Paul Wesley

Wesley in 2010, image via Featureflash /

Birth Name: Paweł Tomasz Wasilewski

Place of Birth: New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S.

Date of Birth: July 23, 1982

Ethnicity: Polish

Paul Wesley is an American actor, director, and producer. He is known for his roles on the series Another World, Guiding Light, Wolf Lake, American Dreams, Everwood, Army Wives, 24, The Vampire Diaries, which he also directed episodes of; Tell Me a Story, and Star Trek: Strange New Worlds; in the films Roll Bounce, Cloud 9, Peaceful Warrior, Killer Movie, Beneath the Blue, The Baytown Outlaws, Before I Disappear, Amira & Sam, Mothers and Daughters, and The Late Bloomer, in the mini-series Fallen (2007) and Flowers in the Attic: The Origin, and in the made-for-tv movie The Russell Girl. He is also known as Paul Wasilewski.

His parents, Agnieszka (Smoleńska) and Tomasz Wasilewski, are Polish immigrants. He spent a significant amount of time growing up in Poland, and is able to speak Polish.

Paul’s maternal grandfather is named Sławomir Smoleński.

Paul’s maternal grandmother is named Halina.


Curious about ethnicity

14 Responses

  1. celebfan says:

    What color are his eyes? They look as if they are either green or light blue.

  2. alexponomarenko says:

    hes —-.

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