Nikolina Kamenova Dobreva (born January 9, 1989), known professionally as Nina Dobrev, is a Canadian actress and model. Her first acting role was as Mia Jones in the drama series Degrassi: The Next Generation. She later became known for portraying Elena Gilbert and Katherine Pierce on The CW's supernatural drama series The Vampire Diaries. Dobrev has also appeared in several feature films, including the 2012 coming-of-age drama The Perks of Being a Wallflower, the 2014 action comedy Let's Be Cops, the 2015 horror comedy The Final Girls and the 2017 action thriller XXX: Return of Xander Cage. She was born in Bulgaria but immigrated with her family to Canada at age two and grew up in Toronto. She studied sociology at Ryerson University, but left early to pursue her acting career.
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Welcome to Season 2 of Directionally Challenged! Actress and our co-star from, “The Vampire Diaries” Nina Dobrev shares her journey on how she went from modeling to actress, what it was like to turn 30, and what drives her adventurous side.Follow Nina out our brand new merch! to our great sponsors: Aunt Fannies, The RealReal, Kendra Scott Jewelers, Hello Fresh, and StoryWorthFollow Us:Instagram: www.candicekayla.comSee for privacy information.  See for privacy and opt-out information.
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Jan 9th, 1989
Los Angeles, California, United States of America
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12 hours, 38 minutes
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