He's the main character of The Vampire Diaries on The CW!! credit: cw-love.proboards.com Wesley was born Paul Thomas Wasilewski in New Brunswick, New Jersey and grew up in Marlboro, New Jersey. His parents, Agnieshka and Thomas Wasilewski, had moved from Poland shortly before his birth. He has one older sister, Monika, and two younger sisters, Julia and Leah. Wesley attended Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey and Marlboro High School for a period during his high school years. During his junior year in high school, Wesley was cast in the soap opera The Guiding Light as character Max Nickerson. He transferred from Marlboro High School to Lakewood Prep School in Howell, New Jersey because the school was able to accommodate his acting schedule. He graduated from there in 2000 and then started college at Rutgers University but left after one semester when more roles were offered to him and he realized he could make a career out of acting. He has had a number of roles on shows such as Guiding Light, Smallville, The O.C., 8 Simple Rules, Wolf Lake, Cane, and American Dreams. He is perhaps best known for his role as Tommy Callahan on Everwood. He appeared in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit second season-premiere episode, "Wrong is Right" as well as the episode "Ripped". Recent film credits include Peaceful Warrior, Roll Bounce, and Cloud 9. He also starred opposite Amber Tamblyn in CBS' The Russell Girl and had the lead role in ABC Family's Fallen Miniseries. Recently he played Jake Tanner, the lead role, in the Killer Movie. Wesley recently had a role on Lifetime's Army Wives as the soldier boyfriend of Emmalin Holden and as Kim Bauer's husband Stephen on 24. He is currently starring as one of the leads in The Vampire Diaries playing as Stefan Salvatore which premiered September 2009 on The CW Television Network. He enjoys playing ice hockey and snowboarding. He is rumored to be dating actress Torrey DeVitto, who he co-starred with in Killer Movie.