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Nathan Fillion

Nathan Fillion gained a cult following when he portrayed Captain Malcom Reynolds in Joss Whedon's critically acclaimed television series Firefly. Fillion is set to star in the highly-anticipated Fox series, Drive. The show, from executive producer Tim Minear, will chronicle an underground road race across America. Fillion will play a landscaper who unwillingly joins the race in an effort to secure his abducted wife's return. Most recently, he was seen in the Universal film SLITHER, a horror-comedy directed by James Gunn and co-starring Elizabeth Banks. He will next be seen on the big screen starring in WHITE NOISE 2 in 2007.

Fillion's other film credits include SERENITY which reunited him with director Joss Whedon, SAVING PRIVATE RYAN in which he portrayed the soldier mis-identified as Private Ryan, the independent film WATER'S EDGE, BLAST FROM THE PAST, DRACULA 2000 and DOUBTING REILLY. On television, Fillion earned an EmmyƂ nomination for his role in the daytime drama One Life to Live. His other television credits include the ABC movie-of-the-week Ordeal in the Arctic, as well as roles in the series Two Guys and a Girl, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Pasadena and Miss Match.

A native of Edmonton, Alberta, Fillion wanted to be a high school teacher and studied at the University of Alberta. He later starred in productions at the Edmonton Fringe Festival and performed with comedy groups in town before moving on to pursue an acting career in New York and Los Angeles.

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Nathan Fillion Facts

BirthdayMarch 27, 1971 (51)
BirthplaceEdmonton, Alberta, Canada
Height6' 1½" (1m87)  How tall is Nathan Fillion compared to you?
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Selected Filmography

Monsters University
Justice League: Throne of Atlantis
Castle: Season 8
DCU: Justice League: Doom
Firefly: The Complete Series
Castle: Season 7
Green Lantern: Emerald Knights
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