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Larry Boone

Biography

Larry Boone was created in Cooper Town, FL, on June 7, 1956. He tripped for Nashville in 1981, after funding a stint at Florida Atlantic University or college with performing gigs in regional Florida honky tonks. Initially, Music Town was unkind towards the youthful vocalist/songwriter. Boone busked on the town streets, substitute trained, and even worked well like a sportswriter before finally getting a songwriting gig with MTM. In 1985, Marie Osmond charted along with his music “Until I Fall in Like Again,” as well as the exposure resulted in even more of his tunes finding performers. Nashville nice man John Conlee even would perform Boone’s “American Encounters” on NBC through the 1988 Olympic Video games. In 1986, Boone agreed upon with Mercury being a single musician, but his preliminary singles didn’t make very much noise. Even so, the label released his full-length debut in 1988, expecting to chip some achievement from the formulation popularized by nation hunks like Garth Brooks and Clint Dark. Neither Boone nor his record found that degree of fame, however the one “Don’t Give Chocolate to some Stranger” did discover the very best Ten in 1988. On the other hand, Boone’s songwriting profession continuing to flourish. That same calendar year, Kathy Mattea had taken his “Burnin’ Aged Thoughts” to number 1, and “Aged Coyote City” was a high Ten strike for Don Williams. Boone documented two even more lukewarm LPs for Mercury before jumping to Columbia, where his 1993 record, Get in Series, was a chart strike. He continuing to are a songwriter, and in 1998, Lonestar strike number one using the Boone structure “Everything’s Transformed.”

Quick Facts


Full Name Larry Boone
Profession Singer-songwriter
Nationality American
Music Songs Don't Give Candy to a Stranger, Wine Me Up, Get in Line, A Quarter At A Time
Nominations Academy of Country Music Award for New Male Vocalist of the Year, American Music Award for Favorite Country New Artist


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#Fact
1 Was heavily considered for the role of Christian Grey in 'Fifty Shades of Grey' (2015), but dropped out of the running since filming would have conflicted with that of 'The Vampire Diaries'.
2 (April 26, 2015) Married his girlfriend of a year Nikki Reed at Topanga Canyon in Malibu, California following a 2-month-long engagement.
3 He attended St. Paul's, a private Catholic school in Covington.
4 He has a brother, Robert, a wood worker, and a sister, Robyn, a broadcast journalist. Boating, swimming, fishing and training horses filled much of his recreational time growing up, as did the school drama club and performing with the local theater group.
5 Together with his The Vampire Diaries (2009) co-stars Candice King and Michael Trevino, Somerhalder supports the It Gets Better Project, which makes it a goal to prevent suicide among LGBT youth associated with The Trevor Project.
6 He enjoys reading, music, yoga and traveling.
7 Playing "Matt" in the Off-Broadway play, "Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead", at the Century Center for the Performing Arts. [December 2005]
8 Starring as "Damon Salvatore" in the CW show, The Vampire Diaries (2009). [September 2009]
9 Named one of the 'sexiest men' in Glamour's "50 Sexiest Men of 2010" list.
10 Created the Ian Somerhalder Foundation on December 8, 2010 aiming to empower, educate and collaborate with people and projects to positively impact the planet and its creatures.
11 Was in a relationship with The Vampire Diaries (2009) co-star, Nina Dobrev (2010 - May 2013).
12 His favorite sport is Football. He also played varsity soccer and baseball.
13 In April 2012, Ian and big brother Bob Somerhalder opened a reclaimed furniture shop named "Built of Barnwood" where they build and sell pieces themselves.
14 His favorite actor is Sean Penn.
15 Ian supports the charity Love Letters to the South, which pays tribute to all those affected by Hurricane Katrina.
16 He lent a helping hand to the disaster-stricken areas of the BP oil spill. He devoted his time off for summer to work in the Gulf region, particularly his home state. Ian also participated in Larry King's special two-hour telethon "Disaster in the Gulf: How You Can Help" on CNN, along with other celebrities.
17 His favorite film is The Graduate (1967).
18 If he hadn't become an actor, he would have chosen a career in marine biology, writing, or advertising.
19 Has his own foundation called "Ian Sommerhalder Foundation".
20 He didn't graduate high school because he traveled to Europe to pursue his modeling career.
21 Ian and his siblings own a pizza parlor in Idaho.
22 Was compared to looking like "a young Rob Lowe" by Rosie O'Donnell on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) (November 6, 2009).
23 The surname "Somerhalder" originates from his adoptive great-grandfather. His biological great-grandfather, a wealthy English landowner, got one of his mistresses pregnant and paid an immigrant worker of his to marry this woman and give the baby a name, which was Somerhalder. The biological great-grandfather's name was Hull.
24 Attended Catholic school.
25 Grew up with his mother, whom he has described as being "very spiritual".
26 Ian's mother, Edna (née Israel), worked as a massage therapist, and Ian's father, Robert Somerhalder, is a building contractor. Ian's ancestry includes Cajun (French) (from his paternal grandmother), English, as well as Northern Irish (Scots-Irish), Scottish, and Welsh. Ian's mother grew up on a pig farm in Mississippi. Ian has been said to have Choctaw Native American roots, but it is not clear if this ancestry has ever been verified/documented.
27 He has a brother, Robert (Bob), and a sister, Robyn. Their parents divorced when he was thirteen.
28 Has said in an interview he was planning to buy a home in Hawaii when filming the hit show "Lost" but couldn't after his character was killed off in the show.
29 In 2005, he bulked up, adding about 20 to 30 pounds of muscle to his slim frame, so he would be considered for more leading-man-type roles.
30 Ironically, the first actor to be cast as one of the survivors in Lost (2004).
31 Played varsity soccer and baseball.
32 He doesn't like to talk about his modeling career because of the impressions people might get of him as being just another pretty face.
33 Was the face of Guess? for two consecutive Fall seasons.
34 Began modeling at age 10, modeled for Calvin Klein, Dolce & Gabanna, Gucci, Versace and Guess.


Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Time Framed completed Agent Truman Black
The Vampire Diaries 2009-2017 TV Series Damon Salvatore
Nature Is Speaking 2014 TV Series short Coral Reef
The Anomaly 2014 Harkin Langham
Caught on Tape 2013 Officer Lewis
When Vampires Don't Suck 2010 Video short
How to Make Love to a Woman 2010 Daniel Meltzer
Lost 2004-2010 TV Series Boone Carlyle
Fireball 2009 TV Movie Lee Cooper
The Tournament 2009 Miles Slade
Wake 2009/I Tyler
Lost City Raiders 2008 TV Movie Jack Kubiak
The Lost Samaritan 2008 William Archer
Tell Me You Love Me 2007 TV Series Nick
Marco Polo 2007 TV Movie Marco Polo
The Sensation of Sight 2006 Drifter
Pulse 2006/I Dexter
TV: The Movie 2006 Guy
Fearless 2004 TV Movie Jordan Gracie
Recess 2004 Short Cooley
The Old Man and the Studio 2004 Short Matt
Smallville 2004 TV Series Adam Knight
In Enemy Hands 2004 Danny Miller
CSI: Miami 2003 TV Series Ricky Murdoch
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2003 TV Series Charlie Baker
The Rules of Attraction 2002 Paul Denton
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation 2002 TV Series Tony Del Nagro
Changing Hearts 2002 Jason Kelly
Life as a House 2001 Josh
Anatomy of a Hate Crime 2001 TV Movie Russell Henderson
Young Americans 2000 TV Series Hamilton Fleming
Now and Again 1999 TV Series Brian
Celebrity 1998 unconfirmed, uncredited
The Big Easy 1997 TV Series I.Q.

