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Updated on September 10, 2016
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Vampire Diaries season 4

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Ian Joseph Somerhalder, born to father, Robert Somerhalder, was a building contractor of French and English descent, and his mother, Edna, who is of Irish and Choctaw descent, grew up on a pig farm in Mississippi. Ian was born North of New Orleans in Covington, Louisiana (about 20 minutes away from what I've heard) Ian has 2 siblings, a brother Bob and sister Robyn. Ian's parents divorced when he was thirteen. He grew up with his mother, whom he has described as being "very spiritual" raised him on Eastern Medicine & Organic foods. & she is a huge Anne Rice fan.

His surname "Somerhalder" originates from his adoptive great-grandfather. His biological great-grandfather, a wealthy English landowner, got one of his mistresses pregnant and paid an immigrant worker of his to marry this woman and give the baby a name, which was Somerhalder. The biological great-grandfather's name was Hull.

Ian was born and raised in the small southern town of Covington, LA. going to Catholic school (no wonder he became the 'bad Boy' the mothers trusted lol) 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 he began a modeling career that took him to New York each summer. By junior high, he opted to put modeling on the back burner and focus more on sports and school. A few years later, when the opportunity to model in Europe arose, Somerhalder grabbed it, embarking on an enriching path of work, travel and study that took him to cities including Paris, Milan and London.

At 17, Ian began studying acting in New York, by 19 he had committed himself to the craft; working with pre-eminent acting coach William Espe (as well as Davenia McFadden & Anthony Abeson). His fate was sealed while working as an extra in a club scene in the feature film Black & White(1999). A talent manager visiting a client on the set spotted Somerhalder in a crowd scene of 400 (had to be those glowing eyes) and immediately signed him for representation. Happy to be anchored in New York, Somerhalder spends much of his time studying acting, writing and practicing yoga. Moving out of the South & to L.A. where he made his TV debut in a short lived prep-school drama called Young Americans in 2000. Ian's film debut followed the next year with Life as a House in which he plays a bit of a neighborhood bad boy

His first major acting role was in the movie The Rules of Attraction, Roger Avary's adaptation of the Bret Easton Ellis novel of the same name television work includes appearances in shows such as Smallville (in which he played Adam Knight, a dead person who is being kept alive by a special drug), HBO's sexually provocative show 'Tell Me You love me for about 5 episodes, CSI: Miami, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Now and Again, and The Big Easy, as well as producing Recess

He played Boone Carlyle on the Cult Hit Lost, in which was the first actor to be cast as one of the survivors in "Lost" (2004)., and ironically (if I remember right) the first to die. He returned to the show for I think it was 5-6 episodes as a guest appearance in the 6th & final season of Lost.

Ian returned to the small screen, with his 'biggest' role to date and the one with most err.. bite. He plays Damon Salvatore on the CW network's The Vampire Diaries tv series, based on the Book series of the same name by L.J. Smith. Before I even knew the series would become a tv show I thought Ian should play a vampire with those intensely hypnotic blue eyes, and I think his Damon on the show is way more fun than the book version. The book series was released well before Twilight (in the 90s). Its about 2 brothers Stefan (played by Paul Wesley) & Damon (played by Ian) Salvatore, who are vampires that fall for the same girl who looks like the girl (& vampire) they fell in love with who turned them (at least as far as the book goes) around 150 years ago.

Before the Vampire Diaries however Ian Auditioned for True Blood as Jason Stackhouse but lost the part to Ryan Kwanten. "I wanted to do True Blood so badly; I just didn't nail it & Ryan got the role. So I wasn't going to let this one go" (Ian I watch True Blood, I for one am quite happy you didn't get the role of Jason Stackhouse as I said above with those looks you were born to play a vampire esp. Due to those Enthralling eyes To which he brings Damon of the Vampire Diaries to Life with I believe MORE Venom than the Damon of the books!)

His family in Louisiana (from what I've read his brother lost EVERYTHING) was significantly affected by Hurricane Katrina in 2005 and, as of June 2007, has not been able to recover what it lost from the costliest and one of the deadliest hurricanes in the history of the United States.

Ian's recreational interests include water and snow skiing and western horseback riding, Yoga, baseball, archery, riflery, football and cycling and has played varsity Soccer & baseball. Ian also likes to read the New Yorker and Reader's Digest periodicals He likes "Floaty, dream, well-orchestrated rock music-- a lot of indie bands that no one really heard of.

In 2010 Ian was voted as the SEXIEST BEAST in an Entertainment Weekly Bracket Poll for his role of Damon Salvatore on the Vampire Diaries

(one of People's Sexiest Men alive "Warm Intellect Is sexy" video people.com/people/videos/0,,20442280,00.html

I think his Intensely Bright mesmerizing blue eyes (that I've seen in a variety of Blue Hues including Silver/grey) & devilish grin helped him with that.

Ian's also been mistaken for another couple of actors for one Rob Lowe & on the CW TV station, Chace Crawford of Gossip Girl. (which I've seen in an interview, that Chace is the younger version of Ian, & Rob the elder version.) saying he doesn't "look like Chace Crawford but, & (Ian thinking to himself) No, NO, NO He looks like Me. I'm Older than that kid" (meaning Crawford that plays Nate in Gossip Girl)

Ian also has Tattoo inside his right forearm of a Latin Phrase... (not sure of spelling but) eek et nook meaning Here & Now (which I think you can hear him mention it or see it in one of the interviews)

Throughout Ian's career, he's been stacking up credits including Modeling his first gig being for Ralph Lauren. Calvin Klein, American Eagle Outfitters, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, Versace, & was the face of Guess for 2 fall seasons! You may have seen him in Master Card, Target Stores (2001), Levi's Jeans (1998-Japan), & Irish Spring commercials He's been a producer on the short film recess, as well as playing the character of Cooley. I've also heard that he's writing a screenplay about the world of modeling entitled 'The Jack of Dimes'

------ NEWS & Notes-----

March 2013 Ian was the Mardi Gras Grand Marshall & this is his experience from Esquire Magazine

Assorted Vampire Diaries Hyginx

Here's the rest of the articles I wanted to share with you but Hubpages sees it as overly promotional when there's more than 1 or 2 of the same link from a site.


