Nicholas Brendon

Nicolas Brendon – Buffy the Vampire Slayer


Name: Nicholas Brendon Schultz
Character: Alexander Lavelle Harris
Date of Birth: 12 April 1971
Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
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Buffy the Vampire Slayer – Series Regular


Nick was born in Los Angeles, the second of identical twin brothers, he also has two other brothers, Christian and Kyle. Nick attended Passadena City College and got into acting initially as way of overcoming a stutter, he did many behind the scenes jobs (from the majority of which he was fired!) before landing the role of Xander in Buffy The Vampire Slayer.

Since Buffy ended, Nick has appeared in a TV Movie, Celeste in the City and landed a role in short loived comdey Kitchen Confidential. He has also appeared in and associate produced a film, Unholy. Since 2007 he has been a recurring character on Criminal Minds playing FBI technical analyst, Kevin Lynch. He also appeared on Private Practice in a four episode arc.

When not acting Nick likes to watch Dodger games and cook, he is also an avid supporter of the Stuttering Foundation of America of which he was chairperson for their Stuttering Awareness week for three years running from 2000 to 2003.


Nick’s twin brother Kelly Donovan, is also an actor and stuntman and worked on Buffy as Xander’s double.

Both Nick and Kelly use their middle names (Brendon and Donovan) as their last names for professional purposes.

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