Sarah Michelle Gellar as Buffy
Emmy® Award-winning actress Sarah Michelle Gellar is a veteran of television, theater and the big screen, having worked for nearly 19 of her 24 years. She is best known for playing the title role in the hit series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, for which she received a Golden Globe® nomination in 2001.
In 1997, Gellar starred in I Know What You Did Last Summer and Scream 2. She won a 1998 Blockbuster Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in I Know What You Did Last Summer and was nominated for a 1998 MTV Movie Award for her role in Scream 2. Her additional film credits include Cruel Intentions, Simply Irresistible, Harvard Man, Funny Farm, Over the Brooklyn Bridge and High Stakes. Gellar can also be seen in the Warner Bros. feature Scooby Doo, co-starring Freddie Prinze Jr.
Gellar won an Emmy® Award in 1994 for her role on the daytime drama All My Children. She also starred in the made-for-television movie An Invasion of Privacy and the mini-series A Woman named Jackie, in which she played a young Jackie Kennedy.
Her theater credits include The Widow Claire at the Old Globe Theatre and Jake’s Women, opposite Matthew Broderick, at Circle in the Square.
Nicholas Brendon as Xander
Nicholas Brendon turned to acting when his aspirations of playing professional baseball were squelched by a serious arm injury. He first appeared on television in a handful of commercials and guest-starring roles including Married With Children and Dave’s World. Feeling slightly disenchanted with Hollywood, he took a personal hiatus to play the “real life” roles of medical student, production assistant, plumber’s assistant, veterinary janitor, food delivery guy, script delivery guy, day care counselor and waiter at approximately 13 different establishments.
During his seventh year in the food and beverage industry, Brendon decided to give acting another try. Soon after, he landed the role of Xander in the hit series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and hung up his apron for good.
Brendon’s feature film credits include Psycho Beach Party and the horror film Pinata, in which he co-stars with his wife, Tressa Di Figlia.
Brendon has also starred in the Los Angeles theater productions of The Further Adventures of Tom Sawyer at Theater West, My Own Private Hollywood at the Black Hole Theater and Out of Gas on Lover’s Leap at the Pasadena Playhouse.
Off-screen, the Los Angeles native enjoys attending Dodger games, camping and spending quality time with friends and family. He also enjoys daydreaming of world travel, writing poetry, philanthropy and watching television programs on the A&E Network.
Alyson Hannigan as Willow
Alyson Hannigan has had a widely varied career, captivating audiences in both television and film.
Hannigan’s feature film credits include Date Movie, American Pie, American Pie 2, American Wedding, My Stepmother is An Alien, Dead Man on Campus and Boys and Girls.
On the small screen, Hannigan starred in the hugely popular drama Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She portrayed Willow Rosenberg, Buffy’s best friend and confidant. She also guest starred on a number of popular television shows, including Picket Fences and Roseanne. Hannigan was born in Washington, D.C. and raised in Atlanta.
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