Congratulations to Ian one receiving "Most Responsible Celebrity award From 2012 International Green Awards

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Damon & Lace

Damon & Lace
Damon & Lace

CON -Pannels

Vampire Diaries Season 4 - Damon Quotes

Damon Quotes 4

* You're a vampire Elena; be a Vampire

*Vampires eat people, its a part of the national food pyramid

* SO what brings you to town? Bobble salesman

*(Dips hand in holy water, makes sign of cross) "Don't know why that always makes me smile

* Damon to Stefan: Jealousy is beneath you brother. (to which Stefan Replies) Oh Bite Me

* Good day for a midlife crisis; 164 yaers I'd say you're due.

*I'm going to Find him, and i'm going to eat him. I do't want your help, I just want to kill this guy and get the hell out of town.

* Doctor Fell: Is that a bomb?

Damon: "No, its an adorable exploding kitty"

*(Bonnie shows up with a party flyer)

Damnon: Oh Nice, the answer to all our problems, a frat Party. (Edited for content) Which is why you (to Elena) will be eating very well tonight. So, what should go as victims or Killers

Since when do we team with Klaus & the Lollipop giuld?

I've got your back when he comes to kill you...(Damon to Stefan upon losing the Hunter & a Hybrid)

Well if I'm going to ride this fairy tale to its conclusion; I'll be clear about one thing, I'm fine with her either way brother

Wave your Magic wand, Hocus Pocus become hunter ghostess whatever

How does Klaus know anything? he's liek a Billion years Old

Jeremy: (Wakes up after Vampire Elena who thinks he's the hunter she killed Stabs Him) What Happened?

Damon: Long Story buy the E-book

It'll be all Rainbows & unicorns (to Elena after a talk about the Cure)

I can't belive I'm saying this. Show a little Restraint. -to Elena on her Bloodlust

Career Highlights

Ian-FO

Big break: Rules of Attraction & The Lost TV series

Defining characters: Boone (Lost) Damon (Vampire Diaries)

Best movies: Marco Polo, The Rules of Attraction, Life as a House

Best TV: Vampire Diaries as Damon Salvatore

Stage credits:

Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage blockhead (pig-pen) off-Broadway stage play Century Center for the Performing Arts. (NYC 2005) as Matt

Endorsements/ Charities: Love Letters to the south which pays tribute to all those affected by Hurricane Katrina. While promoting Vampire Diaries, there was a blood Drive. And his IS Foundation he started

Other: measurements are Suit 38R, shirt 15, waist 30, inseam 31 shoes 9 (U.S.)

Ian Somerhalder Relationships

Romance(s): Nina Dobrev (co-star Vampire Diaries) Nina & Ian Romance

Megan 2 years (a documentary film maker in NYC)

Ex's include Nicky Hilton, Lost co-star Maggie Grace.

RUMORED by the press to have dated Rose McGowan this was not the case.

Frequent collaborator(s):

Trained: Bill Esper

Anthony Abeson Davenia McFadden

Calls co-star Nina Dobrev his "smart talented little sis"

Ian Somerhalder's Awards & Honors

Year Award Category/Recipient(s) Result

2011 Teen Choice Awards Choice Vampire- Vampire Diaries Damon Salvatore Nominated

2011 Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA Saturn Award Best Network Television Series Vampire Diaries Nominated

2006 Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for Lost (2004) WON

2005 Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Breakout Performance - Male for Lost (2004) Nominated

2002 Young Hollywood Awards Exciting New Face - Male Won

(Image Credit Scanned magazine article/interview noted on scan)

Ian's Wyler Award

Ian's Wyler Award
Ian's Wyler Award

If you want to see me naked; all you have to do is ask

~Damon Salvatore TVD

Retract those fangs....your dripping on the floor

Who's your favorite Vampire?

See results

Because I'm not Human , and I miss it

I miss it more than anything in the whole world! That is my secret . But thre's only so, so much hurt a man can take.

The Brothers Salvatore

The Brothers Salvatore
The Brothers Salvatore

Vampire Diaries Damon Salvatore

Character Sketch

Date(s):

September 10 2009Award(s):

Awards

2010 Saturn awards Nominated for Best Network Television Series

2010 People's Choice Awards WON Favorite new TV Drama

Nominated Fave Sci-fi /Fantasy Show

Ian on Damon-

"Damon has a lust for life like I do. But he's also essentially a lonely guy. I know what it's like to be lonely"Ian on vampires:

"we associate vampires as Sex, Power, Bravado & suave"

Ian on Damon..."Damon is Dionysius- he has an appetite for everything" (& Creator promises to feed those appetitestroughout the season

Ian on his character's powers... "the whole mind compulsion thing (actually called 'Enthralling' or Enthralment in the vampire world) . I can essentially do whatever I want to you, and then make you completely forget about it. Which… it comes in handy, you know what I mean? [Laughs] I'm glad I don't have that power. That would be daaaangerous."

On Playing a Vampire "Vampires are very hot. It's fun playing a vampire," Somerhalder said. "You're 200 years old. You can fly around. You can eat beautiful girls - well, you can suck on their neck. I don't physically cut them up and eat them. That would be a little sick." "It's fun having all these layers," he said. "It depends on what you call bad and good. I'm definitely the more sadistic, prankster one, which is fun. He's a lot of fun. He's charming and it's hard to hate him, but he's kind of a bastard. You walk that fine line between liking him and absolutely hating him, like with most vampires. They kill people; they have to eat too. Population control."

Character back story: Brother Stefan & Damonhave a serious case of silbling rivalry of the worst kind!

Their girlfriend ~Katherine turned them 145 years ago into vampires. Manipulating them, their releationship to each other etc.

