Paul Wasilewski is an American actor, director, and producer now going by the name Paul Wesley. He was born in New Brunswick, New Jersey to Polish parents. He spent most of his childhood in Poland and was able to learn polish, many of his relatives still live there. He left Rutgers University after he realized he could make a career in acting.
Paul Wesley has appeared in various films throughout the years. He became famous in the supernatural TV show Vampire Diaries after starring in 8 seasons, directing the series at its fifth season and producing it at its eighth season. He also appeared in William Francis Hoffman’s Cal in Camo playing the character, Flynt. Flynt was trying to get over the death of his wife by taking time off with his sister and her husband. The play is all about characters who are lost trying to find themselves.
Before I disappear, an Indie drama, tells the story of a man at his lowest point in life, who gets a call from his prodigal sister, asking him to take care of her 11-year-old child, for a few hours. Paul Wesley declared how happy he is over how the film is getting a positive response. The film won an Oscar awards after Paul Wesley stretched it from a small film into a full-length feature.
In Amira and Sam, Paul Wesley acts alongside Dina Shibabi and Martin Starr. The film is about Sam, an army guy trying to get used to civilian life. He’s niece refuses to relate with him; she didn’t even want to relate to any other army person too. The authorities threatened to chase her out the country; she has no choice but to take refuge at Sam’s place. Paul Wesley juggles this film alongside the CW series The Vampire Diaries; This is the first time he’s working with Shibabi.
After the final season of Vampire Diaries in its eighth season we can’t help but wonder, what’s next for Paul Wesley? So this year Paul Wesley is expected to release a movie called Convergence. Convergence is a sci-fi movie starring Paul Wesley but yet to announce who else he’ll be working with. Paul Wesley will be starring in an Off-Broadway production of Frankenstein this year. The production is to be directed by Donald Sanders who will run from December 21st to January 7th with opening night on December 27.