James Wesley Marsters is an American actor and musician, best known for playing the popular platinum-blond character Spike in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. Joss Whedon has proposed making a Spike movie starring James Marsters.
It is James' notable and acclaimed appearance as Spike on Buffy the Vampire Slayer which attracted the attention of the general public. The immediate fan response prevented his character from being dispatched to enjoy a pivotal presence throughout the life of the series and season five of Angel.
Another television series that has featured James Marsters is the famous series Smallville, about the young Superman growing up. In this series, Marsters played Milton Fine, the human form of Brainiac. He also co-starred with Adam Baldwin in another DC comics project, an animated film called, Superman: Doomsday, playing Lex Luthor. He was also in Torchwood as time-traveling, roguish ex-Time Agent, Captain John Hart, appearing the first, penultimate and last episodes of the series. James was also married in 2010.
In 2011, he guest-starred on the CW show Supernatural alongside Charisma Carpenter in episode "Shut Up, Doctor Phil" where they played witches whose marital dispute puts a small town's citizens at risk.
- James Marsters at the Internet Movie Database