Kat Graham is an American actress, singer, dancer, and producer, most prominently known for her role as Bonnie Bennett in the television series “The Vampire Diaries.”
Graham initially appeared in a variety of television shows, including “Lizzie McGuire” and “The O.C.,” before landing her career-defining role in “The Vampire Diaries.” The series, based on the popular book franchise, allowed Graham to showcase her acting chops, earning her a dedicated fan following. She has also delved into the music industry with her debut EP in 2011 and has appeared in films such as “Honey 2,” “Addicted,” and “The Poison Rose.”
Throughout her career, Graham has had the opportunity to collaborate with artists like Babyface, will.i.am, and Snoop Dogg. She also shared the screen with Ian Somerhalder, Paul Wesley, Nina Dobrev, and Candice King in “The Vampire Diaries.” Her film roles have allowed her to collaborate with actors like Terry Crews in “Where’s the Money,” Demián Bichir in “The Poison Rose,” and Scott Patterson in “The Christmas Dance.” Her partnership with Marc Cleary on the short film “Muse” was also well received.
Graham won a Teen Choice Award for her performance in “The Vampire Diaries” and received the Black Women in Film Association Creative Award.