Before landing his role as the dark and brooding Damon Salvatore on The Vampire Diaries, Ian Somerhalder recently admitted that he auditioned for another popular TV show first, but didn't get it. Coincidentally enough, it was a vampire show!
The actor isn't the only star who has been turned down for a role. Click through to find out the show he wanted to be in, then continue clicking to see more roles your favorite stars missed out on. Let us know in the comments below if you think the casting directors made the right choice.
Click the arrow to see the role he didn't get.