James Marsters Biography (1962-)

Full name, James Wesley Marsters; born August 20, 1962, in Greenville, CA; son of a former minister and social worker; married Liane Davidson (marriage ended); children: Sullivan. Addresses: Manager: Nimber Entertainment, 211 South Beverly Dr., Suite 208, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Contact: c/o 2109 S. Wilbur Ave., Walla Walla, WA 99362.

Birth Details
August 20, 1962
Greenville, California, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Billy Johnson, Winding Roads, 1998
  • Channel 3 cameraman, House on Haunted Hill (also known as Haunted Hill), 1999
  • Simon, Chance, Benson Entertainment, 2002
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Spike/William the Bloody, Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known asBuffy the Vampire Slayer: The Series and Buffy), The WB, 1997-2001, then UPN, 2001-2003
  • Spike, Angel (also known as Angel: The Series), The WB, 2003-2004
  • Professor Milton Fine/Brainiac, Smallville, The WB, 2005
  • Miniseries
  • Sullivan "Sully" McManus, The Enforcers, 2001
  • Movies
  • Mitch, "Soul Man," Strange Frequency, VH1, 2001
  • Bobby Comfort, Cool Money, USA Network, 2005
  • Specials
  • Buffy's Back (documentary), E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Himself, Buffy the Vampire Slayer (also known as A&E Biography: Buffy the Vampire Slayer; documentary), Arts and Entertainment, 2003
  • Episodic
  • Bellhop, "It Happened in Juneau," Northern Exposure, 1992
  • Reverend Harding, "Grosse Pointe 48230," Northern Exposure, 1993
  • Mickey Collins, "Heart and Sole," Medicine Ball, 1995
  • Officer Billy O'Hara, "Herniated Nick," Moloney, CBS, 1996
  • Swan, "Collateral Damage," Millennium, Fox, 1999
  • Spike, "In the Dark," Angel, The WB, 1999
  • Spike, "Darla," Angel, The WB, 2000
  • Mitch Brand, "Soul Man," Strange Frequency, VH1, 2001
  • Charlemagne Bolivar, "Into the Labyrinth," Andromeda, syndicated,2001
  • Voice of Sergei, "Tight Squeeze," Spider-Man (animated), MTV, 2003
  • Voice of Sergei, "Mind Games: Part 1," Spider-Man (animated), MTV,2003
  • Guest, On-Air with Ryan Seacrest, syndicated, 2004
  • Guest, The Sharon Osbourne Show, syndicated, 2004
  • Himself, Rove Live, Ten Network (Australia), 2004, 2005
  • Ted Tunney, "A Piece of the Rock," The Mountain, The WB, 2004
  • Stage Appearances
  • Voices in the Dark, A Contemporary Theatre, Seattle, WA, 1994
  • Also appeared in The Tempest, and Red Noses, Goodman Theatre, Chicago, IL; The Normal Heart, Chicago, IL; Handing Down the Names, A Contemporary Theatre, Seattle, WA; Trolius and Cressida, Twelfth Night, and Camino Real, Juilliard, New York City; The Marriage of Figaro, Chicago, IL; Life Is a Dream, Chicago, IL; Incorruptible, Chicago, IL.
  • Stage Director
  • Something Unspoken, Genesis Theater, Chicago, IL, 1989
  • Videos
  • Himself, Buffy: Season 3 Overview (documentary short), Fox Box, 2003
  • Himself, Buffy: Season 4 Overview (documentary short), Fox Box, 2003
  • Himself, Buffy: Season 5 Overview (documentary short), Fox Box, 2003
  • Himself, Buffy: Season 6 Overview (documentary short), Fox Box, 2004
  • Himself, Buffy: Season 7 Overview (documentary short), Fox Box, 2004
  • Himself, Angel: The Final Season (documentary short), Fox Box, 2005
  • Video Games
  • Voice of Spike, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Fox Interactive, 2000
  • Voice of Spike, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds, Fox Interactive, 2003
  • Taped Readings
  • Jim Butcher's Storm Front, Victory Audio Video Services, 1997
  • Also narrated Jim Butcher's Fool Moon.
  • Albums (with Ghost of the Robot)
  • Mad Brilliant, 2003
  • Albums (as a solo artist)
  • Civilized Man, 2005
  • Graphic Novels
  • (With Christopher Golden, Ryan Sook, and Eric Powel) Buffy the VampireSlayer: Spike & Dru, Dark Horse Comics, 1999

Further Reference


    • Entertainment Weekly, October 31, 1997, p. 84

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