The Vampire Diaries Cast: Then and Now (PHOTOS)

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The Vampire Diaries Cast: Then and Now (PHOTOS)

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The Vampire Diaries Cast: Then and Now (PHOTOS)

With the end date of The Vampire Diaries coming so soon, it’s time to jump in the time machine and revisit your favorite stars when they were younger. The entire cast — including Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev, and Paul Wesley — have changed so much over the years.

From baby faces then to smoldering glares now, you won’t believe how much these guys have matured over the years! On top of the main three, it’s important to note that Kat Graham, Candice Accola, Zach Roerig, and Michael Trevino have all gone through a lot of changes as well.

Click through to see this fangtastic crew all grown up!

The Vampire Diaries Cast: Then and Now (PHOTOS)
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Nina Dobrev: Then

Nina Dobrev: Then Credit: The CW

Aww look at baby Nina Dobrev, all the way back in the pilot of The Vampire Diaries in 2009. She's fresh into Hollywood from Canadian TV, and we're all totally about to fall in love with her.

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Nina Dobrev: Then

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Aww look at baby Nina Dobrev, all the way back in the pilot of The Vampire Diaries in 2009. She's fresh into Hollywood from Canadian TV, and we're all totally about to fall in love with her.

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Nina Dobrev: Now

Nina Dobrev: Now Credit: Instagram

Eight seasons down, and Nina is the ultimate Hollywood glam girl! Her new lob is so on trend and she looks straight-up amaze.

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Nina Dobrev: Now

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Eight seasons down, and Nina is the ultimate Hollywood glam girl! Her new lob is so on trend and she looks straight-up amaze.

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Ian Somerhalder: Then

Ian Somerhalder: Then Credit: The CW

The real-life Damon Salvatore was a brooding bad boy even way back in Season 1 when he surprised his brother in Mystic Falls.

Ian Somerhalder: Then

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The real-life Damon Salvatore was a brooding bad boy even way back in Season 1 when he surprised his brother in Mystic Falls.

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Ian Somerhalder: Now

Ian Somerhalder: Now Credit: Instagram

Wait, is Ian Somerhalder immortal, just like his on-screen counterpart? Because, even with a bit more scruff, he looks like he hasn't aged a day.

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Ian Somerhalder: Now

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Wait, is Ian Somerhalder immortal, just like his on-screen counterpart? Because, even with a bit more scruff, he looks like he hasn't aged a day.

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Paul Wesley: Then

Paul Wesley: Then Credit: The CW

Back in the pilot episode, Paul Wesley looked like a dreamy boy next door. No wonder Elena was smitten.

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Paul Wesley: Then

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Back in the pilot episode, Paul Wesley looked like a dreamy boy next door. No wonder Elena was smitten.

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Paul Wesley: Now

Paul Wesley: Now Credit: Instagram

Buh-bye boy next door and hello scruffy Hollywood dreamboat!

Paul Wesley: Now

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Buh-bye boy next door and hello scruffy Hollywood dreamboat!

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Candice Accola

Candice Accola Credit: The CW

It's crazy how babyfaced young Candice Accola (then Candice King) looked in the first-ever episode of The Vampire Diaries. Clearly, Caroline isn't the only one who has come a long way.

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Candice Accola

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It's crazy how babyfaced young Candice Accola (then Candice King) looked in the first-ever episode of The Vampire Diaries. Clearly, Caroline isn't the only one who has come a long way.

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Candice Accola: Now

Candice Accola: Now Credit: Instagram

Hot mama! Candice has been through a lot since she appeared in the premiere: She's gotten married and had a baby, and she might even look better than she ever did.

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Candice Accola: Now

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Hot mama! Candice has been through a lot since she appeared in the premiere: She's gotten married and had a baby, and she might even look better than she ever did.

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Zach Roerig: Then

Zach Roerig: Then Credit: The CW

What a cutie! We can see why young Matt Donovan was such a popular guy in high school.

Zach Roerig: Then

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What a cutie! We can see why young Matt Donovan was such a popular guy in high school.

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Zach Roerig: Now

Zach Roerig: Now Credit: Instagram

Posing with his on-screen father, Zach Roerig has grown up to be a dapper leading man.

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Zach Roerig: Now

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Posing with his on-screen father, Zach Roerig has grown up to be a dapper leading man.

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Kat Graham: Then

Kat Graham: Then
Many years ago in the pilot, both Bonnie Bennett and Kat Graham were coming into their own.
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Kat Graham: Then

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Many years ago in the pilot, both Bonnie Bennett and Kat Graham were coming into their own.

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Kat Graham: Now

Kat Graham: Now Credit: Instagram
Now, while Bonnie is a kick-butt witch, Kat is a fashion maven, constantly experimenting with her look and style, and we think she looks incredible.

Kat Graham: Now

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Now, while Bonnie is a kick-butt witch, Kat is a fashion maven, constantly experimenting with her look and style, and we think she looks incredible.

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Matt Davis: Then

Matt Davis: Then Credit: The CW

When we met Matt Davis on The Vampire Diaries, he was a somewhat stuffy teacher with an old-school haircut.

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Matt Davis: Then

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When we met Matt Davis on The Vampire Diaries, he was a somewhat stuffy teacher with an old-school haircut.

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Matt Davis: Now

Matt Davis: Now Credit: Instagram
So many years later, Alaric has come out of his shell as a father and a badass academic, and Matt is a true Hollywood star.
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Matt Davis: Now

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So many years later, Alaric has come out of his shell as a father and a badass academic, and Matt is a true Hollywood star.

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Michael Trevino: Then

Michael Trevino: Then Credit: The CW

Admit it, you kind of hated Tyler Lockwood when The Vampire Diaries began. And see how little Michael Trevino looks!

Michael Trevino: Then

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Admit it, you kind of hated Tyler Lockwood when The Vampire Diaries began. And see how little Michael Trevino looks!

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Michael Trevino: Now

Michael Trevino: Now Credit: The CW
We grew to love Tyler, and we were completely devastated by his death, probably because Michael grew to be such a sophisticated hottie!
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Michael Trevino: Now

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We grew to love Tyler, and we were completely devastated by his death, probably because Michael grew to be such a sophisticated hottie!

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With the end date of The Vampire Diaries coming so soon, it’s time to jump in the time machine and revisit your favorite stars when they were younger. The entire cast — including Ian Somerhalder, Nina Dobrev, and Paul Wesley — have changed so much over the years.

From baby faces then to smoldering glares now, you won’t believe how much these guys have matured over the years! On top of the main three, it’s important to note that Kat Graham, Candice Accola, Zach Roerig, and Michael Trevino have all gone through a lot of changes as well.

Click through to see this fangtastic crew all grown up!