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. James is also a talented musician; his band Ghost of the Robot released their first album, Mad Brilliant.

Known For


Cast Credits

Marvel's Runaways (2017)
Starring as Victor Stein (8 episodes)
  • Episode 1x08: Tsunami (Dec 26, 2017)
  • Episode 1x07: Refraction (Dec 19, 2017)
  • Episode 1x06: Metamorphosis (Dec 12, 2017)
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Vidiots (2016)
Starring as James Marsters (13 episodes)
Witches of East End (2013)
Guest starring as Tarkoff (7 episodes)
Wedding Band (2012)
Guest starring as Declan Horn
Metal Hurlant Chronicles (2012)
Starring as Brad Davis
Three Inches (2011)
Starring as Troy Hamilton
  • Episode 1x01: Pilot (Dec 29, 2011)
Hawaii Five-0 (2010)
Guest starring as Victor Hesse (4 episodes)
Caprica (2010)
Guest starring as Barnabas Greeley (4 episodes)
Warehouse 13 (2009)
Guest starring as Bennett Sutton (3 episodes)
Lie to Me (2009)
Guest starring as Jay Pollack
Saving Grace (2007)
Guest starring as Dudley Payne
Torchwood (2006)
Guest starring as Captain John Hart (3 episodes)
Supernatural (2005)
Guest starring as Donald Stark
Numb3rs (2005)
Guest starring as Damian Lake
Smallville (2001)
Guest starring as Brainiac (5 episodes)
  • Episode 8x09: Abyss (Nov 13, 2008) [Uncredited]
  • Episode 7x20: Arctic (May 15, 2008)
  • Episode 7x18: Apocalypse (May 1, 2008)
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Guest starring as Milton Fine (9 episodes)
  • Episode 7x18: Apocalypse (May 1, 2008)
  • Episode 5x22: Vessel (May 11, 2006)
  • Episode 5x21: Oracle (May 4, 2006)
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Guest starring as Brainiac 5
Andromeda (2000)
Guest starring as Charlemagne Bolivar
Angel (1999)
Starring as Spike (22 episodes)
Guest starring as Spike (2 episodes)
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997)
Starring as Spike (80 episodes)
Guest starring as Spike (15 episodes)
Millennium (1996)
Guest starring as Eric Swan
Superman: The Animated Series (1996)
Guest starring as Lex Luthor
Northern Exposure (1990)
Guest starring as Bellhop