Look Who Almost Played Stefan Salvatore...

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Can you imagine The Vampire Diaries without Paul Wesley in the role of Stefan Salvatore?

Don't worry, fans, the actor isn't going anywhere. But producer Julie Plec revealed this week that another young star nearly landed the key role: Grey Damon tested for the character and was strongly considered.

Grey vs. Paul

Fortunately, everything worked out for both Wesley and Damon.

The former is part of the hottest cast on television, while the latter appeared on season three of True Blood and now plays a key role on Friday Night Lights, as seen above.

But it can be fun to play "What if..." Think Damon would have succeeded as Stefan?

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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: Somewhere along the way, you decided I was worth saving. I wanted to thank you for that.
Elena: You're welcome.