Ian Somerhalder: biography
Ian Somerhalder born December 8, 1978 in the small town of Louisiana - Covington. The family of the future actor - ordinary people: a father - an ordinary builder, his mother - a masseuse medical cabin. Despite the fact that Ian was born in the United States, in the veins of his distant relatives flows American, British, French and Irish blood. Also in the old Somerhalder also has Indian roots. Perhaps because Ian was very fond of the little fishing and horseback riding.
After the family moved to the seaside town of Mandeville, Somerhalder became interested in modeling business. When the young Ian has just turned 10 years old, he began to travel to New York for the shooting. There's a boy he worked with well-known model agencies, who preferred to talented young people. Since then, Somerhalder broke into the world of modeling art, collaborating with many major brands: Calvin Klein, Versace, Persol, Esprit, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci and others.
Later, Ian Somerhalder became interested in acting. In 17 years, he finally decided to become an actor, going to conquer New York, where he immediately began to develop in the actor's career.
Ian Somerhalder: movies
Talented Somerhalder quickly and steadily moved up the career ladder, that soon brought the first results. The first role was played by actor Ian in the film «Black & White», soon after which he was invited to shoot in the film, Woody Allen's "Celebrity." Unfortunately, the two paintings by Somerhalder scenes were cut.
Somerhalder's first serious work in the film was the role of Hamilton Fleming's "Young Americans." The project has not caused a furore on television, however, the young actor has managed to shine once in eight episodes. For several years, the actor starred in the television series, which did not bring popularity.
In 2004, Ian played a guy named Boone in the TV series "Lost", after which the actor began to learn on the streets, the first fans. With the death of Boone he left the shooting and began acting in major film projects. Then, in the filmography of Ian Somerhalder were painting "Competition for survival" and "The Sensation of Sight."
Most starring role Somerhalder - series "The Vampire Diaries", where the actor appeared in the form of bold sexy vampire. The multi reel of film has found success very quickly, and it suddenly made Somerhalder Damon highest rating character stories about vampires. His fans went crazy, almost literally. Soon the actor became a real sex symbol of global significance, and movies with Somerhalder collected an army of viewers.