Robert Ri'chard is one of the new cast members of the CW’s, The Vampire Diaries. He plays the role of Jamie, who was raised and taken care of by Bonnie’s mother after she had left Mystic Falls. Robert was born and raised in Los Angeles, California and made his first appearance in television in 1993 in a TV series called Where I Live, as Brian. He landed his first reoccurring role as Bobby Walker in the TV series Cousin Skeeter from 1998-2001. After that series ended he starred in One On One as Arnaz Ballard in 112 episodes from 2001-2006. Robert has stayed quite busy with landing more reoccurring roles in other TV series over the years such as Veronica Mars and Meet the Browns. He as also guest starred in Touched by an Angley, Boston Public, NCIS, and CSI: Miami. Robert also stars in A Beautiful Soul as Chris Scott, which currently in post-production and is expected to be released later this year.