Character Inspiration: L.J. Smith's teen book series the Vampire Diaries. The show is frustratingly LOOSELY based on the book.

Age: Human age turned? 20s Vampire age 175?

Occupation: Vampire/biting necks & the sometimes blood bags & Making brother Stefan suffer & creating Chaos

Personality type:Charming, sarcastically funny, Likes to Neck, unpredictable

Signature look: Black Clothes Raven Black hair ENTHRALLING Blue eyes, Fangs to die for

Resides:Mystic Falls, Virginia (in book Fell's Church)

Character connections:

Character Relation to

Stefan Salvatore Brother

Katherine former girlfriend & Sire

Elena Gilbert "Challenge" 'reigncarnation' of katherine aka 'The Doppleganger

Caroline Victim ditzy play thing 'slave'

*Zach Salvatore (not in the books)) "uncle" /actually nephew (but I can't fig how) & killed in s.1

Viki (RIP s.1 Victim Turned because he was 'bored'

Jeremy Gilbert (NOT in books) Elena's Brother

Pearl Mother of Anna friend of Katherine

Anna daughter of Pearl,

Jenna Sommers Elena's Aunt

Bonnie Decendant of Witch Emily Bennett

Alaric Saltzman Vampire Slayer/ Sired his wife

Sheriff Forbes Shriff & Founding Council

Mrs. Donovan (viki's mom) Make out session

Carole Lockwood Founding Council

Jonathan Gilbert tried to kill was on council

Isobel Sired

Mason Lockwood Werewolf Maimed/Tourtured Killed

Rose a 500 year old vamp & Friend (possibly Loved )

Julie Werewolf/enemy

Klaus - Hybrid who has copelled Stefan back to being ''Ripper'

Rebekah- Klaus' sis

Fun facts/trivia:

That 'thing' Vampires do with their eyes to get someone to do what they want. IN the SHOW they call it 'Compulsion' when in EVERY other

Vampire show/movie & book (as far as I've watched or read), its Usually/actually called Enthrallment.

if I remember my lore correctly "Compulsion" is the disease that the (general) 'Vampire' discription came from.(that plus the way we decompose but theydidn't know these things back then)

The pilot was shot in Vancouver, however the rest of the series (so far) has been filmed in Georgia

Damon's Match profile

http://www.wetpaint.com/the-vampire-diaries/articles/damon-salvatores-mysticfallsmatchcom-profile

I will shove this ring so far up your ass you'll really have something to choke on

Quotes from TVD season 3

Damon season 3 quotes

Ep 1 The Birthday

It's Your Party, Cry if you want to

''Hey you should learn to knock... What if I were, indecent?

You stop, Elena. Stop looking for him. Stop waiting for him to come home. Just stop! Stefan is gone and he's not coming back. Not in your lifetime

(about Stefan) It's his signature. THere is a reason they call him the Ripper. He feeds so hard he blacks out, rips them apart , but then when he's done he feels remorse. it's the damndest thing, he puts the bodies back together.

ep 2 The Hybrid

"What's your big plan, Elena? You gonna walk through a campsite full of werewolves, roast a marshmallow and wait for Stefan to stop by?"

He's an insufferable martyr that needs his ass kicked. But he can be saved. I changed my mind because even in his darkest place, my brother still can't let me die. So I figure I owe him the same in return."

Ep 3 THe End of the Affair

You know you were dreaming about me. Explains the drool." -Damon to Elena after she wakes up

It came to me in a dream. I was naked. You would've loved it." -Damon to Elena about how he knows where Stefan is

'I've blacked out days. I wake up in strangers' blood. Places I don't recognize with women I don't remember.' I'm shocked! Stefan's not a virgin?"

-Damon to Elena while reading Stefan's diary

Stefan was a cocky ripper douche. But I could avoid him and still indulge in a few Daisy Buchanans of my own." -Damon to Elena about life in Chicago in the 1920s

What is wrong with you? You kill Andi one day, you save my life the next. What are you? Good? Bad? Pick one."

-Damon to Stefan

Ep 4 Distrubing Behavior

So Mayor Lockwood called your gay ex-husband to torture your vampire daughter."-Damon to Sheriff Forbes

"I hear you're into the whole daddy-daughter vampire torture thing. If there's anyone who doesn't need help, it's your annoying, control-freak of a daughter. -Damon to Bill Forbes

When I kill him, she'll have one more parent than we do." -Damon to Elena about killing Caroline's dad

Alaric: "You killed me."

Damon: "You pissed me off."

Alaric: "You killed me!"

Damon: "Ric, no hard feelings."

Ep 5 The Reckoning

Katherine: "What if I told you there was a way to kill Klaus? And not dagger dead. Dead-dead."

Damon: "I'd say you were desperate and lying. Or drunk. Or desperate, lying, drunk."

"I promise you I will never leave you again." -Damon to Elena

Ep 6 Smells like teen spirit

We need him to kill Klaus so I can derippify Stefan before he destroys my house." -Damon to Katherine about Mikael

Come on, Buffy. What's your plan, oh Warrior Princess?"-Damon to Elena

Ep 7 GHost world

I don't have time for a vengeful Lockwood. When I kill someone, they're supposed to stay dead."-Damon to Bonnie

I need a non-vampire to get into the cave, and other than Elena, you're pretty much the only one I trust." Damon to Alaric

Greetings Blondie..Witchie. I think you got your voodoo wires all crossed when you got rid of Vicki Donovan

Ep 8 Ordinary people

It's the Lockwood Lockwood diaries, Pictionary-style -Damon to ELena & Alaric

I went behind your back. I freed Stefan. And you know what? It backfired. He's an even bigger dick than ever. It's just, now, he's a dick that's on our side. -To Elena about Stefan

Ep 9 Homecoming (air date January 5th 2012)

In the back. Harsh. I'm not judging you. It's very Katherine of you. It was a compliment. Sort of."-Damon to Elena about how she daggered Rebekah

Ep. The Departed

You want a love that consumes you. you want passion and adventure, and even a little danger..I want you to get everythig you are looking for.

