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Nathaniel Buzolic

The Originals
Kol Mikaelson
Nathaniel Buzolic is an Australian actor from Sydney. He is best known for his role as Kol Mikaelson on the CW series The Vampire Diaries and The Originals.

Buzolic is a first-generation Australian, and is of Croatian descent. Buzolic studied at De La Salle College Ashfield, and later attended the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) in Sydney and later studied at Screenwise Acting School for Film and Television.

Buzolic’s acting career began on Australian television. Buzolic served as a host for the Disney Channel’s afternoon kids show Studio Disney and the late night television quiz show The Mint. He has also appeared in All Saints, Home and Away.

Buzolic’s played the title role in the feature comedy Offing David alongside fellow Australian actor Adam J. Yeend. Previously, he had roles in the 2007 Australian short films Road Rage and My Greatest Day Ever.
In 2011, it was confirmed that Buzolic would play Kol Mikaelson in the CW series The Vampire Diaries. He reprised his role in The Vampire Diaries spin-off series The Originals.

On 20 February 2014, he appeared on the CW series Supernatural. Buzolic also appeared in ABC Family’s Pretty Little Liars as Dean Stavros, Spencer’s (Troian Bellisario) substance abuse counselor.
Buzolic is an avid photographer currently living in Los Angeles, CA.


The Originals – Kol Mikaelson
The Vampire Diaries – Kol Mikaelson
Pretty Little Liars – Dean Stavros
Hacksaw Ridge – Harold ‘Hal’ Doss