Candice Accola born May 13, 1987 is an American actress and singer, best known for her role as Caroline Forbes on The Vampire Diaries.
* 1 Life and career
* 2 Personal Life
o 2.1 Philanthropy
* 3 Filmography
* 4 References
* 5 External links
Life and career
Accola grew up in Edgewood. father, Kevin, is a cardiothoracic surgeon and her mother, Carolyn, was formerly an environmental engineer before becoming a homemaker. Both her parents are active members of the local Republican political party.She has one younger brother.
In her early teens, Accola found a talent agent in San Francisco. Then, in the middle of her junior year at Lake Highland Preparatory School, she moved to Los Angeles. Six months later, she had a deal for a CD titled It’s Always the Innocent Ones. She finished high school through correspondence and graduated with her class in 2005. Accola appeared in her first movie, Pirate Camp, in 2007. Accola has guest starred on popular TV series How I Met Your Mother, Supernatural and Greek. She has also appeared in films such as On the Doll, Juno, Deadgirl and X's & O's.
Accola has continued her professional singing and has appeared as a background singer in the movies Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert and Hannah Montana: The Movie.
She appears as Caroline Forbes in the television series The Vampire Diaries.
Accola guest starred on Drop Dead Diva as Jessica of pop group Confetti with Mackenzie Mauzy.
As of 2011 Candice, along with Glee star Heather Morris, are both up for the role of Buffy Summers in the 2012 reboot of the film.
In September 2009, Accola was arrested along with several of her Vampire Diaries castmates for disorderly conduct. The actresses were reportedly flashing cars passing under the Rumble Road Bridge in Forsyth, Georgia. The photographer, Tyler Shields, was fined $4000.
She is, together with her The Vampire Diaries co-star Ian Somerhalder, one of many supporters of the It Gets Better Project, a project that has made it a goal to prevent suicide among LGBT youth, with The Trevor Project.
Year Film Role Notes
2007 Pirate Camp Annalisa/Tom
How I Met Your Mother Amy Episode: "Something Borrowed"
On the Doll Melody
X's & O's Gwen's Friend
2008 Deadgirl JoAnn
Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert Herself Background Singer
2009 Supernatural Amanda Heckerling Episode: "After School Special"
Greek Alice Episode: "Isn't It Bro-mantic?"
Hannah Montana: The Movie Herself Background Singer
Kingshighway Sophia Completed
The Truth About Angels Caitlin Stone
2009–present The Vampire Diaries Caroline Forbes Main
2010 Drop Dead Diva Jessica Episode: "Begin Again"