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 is also known for his role as Kol Mikaelson on the CW show The Vampire Diaries and its spin-off The Originals.
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 seasonserving 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.