Nicholas Brendon

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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 ... See full bio »

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer Xander Harris
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  The Inspector Chronicles (announced)
Chief Engineer Britman
  Christmas Slasher (filming)
Mr. Gregory
  Wanton Want (post-production)
Douglas Paynter
 2019 Tics (Short)
 2019 Dark/Web (TV Series)
- Chapter Eight (2019) ... Donavan
- Chapter Six (2019) ... Donavan
 2018 Judgment
Pastor Dan
 2018 King of Crime
Brad Walsh
 2018/IV The Nanny
 2017 Redwood
 2014-2015 Faking It (TV Series)
Jackson Lee
- Future Tense (2015) ... Jackson Lee
- Busted (2014) ... Jackson Lee
 2007-2014 Criminal Minds (TV Series)
Kevin Lynch
- Burn (2014) ... Kevin Lynch
- 200 (2014) ... Kevin Lynch
- To Bear Witness (2013) ... Kevin Lynch (voice, uncredited)
- The Replicator (2013) ... Kevin Lynch
- Brothers Hotchner (2013) ... Kevin Lynch (credit only)
 2014/II Indigo
 2014 Attack of the Morningside Monster
Mark Matthews
 2013 Coherence
 2013 Big Gay Love
 2012 Hollywood Heights (TV Series)
Dan Testa
- Loren Learns the Truth (2012) ... Dan Testa
- A Message from Loren (2012) ... Dan Testa
- Loren and Kelly Clash (2012) ... Dan Testa
 2011 Hard Love
 2011 The Quincy Rose Show (Short)
 2010-2011 Private Practice (TV Series)
Lee McHenry
- Blind Love (2011) ... Lee McHenry
- Can't Find My Way Back Home (2010) ... Lee McHenry
- All in the Family (2010) ... Lee McHenry
 2010/I The Portal
 2010 Robot, Ninja & Gay Guy (TV Series)
Mr. Furper
- Mr. Furper (2010) ... Mr. Furper
 2009 A Golden Christmas (TV Movie)
 2009 My Neighbor's Secret (TV Movie)
 2009 Without a Trace (TV Series)
- Undertow (2009) ... Edger
 2008 Turbo Dates (TV Series)
- Full Disclosure ... Cameron
 2008 Blood on the Highway
Chase Sinclair
 2007 Unholy
 2006-2007 American Dragon: Jake Long (TV Series)
Huntsboy #89
- Shaggy Frog (2007) ... Huntsboy #89 (voice)
- Homecoming (2007) ... Huntsboy #89 (voice)
- Switcheroo (2007) ... Huntsboy #89 (voice)
- Hairy Christmas (2006) ... Huntsboy #89 (voice)
- Breakout (2006) ... Huntsboy #89 (voice)
 2007 Fire Serpent (TV Movie)
Jake Relm
 2005-2006 Kitchen Confidential (TV Series)
Seth Richman
- Praise Be Praise (2006) ... Seth Richman
- Power Play (2006) ... Seth Richman
- The Robbery (2006) ... Seth Richman
- Teddy Takes Off (2006) ... Seth Richman
- Let's Do Brunch (2006) ... Seth Richman
 2006 Relative Chaos (TV Movie)
Gil Gilbert
 2004 Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Animated Series (TV Short)
Xander Harris (voice)
 2004 Celeste in the City (TV Movie)
Dana Harrison
 2003 The Pool at Maddy Breaker's (TV Movie)
 2003 Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds (Video Game)
Xander Harris (voice)
 1996-2003 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series)
Xander Harris
- Chosen (2003) ... Xander Harris
- End of Days (2003) ... Xander Harris
- Touched (2003) ... Xander Harris
- Empty Places (2003) ... Xander Harris
- Dirty Girls (2003) ... Xander Harris
 2002 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Video Game)
Xander Harris (voice)
 2002 Survival Island
 2000 Psycho Beach Party
 1995 Dave's World (TV Series)
 1995 Children of the Corn III: Urban Harvest
Basketball Player One
 1993 Married... with Children (TV Series)
Guy In Ray-Ray's Gang
- Hood in the Boyz (1993) ... Guy In Ray-Ray's Gang (uncredited)
Show Show Producer (5 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (1 credit)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
Show Show Production manager (1 credit)
Show Show Additional Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (33 credits)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Starred in Los Angeles Theatre productions of "The Further Adventures Of Tom Sawyer" at Theatre West; "My Own Private Hollywood" at the Black Hole Theatre; and "Out Of Gas On Lover's Leap" at the Pasadena Playhouse. See more »

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3 Interviews | 3 Articles | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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5' 10" (1.78 m)

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[on why "Buffy" never won Emmy Awards:] "It's because it's called Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997). I mean, we've even joked about how we should do an episode where Sarah [Michelle Gellar] is a doctor, I'm a lawyer ... get every angle they vote for just to give them a big one of those [raises his middle finger]." See more »


He was Marley Shelton's high school prom date. He bought her 100 roses, wore a tux and drove a black convertible Mustang. Marley said that he "totally did it right". See more »



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