Right now for most television viewers, Nina Dobrev is known for playing the role of Elena Gilbert on The Vampire Diaries. Nina was born on January 9th, 1989 in Sofia Bulgaria! Her given birth name was Nina Constantinova Dobreva.
She’s lived in Toronto, Ontario Canada since 1991.
Nina’s first credited role was in the 2006 TV movie titled Playing House. Various other small roles led her to play the role of Mia Jones in the TV series Degrassi: The Next Generation. Of course The Vampire Diaries has helped her popularity grow in bucket loads, and helped get a bit more exposure out there.
Has Nina Dobrev done any movies? You bet she has.
Her first credited role was in Repo! The Genetic Opera, a short film. She then played Monica in2006′s Away from Her, and had a bit in the 2007 movie, How She Move. She played Bella in Fugitive Pieces (2007) and her latest is as Anna in2009′s Chloe.
Nina has 2 films coming up in 2011.
American Empire and The Killing Game. In American Empire, the synopsis is as follows:
A beautiful young woman and her grunge-looking yet ultra-efficient hit man boyfriend race against time to forestall having to kill two friends falsely accused of “delusions of grandeur” and daring to steal from a new world crime boss. While seeking the truth and their own ultimate salvation, they expose us to a bizarre underworld of eccentric characters and political intrigue in this downward spiral of angst, violence & “dark comedy”.
It’s written directed and produced by Kevin D. Ward.
Update 10-22-11: Not sure what happened, but the above movie disappeared from IMDB. It appears as if someone took the liberty of making up a movie because they wanted to inject a movie with Adam Lambert in the cast maybe…
Killing Game** (Renamed to Arena) cast, along with Nina, includes Samuel l. Jackson, Marcelle Baer, Kellan Lutz, Daniel Dae Kim and more.
The synopsis for this one is as follows:
David Lord finds himself forced into the savage world of a modern gladiatorial arena, where men fight to the death for the entertainment of the online masses.
Hmm. It’s directed by Jonah Loop, in his first directorial gig & the screenplay is written by Michael Hultquist.
It supposedly came out in early October.**
The cast included Leighton Meester, Minka Kelly, Cam Gigandet, Aly Michalka, Danneel Harris and Nina, and directed by Christian E. Christiansen. It came out in theaters in Feb of 2011.
The Perks of Being a Wallflower is due out in 2012, whose cast includes with Nina, Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Kate Walsh, Dylan McDermott, Paul Rudd, Mae Whitman & Melanie Lynskey, it’s directed and written by Stephen Chbosky (TV’s Jericho).
“An introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors who welcome him to the real world.”
That’s that! To get your weekly fill of Nina Dobrev, watch The Vampire Diaries on The CW on Thursday nights!
[Background source: IMDb, Nina Image via NinaDobrev.org] (**Updated 10-22-11)