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'Buffy The Vampire Slayer': What Happened To The Actors Of This Popular TV Series And How Do They Look Now

Date January 30, 2018 15:00

Buffy the Vampire Slayer was one of the most popular TV series of the late 90s. And even though it has been more than two decades since the release of the very first episode, people still love and remember their favorite characters as well as the actors who played them.

So, let's find out what happened to the cast of this series over the last two decades and how do they look today.

Sarah Michelle Gellar – Buffy Summers

Playing the teen vampire slayer was, perhaps, the highest top Sarah managed to reach in her acting career. The role of Buffy made her famous worldwide and even earned the actress a Golden Globe nomination.

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Over the years, Gellar appeared in numerous films and movies: I Know What You Did Last Summer, Scream 2, Cruel Intentions, Veronika Decides to Die, to name a few. She also works as a voice actress.

In 2002, Sarah married to actor Freddie Prinze Jr. The couple has two lovely kids: a daughter Charlotte Grace and son Rocky James.

Nicholas Brendon – Xander Harris

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After the show, Nicholas appeared in dozens of films and series, but none of them was as popular as Buffy.

However, there were a few quite successful projects, including Kitchen Confidential, Private Practice, and, of course, Criminal Minds.

Brendon was married twice but both marriages did not last long.

Alyson Hannigan – Willow Rosenberg

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For Alyson Hannigan, playing redhead witch Willow was just a beginning of her acting career. She was on the lead cast of the famous sitcom How I Met Your Mother and played in several films of the American Pie franchise.

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In 2003, the actress married to actor Alexis Denisof. The couple has two daughters.

David Boreanaz – Angel

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Over the years, the actor appeared in several other popular series: Angel (a spin-off from Buffy), Bones, and SEAL Team.

David was married twice. With his first wife, Ingrid Quinn, Boreanaz has two kids. In 2001, the actor wed actress Jaime Bergman.

Anthony Head – Rupert Giles

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Anthony Head keeps working as an actor and screenwriter. Among his most recent projects, there are films The Iron Lady (2011) and A Street Cat Named Bob (2016), and a TV series Girlfriends (2018).

The actor and his wife of 34 years, Sarah Fisher, have two daughters: Emily and Daisy.

Charisma Carpenter – Cordelia Chase

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After starring in three seasons of Buffy, Charisma joined the lead cast of its spin-off Angel. She also played episodic roles in several popular projects, including Veronica Mars, Supernatural, and Charmed.

Michelle Trachtenberg – Dawn Summers

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After playing Buffy's little sister, Michelle Trachtenberg focused mostly on films and TV movies. You can enjoy her great performance in 2006's Beautiful Ohio and 2009's comedy 17 Again. She also starred in several seasons of CW's series Gossip Girl.

James Marsters Spike

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Even today, James Masters keeps playing mostly episodic roles. Among the most famous projects he took part in, there are TV series Smallville, Supernatural, Hawaii Five-0, and romantic drama P.S. I Love You.

It's great to see that our favorite actors did not change much over the last two decades. And which one of this actors or Buffy characters was your favorite? Leave a comment and tell us all about it!

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