“I also knew Paul Wesley from Canada. I met him about 10 years ago in Vancouver, when his name was Paul Wasilewski. I remember Paul because, while I was in Canada, I was working as a waiter, trying to make my way before I got some acting work in Canada, and Paul was not only a gentleman at 19, but he also tipped me really well when he left the…
“Paul and I like to have a whiskey together and talk shop. I really enjoy Paul’s deadpan sort of sense of humor and the way he goes about things — unlike on the show. He’s not like Stefan!” ~ Michael Malarkey
“It’s funny because when Paul’s on set, he’s very serious, he’s very focused. He’s a lot like his character. He’s kind of method a little bit in some ways. But then, as soon as he leaves the set, he has this switch and he’s this cool, fun — not that he’s not cool on set, it’s just he lets loose a little more. In other words, to quote Hannah Montana,…
“What’s great about working with Paul he doesn’t have an opinion about anything and never shares his opinion.” ~ Candice King (note – she was joking in an interview with Paul).
“I love working with Paul. He’s my brother. Paul has sisters – awesome, beautiful, totally amazing sisters — but I am literally like his brother. You’ve got to figure, after seven f**king years together, we are literal brothers.” ~ Ian Somerhalder
It’s the scene where Elena was running in the cemetery. And he’s there, out of nowhere. And the sun is just hitting him so perfectly and his eyes are so beautifully green and he’s just staring at her and she’s staring up in him… Kevin and I both went “He is our guy, oh my god he is our guy! ~ Julie Plec
“When I tested for the role, there were seven other guys in the room, and we were all reading with Paul. I hadn’t really tested with another actor before, in front of the network. We had great chemistry, and I could feel it as soon as we started. ” ~ Rick Worthy.
“I’ll never forget our first scene together. Paul walked on set and went right to it, like he’d been on the show for years.” ~ Elisha Cuthbert
“For the pilot and the TV series to work, the relationship between Elena and Stefan had to be magic. I said to myself ‘This is phenomenal’. There is real chemistry between Paul Wesley and Nina Dobrev.” ~ Bob Levy.