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Ian Somerhalder

On friends, Ian says, "I have a million acquaintances but just two or three true friends. I can't hide anything from them."
 
On his reasons for becoming an actor, Ian said, "To explore different parts of yourself and different emotional lives....not to hide from who you are but to actually explore who you are."
 
Ian was the first actor cast on the ABC drama Lost.
 
Ian shares a birthday with Lost co-star Dominic Monaghan
 
Ian played varsity soccer and baseball.
 
Ian began modeling at age 10, and modeled for Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabanna, Gucci, Versace and Guess.
 
Ian loves his Land Rover, despite it being bad for the environment. He says it makes him sick that he drives a gas-guzzler!
 
Ian enjoys spending Christmas relaxing with family in Louisiana.
 
Ian enjoys reading The New Yorker and Reader’s Digest.
 
Ian enjoys riding and training horses.
 
Ian's mom is a massage therapist, and his dad is a building contractor.
 
Ian used to date actress Rose McGowan.
 
Ian broke into acting by first starting out as a model.
 
Ian is of Irish, French, English, and Native American descent.
 
Ian dated Nicky Hilton in 2003.
 
Ian enjoys yoga, and has been spotted in Beverly Hills toting his mat along with him to lunch.
 
Ian likes to write and has been working on a couple of screen-plays in his spare time.
 
Ian has a self-admitted affinity with turquoise. He likes turquoise jewellery and sports it when he's not filming.
 
Sean Penn is one of Ian's favourite actors.
 
Ian is 5' 9" tall
 
Ian's shoe size is 9
 
Favourite movie: The Graduate
 
Favourite sport: Football
 

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