Matt Davis Cast as Alaric Saltzman on Vampire Diaries

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The Vampire Diaries has found its Alaric Saltzman.

Matt Davis has landed the key character of this history teacher, a reader favorite from the novels on which the series is based.

Matt Davis

This new Mystic Falls residents arrives to town knowing a lot more than he's letting on about its history with blood suckers and other creatures. Davis will debut on the November 12 episode.

On the small screen, Davis was most recently seen on In Plain Sight and Damages.

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