|Birthplace||Greenville, California, USA|
|Born on||August 20, 1962|
Marsters graduated from Davis High School and attended Juilliard, the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts, and the American Conservatory Theatre. He spent ten years doing stage work then moved to Los Angeles 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 (1997). Originally the character was supposed to be killed after a few episodes, but Spike became so popular that he became a regular on the show. When the show ended he appeared as Spike in the spin-off Angel (1999) and in several movies.
Marsters is also a talented musician. His band "Ghost of the Robot" released their first album, Mad Brilliant.
James Marsters on the Internet Movie Database (Retrieved on October 11, 2017).