Ian chillin with Alex Pettyfer

Ian chillin with Alex Pettyfer
Ian chillin with Alex Pettyfer

I'm better at the enigmatic one liners Katherine

Quotes from season 2 Vampire Diaries

Season 2 Quotes

E.1 The Return (Sept 2 2010)

You've GOT to be kidding me

-(damon realizes he kissed katherine not Elena)

Katherine Happened

If Katherine wants you dead,

there's zero you can do about it.

You will be dead. But you're not.

So clearly she has other plans."

-Damon on Katherine to Elena after she'd been invited in

"To risk another frown line encroaching

on a very crowded forehead, we kissed.

you know when two lips pucker and go ::Makes kissing noise::

-to Stefen on what he did with katherine

Stake her, rip her head off, something poetic.

(on what to do about Katherine

I kissed you. I thought you kissed me back.

Doppelganger hijinks ensued.

How do you think I'm doing?" -to elena

She's Katherine;

She LOVES to play games

& You're fooling yourself

if you think you're going to find out

what she's up to before she wants you to know

Oh Cover up Fabio you've got a crazy Ex on the loose

You need to stop with the Witches' Brew,....

you're starting to believe your own press (to bonnie)

Great Elena Walking on Sunshine Thanks for asking

You're scared, you think katherine

is going to send me off the Deep end don't you?

I don't need her for that

Better watch out looks like Kat's trying to steal your guy

I'm better at the enigmatic one liners Katherine

Brief Pause... I've got a question

Answer and __?__Fire works and Rockets red Glare

I'll forget the last 145 years I've been missing you.

How much I loved you, I'll forget everything and we can start over. This can be our defining moment. We have time. That's the beauty of eternity.

I just need the truth just once

Don't pout;

its not attractive in a woman your age.

-to Katherine

That's me..Trusty bodyguard Calm & __?__

ep. 2 Brave New World Air Sept 9 2010

Aren't you worried that one day all the forest animals

are gonna band together and fight back?"

surely They must talk.

-on stefan's feeding habits

You can't remember; its immpossible, I mean unless you were becoming...

-on Caroline remembering things Damon mind mojoed her on

Because katherine's a nasty Manipulative slut

I like this, you...walking on eggshells

around me becaue you think I'm going to explode.

ITs very suspenseful

while watching the lockwoods arm wrestle

Stefan- You're Lurking

Damon: I'm observing

Stefan: More like Obsessing

Damon: He's got strength

Stefan: He's a triple header Varsity athlete

of course he's got strength...you're Reaching

stefan arm wrestles Mason Lockwood

Damon: You didn't put in ANY effort at all

stefan: Yeah, Actually I did

D: Come w/ Me...Is he

S: No no no it wasn't that kind of strength

but more than human if that makes any sense

Damon: What is up with that Vamp-- (cuts off)

IF they're not vampires than what the hell are they?

Stefan: Oh , um maybe they're um Ninja turtles

Damon: YOU're NOT funny

Stfan: Or no Zombies, werewovles

Damon: NO comedic timing at ALL

This is reality

there's no such thing as werewolves

or combat turtles

Need I remind you of a tragic little story of a girl named Vicki Donovan. Caroline of all people will not make it as a vampire. Her mother's a vampire hunter.

Guys, come on, we all know how this story ends,

so let's just flip to the last chapter and …"-why Caroline should be killed

Damon: Jeremy, So good to see you alive

Jeremy: Aren't you a little old for a high school Carnival?

Damon: 150 yers too old

Jeremy: You're pretty funny cracking jokes when I could..

I don't know. Blow the whole lid off this thing telling

someone what yo really are.

Damon: Please tell ne that is not a threat

Jeremy: Maybe it is

damon: This is what we're NOT going to do/...

We're Not going to walk around like we'e invinsible

when its This easy for me to end you

If you want to tell people what i really am, go ahead & try.

I will shove this ring so far up your ass,

you'll really have something to choke on.

Damon: What the hell are you doing here?

Jeremy: You don't lock your front door.. I wouldn't I laced it with vervain

Damon: Now why would you do that

Jeremy: So I could Steak you.. with this.

Damon: You came here to kill me

Jeremy: Well its only fair, you killed me first.

Damon: Made you wisen up

Jeremy: My father hated Vampires, my uncle too.

They were absolute, they knew what they stood for.

I figured, maybe I should too, for something.

But Killing you, what's that going to do?

Damon: Look I don't do the big brother thing very well.

Sorry I don't ahve any Milk & cookies to offer you

jeremy: Dick

Damon: Wait, My father hated vampires too.

Same reason your dad did. Only it was 1864.

People knew how to whittle."

e.3 bad Moon Rising air date Sept 16

K "If this Wolf Man thing is true, I've seen enough movies to know it's not good.

It means Mason Lockwood is a real-life Lon Chaney

and that little Tyler punk may just very well be Lon Chaney, Jr. which means Bela Lugosi, meaning me, is totally screwed."

There's a huge astrik* next to that statement...

Elena (wining voice) I saw the ring;

its a big tacky looking thing, its hard to miss.

The Bitch is Dead

- after Vanessa shot him with the crossbow

Pull it out, I can't reach it Elena.

Just pull the damn thing out...it hurts. Ooh Ah

-getting an arrow pulled out his back

K"If you want to see me naked,

all you have to do is ask."

-Damon to Vanessa aftr she wonders if he can read her mind (only the 3rd ep. & a fave for the season

Oh you know I chipped off a little wall of your hatred

You & Katherine have Alot more

in common than just looks

E.4 Memory Lane (aired Sept 20, 2010)

Really? That's weird, cause I'm a dick.

Damon talking to mason dismissing the notion mason's heard great things about him

"Tried to kill a werewolf. Failed. Now I feel like I'm not living up to my best self."

