Candice King (née Accola) is an American actress, singer and songwriter best known for her starring role as Caroline Forbes on the television series The Vampire Diaries.
The role was her debut as a series regular.
Accola appeared in the independent film The Truth About Angels and was seen in a featured role in the smash hit Juno, opposite Ellen Page and Michael Cera.
She also starred in Deadgirl, the independent horror film that was met with much critical attention and internet buzz at the Toronto Film Festival in 2008.
On television, she has had guest starring roles in Supernatural, as well as Greek and How I Met Your Mother.
Accola is best known for her musical talents and she provided back up vocals in Hannah Montana: The Movie, as well as touring with the Miley Cyrus/Hannah Montana Best of Both Worlds tour in 2008.
An accomplished singer and songwriter since the age of 14, she achieved success in her music career after being signed to a record deal at the age of 16. Her music has garnered international success, and she continues to record and write her own music.
Accola was born and raised in Orlando, Florida. She began dating musician Joe King of The Fray after they met at a Super Bowl event in February 2011. They became engaged in May 2013 and married on 18 October, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.