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While \"The Vampire Diaries\" already had its series finale last month, the stars is now dating Paul Wesley, who played Stefan in the series, in real life, too. of Damon Salvatore (Ian Somerhalder), Elena Gilbert, and Stefan. Life imitated art when The Vampire Diaries stars Ian Somerhalder and Nina Somerhalder played Damon Salvatore while Dobrev played Elena Gilbert. Most men and women have things they look for when dating or. Elena Salvatore (née Gilbert) is a fictional character and protagonist from the television series The Vampire Diaries. In The Vampire Diaries, set in the fictional town of Mystic Falls, she is . Elena began dating Stefan Salvatore (Paul Wesley) , and later discovered he was a vampire. As the episodes progressed, she.
My voice changes a little bit, I think, and even just mentally, I feel like I can get away with a lot more. McQueenwho plays Elena's brother Jeremy Gilbert. Dobrev went back home to Canada, yet, still wanting the part, she submitted a videotape audition, which saw her cast as Elena Gilbert. She had confessed that she enjoys playing Katherine more than Elena. However, in the television series, she is Bulgarian, as is Dobrev, who can speak the language fluently.
Dobrev said, "The writers heard me speaking Bulgarian to my mom on the phone while I was on set one day. One thing led to the other and voila". In The Vampire Diaries, Elena's "selfishness" in the books as a human was never explored, because it "didn't ever feel like a characteristic" the show wanted for their heroine. Williamson told her that "the angle we wanted to go for was the relatable, nice, girl next door, who the audience roots for".
She said "Stefan is committed and sweet and protective and loving, and Damon is spontaneous and crazy and fun and exciting". After Elena became a vampire, she became sired to Damon and they slept together.
So what do they do? At the end of season 6, the two plan to become human, get married, and have children together, but their dream is abruptly compromised by Kai, who puts Elena into a magical coma. Damon remains entirely devoted to Elena throughout the remaining two seasons as Elena sleeps peacefully.
In the season 8 finale, she is revealed to be happily married to Damon. Transition[ edit ] Executive producers Julie Plec and Kevin Williamson agreed that in the book series, Elena was turned into a vampire too early, which was around page of The Awakening. But we always knew that her journey would take her there eventually". At the time, Klaus was killed, meaning all vampires sprouting from his bloodline also die, which includes Damon and Stefan.
She picks to say goodbye to Stefan. Rebekah Mikaelson kills Elena on Wickery Bridge, unaware of the vampire blood in her system. She woke up as a vampire at the end of the season. Plec said Elena becoming a vampire is "an awakening of a person who is about to go through a lot of changes", and "she is going to evolve as a person and her relationships are going to evolve accordingly".
With the help of John's brother Grayson, Isobel and John flee town days later, leaving Grayson and his wife Miranda to adopt Elena as their own. A doctor, Grayson fakes a birth certificate so that it appeared Elena was his daughter with Miranda.
The next year, Miranda and Grayson had a child of their own, Jeremy Gilbert. Elena dates her childhood friend Matt Donovan, who was her first love. On 23 MayElena is picked up by her mother and father after getting in a fight with Matt while attending the party.
The three of them later end up in a car accident, with their car driving off a bridge. Stefan Salvatore finds them, and saves Elena, but it was too late to save Grayson and Miranda, who died.
It remained unknown for months who saved Elena, and it was considered a miracle that she lived. Her relationship with Matt ended when they broke up. Season 1[ edit ] Elena, still empty after losing her parents, begins to fit back into school. She meets a mysterious new student named Stefan Salvatore. They connect instantly, and begin dating.
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She meets his older and malevolent brother, Damon. After researching, Elena realizes Stefan was alive in It is later revealed that he is a year-old vampire.
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Damon also begins falling for Elena. Elena finds a picture of a woman named Katherine Pierce who looks exactly like her. Stefan reveals that it is the woman who made him and Damon feud years ago, and the person who turned them into vampires. He also told her that he is the person that saved her the night of her parents death. At the end of season one, Elena discovers that Grayson and Miranda weren't her biological parents, and that a woman named Isobel and her uncle John, who she grew up hating, were.
The sacrifice later happens, but Elena is saved, because John sacrificed himself for her after being put under a spell by Bonnie. However, her aunt Jenna is turned into a vampire and, as part of the sacrifice, is killed by Klaus, leaving Elena without a guardian. In the season two finale, while Damon is dying due to a werewolf bite, she forgives him for forcing her to drink his blood and kisses him with the thought that it might be Damon's last day, however Damon gets cured by drinking Klaus' blood.
Season 3[ edit ] In season three, Elena does everything in her power to make Stefan get his humanity back, which was turned off by Klaus as payment for saving Damon from a werewolf bite in the latter part of season two.
Meanwhile, she grows closer to Damon while working together on saving Stefan and trying to defeat Klaus, eventually even sharing a kiss. She later admits to Stefan that she has feelings for Damon as well but that she never stopped loving Stefan. While in Denver together, Elena kisses Damon, later telling him that she doesn't know how she feels about him.
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It is eventually revealed that Elena met Damon the night of her parent's death, though he compelled her to forget. She eventually chooses Stefan in the season finale but before she can tell him, Elena drowns while having vampire blood in her system. During the last moments of season three, she awakens as a vampire in transition. Season 4[ edit ] In season four, Elena is faced with the tough decision of whether to die or to feed on human blood so she can fully transition into a vampire.
Elena, after realizing Stefan's desperation to keep her alive, decides to complete her transition. Her relationship with Stefan ends, allowing her to begin a proper romance with Damon. Although, it is later revealed there is a sire bond between them. Sometime later whilst searching for the cure for vampirism, Jeremy is fed to the immortal Silas by Katherine. As a result, Damon used the sire bond to convince her to turn off her humanity, due to her incredible grief over losing her brother and the last remaining member of her family.
Elena became ruthless without her emotions, going on killing sprees and being very hateful towards her friends. Towards the end of season four, Damon kills Matt in front of Elena to trigger her grief. She could be very vulnerable and a damsel in distress. Her actions and beliefs throughout the series have been most influenced by her on-and-off romantic relationships with the Salvatore brothers, as well as by her antagonistic relationship with Katerina Petrova.
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Elena and Stefan fall in love with each other. However, not long after that, Elena discovers that both Stefan and his brother, Damon, are vampires. She also becomes aware of the existence of Katherine Pierce, the woman who turned the Salvatore brothers into vampires inand to whom Elena bears a striking physical resemblance. In the process, Elena discovers a shocking truth - she was adopted, and her real parents are John Gilberther "uncle", and Isobel FlemmingAlaric's wife.
Because of this, an Original VampireKlauswants to use her in a sacrifice to break an ancient curse. Her biological father, John, sacrificed his own life to keep Elena alive and human.
After Jeremy's death in Season Fourat Damon's command to ease her pain, she turned off her humanity so she wouldn't have to feel all the guilt.
Vampires in rare cases form a sire bond to the one who turned them, based on how strong their human feelings were before transitioning. After a brief time, she was finally able to regain her humanity after a surprising plan was carried out by Damon and Matt.