Paul Wesley or Paul Thomas Wasilewski "Wesley" (born July 23, 1982) is an American actor. Best known for his roles as Stefan Salvatore in The CW TV series The Vampire Diaries and as Aaron Corbett in the ABC Family miniseries Fallen.
In 2005, he began to credit himself as Paul Wesley. He has had a number of roles on shows such as 24, 8 Simple Rules, American Dreams, Army Wives, Cane, Everwood, Guiding Light, Smallville, The O.C. and Wolf Lake.
He also starred opposite Amber Tamblyn in CBS' The Russell Girl and had the lead role in Fallen miniseries. Wesley is currently starring as vampire Stefan Salvatore in The Vampire Diaries with Ian Somerhalder which premiered September 2009 on The CW.
In May 2011, Paul Wesley joined the cast of The Baytown Disco. He has been offered the role of Paris in a 2012 film adaptation of Romeo and Juliet.