Nina Dobrev as Elena Gilbert (CW Network/Everett Collection)

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Elena Gilbert (Nina Dobrev) may not have the signature Dixie accent of the South, but that doesn't stop her from catching the attention of multiple beaux, specifically the Salvatore brothers of Mystic Falls, Va., As a member of one of the founding families of Mystic Falls, Elena is the doppelganger of Southern belle vampire, Katherine Pierce.