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.

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)James Marsters photo

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






Les Hackel


Dudes & Dragons

Lord Tensley


Dragonball Evolution

Lord Piccolo


Shadow Puppets



Superman: Doomsday

Lex Luthor (voice)


P.S. I Love You

John McCarthy





House on Haunted Hill

Channel 3 Cameraman

James Marsters Tv Shows





Dragon Ball Super

Zamasu (voice)



Victor Stein


The Devil You Know

Reverend George Burroughs


Witches of East End



Wedding Band

Declan Horn


Warehouse 13

Professor Bennett Sutton


Scooby-Doo! Mystery Incorporated

Dandy Highwayman, Librarian, Man (voices)


Ultimate Spider-Man

Korvac, Chitauri #3 (voices)


Metal Hurlant Chronicles

Brad Davis



Donald Stark


Three Inches

Troy Hamilton


Hawaii Five–0

Victor Hesse



Barnabas Greeley


Moonshot: The Flight of Apollo

Buzz Aldrin


High Plains Invaders

Sam Denville



Damien Lake


The Super Hero Squad Show

Mister Fantastic (voice


Lie to Me




Captain John Hart


The Capture of the Green River Killer

Ted Bundy


Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Faro Argyus (voice)


Without a Trace

Det. Grant Mars


Saving Grace

Dudley Payne



Professor Milton Fine / Brainiac


Cool Money

Bobby Comfort


The Mountain

Ted Tunney


Spider-Man: The New Animated Series

Sergei (voice)


The Enforcers

Charles Haysbert


Strange Frequency

Mitch Brand



Charlemagne Bolivar






Eric Swan


Winding Roads

Billy Johnson


Buffy the Vampire Slayer




Billy O’Hara


Medicine Ball

Mickey Collins


Northern Exposure

Bellhop, Reverend Harding

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