Buffy the Vampire Slayer
- James Marsters
- Amber Benson
- Nicholas Brendon
- Aaron Douglas
- Pat Tallman
AMERICAN actor, singer and songwriter James Marsters first found international fame playing Spike in the critically acclaimed American TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and the equally popular spin-off Angel. Film roles include live action film Dragon Ball, P.S. I Love You, Cool Money, Shadow Puppets, Winding Roads, and The House On Haunted Hill. The Californian actor, who grew up in Modesto, has also played Brainiac in TV’s Smallville, Without A Trace, Millennium, Andromeda, The Mountain, Saving Grace, Witches of East End, Caprica, Warehouse 13, Supernatural and Hawaii Five-O.
He has received numerous nominations and awards, including the Spacey Award, the Saturn Award, the Cinescape Face of the Future Award, the Golden Satellite Award, and the Teen Choice Award. James attended New York’s prestigious Juilliard, the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, and the American Conservatory Theatre. James is also a singer songwriter and has enjoyed sell-out concerts in America, Canada, Australia and Europe with his band Ghost of the Robot.
Amber Benson is a “maker of things.” A prolific writer, she is the author of the five-book Calliope Reaper-Jones urban fantasy series for Penguin, the three-book Echo Park Coven series, and the middle-grade book Among The Ghosts, for Simon and Schuster.
Behind the camera, she co-directed the Slamdance feature film Drones, and (co-wrote) and directed the BBC animated series The Ghosts of Albion. In her previous incarnation as an actor, Benson spent three years as Tara Maclay on the cult television series Buffy The Vampire Slayer and later this year she will appear as head vamp Amelie in Morganville: The Series for Geek & Sundry.
P.S. Amber does not own a television.
Nicholas Brendon was born three minutes after his twin brother, actor Kelly Donovan on April 12, 1971 in Los Angeles, California. He dreamt of playing for the L.A. Dodgers When he hurt his arm a right after high school, he chose acting. He got his big break as an actor when he landed the role of Xander Harris on the hugely successful TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997-2003). His first lead in a feature came in Psycho Beach Party. Brendon starred in the ABC Family Channel movie Celeste in the City. He returned to Fox in the cast of Kitchen Confidential. Then reunited with his former Buffy co-star Charisma Carpenter in Relative Chaos. He co-starred in the play 'Lobster Alice' at the Blank Theatre Company in LA and appeared their productions of The SantaLand Diaries, Why Torture is Wrong', and 'The People Who Love Them'. From 2007 to 2014, Brendon appeared on the popular TV series Criminal Minds in the role of FBI analyst Kevin Lynch. He’s currently involved with the comic book series, 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten'. Brendon will star in the feature Inspector Chronicles along with Sylvester McCoy, Robert Picardo, Chase Masterson, and others.
Aaron Douglas is best known for his portrayal of Chief Galen Tyrol on Syfy’s Battlestar Galactica. Before joining the Battlestar cast, Aaron had roles on many films and TV shows including: X-Men 2, iRobot, Stargate SG-1, Andromeda, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Outer Limits and many, many more. Since Battlestar Galactica, we have found Aaron in his own show “The Bridge” and as the evil Bill Marsh on “Hellcats”. Aaron guest starred in an episode of “Eureka”, an episode of CBS’ “Flashpoint”, and in a couple of Syfy creature features “Ghost Storm” and “Killer Mountain” where Aaron is teamed for the first time, since Battlestar, with his good friend and former cast mate Paul Campbell. Most recently, Aaron played Sheriff Tom Sworn in Hemlock Grove and Evan Henderson in the Killing. Aaron does a lot of work for charities, and the majority of his efforts go to the Canadian Cancer Foundation and Canuck Place Children’s Hospice.
Best known for her starring roles in Night of the Living Dead 1990 and Babylon 5, Pat has had a long career in Sci Fi and horror including iconic TV like Star Trek: TNG, DS9 and Voyager and horror classics such as Army of Darkness. Her recent work is helping people release their inner bad ass! By leading like minded people on epic quests to live their dreams of adventure, she helps unlock your creativity. Pleasure Thresholds is Pat’s first book, she is currently working on her second!