
 2002 Changing Hearts
Jason Kelly
 2001 Life as a House
Josh
 2001 Anatomy of a Hate Crime (TV Movie)
Russell Henderson
 1999 Now and Again (TV Series)
Brian
- A Girl's Life (1999) ... Brian
 1998 Celebrity (unconfirmed, uncredited)
 1997 The Big Easy (TV Series)
I.Q.
- The Black Bag (1997) ... I.Q.
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Is in Russian Artist Dima Bilan's video for 'Blind Love See more »

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2 Interviews | 2 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 9¼" (1.76 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on his reasons for becoming an actor] "To explore different parts of yourself and different emotional lives....not to hide from who you are but to actually explore who you are". See more »

Trivia:

Ian supports the charity Love Letters to the South, which pays tribute to all those affected by Hurricane Katrina. See more »

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Nickname:

Smolderholder

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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Ian as Christian Grey!! Nancward
He's Super nice!! Nerdiiangel
He is boring and has no charisma. greenmtman21
too bad.. thefakestory
I want to meet him. annettefosterrivera
His eyes look like a doll's. Too pretty to be real Thrilby
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