Sunday, 31 July 2011

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Buffy Anne Summers- Sarah Michelle Gellar

After the end of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Gellar's starred in  2004 horror film The Grudge, Gellar appeared in the sequel The Grudge 2, which opened in October 2006. Gellar next appeared in the thriller The Return, she also then lent her voice to two animated films, Happily N'Ever After and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. She followed those with a string of films. Gellar was offered a role in Stardust but turned it down to spend more time with her husband.
In 2011 Gellar signed on to star and work as executive producer for a new drama titled Ringer in which she plays a woman on the run who manages to hide by living the life of her wealthy twin sister. The show was originally made for CBS but was picked up by its sister channel The CW in May 2011. As of September 2008, Gellar's films have grossed US$627.3 million.

Alexander "Xander" LaVelle Harris- Nicholas Brendon

Brendon joined the cast of Kitchen Confidential. Thirteen episodes were made, but the series was cancelled on December 9 of the same year, after the fourth episode aired with low ratings. In 2006, he voiced  Huntsboy for season 2 of the animated series American Dragon: Jake Long.  Brendon co-starred with Noah Wyle in the play Lobster Alice, in Los Angeles. That same year, Brendon reunited with his former Buffy on-screen sweetheart, Charisma Carpenter, in the ABC Family TV movie Relative Chaos.
Brendon appeared in the recurring role of FBI technical analyst Kevin Lynch on the TV series Criminal Minds. He was in the 2010 Blank Theatre production of Christopher Durang's play, Why Torture Is Wrong, And The People Who Love Them at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood. On September 29, 2010 he premiered his web comic 'Very Bad Koalas' co-created with animation director/producer Steve Loter. The web comic will run 52 weeks at On October 28, 2010, Brendon began a 3-episode arc on ABC's Private Practice playing Lee McHenry.

Willow Rosenberg- Alyson Hannigan

Hannigan guest spot on the Buffy spin-off, Angel, reprising her role of Willow in a few episodes. In early 2004, Hannigan made her West End debut, starring in a stage adaptation of When Harry Met Sally... at the Theatre Royal Haymarket, opposite Luke Perry. In 2005, Hannigan returned to starring in a regular television series, appearing in the hit comedy, How I Met Your Mother, as Lily, and also playing a recurring guest role on Veronica Mars as Trina Echolls.
In February 2006, Hannigan starred as Julia Jones in Date Movie, a parody of romantic comedies. She was also a guest star on the ABC animated sitcom The Goode Family in 2009. Hannigan joined forces with Emily Deschanel, Jaime King, Minka Kelly, and Katharine McPhee in a "video slumber party" featured on to promote regular breast cancer screenings for the organization Stand Up 2 Cancer.

  Rupert Giles- Anthony Stewart Head

He now lives in Bath, England with his wife and two kids in 2001, he appeared in a special web cast version of Doctor Who. In 2002, he co-starred in the BBC Two television series Manchild,  he also appeared in guest roles in various other dramas, he appeared in My Family, he was featured as the Prime Minister in the popular BBC comedy sketch show Little Britain from 2003 to 2005, and guest starred in Monarch of the Glen. Outside of television work, he has released an album of songs.
Head also narrated a BBC behind-the-scenes programme for the American television series Heroes, Heroes Unmasked. He has also been seen as Maurice Riley in the BBC Drama The Invisibles alongside Warren Clarke. Head is part of the regular cast of the BBC drama series Merlin, which derives its title from the mythical wizard of the same name. Head plays King Uther Pendragon, the father of Prince Arthur. The programme completed its third series in December 2010.
Angel- David Boreanaz

Boreanaz's only starring role in a major theatrical film was in 2001's slasher horror film, Valentine. In 2002, he had a supporting role in a Lifetime television movie titled I'm with Lucy. In 2005, Boreanaz began starring opposite Emily Deschanel on the current television series, Bones. He also appeared in These Girls, he also voiced Hal Jordan in the direct to video DC Comics animated feature Justice League: The New Frontier. In the season three finale of his TV series Bones, Boreanaz's character Seeley Booth is seen in his bathtub reading an issue of Green Lantern, the character he voiced in that feature. As well as being a producer on Bones since its third season, Boreanaz also directed a number of episodes.

Spike- James Marsters

After Buffy ended Marsters carried Spike over to the Buffy spin-off show, Angel, Marsters had Spike's trademark bleached hair shaved off for charity live on television in On Air with Ryan Seacrest. Aside from playing the character, Marsters also wrote a comic book one-shot for Dark Horse Comics, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike and Dru. Marsters has also narrated the audio books for The Dresden Files. In late 2005, Marsters appeared on the television series Smallville playing Dr. Milton Fine. In 2008, James Marsters guest starred in Torchwood. Marsters portrays the character "Piccolo Daimao" in the live-action film adaptation of the popular Dragon Ball manga and anime, It was announced in August 2010 that Marsters would be joining the cast of Syfy Channel series Three Inches as a series regular.

Dawn Summers- Michelle Trachtenberg

In March 2005, Trachtenberg starred in a  family comedy drama Ice Princess. April 2006 Trachtenberg guest-starred in the episode of House, M.D., In 2006, Trachtenberg guest-starred in the sixth season of Law & Order: Criminal Intent. In December 2006, Trachtenberg starred in Black Christmas.
In 2007 she was cast as the female lead in an ABC comedy pilot called The Hill, Trachtenberg appeared on The CW hit show Gossip Girl as Georgina Sparks. In 2009, Trachtenberg was a cast member on the NBC drama Mercy, the series however was not renewed for a second season. On June 9, 2011, Trachtenberg guest-starred on Love Bites as Jodie. On June 28, 2011, it was announced that Trachtenberg is joining Weeds as a guest star in 2011's series finale season. Trachtenberg appeared in the 2009 film 17 Again.

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