-To Katherine on why he's so pouty

E.5 Kill or be Killed airdate oct 7 2010

(whining Voice) But I Don't want Peace

-damon to stefan after Stefan tried to make Peace w/ Mason

You need to drink some deputy blood

Stefan didn't drink the people blood, if you're curious. But he needs to. And deep down, you know that

-to Elena onwhat needs to be done

E.6 Plan B

If we start believing in some supernatural,

witchy-woo legend from a picture book, we're idiots Damon on the aztek ritual behind moonstone

Mason Lockwood? Werewolf thing aside, the guy's a surfer. She's gotta be using him. She has to be- on Katherine hooking up w/ Mason

He's playing Indiana Jones, he involved himself

- on Jeremy joining in the hunt

Let's talk about that little witchy, juju thing you do with me. You know, the fun one where my brain bursts into flames. What is that?" - to Bonnie

Now I get it. You're just stupid.

Katherine doesn't love you, she's using you, you moron- to mason Lockwood about Katherine

You want to be a part of this, well here it is.

Kill or be killed.

I look at you and I see myself. A less dashing, less intelligent version - to mason

Katherine will only rip your heart out.

Let me do it for her- to mason

He's right beside me.

Although his heart's across the room

- telling Katherine he killed mason (what a valentine that would make!)

e.7 Masquerade (oct 28)

This woman ruined our lives. She destroyed us. Tonight it ends. We can do it together. I got your back

-to stefan in a rare brothrly bonding moment on Killing Katherine

And the evil slut vampire who only loved herself - Describing Katherine

Katherine: "What happened to you, Damon? You used to be so sweet and polite."

Damon: "Oh that Damon died a long time ago."

Katherine: Good, He was a Bore

Sorry about your pet wolf.

I wish you'd kept him on a tighter leash

- taunting Katherine over him killing Mason

Death would've been too kind

-to Katherine about why he's sealing her into the Tomb

Then I'll protect her. While you rot in Hell

-Damon vowing to protect Elena before sealing Katherine in the tomb

e.8 Rose (nov 4)

Can we not do the whole road trip bonding thing?

The cliché of it all makes me itch

- too avoid talking to stefan about his feelings

And the elephant in the room lets out a mighty roar."

after stefan mentions Eena on the road trip

(to Stefan) Remember the days when all you lived for was blood? You were the guy who'd rip someone apart just for the fun of it. Back when you put blood into me so I could be a big, bad vampire. I wonder if Elena would be so quick to open her veins to that guy. By the way, what happened to that guy, he was a hoot."

What I'm about to say is probably the most selfish thing I've ever said in my life. I just have to say it once, you just have to hear it. I love you, Elena. And it's because I love you that I can't be selfish with you. And why you can't know this. I don't deserve you, but my brother does. God, I wish you didn't have to forget this. But you do. -Before Compeling Elena to forget

Ep 9 Katerina

If you are setting me up in any way I will rip you heart out and shove it down your throat. It's something I'm very good at -To Rose

Ep 10 -Dec 2 2010 The Sacrifice

We're Awesome

Damon describing himself and Stefan on their plan to despell the moonstone

Gee, thanks you 16-year-old child. Why didn't we think about that? Why are you even here?" -dismissing Jeremy's offer to help get the moonstone back)

Get your ass out the door before I throw you over my shoulder and carry you out myself

If I had a dollar for every time some evil vampire surprised meDamon brushing off Elena's question about why Elijah didn't kill them

You martyr yourself into a tomb and I get partnered with a semi-competent witch. Wonderful."-summing up the sitch of his & Stefan's @ end of the episode

Ep 11 By the Light of the Moon'

Elena's on a martyr tear that rivals your greatest hits

-Damon to Stefan

I find hilarity in the lengths that I have to go to to repeatedly save your life

-To Elena

A, he can't do anything about it and B, what I

TVD QUotes season 2 Cont'd

ep 11- 22

Ep 11 By the Light of the Moon'

Elena's on a martyr tear that rivals your greatest hits

-Damon to Stefan

I find hilarity in the lengths that I have to go to to repeatedly save your life

-To Elena

A, he can't do anything about it and B, what I just said -Why Damon didn't Tell Stefan about Elaja

'You've been marked.' What the hell kind of wolf throwdown crap is that anyway -about Jules Threat

EP 12 The Decent

If you're gonna be maudlin I'm just gonna kill you myself, just to put me out of your misery -to Rose

Death happens. We come, we go. The sooner she dies, the better. It's gloomy as hell

-- To Elena about Roses Condition

"I have a secret, a big one. But I've never said it out loud. What's the point? It's not gonna change anything. It's not gonna make me good, make me adopt a puppy. I can't be what other people want me to be. What she wants me to be. This is who I am."

You are my existential crisis. Do I kill you or do I not kill you? But I have to Jessica, because I'm not human. And I miss it. I miss it more than anything in the world. That is my secret. But there is only so much hurt a man can take

-Speech to Jessica

Ditto. Screw Katherine. Save Elena. Down with Klaus. You know, all that inspiring, 'Go team' stuff -on recorded Messege

Ep 13 Daddy issues

I'm changaing and Evolving into a man capable of greatness. Better watch your back cause I may just have to go get a hero hair-do of my own and steal your Thunder - to Stefan

Kill him. I'm joking. OK, I'm a little serious

-Damon's Plans for John Gilbert

Elena: "We just need answers. Please don't do anything stupid."

Damon: "Yeah, but stupid's so much more fun."

Elena:"You totally blew her off."

Damon:"I'm steering clear of all women at the moment."Elena:"You didn't have to be rude."

Damon: "Trust me, it's in the best interests of women everywhere

He's a werewolf.

He needs to die, I'm willing to kill.

It's win-win -about TYler

My brother, the peacemaker. Since Stefan got here before me, I'm gonna let him try it his way before I resort to my way, which is a little bloodier

-during his confrontation w/ the werewolves

Andie(The Reporter) : "So what do you want, Mr. Tall, Dark and Handsome?"

