Buffy Main Cast

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1.
Sarah Michelle Gellar
Emmy Award-winning Sarah Michelle Gellar was born on April 14, 1977 in New York City, the daughter of Rosellen (Greenfield), who taught at a nursery school, and Arthur Gellar, who worked in the garment industry. Her maternal grandparents were Hungarian Jewish immigrants, and her father was also from a Jewish family...
“ Title role of Buffy ” - delenn7
 
2.
Nicholas Brendon
Nicholas Brendon was born three minutes after his identical twin brother, actor Kelly Donovan on April 12, 1971 in Los Angeles, California. He attended Chatsworth High School, where he struggled with stuttering but was also a starter on the baseball team. He had dreams of playing for the L.A. Dodgers, but had to pursue other options when he hurt his arm about a year after graduating high school...
“ Play Buffy's male best friend ” - delenn7
 
3.
Alyson Hannigan
Alyson Hannigan was born in Washington, D.C., to Emilie (Posner), a real estate agent, and Al Hannigan, a truck driver. She began her acting career in Atlanta at the young age of 4 in commercials sponsoring such companies as McDonald's, Six Flags, and Oreos. She is a seasoned television actress veteran...
“ Played Buffy's best female witch friend ” - delenn7
 
4.
Charisma Carpenter
Actress, Angel
Born July 23, 1970, in Las Vegas, Charisma Carpenter was named after an Avon perfume (a fact that did not sit well with her). She studied classical ballet from age five. Her family moved around often. As a youngster, she entered many local beauty contests, and attended Gorman High School in Las Vegas...
“ Play Buffy's rival and later hero on Angel ” - delenn7
 
5.
David Boreanaz
Actor, Bones
David was born in Buffalo, New York and grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of Patti, a travel agent, and weatherman Dave Roberts (Boreanaz). His father is of Italian descent and his mother is of half Slovak ancestry. At the age of seven he decide to be an actor, which eventually led him to study cinema and photography at Ithaca College in New York...
“ Played Vampire Angel/Angelus also human Liam and had the tit role of his own show Angel ” - delenn7
 
6.
Seth Green
Seth was born Seth Benjamin Gesshel-Green in Overbrook Park, Philadelphia, to teachers Barbara (Gesshel) and Herbert Green. He has worked non-stop as an actor in film and television since he was seven. Seth and Matthew Senreich created/executive produced/wrote and directed the Emmy-winning, Robot Chicken...
“ Play Willow's werewolf boyfriend before she dated Tara ” - delenn7
 
7.
James Marsters
James graduated from Davis High School and attended Juilliard, the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, and the American Conservatory Theatre. After spending ten years doing stage work he finally moved to L.A. to pursue a career in film and television. After appearing in several guest roles he finally got his big break as Spike in Buffy the Vampire Slayer...
“ Play a vampire Spike and Human William the Bloody and he was Buffy's enemy turned ally. He appeared both on Buffy and Angel. ” - delenn7
 
8.
Marc Blucas
Marc graduated Girard High School in 1990. Marc played basketball throughout high school and his senior year. Because of his athletic ability, Marc went on full scholarship to Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem North Carolina. After college, he played one year in Europe for the Manchester Giants...
“ Play Riley Finn, Buffy's short time boyfriend after Angel ” - delenn7
 
9.
Emma Caulfield
Born and raised in San Diego, Emma Caulfield began studying drama in at the La Jolla Playhouse and the Old Globe Theatre where she won the distinguished honor of "Excellence in Theatre Arts." She picked up her drama studies once again at The American School in Switzerland (TASIS) in London, all before finishing high school...
“ Played the longtime demon lover Anya of Xander ” - delenn7
 
10.
Michelle Trachtenberg
Trachtenberg grew up in Brooklyn and started her acting career young; she began appearing in commercials at the age of 3. She continued to act and dance through her school years, making regular television appearances from the age of 10. She landed a recurring role in the kids' TV show The Adventures of Pete & Pete and starred in Harriet the Spy...
“ Play Buffy's little sister Dawn from season 5 and on ” - delenn7
 
