Type
Scripted
Premiered
Sep. 10, 2009
Status
Completed/Ended
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
The CW TV Network

Top Contributors

The Vampire Diaries tv show photo

The Vampire Diaries

Vampire brothers Damon and Stefan Salvatore, eternal adolescents, have been leading 'normal' lives, hiding their bloodthirsty condition, for centuries, moving on before their non-aging is noticed. They are back in the Virginia town where they became vampires, as high school students. Stefan is noble, denying himself blood to avoid killing, and tries to control his evil brother Damon.

Watch Preview

Characters: #7 of 34 (Full List)
Previous Next

Matt Donovan The Vampire Diaries
68 Fans

Matt Donovan

Add to My Characters
  Played by:
Zach RoerigZach Roerig
Zachary George Roerig is an American actor, known for Friday Night Lights, The Vampire Diaries, Legacies ...

Character Bio

Matt Donovan photo
Matt Donovan ~ "I'm glad you pulled it together. The thing is, Ty, I get it, alright? We've all been through so much that it's bound to make us a little crazy. But I was thinking, you know, watching the way all those cops honored her today, I want to be a part of something like that. So I talked to one of the deputies, and he gave me an application. There's this, uh, officer training program. Seems pretty cool, you know, like something I'm supposed to be a part of. I got one for you too".

Matthew G. "Matt" Donovan is the son of Kelly Donovan. He was born and raised in the town of Mystic Falls. Matt is the ex-boyfriend of both Caroline Forbes and Elena Gilbert, as well as the brother of Vicki Donovan. After the death of Elena's parents, Elena broke up with Matt because she lost interest in him, although Matt still cares about Elena deeply and they've managed to maintain a good friendship. At the beginning of the series, Matt struggles with his sister, Vicki, because she becomes a vampire but then tragically dies. He begins dating Caroline Forbes and encourages her to become a more caring, kind and selfless young woman. However, Caroline soon breaks up with him after her transition into a vampire. Upon learning about the existence of supernatural creatures, he begins to distance himself from the Mystic Falls Gang, but eventually starts to help his friends defeat enemies that cause terror in their hometown, and also fixes his friendship with Caroline. He also becomes a Medium like Jeremy Gilbert. He began a brief relationship with Rebekah Mikaelson at the end of Season Four.

His best friends are Elena Gilbert, Jeremy Gilbert, Tyler Lockwood, and Bonnie Bennett. He is also close friends with Caroline Forbes.

Matt is everyone's definition of the "everyday man". He is the most "normal"; he does not possess any supernatural attribute, nor any supernatural artifact that makes him stand out of the rest of humanity and he wants it to stay that way (at least until he was given the Gilbert Ring previously worn by Jeremy). He is, however, aware of the supernatural world and has more than had his fair share of skirmishes with them in the past.

Matt is often seen by some people as a person who only cares about the sport, however, he is just the opposite, Matt is strong because he wants to protect his family and friends from the dangers that threaten them every day.

As far as personality goes, Matt is loyal, headstrong, and down-to-earth. According to Vicki, Matt is the "golden child" of their family, with a good future ahead of him. These qualities make it very hard for others not to like him, and he has captured the hearts of several females throughout the series.



Episode Screenshots

01x13 - Children Of The Damned
Season 1, Episode 13
08x14 - It’s Been a Hell of a Ride
Season 8, Episode 14
03x14 - Dangerous Liaisons
Season 3, Episode 14
03x13 - Bringing Out the Dead
Season 3, Episode 13
[More Episodes]


Matt Donovan Photos

powered by google images
Loading...
Previous | Next   (1)
Previous: Bonnie Bennett Next: Jenna Sommers
You are successfully logged out.
login
[close]

ShareTV Login

Username
Password
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out
[close]

Create Account

Username
Password
Verify Password
EMAIL

Verification code (check your email for the verification code)

Verification code has been sent to the following email address:
If you didn't receive the verification code:

1. Check your bulk/spam folder.

2. Try to whitelist our email address (noreply@sharetv.org)

3. Resend verification email

If you mistyped your email address change it here
Create a free ShareTV account to make a personalized schedule of your favorite TV shows, keep track of what you've watched, earn points and more.
Verify your username and email to complete your Registration
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out
[close]

Forgot Your Password?

EMAIL
Enter the email address you used to create the account and your password will be emailed to you.