Damon:"I'm not that tall."

I'm in love with a woman I can never have -about ELena (to Andie)

I'm bad, Andie. I do things. I kill people -to Andie the reporter

Because I like it. It's in my nature, it's who I am. But then I have to stay together and protect her, and she wants me to be the better man, which means I can't be who I am. Do you see the problem I'm having, Andie

- On why Damon kills people continuing his cisis

ep 14 Crying Wolf

Damon: "My new girlfriend, Andie Star. Action news." Alaric: "It's not called action news."Damon: "Yeah, I know, I just like saying it."

Alaric (about Andie the news reporter): "Just don't kill her, please."

Damon: "If I did, who would report her death?"

If you only knew the irony of this moment right now. Let me tell you how this is gonna go. You're gonna torture me, I don't talk, someone loses a heart. Last time it was your boy Mason." -while Jules Tortures him for locations of moonstone

ep 15 The Dinner Party

"Yes Stefan, I've become you. How tragic for both of us. Gotta run. I have a murder to plan. Busy day."

-while Planning Elijah's murder

Wow, that blood did the trick. You're almost pretty again

- To Katherine in tomb

There's no such thing as a bad idea, just poorly-executed awesome ones."

So let me guess, in addition to the moonstone, the doppelganger, the lion, the witch and the wardrobe, you need to find this witch burial ground."

- on what What Klaus Needs for Sacrifice

"Elijah, did John tell you that he's Elena's uncle/father? Of course, she hates him, so there's absolutely no need to keep him on the endangered species list."

ep 16 THe House Guest

What'd Papa Witch and Baby Witch have to say?

-About Jonah & Luka

Some kind of crazy-ass psychic witch attack!

-damon explaining Use of a flame thorwer

ep 17 Know Thy Enemy

We'll have to put that on our list of things to do today: Harness ancient dead witch power." -Damon to bonnie

Don't mistake the fact that we haven't set you on fire in your sleep for trust - Damon to Katherine

Emily was just my key to getting Katherine back before I knew what a nasty little bitch Katherine was -Damon to Bonnie & Jeremy

We're gonna need a cover story. Epileptic fit, alcohol binge, banana peel, whatever works -To Sheriff Forbes to cover up John's Non-death

I'll be super pissed if you lock me out

-Damon to Elena after agreeing to give her ownership of the Salvatore mansion

Ep 18 The Last Dance

I don't mind being the bad guy. I'll make all the life and death decisions while you're busy worrying about collateral damage. I'll even let her hate me for it. But at the end of the day, I'll be the one to keep her alive -Damon to Stefan about Elena

Let me be clear about something. If it comes down to you and the witch again, I will gladly let Bonnie die. I will always choose you -Damon to Elena

Ep 20 The Last Day

I'll write her a great eulogy!"

That's your plan? A magical witch potion with no expiration date -To Klaus on his magic Elixir

Do you think if I took his werewolf out of the equation, she might get over the fact that I tried to turn her into a vampire?"-Damon to Alaric about stopping Klaus to save Elena

What if I tell you Elena had vampire blood in her system? Imagine how much fun that will be, competing with Elena for Stefan's love for, I don't know, forever." -Damon to Katherine

You're lucky I just screwed up once today, or you'd be dead - Damon to Matt

21 The Sun Also Rises

Us ending up on good terms? Not exactly on my Bucket List, Katherine

Great. I was thinking of Getting a bite to eat -Damon to Jon

When Klaus kills Elena in the Sacrifice she will come back to life. Granted as the thing you hate most in the world, but no one really cares what you think." -to Jon Gilbert

That's my brother for you, always cleaning up my messes - To Alaric

"Her soul? Really? You're gonna put your faith in some act of God mumbo-jumbo?"

-to Jon Gilbert

Come back as a vampire, I'll stake you myself, so don't. Cuz I can't stand the idea of you hating me forever -Damon to an unconsious Elena

How does one go about killing an all-powerful wolf-vamp and his two-faced older brother -to Stefan

You wanna do something for me? Keep this from Elena. The last thing she needs is another grave to mourn -To Stefan about damon being bitten by Wolf Tyler

22 AS I lay Dying

I know I don't deserve Your respect but I need it -Damon to Elena

What's the Plan, Superman -Damon to Stefan

Damon: "You should want me dead. I'm the reason Jenna got killed."Alaric: "I don't blame you for Jenna."Damon: "Oh sure you do. Let's not forget I turned your wife into a vampire. You must really hate me for that one."Alaric: "OK, give me the glass. Neither one of us is drunk enough for this conversation."

Damon: "Kill me. Please."Alaric: "Screw you."

All those years I blamed Stefan. But no one forced me to love her. It was my own choice. I made the wrong choice. Tell Stefan I'm sorry." -To Elena about Katherine

"I've made a lot of choices that have gotten me here. I deserve this. I deserve to die. It's OK, because if I'd've chosen differently, I wouldn't have met you. I'm so sorry. I've done so many things to hurt you. I know you love Stefan, I know It'll always be Stefan. But I love you. You should know that." -To Elena

Damon: "You should've met me in 1864. You would've liked me."

Elena: "I like you now. Just the way you are."

(Misc Quotes I don't remember which ep its from)

"He's Playing Indiana Jones, he involved himself" - Damon about Jeremy being Involved with the Moonstone s.2

Thank God. I couldn't take another day of the 90's. That horrible grunge look did not suit you."

-to Stefan

Iansolation

Iansolation
Iansolation

Steamy Sultry my demise

Steamy Sultry my demise
Steamy Sultry my demise

a nice Drawing for the IS Foundation

a nice Drawing for the IS Foundation
a nice Drawing for the IS Foundation

Quotes from Vampire Diaries - season 1

Damon in the Dark

Damon in the Dark
Damon in the Dark

Damon Quotes #1

Living room, Parlor, Southerby's Auction

We both know that the closest you'll come to being humanity, is when you rip it open & feed on it

Not Bad, have you been eating bunies!?