11.
Anthony Head
Anthony Stewart Head was born on February 20, 1954 in Camden Town, north London, England. He grew up in Hampton, near Richmond upon Thames in London. He's the youngest son of his parents, Seafield Head (a documentary filmmaker) and Helen Shingler (an actress). He is the younger brother of musical...
“ Play Buffy's watcher Giles ” - delenn7
 
12.
Amber Benson
Amber Benson was born on January 8, 1977 in Birmingham, Alabama. As a young girl, she studied singing, dancing as well as acting. While still in her teens, she was involved in productions at the local community theatre. Her family moved to Los Angeles soon afterwards in 1992 so she could pursue a career in acting...
“ Played Willow's fellow witch girlfriend Tara ” - delenn7
 
13.
Eliza Dushku
Actress, True Lies
Eliza Dushku was born in Boston, Massachusetts, to Judith (Rasmussen), a political science professor, and Philip R. Dushku, a teacher and administrator. Her father is Albanian and her mother is American (of Danish, Irish, English, and German descent). She was discovered at the end of a five-month search...
“ Played Buffy's rival slayer Faith who appeared both on Buffy and Angel ” - delenn7
 
14.
Kristine Sutherland
Kristine Sutherland's first love was theater. She went to an audition in high school as moral support for a friend but ended up auditioning herself. She worked as an actress on stage through the 80s, landing a few pilot roles as well as her small secretary part in Legal Eagles and her big-screen debut in Honey, I Shrunk the Kids...
“ Played Buffy's beautiful smart mother ” - delenn7
 
15.
Glenn Quinn
Actor, Roseanne
Quinn was born in Dublin, Ireland, and moved to the United States with his mother and two sisters in 1988. His first role was as a pool shark in the Richard Marx video Satisfied. He later landed a major role in the John Travolta film Shout, where he shared a screen kiss with Gwyneth Paltrow...
“ Played Doyle a half demon in the first season of Angel ” - delenn7
 
16.
J. August Richards
Actor, Angel
Born in Washington, D.C., and raised in the Maryland suburb of Bladensburg, Richards discovered his love for acting at an early age and enrolled in a performing arts high school where he appeared in several plays a year. Academically confident and determined to move out to Los Angeles to pursue his acting aspirations...
“ Play vampire hunter Charles Gunn on Angel ” - delenn7
 
17.
Vincent Kartheiser
Actor, Mad Men
Known to audiences worldwide as spitfire advertising executive "Pete Campbell" on Matthew Weiner's Golden Globe, Emmy, and SAG Award-winning drama series Mad Men, Vincent Kartheiser has actually been acting since he was a teen. Starting with Untamed Heart, alongside Marisa Tomei, Kartheiser accumulated an impressive number of credits during his youth...
“ Played Angel's son in Angel ” - delenn7
 
18.
Andy Hallett
Actor, Angel
Andy Hallett is from the tiny Cape Cod village of Osterville, part of the town of Barnstable. He attended Barnstable High School and then Assumption College in Worcester. Always shy, he didn't begin singing until Patti LaBelle invited him onstage at a concert. After moving to Los Angeles he worked as a runner for an agency and then as a property manager and personal assistant...
“ Play the singing demon Lorne on Angel ” - delenn7
 
19.
Mercedes McNab
Actress, Hatchet
Mercedes McNab has been acting professionally since she was 10 years old. Born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, she moved with her parents to Los Angeles at age nine where she had a desire to become an actress and soon landed an agent. Her first role, at age 10, is probably the one where she is most widely recognized for in a bit part as the young girl scout in the hit film...
“ Played Harmony Kendall, Cordelia friend and follower and eventually become a vampire. She appeared on both shows. ” - delenn7
 
20.
Juliet Landau
Actress, Ed Wood
Juliet Landau, the daughter of Martin Landau and Barbara Bain, co-starred in Tim Burton's highly acclaimed Ed Wood as "Loretta King" and starred opposite Whoopi Goldberg and Armin Mueller-Stahl in New Line Cinema's Theodore Rex as "Dr. Veronica Shade". She portrays "Drusilla" in the television dramas Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel...
“ Played sexy vampire Drusilla on both shows. ” - delenn7
 
