NINA DOBREV (Candace) returns this Fall for Season 4 of the CW’s drama “The Vampire Diaries” from creator Kevin Williamson. Dobrev plays “Elena”, a girl who falls in love with two vampire brothers, one good ‐ the other evil. Dobrev also plays “Katherine” Elena’s doppelganger, a vampire that the same brothers each loved while they were still human during the American Civil War.The series, which debuted in Fall 2009, is based on a popular Alloy book series of the same title, and is currently the #1 show on the CW – beating out “Gossip Girl.”

Dobrev was last seen in Screen Gems’ The Roommate with Leighton Meester and Minka Kelly. Other past film credits include Montecito Pictures’ Chloe with Julianne Moore, Amanda Seyfried and Liam Neeson , The Killing Game with Kellan Lutz and Samuel L. Jackson, Fugitive Pieces with Ayelet Zurer and Rosamund Pike, Away From Her with Julie Christie and The Poet.

Other television credits include lead roles on “Degrassi: The Next Generation” and MTV’s “The American Mall”, as well as a guest appearance on “Eleventh Hour.” She has also appeared in the television movies “Never Cry Werewolf” and “Too Young to Marry.”
Born in Bulgaria, Dobrev moved to Canada at the age of two and has lived in Toronto, Ontario since.