I've got a bag of Soccer mom in the fridge

Rah Rah Go Team!

I like being the Eternal stud

caroline: Cocky Much?

Damon: Very Much

"How can you be so Brave & Stupid to call a Vampire Arrogant & Glib?" (to Ellena on Halloween)

Dude...REALLY! Dude? -to Tyler

You need to leave...Your wounds are bleeding and you need to leave-to Elena

"You Confuse me with someone with remorse"

I'm at the Sizzler, at the Buffet

"That's for me to know and you to dot dot dot"

Not Bad have you been eating bunnies? (to a Stephan that just JUMPED on to a roof from the sidewalk!)

If I see something I didn't see before; I'll throw a dollar at it

Give me the book or I'm snapping her neck & you & I can have a Vampire Girlfriend -Threatening Stephan about Elena

I can RIP your heart out & not think twice about it

I've been invited in & I'll come back tomorrow night and the following night & do to your little cheerleader whatever I want, because that is what is normal to me

I mean this sincerely, I Hope Elena Dies

Are you really this stupid?....Guess so (to Alaric Saltzman who then gets thrown across room)

Good Cop, Bad Cop, I Like it.

I have So~ many emotions but I don't know how to express them;being a teenager is so hard -to Jeremy

A room full of women clamoring to win a date with me..Sounds Tasty

If I had a good side; that's not a good way to get on it.

A Room full of women clamoring to win a date with me...sounds tasty

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Stake her, rip her head off, something poetic

-Damon on what he'll do to katherine

Ian & his Brother Bob

Ian & his Brother Bob
Ian & his Brother Bob

Somerhaler Tidbits

Height: 5' 9½" (1.77 m)

Resides in: New York (?)

Nationalities: Irish, English, French & Native American descent

If he hadn't become an actor, Ian would have chosen a career in marine biology, writing, or advertising.

'Self proclaimed 'clean freak' & admits to taking up to three showers a day

Like Damon Salvatore loves bloods.. Ian likes his red wine.

wears Dolce & Gabana cologne

has a Shiba Inu dog

Favorite movie is 'The Graduate'

Fave Philosopher is Friedrich Nietzsche

Used to drive a Land Rover, but got rid of because of gas consumption.

Currently drives an Audi (Nov 2007)

Enjoys spending Christmas with family in Louisiana relaxing

has a self-admitted affinity with turquoise jewlery and sports it when he's not filming

Sean Penn is one of his favorite actors, as well as Jack Nicolson

Says the 1 Reality show he should be a guest on would be 'Top Chef"

The MOST embarrassing song on his iPod... "Having to reference Taylor Swift on the Show (Vampire Diaries) I had no clue who she was, so went on iTunes & just downloaded a song. If any of my buddies found that on my iPod..."

The Celebrity Memoir he'd most likely read (Out of Bret Michael's Roses & Thorns, Melissa Gilbert's Prairie Tale & RuPAUL's Lettin' it all hang out..) would be Bret Michael's & says "he'd jut have to know what it was like to be in an 80s hair band"

Last movie on cable he got sucked into. (Bad one) Weekend at Bernies

The person he'd most like to Bite ion Real life..."Stephen Colbert..He's a Genius, & maybe if I drank his blood, I would be as cool as him" (Colbert cool...?? )

Left home the week after his 16th birthday

adopted a cat in Hawaii. He found him on the beach on the Lost set.

Ian's first kiss was in a skating rink when he was in 5th grade

besides saying he watched the Lost Boys every month when he was a kid, Ian's favorite Vampire movie he said (in a CW tv interview) was Shadow of a Vampire (w/ William Defoe)

Says he was the Bad boy in disguise, that he was the favorite of all the mom's because he was really polite

Ian loves yoga, , baseball, western horseback riding, archery, riflery, football and cycling

2010 Ian made #10 on 'Oh no they didn't's 99 Most Desirable Men List"

2009 ian was #16 of the 100 sexiest men (mm & Taylor Kitsch ONLY got 50 ...

Brother in Law & Sister & Ian have a pizza parlor in Sun valley Idaho & is Called (if I heard right) McLean's Pizzeria (lol I live on a McLean Ave.) Named McLean's cause its the Bro-in Law's name ..(see Quotes) who's pizza recipe is 30 years old.

Ian is type A- Blood

He likes to Impress a girl by cooking for her.

A Dating Deal Breaker for Ian is someone who hates animals. So...

Working for the Humane Society he has three rescue cats, & says if a girl doesn't like animals.. its a major, major problem.

He once flew to Paris to see someone for just a matter of hours for lunch

The most fearless thing Ian has ever done, was shark diving in South America. "Being in an 8x8 foot cage suspended over 3,000 feet of water with huge sharks swimming around is intense.

When Ian was asked if he has any hidden talents... He divulged that he can write with absolutely perfect penmanship with his feet!! If I broke both my arms, I could still write a girl a love letter using just my toes. (My Follow Up question...did he actually work (practice) at this purposefully at some point in his life?)

Your Fantasy come true!

Your Fantasy come true!
Your Fantasy come true!

Ian's Movies & Tv

Ian Played Adam Knight in a handfull of Smallville episodes

Ricky Murdoch in CSI:Miami's 2nd season for a guest apperance.

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Charlie Baker

CSI: Crime Scene Investigation as Tony Del Nagro in 2002

Quotes By

& about Ian

"I have a million acquaintances but just two or three true friends. I can't hide anything from them."

[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".

"If you think about someone attacking this part of your body (grabs neck) & just ravaging it w/ sharp teeth it is a little spooky.Then you have the whole make & the attitude behind it, after you shoot something like that, your adrenaline's going & your're a little off, a little coo coo... "--The CW Vampire Diaries

The moment The lenses & the fangs go in; there's a shift,I become a completely different person.- CW Vampire Diaries

"I was always so envious of Josh Holloway on Lost because he always gets to say the cool stuff. And it's always so fun to watch, even if it's someone you don't necessarily like, you still want to hear what they have to say and the way they say it. They truly mean what they're saying, even if it's demented and wrong."

