Ian Somerhalder

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'''Ian Somerhalder''' played the role of Boone Carlyle.

==Background==
'''Ian Joseph Somerhalder''' was born in wikipediaCovington, Indiana, Louisiana.  His mom is a massage therapist, while dad is a building contractor; they divorced when he was young.  He went to Catholic school.

Ian began modeling at age 10, for wikipediaCalvin Klein, wikipediaDolce & Gabbana& Gabbana, wikipediaGucci, wikipediaVersace and wikipediaGuess (clothing).  He then went into acting, with his first major role in wikipediaThe Rules of Attraction (film)|''The Rules of Attraction''.  He had a starring role in the 2006 horror thriller wikipediaPulse (2006 film)|''Pulse''. Additionally, he appeared as Adam Knight in the third season of wikipediaSmallville|''Smallville'', had guest roles in wikipediaCSI Crime Scene Investigation|''CSI'' spinoffs, wikipediaThe Big Easy (television series)|''The Big Easy'', wikipediaRecess (TV series)|''Recess'' and wikipediaTell Me You Love Me|''Tell Me You Love Me''.

He currently stars on wikipediaThe Vampire Diaries|''The Vampire Diaries'' as Damon Salvatore which began airing in 2009.

==Trivia==
*Doesn't like to talk about his modeling career because of the stereotypes associated with models.http//www.imdb.com/name/nm0813812/bio
*He played varsity soccer and baseball.http//www.imdb.com/name/nm0813812/bio
*Shares a Cast member birthdays with co-star Dominic Monaghan.  The latter is two years older than him.
*For his 32nd birthday he established the Ian Somerhader Foundation for environmentalismhttp//www.isfoundation.com/about-foundation IS Foundation About Us.
*He and Alice Evans both played/play on ''The Vampire Diaries''.

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