James Marsters Biography, Age, Height/Weight, Net worth, Actor, Movies, Tv Shows, Music career, Wife

James Marsters Biography

James Marsters is an American actor, musician and voice actor born on August 20, 1962 in Greenville, California, U.S. He is best known for his role as English vampire Spike in The WB series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off, Angel.
Since then, he played the alien super villain Brainiac on the Superman-inspired series Small ville, Captain John Hart on Torch-wood and terrorist Barnabas Greeley in Syfy’s Caprica. He appeared in the supporting role in the film P.S. I Love You, as Victor Hesse in the Hawaii Five-0 reboot, Victor Stein in the Marvel Comics series Runaways, and as the voice of Zamasu in the Funimation dub of Dragon Ball Super.

James Marsters Age

James Marsters is 56 years old as of 2018.

James Marsters Height/Weight

James Marsters stands at a height of 1.75 m (he weighs at an average of 74 kg)

James Marsters Net worth

James Marsters has an estimated net worth of $5 million.

James Marsters Family

James Marsters family is not yet revealed.

James Marsters Siblings

James Marsters has two siblings Susan Marsters (sister) and Paul Marsters (brother)
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James Marsters Education

James Marsters attended Grace M. Davis High School where he acted many plays and music. He later went to Pacific Conservatory of Performing Arts at Allan Hancock College in Santa Maria, California where he graduated with a degree in bachelor of Conservatory Arts. In 1982 he moved to New York City to attend the Juilliard School, but left the program after two years.

James Marsters Wife

James Marsters married Liane Davidson from 1989 to 1997 from their divorce, he had one son with her of whom he was born on May 1996. He later announced his proposal to his girlfriend Patricia Rahman in Trier, Germany. He went on and married her on January 14, 2011 in a private civil ceremony in Los Angeles.

James Marsters Actor

James Marsters moved to Chicago, where he started his first professional acting role as Ferdinand in The Tempest at the Goodman Theatre in 1987. In this production, he was rolled onto the stage strapped naked to a wheel. He appeared in a well-known Chicago companies such as Northlight, Bailiwick and, the Genesis Theatre Company. He was then nominated in the Joseph Jefferson Award for his performance as the leading role of Robespierre in the six-hour drama Incorruptible: The Life, Death and Dreams of Maximilian de Robespierre in 1989.
In 1990, he moved to Seattle, with Liane Davidson and Greg Musick, with whom he formed the New Mercury Theatre. In this and other companies, Marsters was involved in a wide range of plays, including Teechers (a British play by John Godber), Anouilh’s Antigone, an original work based on the Dr. Seuss books, and Shaw’s Misalliance.
In 1992, he got his first acting job on Northern Exposure, in which he appeared for two episodes as a bellboy and a church minister. He has made a guest appearance on television series such as Andromeda, as well as the independent films Chance (2002), Winding Roads (1999), and the USA Network movie Cool Money (2005). In 1999, he had a small role in the remake of House on Haunted Hill as a TV cameraman.

James Marsters Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel

He placed on the role, of London accent where he received an informal coaching from English co-star Anthony Stewart Head. Spike had been intended as a short role by creator Joss Whedon, who initially resisted Spike’s popularity. After the conclusion of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, he carried Spike over to the Buffy spin-off show, Angel, also in a regular role, although only in the fifth and final season of the show.
In April 2004, following the end of Angel, he had Spike’s trademark bleached hair shaved off for charity live on television in On Air with Ryan Seacrest. He said that he would only return to play Spike if the project took place within five years, feeling he would become too old to play the character after that: As long as I could do it within, say, the next four or five years; past that, I’m too old. Spike’s a vampire, man, and I’ve got high standards.
James Marsters, TV Guide was Interviewed, on March 3, 2005 Aside from playing the character, Marsters co-wrote a comic book one-shot for Dark Horse Comics, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike and Dru. A canonical graphic novel set during the seventh season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Spike: Into the Light, written by Marsters himself, was released by Dark Horse Comics on July 16, 2014..