"Can't imagine playing any role other than Damon" - on 'Boone' being so yesterday

"Grew up Watching the Lost Boys; Watched it Every month" (& being I watched it everyday.. just makes me love him more~)

"I think its when she (Nina Dobrev as Elena Gilbert) got to make out with the both of us in the sam episode"- Ian during an interview (at least I THINK it was his voice) with Nina Dobrev & Paul Wesley his Vampire Diaries Co-stars

On surviving one plane crash, only to die in another (on Lost) - "The irony aspect of it kinda killed me-literally. I joked to exec producer Damon Lindelof, 'I fell 30,000 feet out of the jumbo jet and survived. And then I fell 30 feet out of a beechcraft and died.' I always pondered how that was possible"

Life's like being a billionaire. there are billions of moment,s so you don't really have to make each one count , but on the flip side you do."

My mom made my baby food and had me on blue-green alga probably since I was in third grade. I never had sugar. I never got to have white bread or any white-flour products.

-I realized I had to stop modeling and start studying to be an actor, which I'd wanted to be since I was about six.

-I kind of think too much, I try do too many things at once.

"I was a guy who wore makeup in magazines, so I never fit in."

He's this BIG Tatted ear pierced Guy, He looks like Mr. Clean' (Covering his butt) a Really good looking version of Mr.Clean

Quote: A strikingly handsome player who proved his versatility with accomplished forays into acting and modeling, Ian Somerhalder possessed the piercing eyes and chiseled features which spelled success in the world of modeling, as well as the emotional intensity and rebellious charm that made for perfect teen heartthrob material on screen.

Who wrote it: Hollywood.com (part of bio)

Quote:"Ian comes Vampire ready" (I always thought so too!)

Who saidit:Kevin Williamson Vampire diaries creator

Quote:"He can look into your eyes & make you do whatever he wants"

Who saidit:Julie Plec Executive Producer Vampire Diaries

Quote:He's Rediculously Hot

Who saidit:Vampire Diaries Character Jenna Sommers about Ian's Character Damon Salvatore (which on hearing made me literally LOL because I think, the actress really meant it!)

Love notes from Damon

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      good lens.......

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      Kim 5 years ago from Yonkers, NY

      @anonymous: Thank you

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      WriterJanis2 4 years ago

      Love your lenses. You cover everything.

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      kburns421 lm 4 years ago

      There's a lot of interesting information about Ian on here, not to mention the great pictures. I loved him on LOST and was sad when he died on the show! Nice lens.

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      Kim 4 years ago from Yonkers, NY

      @kburns421 lm: I CRIED when Ian's Charater Boone died on Lost! Its funny as before I knew Vampire Diaris was going to be a TV show I had said Ian should play a vampire at least as far as lkooks go (plus he's from close to new Orleans) and 2 yers after I thought that... Was in Vampire Diaries! Def. not disappointing! Thank you for the comments

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      Kim 4 years ago from Yonkers, NY

      @WriterJanis2: Thank you. I do try to cover as much as I can possibly think of. Sometimes more (too much?)

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      glutenallergy 4 years ago

      You mentioned that Ian returned to Lost in the 6th season, which is correct, but he also returned in the 3rd. I don't remember the name of the episode (we just watched it last night, too!), but it's the one where Lock makes a sweat lodge and Boone visits him, then wheels an almost naked Lock around an airport.

      I'm 42 years old and rarely swoon for actors, but Ian is one of the few who manages to make me a bit giddy when I see him!

      As far as Ian as a vampire, I've not seen Vampire Diaries, but I'm a huge fan of Anne Rice's vampires. I think Ian would make a great Lestat. He's got the look, and he has a wonderful sense of fun, which Lestat has (in a vampiric twisted kind of way). I couldn't stand Tom Cruise as Lestat.

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      Kim 4 years ago from Yonkers, NY

      @glutenallergy: OMG You are my NEW Best friend. Neither of us like Tom Cruise as Lestat. I hear Robert Downey Jr. may play the next lestat but I don't know how recent that news is. Oh & I'm 35 so don't worry about the age thing. I have a few Hockey friends my age & Up. I started caling one of my Devils players (the rookie) COUGAR Bait. & the funniest thing one of those friends while during the playoffs the guy was the only one to have a 'tashe. Well they were calling it a pron 'tasche So don't worry can't be worse than that & considering he's dating his in her 20s co-star (or rumored so haven't heard them admit to it yet) but You've gotta watch the episode. The 1st season I wasn't crazy about 2nd was better 3rd so far is best! but as far as damon goes I LOVED him best in the first 2 seasons. (he's more er 'Damon' then.

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      glutenallergy 4 years ago

      @Zodiacimmortal: Ooh! Robert Downey Jr. is an excellent choice for Lestat. I LOVE his sense of humor and comic timing. Perfect! Do you know which Anne Rice vampire book will next be made into a movie?

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      Moe Wood 4 years ago from Eastern Ontario

      He's yummy for sure.

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      Kim 4 years ago from Yonkers, NY

      @glutenallergy: I have no idea what book would be covered. I only heard about it and can't find anything current about it. So it might not be happening. And I no longer have my IMDBpro account

      (has to be paid for sometimes thee more info on that than the regular version)

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      tophatpro 3 years ago

      Yeah I'm a huge Vampire Diaries fan and love Ian Somerhalder as Damon. I was really surprised to see he was actually in Lost as he musta appeared when I stopped watching it. I think I gave up on that series about half way through the second season... Now I'm wondering if I should give it another shot...

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      Kim 3 years ago from Yonkers, NY

      @tophatpro: Ian was in pretty much all of the first season So you might want to rewatch that one. (he's ONLY in season 1)

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