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Candice Accola Bio

April 03, 2013

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Candice Accola plays the blonde bombshell Caroline Forbes on The Vampire Diaries. Find out more in her Kidzworld bio.

Candice Accola was born May 13, 1987 in Houston, Texas. Shortly after her family relocated to Florida, where she spent most of her childhood. Candice began her acting career with guest appearance in several TV shows, including How I Met Your Mother and Greek. She also had a small part in the Michael Cera movie Juno.

Around this same time, Candice was also focusing on her singing career. In December 2006 she released an album titled It’s Always the Innocent Ones. It wasn’t well received. After this she sang backup for Miley Cyrus on the Best of Both Worlds tour.

The Vampire Diaries

In 2009 Candice hit the jackpot when she was cast in The Vampire Diaries, a new TV show to air on the CW. Candice plays Caroline Forbes, the daughter of the local sheriff. At the beginning of the series Caroline is a selfish, shallow brat. But, as the show continues her character develops and she becomes much more responsible. In Season Two, Caroline is turned into a vampire.

Did You Know?

  • Candice is involved with the It Gets Better Project.
  • She has been romantically linked to Steven McQueen, Zach Roerig and Joe King.
  • She originally auditioned for the role of Elena on The Vampire Diaries, but lost to Nina Dobrev.
  • Candice has become best friends with co-star Nina!

Have Your Say

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