Per EW's Michael Ausiello, David Anders ("Heroes", "24") has joined the cast of The CW's "The Vampire Diaries" for a multi-episode arc.
He will play Jonathan Gilbert, Elena and Jeremy's uncle on the show,coming to Mystic Falls to stir up some trouble.
You might know the name. Jonathan Gilbert is the sibling's ancestor from the circa 1800s. The present-day version, played by Anders, will show up in April.