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Vampire Diaries: [Spoiler] to Return as Series Regular for Season 6

Vampire Diaries Matt Davis ReturnsThe following contains a spoiler from the Vampire Diaries Season 5 finale.

Thursday night’s season finale of The Vampire Diaries took some beloved characters away, but it also gave viewers one back — permanently.

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Matt Davis will return to the CW drama as a series regular for Season 6, TVLine has confirmed.

In the season ender, Davis’ Alaric — who died at the end of Season 3, but has made ghostly appearances since then — crossed over from the Other Side and was reunited with Elena.

The news was first reported by TVGuide.com.