Aria Shahghasemi

Aria Shahghasemi

Actor Aria Shahghasemi got his big break when he was invited to reprise his guest role as Landon Kirby in supernatural drama "The Originals" (The CW, 2013-18) for a recurring part in its spin-off "Legacies" (The CW, 2018-). Shahghasemi studied at New York's Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theater before making his screen debut in an episode of "Unforgettable" (CBS, 2011-16). He went on to guest on two other crime procedurals, "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC, 1999-) and "Instinct" (CBS, 2018-), appear in web series "Socially Awkward: A Sketch Show" (2018) and play Elias in early '90s coming-of-age "No Alternative" (2018). In 2018 Shahghasemi appeared as Landon Kirby, vampire-werewolf Hope's self-aware human friend, in the fifth and final season of "The Vampire Diaries" (The CW, 2009-2017) spin-off "The Originals" (The CW, 2013-18). He then got the chance to enjoy more screentime when he joined the cast of spin-off from a spin-off "Legacies" (The CW, 2018-) later that same year.