James Marsters

1962 - Today

James Marsters

James Wesley Marsters (born August 20, 1962) is an American actor, musician and voice actor. He is best known for his role as the British vampire Spike in The WB series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off, Angel. Since then, he has played the alien super villain Brainiac on the Superman-inspired series Smallville, Captain John Hart on Torchwood and terrorist Barnabas Greeley in Syfy's Caprica. He appeared in a supporting role in the film P.S. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of James Marsters has received more than 2,254,325 page views. His biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 2,845th most popular actor.

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  • 2.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 47.10

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.84

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.47

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, James Marsters ranks 2,806 out of 8,832Before him are Gladys Cooper, Roger Rees, Patty Duke, Rhonda Fleming, Peggy Wood, and Rhea Seehorn. After him are Matthias Schoenaerts, Denver Pyle, Stella Stevens, Clive Revill, Michael Peña, and Patsy Kensit.

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Among people born in 1962, James Marsters ranks 128Before him are Federico Franco, Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, Karel Roden, Natalya Lisovskaya, Wim Kieft, and Tariq Ramadan. After him are Michael Weikath, Choi Min-sik, James Kottak, Matteo Messina Denaro, Victor Pelevin, and Manuel Amoros.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, James Marsters ranks 4,612 out of 12,171Before him are Berry Gordy (1929), Peggy Wood (1892), Conway Twitty (1933), Xzibit (1974), Henry Knox (1750), and Blackie Lawless (1956). After him are Childe Hassam (1859), Frederick Law Olmsted (1822), Denver Pyle (1920), Stella Stevens (1936), Jay Cutler (1973), and David Sanborn (1945).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, James Marsters ranks 1,361Before him are Lynn Cohen (1933), Jon Hamm (1971), Charles Bickford (1891), Patty Duke (1946), Rhonda Fleming (1923), and Peggy Wood (1892). After him are Denver Pyle (1920), Stella Stevens (1936), Michael Peña (1976), Cameron Boyce (1999), Michael B. Jordan (1987), and Barry Corbin (1940).