21.
“ Played the evil mayor in Buffy season 3. ” - delenn7
 
22.
“ Played the major villain vampire boss the Master in both series. ” - delenn7
 
23.
“ Play a bitch professor in Buffy's season 4. ” - delenn7
 
24.
“ Played the part-human-cyborg-demon Adam in season 4. ” - delenn7
 
25.
Clare Kramer
Producer, Film Pigs
A graduate of New York University's prestigious Tisch School of the Arts, Clare earned her BFA in just three years. While in New York, Clare appeared in numerous stage plays including one turn as Helen Keller in the stage version of "The Miracle Worker", the lead role in "Light Up the Sky" at the acclaimed Lee Strasberg Theater Institute...
“ Played Glory the main villain of season 5. ” - delenn7
 
26.
Adam Busch
Attended the East Meadow Public School System. In High School he stole the leads of all the plays. He was in Theatre Guild. Graduating in 1996, he was voted Most-Dramatic in the Senior Superlatives although he spent much of senior year in Florida filming The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo. He also plays in a folk band originally named 28 Orange Street, later renamed 'Common Rotation'.
“ Played the leader of the comical/villainous trio on Buffy. ” - delenn7
 
27.
Danny Strong
Writer, Empire
Danny Strong was born and raised in Manhattan Beach, a little borough south of Los Angeles. He attended the University of Southern California, where he majored in Theater. During his tenure there, he was awarded the James Pendelton Award for Acting and was a finalist for the prestigious Irene Ryan Award given by the Kennedy Center...
“ Was part of the trio. ” - delenn7
 
28.
Tom Lenk
Thomas (Tom) Loren Lenk was born in Westlake Village, California, USA on June 16th, 1976. Tom attended Moorpark College until his junior year, then transferred into UCLA's theater program. It wasn't long before others began to notice Tom's talent, and in 1997 Tom won the Carol Burnett Award and Scholarship...
“ Was part of the trio, but eventually become part of the scooby gang. Appeared on both shows. ” - delenn7
 
29.
“ Played victim first on Buffy then eventually Willow's witch rival. ” - delenn7
 
30.
Bailey Chase
Actor, Longmire
Bailey attended Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, on a full athletic scholarship. He graduated in 1995 with a degree in Psychology. After graduation, Bailey moved to Los Angeles to pursue his acting career, which has encompassed a training stint in London and performing in such plays as "A...
“ Played Riley's friend and classmate. ” - delenn7
 
31.
“ Play Riley's black friend and classmate. ” - delenn7
 
32.
Iyari Limon
Actress, Dead Space
Iyari Limon was born in Guadalajara, Mexico, but by the age of one she and her parents had made Southern California their new home. Although English is her primary language, she's fluent in Spanish since being raised in a Spanish-speaking household all her life. She's also semi-fluent in French, and being of Spanish...
“ Played Willow's new girlfriend and slayer after Tara. ” - delenn7
 
33.
Robia LaMorte
Actress, Spawn
Robia LaMorte was born in Queens, New York and grew up in the Florida Keys. At the age of twelve she moved with her family to Los Angeles, California. Soon thereafter she saw the movie Flashdance, and her life was forever changed. She immediately began to pursue a career as a dancer and began taking jazz, ballet and tap classes after school...
“ Played Giles technopagan girlfriend Jenny who was eventually killed by Angel. ” - delenn7
 
34.
Ken Lerner
Ken Lerner is an American television, stage and film actor who is perhaps most famous for playing "Principal Flutie" in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the heartless HMO lawyer in Chicago Hope, Kurt Russell's lawyer in Unlawful Entry and Rocco Malachi in _Happy Days_. Lerner was born in Brooklyn...
“ Played principal Flutie in the first season of Buffy. ” - delenn7
 