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Time Framed producer completed
The Vampire Diaries 2016-2017 TV Series producer - 16 episodes
Recess 2004 Short producer

Director

Director

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Vampire Diaries 2015-2017 TV Series 3 episodes

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Anomaly 2014 the director would like to thank

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Years of Living Dangerously 2014-2016 TV Series documentary Himself
Clevver Now 2016 TV Mini-Series Himself
WGN Morning News 2016 TV Series Himself
The 3rd Annual Noble Awards 2015 TV Movie Himself - Presenter / Recipient: Activism in Film
The Talk 2014-2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
Today 2015 TV Series Himself
This Week in Hollywood 2015 TV Series Himself
Teens Wanna Know 2015 TV Series Himself - Guest
The World Dog Awards 2015 TV Special Himself
FansTang Live from the Red Carpet 2015 TV Series Himself
Lost: 10th Anniversary Reunion - Cast and Creators Live at PaleyFest 2014 Video Himself - Panelist
Fox and Friends 2014 TV Series Himself
Interns 2014 TV Mini-Series Himself
Teen Choice Awards 2014 2014 TV Special Himself
2014 Young Hollywood Awards 2014 TV Special Himself
Larry King Now 2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Chelsea Lately 2012-2014 TV Series Himself - Guest
Tavis Smiley 2007-2014 TV Series Himself - Guest / Himself
E! News 2014 TV Series Herself
Hollywood at Your Doorstep 2014 TV Series Himself
Frontline 2014 TV Series documentary Himself - Actor, Vampire Diaries
The Queen Latifah Show 2014 TV Series Himself
19th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards 2014 TV Special Himself - Presenter
The 40th Annual People's Choice Awards 2014 TV Special Himself
FansTang's Entertainment Star World 2013 TV Series Himself
Live with Kelly and Michael 2005-2013 TV Series Himself
I Heart Radio Music Festival: Night One 2013 TV Movie Himself
I Heart Radio Music Festival: Night Two 2013 TV Movie Himself
Teen Choice Awards 2013 2013 TV Special Himself
2013 Young Hollywood Awards 2013 TV Special Himself
Evening Urgant 2013 TV Series Himself
SXSW Flashback 2013 2013 TV Movie Himself
Big Morning Buzz Live 2013 TV Series Himself
Watch What Happens: Live 2013 TV Series Himself - Guest
18th Annual Critics' Choice Movie Awards 2013 TV Special Himself
The 39th Annual People's Choice Awards 2013 TV Special Himself - Presenter
Teen Choice Awards 2012 2012 TV Special Himself
The 26th Annual Genesis Awards 2012 TV Special Himself - Wyler Award Recipient
The 38th Annual People's Choice Awards 2012 TV Special Himself
The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards 2011 TV Special Himself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Series
Building the Beasts 2011 Himself
Her Own Worst Enemy 2011 Video short Himself
Myth & Mystery 2011 Himself
The Perfect Love Triangle: Vampires, Werewolves, Witches 2011 Video short Himself
2011 MuchMusic Awards 2011 TV Special Himself
Divendres 2011 TV Series Himself
The Cast of 'Lost': Before They Were TV Stars 2010 TV Movie Himself
Jimmy Kimmel Live! 2010 TV Series Himself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2010 TV Series Himself
Scream Awards 2010 2010 TV Special Himself
Teen Choice Awards 2010 2010 TV Special Himself
Making 'Wake' 2010 Video documentary short Himself
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon 2009 TV Series Himself
Scream Awards 2009 2009 TV Special Himself
The Jace Hall Show 2009 TV Series Himself
Lost: 2005 PaleyFest 2006 Video Himself - Panelist
12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2006 TV Special Himself
Creating the Fear: Making of 'Pulse' 2006 Video short Himself
The Tony Danza Show 2005 TV Series Himself
Before They Were Lost: Personal Stories and Audition Tapes 2005 Video documentary short Himself
Welcome to Oahu: The Making of the Pilot 2005 Video documentary short Himself
Good Morning America 2005 TV Series Himself
Young Hollywood Awards 2002 TV Special Himself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Extra 2015-2016 TV Series Himself
The Vampire Diaries: A Darker Truth 2009 TV Series Damon Salvatore
The Lost Survival Guide 2006 TV Movie Boone Carlyle
Las cinco caras de David LaChapelle 2006 TV Movie Boone Carlyle
Lost: Revelation 2006 TV Movie Boone Carlyle
Destination Lost 2005 TV Movie documentary Boone Carlyle
Lost: The Journey 2005 TV Movie Boone Carlyle

