I Can’t be , what other people whant me to be, what she wants me to be .
“Damon believes that everything he’s done, every move that he’s made, he’s done for love. It’s twisted, but… kind of sad.”
Ian Somerhalder talks about the spin-off “The Original” shoot on 10onTop
“There are many ways you could describe the multifaceted entity that is Ian Somerhalder: Actor, Non-sparkly television vampire. Philanthropist, Authority on sea turtles, Southern gentleman. So blessed in the genetics department, he could start modeling at age 10. And while he may currently play a dead creature on The Vampire Diaries (dangerously attractive Damon Salvatore). In reality Somerhalder is very much in tune with his living counterparts, as evidenced by his inspiring resume of environment work that includes his own charity, the Ian Somerhalder Foundation.” - Ian Somerhalder on ContentMode Magazine January 2013
As an actor, you always think that whatever job you have is going to be your last. In some way, shape or form, you think you’re going to screw it up and you’re never going to work again.