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James Marsters

Last updated 18 June 2015

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James Wesley Marsters

Born: Monday 20th August 1962 (age: 57)

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James Marsters is an American actor and musician. 

Marsters first came to the attention of the general public playing the popular character Spike, a platinum-blond yobbish English vampire in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off series, Angel from 1997 to 2004. Since then, he has gone on to play other science fiction roles, such as the alien supervillain Brainiac on the Superman-inspired series Smallvilleand terrorist Barnabas Greeley in Syfy's Caprica. Marsters appeared in a supporting role in the 2007 movie P.S. I Love You and as the main antagonist, Piccolo, in the 2009 fantasy adventure filmDragonball Evolution.

He played the omnisexual time traveller Captain John Hart in the second series of Torchwood,