Michael Trevino

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Michael Trevino
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Trevino at the 2012 San Diego Comic-Con.
Born Michael Anthony Trevino
(1985-01-25) January 25, 1985 (age 33)
Montebello, California, U.S.
Occupation Actor
Years active 2005–present

Michael Anthony Trevino (born January 25, 1985) is a Mexican-American actor. He is known for his role as Tyler Lockwood in The CW's series The Vampire Diaries.

Early life[edit]

Trevino was raised in Montebello, California and later moved to Valencia, California. His mother was originally from Zacatecas, Mexico and his father was born in Fresno, California to Mexican immigrants.[1][2][3][4]


Trevino in June 2013

Trevino played the role of Jackson Meade, similar to Meade Milk, in the Disney Channel Original Movie Cow Belles. He has also appeared as a guest star on Cold Case, Without a Trace, Bones, and Commander in Chief. Trevino also had a small role on the TV series Charmed in the eighth season episode, "Malice in Wonderland", as Alastair. He also had a recurring role on The Riches on FX, playing high school student, Brent, in a four episode story arc in season 1, and appeared in the third episode of season 2.

He played the role of Jaime Vega on the short-lived 2007 television series Cane. In 2008, Trevino was cast for a three-episode arc on The CW's 90210, playing Ozzie, a student at West Beverly Hills High School and love interest for Naomi.[5]

As of 2009, Trevino stars as Tyler Lockwood in the series The Vampire Diaries on The CW.[6] Trevino was confirmed to appear as the same character in a recurring role on the Vampire Diaries spin-off series The Originals in 2013, the first major character to transition from one show to another. In April 2015, it was announced that Trevino would also leave The Vampire Diaries after the end of the sixth season like his co-star Nina Dobrev.[7]


Trevino in July 2010
Year Title Role Notes
2006 Cow Belles Jackson Meade Television film
2009 Love Finds a Home Joshua Coil Television film
2011 Factory, TheThe Factory Tad
2018 Out of Control Bennet Kayser Chinese film
Year Title Role Notes
2005 Summerland Tim Bowser Episode: "I Am the Walrus"
Charmed Alastair Episode: "Malice in Wonderland"
Commander in Chief Kevin Episode: "Rubie Dubidoux and the Brown Bound Express"
2006 Without a Trace Carter Rollins Episode: "White Balance"
Cold Case Zach Episode: "Rampage"
CSI: Miami Matthew Batra Episode: "Come as You Are"
Bones Graham Hastings Episode: "The Headless Witch in the Woods"
2007–2008 Riches, TheThe Riches Brent 5 episodes
2007 Cane Jaime Vega 9 episodes
2008 90210 Ozzie Cardoza 3 episodes
2009 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Dave Henkel Episode: "Turn, Turn, Turn"
Mentalist, TheThe Mentalist Brandon Fulton Episode: "A Dozen Red Roses"
CSI: NY Gavin Skidmore Episode: "Prey"
2009–17 Vampire Diaries, TheThe Vampire Diaries Tyler Lockwood Seasons 16, recurring in seasons 78
2013 Originals, TheThe Originals Tyler Lockwood 2 episodes
2016 Park, SunsetSunset Park Gino Sarcione

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Work Result
2011 Teen Choice Award Choice TV: Male Scene Stealer The Vampire Diaries Won
2011 ALMA Award Favorite TV Actor – Supporting Role The Vampire Diaries Nominated
2012 Teen Choice Award Choice TV Male Scene Stealer The Vampire Diaries Won
2012 ALMA Award Favorite TV Actor – Supporting Role in a Drama The Vampire Diaries Nominated
2014 Teen Choice Award Choice TV Male Scene Stealer The Vampire Diaries Nominated


  1. ^ "Michael Trevino Biography". Imdb.com. Retrieved 2015-02-07. 
  2. ^ Lee Hernandez (2008-12-23). "Exclusive: Michael Trevino "Moving On" from "90210"". Latina.com. Retrieved 2010-05-18. 
  3. ^ Miranda Noland (2010-04-22). "VIVO: Michael Trevino". Latina.com. Archived from the original on 2015-02-07. Retrieved 2015-02-07. 
  4. ^ "Michael Trevino Biography". Mostbeautifulman.com. Retrieved 2015-02-07. 
  5. ^ Matt Mitovich (September 23, 2008). "90210 Exclusive: Riches Kid Moves to Beverly Hills". Tvguide.com. Retrieved May 18, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Michael Trevino". The CW. Archived from the original on January 22, 2014. Retrieved October 3, 2012. 
  7. ^ Andriakos, Jacqueline (April 7, 2015). "Michael Trevino Is Leaving The Vampire Diaries, Alongside Nina Dobrev". People. Time Inc. Retrieved March 18, 2015. 

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