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite TV Duo The Vampire Diaries (2009) · Nina Dobrev
2015 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Liplock The Vampire Diaries (2009) · Nina Dobrev
2014 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite On-Screen Chemistry The Vampire Diaries (2009) · Nina Dobrev
2014 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor
2014 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi The Vampire Diaries (2009)
2014 Young Hollywood Award Young Hollywood Awards Best Threesome The Vampire Diaries (2009) · Nina Dobrev
· Paul Wesley
2013 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi The Vampire Diaries (2009)
2012 EMA Futures Award Environmental Media Awards, USA
2012 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi The Vampire Diaries (2009)
2012 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Male Hottie
2011 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actor: Sci-Fi/Fantasy The Vampire Diaries (2009)
2010 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Villain The Vampire Diaries (2009)
2006 Actor Screen Actors Guild Awards Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series Lost (2004) · Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje
· Naveen Andrews
· Emilie de Ravin
· Matthew Fox
· Jorge Garcia
· Maggie Grace
· Josh Holloway
· Malcolm David Kelley
· Daniel Dae Kim
· Yunjin Kim
· Evangeline Lilly
· Dominic Monaghan
· Terry O'Quinn
· Harold Perrineau
· Michelle Rodriguez
· Cynthia Watros
2002 Young Hollywood Award Young Hollywood Awards Exciting New Face - Male

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2016 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Chemistry The Vampire Diaries (2009) · Kat Graham
2015 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV Actor
2015 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Actor: Fantasy/Sci-Fi The Vampire Diaries (2009)
2015 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV: Chemistry The Vampire Diaries (2009) · Kat Graham
2013 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Dramatic TV Actor
2012 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite TV Drama Actor
2011 People's Choice Award People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite TV Drama Actor
2011 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice Vampire The Vampire Diaries (2009)
2005 Teen Choice Award Teen Choice Awards Choice TV Breakout Performance - Male Lost (2004)

2nd place awards

2nd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto TV-Star

3rd place awards

3rd place awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2015 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto Best Male TV Star (TV-Star m)
2012 Bravo Otto Germany Bravo Otto Best Male TV Star (TV-Star m)


