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David Anders on The Vampire Diaries: First Look

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While The CW is depriving us of new episodes of The Vampire Diaries until March 25, at least the network continues to release sneak peeks at key scenes and guest stars on the way.

Sexy case in point: Damon hooking up with Matt's mother.

Less sexy case in point, below: David Anders as Elena and Jeremy’s uncle, Jonathan Gilbert.

“When we started talking about this role, I immediately thought, ‘What about Sark from Alias?’ Julie Plec told Entertainment Weekly. “We called his agent the next day and the day after that [the deal was] done.”

David Anders on The Vampire Diaries

Anders, who has recently appeared on Heroes and 24, debuts on the April 15. He arrives in Mystic Falls in time for Elena and Jeremy to sell their father’s doctor office.

“He has to sign the escrow papers but he isn’t quite ready to give the office up,” said producer Kevin Williamson. “But like everyone else in town, he’s there for something [else]. His intentions are not pure.”

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Oh my goodness, I think this just elevates this show to all time favorite of 2009. SARK! on TVD! ahhh (I kinda squealed like a fan-girl, and I so don't do that). He's the best good looking/ slightly villainous/ interesting character actor. (and they kinda wasted him on 24 this season!) Plus David Anders is from Oregon- go OREGON! who hoooo! I wonder if they want him to have a British accent, of if he'll finally get to use her real accent...

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My god! My Damon!!! you so freaking hot!

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yumm look at those sexy guys expeacillly ian/damon

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i feel really stupid right now cuz everyone is talking bout how exited they r that he is on the show and i honestly have know idea of who he is lol

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i'm so happy, they hired david anderrs, i loved him on alias loke crazy, and then i watched heroes just for him, i'm excited to see him on vampite diaries

Vampire Diaries Quotes

You want a love that consumes you. You want passion and adventure, and even a little danger... I want you to get everything you're looking for. But for right now, I want you to forget that this happened. Can't have people knowing I'm in town yet. Goodnight, Elena.

Damon

Damon: You know what they are? Children. Like lighting a candle's going to make everything OK, or even saying a prayer. Or pretending Elena's not going to end up just like the rest of us murdering vampires. Stupid, delusional, exasperating little children. And I know what you're going to say: 'It makes them feel better, Damon.' So what? For how long? A minute, a day? What difference does it make? Because in the end, when you lose somebody, every candle, every prayer is not going to make up for the fact that the only thing you have left is hole in your life where that somebody that you cared about used to be. And a rock with a birthday carved into it that I'm pretty sure is wrong. So thanks, friend. Thanks for leaving me here to babysit. Because I should be long gone by now. I didn't get the girl, remember? I'm just stuck here fighting my brother and taking care of the kids. You owe me big.
Alaric: I miss you too, buddy.

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