Paul Wesley is an actor, director, and producer. He starred in, as well as directed and later produced, the hit television series The Vampire Diaries.
He started his professional theater training in NYC. He will next be seen in the CBS series, Tell me a Story, which begins production in late June.
Recent off-broadway theater work includes the critically acclaimed Cal in Camo at the Rattlestick Theatre opposite David Harbour, which earned him rave reviews.
He also recently co-starred in Zurich at the New York Theatre Workshop, which also garnered him significant praise.
He co-starred in, as well as produced the SXSW Film Festival Audience Award winner Before I disappear for IFC films.
Upcoming projects include the Netflix mini-series Medal of Honor for Oscar winning producer Robert Zemeckis.
His extensive television credits include: Fallen opposite Bryan Cranston, Everwood, American Dreams, Wolf Lake, and 24 and to name a few.
Films include Lionsgate’s Peaceful Warrior, festival hit Amira and Sam, Fox’s Roll Bounce, and HBO’s Shot in the Heart.
In the last 2 years alone, Paul’s production company Citizen Media has sold seven television series into development at various networks and studios including ABC, Fox 21, SONY, Warner Horizon, Freeform and more.
His philanthropic work includes the Humane Society of the United States, where he was presented with the “Humane Generation Award” at the 2015 Annual Gala for his numerous efforts and contributions throughout the years.