35.
Julie Benz
Actress, Dexter
Julie Benz was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA on May 1, 1972. Julie's father is a Pittsburgh surgeon and her mother is a figure ice skater. The family settled in nearby Murrysville, when Julie was two, and she started ice skating at age three. She competed in the 1988 U.S. Championships in junior ice dancing with her partner David Schilling...
“ Played vampire on both shows and she became Connor's mother. ” - delenn7
 
36.
“ Took the role of the Principal after Flutie got eaten. Though the evil mayor/snake eat him the graduation party. ” - delenn7
 
37.
Amy Acker
Born and raised in Dallas, Texas where she graduated Lake Highlands High School, Amy Acker is the oldest of four children; she has two sisters and one brother. An acting major at Southern Methodist University, Amy acted in several college theater productions. She appeared in various roles during the fantasy segments for the popular award-winning children's TV series Wishbone...
“ Played Fred and Illyria on Angel. ” - delenn7
 
38.
Elisabeth Röhm
Elisabeth Röhm was born in Düsseldorf, Germany, to American writer Lisa Loverde, and Eberhard Röhm, a German-born partner at the law firm of Duane Morris LLP New York. They relocated to New York City, near Elisabeth's first birthday. An equestrian enthusiast, Elisabeth began competing professionally at the age of 5...
“ Play a detective Kate who was a brief friend of Angel. ” - delenn7
 
39.
Mark Lutz
Mark Lutz was born on Valentine's Day in Montréal, Québec. At the age of 13, he moved to Hong Kong and he lived there for 4 and a half years before moving to Toronto, where he finished high school. Mark attended the University of Guelph and graduated with an Honors BA in Political Science. It was only after finishing University that Mark embarked on his life long ambition - acting...
“ Played Cordelia's half demon lover on Angel. ” - delenn7
 
40.
Christian Kane
Actor, Leverage
Christian Kane was born in Dallas, Texas. Christian and his family moved around a lot throughout the South before settling down in Norman, Oklahoma. Christian attended the University of Oklahoma where he had plans to major in Art History. But, Christian wanted to try out acting, so he took his truck and his life savings of a few hundred dollars and headed to Hollywood...
“ Played Lindsey who was both ally and Enemy of Angel investigations. ” - delenn7
 
41.
Stephanie Romanov
Actress, Angel
Stephanie Romanov is an accomplished actress with many film and television credits to her name. Stephanie has held her own sharing the screen with Kevin Costner, Robin Williams, Keira Knightley, David Boreanez, Sam Worthington, Andy Griffith and Michael Murphy to name but a few. She has a broad range having starred in comedies...
“ Played evil lawyer Lilah Morgan on Angel. ” - delenn7
 
42.
“ Played Faith's watched on Buffy and Angel's friend and coworker after Quinn got killed. ” - delenn7
 
43.
D.B. Woodside
Actor, 24
“ Played the African American character principal wood in season 7. ” - delenn7
 
44.
“ Played Ben "Glory's human male half" ” - delenn7
 
45.
Erik Betts
Stunts, Crash
Born 22 November, 1967 in Boston, Massachusetts, Erik Betts is a self taught gymnast and martial artist since the age of 11. His fascination with movement and the arts was inspired by his favorite comic book hero, Spiderman. Insecure and very shy, Betts could relate to the problems experienced by Spiderman's alter ego Peter Parker...
“ Was a stunt-woman as Buffy and also played different villains. ” - delenn7
 
46.
Daniel Dae Kim
Through the diversity of his roles on stage and screen, Daniel Dae Kim continues to expand our perceptions of the Asian-American man. In characters ranging from the King of Siam, a Shakespearean hero, a social worker for the Chicago needy, to a counter-terrorist agent, his work has consistently proven to transcend the historical barriers of race and stereotype...
“ Played a Chinese-American lawyer on Angel. ” - delenn7
 
47.
“ Played Eve took over as liaison for the Senior Partners on Angel and Cordelia referred to her as "Lilah Junior." ” - delenn7
 
48.
“ Played Daniel Holtz a vampire hunter and a enemy of Angel. ” - delenn7