Ian Joseph Somerhalder, an American actor, director, activist and a model. He was born on 8 December 1978 in the US. He is known for his tv show Vampire Diaries. He played the role of a lost vampire as Damon Salvatore. He also got featured in Netflix's sci-fi horror series, V Wars. On his 32th birthday in 2010 he established the 'Ian Somerhalder Foundation' which looks after the protection of the environment and animals.