Then he decided he wanted a solo panel on Sunday, last minute, and the organizers scrambled to arrange a room and made some announcements about it. James Marsters is apparently the next generation of George Takei in the way he deals with his fans.
Then he walked out, looked around at 200 people waiting to see him, and changed his mind. I understand from somebody who saw him at another con he's not aging gracefully either. All of my friends who go to cons have pictures with him and all say he's a super nice guy who sometimes even comes with cropped blonde hair for die hard fans.
In recent years, however, the actor, who now stars as Kevin Lynch in the CBS police drama Criminal Minds, and received acclaim for his appearance in the 2012 film Coherence, appears to have fallen upon troubled times.
Last week, Brendon was arrested for the third time in five months, after allegedly causing a disturbance at a hotel in Tallahassee, Florida, where he was due to appear as a guest at a sci-fi convention.
"The most formidable years of my life grads: stars James Marsters (Spike), Nicholas Brendon (Xander), Charisma Carpenter (Cordelia), Michelle Trachtenberg (Dawn), Anthony Head (Giles), Emma Caulfield (Anya), Danny Strong (Jonathan), Amber Benson (Tara), Kristine Sutherland (Joyce) and Eliza Dushku (Faith) as well as exec producer Gail Berman and writer-directors David Greenwalt and David Fury. Berman: I don't think anybody knew what this would turn into. Sometimes you just had to put two horns on a guy's head and say, "He's the monster!
Pointy) are as vivid today as they were when it first premiered 20 years ago this week. Because everyone thought, "Well, how long would we be here? Twenty years ago, computer-generated images aren't what they are now, and time and money did not go nearly as far as they do now.
Looking back at the show, did you think people would hold it in such high regard 20 years later? Head: I remember the first time when we were doing the first half-hour presentation — because they wouldn't give us enough money to do a full pilot!
() It was a midseason pickup and nobody thought it was anything.
There were forays into film, but most of them are best forgotten (his direct-to-DVD sequel with Tara Reid should be expressly avoided).
There was a summer sex comedy, an action crime thriller, a girls’ basketball pic, and a horror-com, but none of them come highly recommended. No FBI profilers or sitcom characters for him, when it comes to Marsters, it’s all alien super-villains and omnisexual time-travellers. With that cache of TV work, it makes you grateful his film career never really got off the ground.
According to the celebrity news website TMZ, Brendon called the police "reporting his phone and wallet had been stolen.