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(Actor, Musician)

James Marsters is an American actor, musician, and voice actor. He is best known for his role as the British vampire Spike in the series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Relationship Facts of James Marsters

James Marsters is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.

Current Relationship Status of James Marsters?

James Marsters is possibly single.

Marriage with Patricia Rahman!

James Marsters is married to Patricia Rahman. Their wedding was held on January 14, 2011.

However, the pair divorced after 10 years of marriage in February 2021.

He was previously married to Liane Davidson. They two divorced in 1997. Marsters has a son named Sullivan Marsters from his first wife.

He also has encounters with Amber Benson, Alison MacInnis, Mercedes McNab, and Liz Stauber.

James Marsters: Biography in Details

Who is James Marsters?

James Marsters is an American actor and musician. James Marsters played the role of Spike in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

He has also seen in projects like Angel, Smallville, and Torchwood.

James Marsters: Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings

Marsters was born in Greenville, California on August 20, 1962. He has a brother named Paul Marsters and a sister Susan Marsters. He grew up in Modesto, California.

His father and mother’s name is unknown. He has a mixed ethnicity ( English, Irish, German, French, and Scottish). His nationality is American.


He joined Grace M. Davis High School. He joined the theatre group in high school and acted in many plays.

Marsters joined the Pacific Conservatory of the Performing Arts in Santa Maria, California. Later he attended the Juilliard School in 1982.

James Marsters: Professional Life and Career

He started his first professional acting role in Chicago as Ferdinand in The Tempest in 1987. He has also worked with companies like North light and Bailiwick.

In 1990, he formed the New Mercury Theatre with Liane Davidson and Greg Musick in Seattle.

He played the role of Teachers, Anouilh’s Antigone, and Shaw’s Misalliance in this and other companies.

In 1992 James Marsters acted on TV for the first time as a bellboy and church minister on Northern Exposure.

Marsters appeared as a guest in the series Andromeda and the film Chance, Winding Roads, and Cool Money. He also played a small role as a TV cameraman in the remake of House on Haunted Hill.

Marsters’ appearance as Spike in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer attracted the attention of the public.

After the conclusion of the series, he played the role of Spike in the Angel.

Marsters has co-written a comic book named Dark Horse Comics, Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike and Dru.

He narrated the series, Summer Knight, in 2006. He did the reading of the series Proven Guilty, White Night, Small Favor, and Turn Coat.

In 2005, Jolene Blalock and Marsters filmed the thriller Shadow Puppets. He also appeared as Brainiac in the television series Smallville.

In 2007 Marsters co-starred the cinematic release of P.S. I Love You. It was released in September 2007.

He has also starred in the animated movie Superman: Doomsday. He voiced Lex Luthor.

In 2008, James Marsters starred as a guest in the television series Torchwood. He has also portrayed Piccolo Daimao in the Dragon Ball manga and anime.

And as Buzz Aldrin in the movie Moonshot on July 20, 2009.

In 2009 he signed for the role in Caprica. He also signed for the High Plains Invaders of Syfy Channel.

Marsters has also appeared in the television series Supernatural. He was in season 7 episode 5 “Shut up Dr. Phil” on October 2, 2011.

He appeared as Bennett Sutton in Warehouse 13 in 2013.

James Marsters is a musician as well. He was the lead singer of the Rock Band Ghost of the Robot. Marsters has sung in a musical episode of Buffy: Walk Through the Fire, Something to Sing About, and Rest in Peace.

Awards and Achievements

James was the winner of the Best TV Actor by SFX Awards, the UK in 2002. He won the Best Comedy Performance that year.

He won the Best Science Fiction or Fantasy Actor in  2003. And Bests TV Actor in 2004.

Marsters won Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series in 2001. And Winner of the Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award in 2002.

Marsters won the award for Best Supporting Actor in a Television Series in 2004. He has been nominated for awards several times.

James Marsters: Salary and Net Worth

As of 2022, this actor has a net worth of $5 Million.

His salary and other earnings are still unknown.

James Marsters: Rumors, Controversy

There is a rumor that an episode of Buffy the Vampire Slayer has been hated by most of the fans.

The scene was when Spike tried to rape Buffy.

And this episode has also been the hardest day of the Marsters in his professional career.

Body Measurements: Height, Weight

James Marsters has a height of 5 feet 9 inches (1.75m). He has dark blue eyes.

And his hair is black in color. His weight is 74kg.

Social Media

James Marsters has been actively involved on Twitter and Facebook but not on Instagram.

He has 349k followers on Facebook and 108.3k followers on Twitter.

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