Nina Dobrev as Elena Gilbert/Katherine Pierce
Paul Wesley as Stefan Salvatore/Silas
Ian Somerhalder as Damon Salvatore
Steven R. McQueen as Jeremy Gilbert
Katerina Graham as Bonnie Bennett
Zach Roerig as Matt Donovan
Candice Accola as Caroline Forbes
Michael Trevino as Tyler Lockwood
Claire Holt as Rebekah Mikaelson
Grace Phipps as April Young
Rick Worthy as Rudy Hopkins
Marguerite MacIntyre as Elizabeth Forbes
Arielle Kebbel as Lexi Branson
When the Vampire Diaries season 5 returns on October 3rd, There well be 6 new faces.
Olga Fonda as Nadia
Janina Gavankar as Tessa
Kendrick Sampson as Jesse
Rick Cosnett as Dr. Wes Maxfield
Shaun Sipos as Aaron
Paul Wesley as Mr. Shadow Self Silas
April Young is the daughter of Pastor Young. She was born in and spent her childhood in Mystic Falls. After her mother's death, her father sent her to boarding school. Following his death , April returns to attend the memorial of Town Council, which included her father's memorial. Afterwards, she decides to stay in Mystic Falls.
As a young girl, Elena was April's babysitter, and would often read April the short stories she had written. Pastor Young mentions that April loves writing because of Elena's influence. April was childhood friends with Elena's brother Jeremy, and acquaintances with Elena's ex-boyfriend, Matt. After April's mother died of cancer, her father sent her away to boarding school. While away at boarding school, he father mysteriously died due to a gas leak. After his death, April then returns to her hometown and decides to stay there.