Fillion, Nathan 1971–

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FILLION, Nathan 1971


Born March 27, 1971, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; son of Bob (an English teacher) and Cookie (an English teacher) Fillion. Education: Attended University of Alberta.

Addresses: Agent Mark Schumacher, The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Manager 3 Arts Entertainment, 9460 Wilshire Blvd., 7th Floor, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actor. Performed on stage with Theatresports at Rapidfire Theatre, Edmonton, Alberta, and at the Edmonton Fringe Festival. Once worked as a singing telegram delivery person.

Awards, Honors: Daytime Emmy Award nomination, outstanding younger leading actor in a drama series, and Soap Opera Digest Award nomination, outstanding younger leading actor, both 1996, for One Life to Live; Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films, 2003, for Firefly.


Film Appearances:

Walter Hoade, Strange and Rich, 1994.

Private James Frederick "Minnesota" Ryan, Saving Private Ryan, DreamWorks/Paramount, 1998.

Cliff, Blast from the Past, New Line Cinema, 1999.

Father David, Dracula 2000 (also known as Dracula 2001 and Wes Craven Presents Dracula 2000 ), Miramax/Dimension Films, 2000.

Robert, Water's Edge, Lions Gate Films, 2003.

Television Appearances; Series:

Reverend Joseph Francis "Joe"/"Joey" Buchanan/Joe Riley, Jr., One Life to Live (also known as One Life to Live: The Summer of Seduction ), ABC, 19941997.

Johnny Donnelly, Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (also known as Two Guys and a Girl ), ABC, 19982001.

Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds, Firefly, Fox, 2002.

Caleb, a recurring role, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, UPN, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(Uncredited) Guy, "A Star Is Born," Spin City, ABC, 1996.

Troy Larson, "Das Booty," Total Security, ABC, 1997.

Ronald, "Mama's Got a Brand New Bag," Maggie Winters, CBS, 1998.

Michael Ryan, "Star Crossed," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1999.

Voice, "Luanne Virgin 2.0," King of the Hill (animated), Fox, 2001.

Appeared as Glenn Collins in "A River in Egypt," "Someone to Talk To," and "The Truth Hurts," episodes of Pasadena, Fox.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Hot Summer Soaps, ABC, 1995.

The 12th Annual Soap Opera Awards, NBC, 1996.

Television Appearances; Other:

Master Warrant Officer Tom Jardine, Ordeal in the Arctic (movie), ABC, 1993.

Bill, Alligator Point (pilot), NBC, 2003.



Buffy the Vampire Slayer, August, 2003, pp. 3840.