Nathaniel Buzolic (born August 4, 1983) is an Australian actor, who was television presenter on Channel Nine's late-night program The Mint and had a regular role on the BBC soap Out of the Blue (2008). He was also a co-host of the educational show Weather Ed, on the The Weather Channel. He is also known for his role as Kol Mikaelson on the CW series The Vampire Diaries. He plays Dean Stavros on Pretty Little Liars.
Buzolic hosted the Disney Channel's afternoon kids show, Studio Disney (2005). He has also appeared in All Saints (2003), Home and Away (2002) and an uncredited role in an episode of Water Rats (2001).
Buzolic's first leading role in a film was in Offing David (2008). Previously, he had minor roles in My Greatest Day Ever (2007) and Road Rage (2007).
In 2011, it was confirmed that he would play Kol Mikaelson in hit series The Vampire Diaries. He first appeared in the episode 3x13, 'Bringing Out The Dead' and appeared in 8 further episodes so far (4 appearances in season 3 and 5 in season 4). He also appeared on the shows spin-off The Originals as said character for the premiere episode titled 'Always and Forever' in addition to 4 more episodes later on in the series. As of 2015, he was cast as one of the series regulars on the CW comedy: Significant Mother.
Buzolic (pronounced Buzolich) is of Croatian ancestry. His grandmother emigrated to Australia after his grandfather was killed by the communists of the newly founded SFR Yugoslavia. Buzolic attended the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) in Sydney and later studied at Screenwise Acting School for Film and Television, graduating in 2004.
Buzolic is associated with the End It movement which is against human slavery. He shared a video in which he asks fans to help spread awareness by drawing a red X on their hands and discussing slavery on social media sites using #enditmovement on Twitter.
Having been inspired by the title of his first TV role, Buzolic also supports the maintenance and preservation of the water rat's natural habitat which is under threat as a result of flood mitigation, swamp drainage and predation. His snapchat username is:natesapbuzz
|2001||Water Rats||Uncredited role|
|2002||Home and Away||Paul Chalmers|
|2003||All Saints||Damon Lloyd|
|2008||Out of the Blue||Paul O'Donnell|
|2012-2014||The Vampire Diaries||Kol Mikaelson||recurring; 10 episodes (Seasons 3-5)|
|2014||Supernatural||David Lassiter||Appeared in 9.20: Bloodlines ;backdoor pilot for spin-off; not picked up|
|2013-present||The Originals||Kol Mikaelson||26 episodes; recurring role: ( Season 1-present)|
|2014||The Originals:Awakening||Kol Mikaelson||Web miniseries; Series Regular (4 episodes)|
|2014-present||Pretty Little Liars||Dean Stavros||Recurring Role; 4 episodes|
|2015||Bones||Hunter Ellis||Guest Cast in episode The Teacher in the Books (1 episode)|
|2015||Significant Mother||Jimmy Barnes||CW Network: Series Regular|
|2005||Dirty Deeds||Uncredited role|
|2007||My Greatest Day Ever||Coach|
|2007||Road Rage||Young driver|