James Marsters Other Work

James Marsters has narrated the audiobooks for The Dresden Files, which is a series of detective novels with a supernatural bent and was also contracted to narrate the fourth in the series, Summer Knight, in 2006. Blood Rites, Dead Beat, Turn Coat, Changes, and the side short story collection in the same universe, Side Jobs, were also recorded by Marsters. On March 24, 2015, Jim Butcher announced a new version of Ghost Story audiobook that is being released effective April 21, 2015 with Marsters returning as narrator in response to fan demands.
He has co-starred in the 2007 cinematic release of P.S. I Love You alongside Kathy Bates, Hilary Swank, and Gerard Butler. On September 2007, he starred in a direct-to-DVD animated movie, of Superman: Doomsday, providing the voice of iconic villain Lex Luthor. On August 2009, his science fiction western, High Plains Invaders aired on the Syfy Channel. On June 24, 2011, he appeared in an L.A. Theater Works of radio production in the Importance of Being Earnest, in the part of Sir John Worthing, which aired on June 25, 2011.

James Marsters Music career

James Marsters has played in bands, and solo in bars in several clubs for many years where he enjoyed several successful sell-out solo gigs at Los Angeles clubs before forming a band. A new solo album “Civilized Man” produced by Chris Rhyne and Andrew Rosenthal was released on April 15, 2005. New solo songs not included on the album but sung at live solo concerts include “Birth of the Blues”, “Finer than Gold”, “Louise”, and “London City”.
During his October 2005 mini-tour of the UK, he has introduced other new songs to his sets: “Button Down Vandals”, “Up On Me”, and “All That She Wanted”. These songs were available only as part of his recently released Words and Music DVD, which has his abridged version of Macbeth as well as a full-length solo music performance. All his songs reflects his new blues music and folk sound. His songs was well unrecorded work which was released on his second solo album, and launched it in Los Angeles and Cardiff in October and November 2007 respectively.

James Marsters Discography

  • Civilized Man (2005)
  • Like a Waterfall (2007)

With Ghost of the Robot:

  • Mad Brilliant (2003)
  • B-Sider (2011)
  • Murphy’s Law (2011)
  • Bourgeois Faux Pas (2015)

James Marsters Movies

Year

Title

Role

2018

Abruptio

Les Hackel

2015

Dudes & Dragons

Lord Tensley

2009

Dragonball Evolution

Lord Piccolo

2007

Shadow Puppets

Jack

2007

Superman: Doomsday

Lex Luthor (voice)

2007

P.S. I Love You

John McCarthy

2002

Chance

Simon

1999

House on Haunted Hill

Channel 3 Cameraman

James Marsters Tv Shows

Year

Title

Role

2018

Dragon Ball Super

Zamasu (voice)

2017–present

Runaways

Victor Stein

2015

The Devil You Know

Reverend George Burroughs

2014

Witches of East End

Tarkoff

2013

Wedding Band

Declan Horn

2013

Warehouse 13

Professor Bennett Sutton

2013

Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated

Dandy Highwayman, Librarian, Man (voices)

2013

Ultimate Spider-Man

Korvac, Chitauri #3 (voices)

2012

Metal Hurlant Chronicles

Brad Davis

2011

Supernatural

Donald Stark

2011

Three Inches

Troy Hamilton

2010–2014

Hawaii Five–0

Victor Hesse

2010

Caprica

Barnabas Greeley

2009

Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo

Buzz Aldrin

2009

High Plains Invaders

Sam Denville

2009

Numb3rs

Damien Lake

2009

The Super Hero Squad Show

Mister Fantastic (voice

2009

Lie to Me

Pollack

2008

Torchwood

Captain John Hart

2008

The Capture of the Green River Killer

Ted Bundy

2008

Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Faro Argyus (voice)

2007–2008

Without a Trace

Det. Grant Mars

2007

Saving Grace

Dudley Payne

2005–2010

Smallville

Professor Milton Fine / Brainiac

2005

Cool Money

Bobby Comfort

2004

The Mountain

Ted Tunney

2003

Spider-Man: The New Animated Series

Sergei (voice)

2001

The Enforcers

Charles Haysbert

2001

Strange Frequency

Mitch Brand

2001

Andromeda

Charlemagne Bolivar

1999–2004

Angel

Spike

1999

Millennium

Eric Swan

1999

Winding Roads

Billy Johnson

1997–2003

Buffy the Vampire Slayer

Spike

1997

Moloney

Billy O’Hara

1995

Medicine Ball

Mickey Collins

1992–1993

Northern Exposure

Bellhop, Reverend Harding

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