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Nathaniel Buzolic

Nathaniel Buzolic Australian actor

Australian actor
The basics
Quick Facts
Intro Australian actor
A.K.A. Nate
Countries Australia
Occupations Actor Film actor
Type Film, Television, Stage and Radio
Gender male
Birth 4 August 1983 (Sydney)
Star sign LeoLeo
Education Screenwise, Western Sydney University
The details

Nathaniel Buzolic (born 4 August 1983) is an Australian actor. He was the host of Nine Network's late-night television quiz show The Mint, and had a regular role on the BBC soap opera Out of the Blue (2008). He was also a co-host of the educational show Weather Ed on The Weather Channel. He is also known for his role as Kol Mikaelson on the CW show The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off The Originals.


Buzolic hosted the Disney Channel's afternoon kids show Studio Disney (2005). He has also appeared in All Saints (2003), Home and Away (2002) and an uncredited role in an episode of Water Rats (2001).

Buzolic's played the title role in the feature comedy Offing David (2008) alongside fellow Australian actor Adam J. Yeend. Previously, he had minor roles in the 2007 Australian short films Road Rage and My Greatest Day Ever.

In 2011, it was confirmed that Buzolic would play Kol Mikaelson in the CW series The Vampire Diaries. He reprised his role in the pilot episode of The Vampire Diaries spin-off series The Originals. It was reported on 30 May 2014 that Buzolic will return to The Originals for its second season and he appeared in the first trailer that debuted at the 2014 San Diego Comic Con.

On 20 February 2014, it was announced that Buzolic had landed one of the lead roles in Supernatural: Bloodlines, a spin-off of the CW series Supernatural, with the twentieth episode of the latter's ninth season serving as a backdoor pilot. However, The CW passed on the pilot in May 2014. In March 2014, Buzolic appeared in two episodes of the fourth season of ABC Family's Pretty Little Liars as Dean Stavros, Spencer's (Troian Bellisario) substance abuse counselor. He reprised his role as Dean in the fifth and sixth episode of sixth season.

Personal life

Buzolic (pronounced Buzolich) is a first-generation Australian, and is of Croatian descent. Buzolic studied at De La Salle College Ashfield, and later attended the Australian Theatre for Young People (ATYP) in Sydney and later studied at Screenwise Acting School for Film and Television, graduating in 2004.

Buzolic is a devout Christian.



Year Title Role Notes
2005 Dirty Deeds N/A Uncredited role
2007 Road Rage Young driver Short film
2007 My Greatest Day Ever Coach Short film
2008 Offing David David Feature Film
2009 Multiple Choice Tommy Short film
2010 Needle Ryan
2016 Hacksaw Ridge Harold "Hal" Doss


Year Title Role Notes
2001 Water Rats N/A Uncredited; unknown episodes
2002 Home and Away Paul Chalmers 1 episode
2003 All Saints Damon Lloyd Episode: "Friends in Need"
2005 Studio Disney Himself Host
2007 The Mint Himself Host
2008 Out of the Blue Paul O'Donnell Main role (50 episodes)
2010 Cops L.A.C. Jahrryde Episode: "A Veil of Tears"
2011 Crownies Jesse Major 1 episode
2012–14 The Vampire Diaries Kol Mikaelson Recurring role (10 episodes)
2013–18 The Originals Kol Mikaelson Recurring role (Season 2-present)
2014–15 Pretty Little Liars Dean Stavros Recurring role (4 episodes)
2014 Supernatural David Lassiter Episode: "Bloodlines" (backdoor pilot for Supernatural: Bloodlines)
2015 Bones Hunter Ellis Episode: "The Teacher in the Books"
2015 Significant Mother Jimmy Barnes Main role (9 episodes)


Year Title Role Notes
2014 The Originals: The Awakening Kol Mikaelson 4 episodes
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