'Vampire Diaries': David Anders to do multi-episode arc

david-anders-heroes-320.jpgDavid Anders continues to do the TV rounds.

The actor, known for his roles on "Alias," "Heroes" and, most recently, "24," will join The CW's "Vampire Diaries" in April for several episodes.

The network confirms that Anders will play Elena and Jeremy's uncle, Jonathan Gilbert, who's definitely going to be rocking the Mystic Falls boat a bit.