January 25, 1985
Michael Trevino from “The Vampire Diaries” plays Tyler Lockwood on The CW drama. Tyler is a volatile young man who clashes with many of the show's characters. In Season 2 it is revealed that Tyler is a werewolf. Previously, Michael Trevino starred as Jimmy Smith's oldest son Jaime Vega on CBS’ “Cane.”
Born to Mexican parents in Valencia, California, Michael Trevino was raised in East Los Angeles. Once Michael Trevino discovered his passion for acting, he enrolled at Playhouse West for theater studies. One of his first jobs was an Old Navy Commercial. Since then, Michael Trevino has had guests spots in various shows, including “Charmed,” “Summerland,” “Bones,” “90210,” “The Mentalist” and “CSI: Miami.” Most recently Michael Trevino had a five-episode guest spot on “The Riches,” co-starring Minnie Driver and Eddie Izzard.
In the past year, Michael Trevino was one of the leads in the Hallmark movie “Love Finds a Home,” which also starred Patty Duke. Michael Trevino has also completed work on “The Factory,” a motion picture starring John Cusack, set to be in theaters in 2010.
An avid sportsman, Michael Trevino enjoys football, surfing, body boarding, snow boarding and deep sea fishing. Michael Trevino is also a talented dancer. Michael Trevino now divides his time between Los Angeles and Atlanta, Georgia, where “The Vampire Diaries” films.
- The Factory (2011)
- The Vampire Diaries (2009-)
- Love Finds a Home (2009)
- CSI: NY (2009)
- The Mentalist (2009)
- CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2009)
- 90210 (2008)
- The Riches (2007-2008)
- Austin Golden Hour (2008)
- Cane (2007)
- Bones (2006)
- CSI: Miami (2006)
- Cold Case (2006)
- Without a Trace (2006)
- Cow Belles (2006)
- Commander in Chief (2005)
- Charmed (2005)
- Summerland (2005)
- Born in California to Mexican parents and was raised bilingual.
- One of his first acting jobs was an Old Navy commercial.
- First lead role was in the 2006 Disney Channel movie Cow Belles.
- Has been a series regular on the short-lived CBS drama Cane and the hit CW series the Vampire Diaries.
- Other TV appearances include a recurring role on FX drama The Riches and an arc on the CW’s 90210.
- Is an avid surfer, snowboarder and deepsea fisherman.
- Suffered depression and anxiety as a teenager
- Micahel is one of the many Charmed actors who went on to perform on The Vampire Diaries. Others include, David Anders, Brandon Quinn, Melinda Clarke and Dax Griffin. Ironically, Michael's character, kissed the character Kelly, who is portrayed Melinda Clarke who played The Siren in the season 5 episode, Siren Song on Charmed. Michael, himself portrays Tyler Lockwood, a werewolf in a town of Vampires.
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