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#Quote
1 I'm from the gulf coast of Louisiana.
2 I grew up as a country boy.
3 As an actor, you always think that whatever job you have is going to be your last. In some way, shape or form, you think you're going to screw it up and you're never going to work again.
4 I'm a good driver.
5 Lack of time and money create really bad green practices.
6 The film business creates a large amount of waste, and I'm not immune to waste in the business.
7 I never had any backlash from the model-turned-actor thing.
8 You spend enough time on set as an actor and it's great when a director was at some point an actor or understands acting. They're able to finesse performances out of you that a lot directors can't get.
9 I want to bulk up. I'm a skinny guy.
10 I aim to direct as much as I act at some point in time.
11 I never wanted to be one of those actors with a political agenda.
12 I've never been on a TV show for more than a season and you have to continually keep it interesting and you have to keep it connected, even as you change.
13 I'm from New Orleans. There's a lot of vampire mystique and mythology that resonates there, and I was fascinated by it. I always wanted to play one.
14 There are certain places in the world that are kind of energy vortexes, which are phenomenal.
15 No one knows what women want!
16 I'm never running for office. I love being able to speak to members of Congress or members of the Senate and floating on either side, because it takes all of us. It's going to take both of them.
17 I just want to make it clear that I have been working since I was ten years old.
18 Maybe one of the only things I do well: I cook like a maniac! I would be a chef if I weren't an actor.
19 The quality of life is so much higher anyplace you can ski in the morning and surf in the evening - there's something to be said for that.
20 Species conversation is beyond a doubt an issue that truly matters to the American public.
21 I don't ever want anything to come in the way of me truthfully telling a story.
22 I don't know how to do anything else other than be an actor. If I wasn't in this, I would be in alternative energy and conservation.
23 The most underused, under-appreciated group of people in the world is our youth.
24 I've sorta learned that I'm so tired of taking myself so seriously. It's so great to show up at work and truly enjoy every word you say.
25 I appreciate the response and the support of fans, of people who actually don't mind watching me on screen... I just don't ever want to jeopardize that.
26 My great-grandchildren will not be able to enjoy the Gulf Coast of Louisiana the way I have.
27 I don't want to see blood spewing out but I don't mind it in controlled environment. Does it make me squeamish? No.
28 What we're doing to the planet is inexcusable.
29 I mean, there are some amazing storytelling being done on the small screen right now. That's what so cool about being in television right now. Studios, networks are starting to throw more resources, better writers, more production values... and to be part of that is awesome.
30 The coming together of like-minded individuals through action is what's needed to see wide spread change for us, our planet and its creatures.
31 I'm not a negative person.
32 It's so great to show up at work and truly enjoy every word you say.
33 I work with the Humane Society a lot and have three rescue cats.
34 A lot of things that happen in the world make me a bit crazy.
35 I kind of think too much, I try to do many things at once.
36 Acting is such a huge part of my life. It really allows me to have a creative outlet and to actually be able to have an outlet to discuss openly the things that truly I think are relevant in the world, that make a difference.
37 They say the way to a man's heart is through his stomach. It's the same way with women... or at least the ones I want to be with.
38 I don't care how hot a girl is - if she doesn't like animals, it would be a major, major problem.
39 We're made up of energy, so who's to say you can't transmit through electrical means? If you could transmit yourself wirelessly, then it's Armageddon pretty much.
40 Oceans are one of the most important things in the world now and that is a national security threat of the United States of America, to be honest with you. That is why seeing the habitat destroyed is so short-sighted by us.
41 Every love story needs a catalyst of some sort.
42 When you're really close to someone, they can make fun of you a lot and get away with it. But they sort of poke you in all of the right places.
43 Before vampires were aesthetically appealing, they were physical anomalies and ostracized outsiders whom we banished to the dark, and they didn't have the appeal that they do now.
44 Kids are meeting in coffee shops and basements figuring out what's unsustainable in their communities. That's the future.
45 I have the attention span of a mosquito from multitasking and all the things that have affected my poor little brain.
46 I can't let time move on without fighting tooth and nail and hopefully being a part of a revolution that is positive.
47 I can write with absolutely perfect penmanship with my feet. If I broke both my arms, I could still write a girl a love letter using just my toes.
48 Love is tested in so many ways. How do I articulate this? Two people are together. There are stakes, strife, struggles, all these things that make us fall for someone, love someone even more, leave someone.
49 There are always decades that interest people. For me, that's the Roaring Twenties.
50 I have a million acquaintances but just two or three true friends. I can't hide anything from them.
51 [About his co-star, Maggie Grace] "She's hateable in Lost (2004), but really she's the sweetest, most adorable thing on the planet".
52 You can't get anywhere without the people who have come into your life.
53 This program teaches people that it only takes a single unlucky moment to lead to tragedy, if you come into contact with one really f***ed-up person, they can truly take your life away. [In regards to the Matthew Shepard killing and MTV's Fight for Your Rights: Take a Stand Against Discrimination campaign]
54 I kind of think too much, I try do too many things at once. [on his biggest weakness]
55 I have a million acquaintances but just two or three true friends. I can't hide anything from them.
56 [on his reasons for becoming an actor] "To explore different parts of yourself and different emotional lives....not to hide from who you are but to actually explore who you are".

#Trademark
1 Thick eyebrows
2 Sharp jaw line
3 Icy blue eyes

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