In the fourth of a 5-part series, Mania.com gives updates on the current activities of the actors from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel.
Day has been a pioneer in Internet-based programming. TV Week included her on its Top 10 Web Video Creators list. She is a member of the Board of Directors of the International Academy of Web Television. Day stars in her creation, the web series called The Guild, which she also produces and writes. The Guild and has been renewed for a fifth season. Additionally, she has written The Guild tie-in comics for Dark Horse Comics.
She also appeared in Joss Whedon’s Dr. Horrible’s Sing-a-long Blog, which co-starred fellow Whedon alum Nathan Fillion and Neal Patrick Harris. Day also appeared in Whedon’s Dollhouse and last year’s Syfy tele-film Red: Werewolf Hunter in addition to numerous guest appearances and commercials. Visit her at www.feliciaday.com.
LaMorte made sporadic appearances after her Buffy days and has left the acting profession. She converted to Christianity and is focusing full-time on Christian ministry and counseling these days. Her main areas of focus are the baptism of the Holy Spirit and physical and emotional healing. Visit LaMorte at (www.robialamorte.com).
The Yale University alumnus has been seen in a variety of television series, either as a guest star or as a recurring character, including CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, JAG, Viva Laughlin, Grey’s Anatomy, Numb3rs, Castle, Monk, Lie to Me, Private Practice, Bones, Hawthorne, and Hellcats. He played President Wayne Palmer on 24. Woodside currently plays Malcolm on VH1’s Single Ladies.
These days, the former Ferengi has been doing plenty of voiceover over – either in video games, animation, or audio books. He can be heard in BioShock, X-Men: Legends, Ratchet and Clank: Up Your Arsenal, Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, Psychonauts, Evil Con Carne, The Grime Adventures of Billy and Many, Jade Empire, Mass Effect, Mass Effect 2, Mass Effect 3, StarCraft II: Wings of Liberty, Batman: The Brave and the Bold, Bionicle: The Legend Reborn, and Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2. He can also be heard on audio versions of the classics Anne of Green Gables and The Maltese Falcon. Shimerman and his wife Kitty Swink were interviewed in 2010’s Take Flight documentary, which was directed by Juliet Landau.
Strong guest-starred on L.A. Dragnet, Leverage, How I Met Your Mother, Nip/Tuck, and had recurring roles on Gilmore Girls and Mad Men. Additionally, he appeared in a variety of short films and lectured at his alma mater, the University of Southern California.
Strong has branched out into screenwriting. He penned the screenplay to the 2008 HBO film Recount, starring Oscar winner Kevin Spacey, which chronicled the 2000 Presidential Election. He was nominated for an Emmy and won a Writers Guild of America Award for Best Writing in Long Form-Original. He is currently adapting the book Game Change, which is about the 2008 Presidential Election.
Lenk has made guest appearances on numerous shows: Eli Stone, How I Met Your Mother, Greek, Nip/Tuck, Samantha Who?, House M.D., and Trust Me. He has had bit parts in The Number 23, Date Movie, and Transformers. He has appeared onstage in Grease and Rock of Ages. He will be appearing in next year’s The Cabin in the Woods, which is directed by Angel writer Drew Goddard. Goddard penned the script with Joss Whedon, who also serves as a producer. Visit him at (http://tomlenk.com/).
Mark Metcalf (The Master)
A native Findlay, OH – “home of Wilson’s hamburgers” – Animal House alumnus Metcalf now resides in Milwaukee, WI, where he once owned a restaurant called Libby Montana. He is active within the First Stage Children’s Theatre, one of the five largest children’s theaters in the nation. He will be directing the theater’s upcoming A Wrinkle in Time. He is also a frequent guest on The Bob and Brian Morning Show for Milwaukee’s WHQG (102.9 FM). Metcalf is also slated to appear in the film Skinny Dip, due out later this year. Visit him at (www.markmetcalf.net).
Harry Groener (Mayor Richard Wilkins)
Groener, who is renowned in New York City’s musical theater community and has been nominated for three Tony Awards, has guest-starred on The West Wing, Dr. Vegas, Las Vegas, Less Than Perfect, I’m With Her, Monk, Medium, Jack & Bobby, Star Trek: Enterprise, The Bernie Mac Show, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Breaking Bad, How I Met Your Mother, and Law & Order: L.A. He has also appeared in About Schmidt starring 2-time Oscar winner Jack Nicholson and Road to Perdition starring 2-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks. Groener was interviewed in 2010’s Take Flight documentary, which was directed by Juliet Landau. Currently, he has the titular role in The Madness of George III at the Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
George Hertzberg (Adam)
Hertzberg, a Glen Falls, NY native, has guest-starred on several television series, including Friday Night Lights, Ghost Whisperer, All of Us, Providence, Any Day Now, and That’s My Bush! He also had a role in the 2008 Liam Neeson action-thriller Taken.
Lindsay Crouse (Prof. Maggie Walsh)
Crouse, who has been in numerous theater productions throughout her acting career, has guest-starred on FlashForward, Criminal Minds, Law & Order, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Arli$$, and The Division. She has had recurring roles on Providence, Frasier, Hack, L.A. Dragnet, and – most recently – Law & Order: Special Victims Unit as Judge Andrews. A notable role was as Caroline Ingalls, the mother of the Little House series author Laura Ingalls Wilder, in the 2002 tele-film Beyond the Prairie Part 2: The True Story of Laura Ingalls Wilder. She also appeared in the 2007 Kevin Costner/William Hurt thriller Mr. Brooks.
Stephanie Romanov (Lilah Morgan)
Since her Angel days, the former model for Elle, Vanity Fair, and Vogue magazines has appeared as Jennifer Bannister in 2004’s The Final Cut with Oscar winners Robin Williams and Mira Sorvino. She appeared as Sandra in last year’s drama Last Night, which starred Keira Knightley, Eva Mendes, and Sam Worthington.
Sarah Thompson (Eve)
Thompson joined the cast of 7th Heaven in its 10th season as Rose, the fiancée of Simon Camden (David Gallagher). She has had guest appearances in All My Children, Without A Trace, and House M.D. In addition to television, Thompson has appeared in the movies Brutal, Broken Windows, Hansie, A Christmas Proposal, Taking Chance, Brooklyn’s Finest, Break, The Pink Conspiracy, and Raajneeti.
Holland Manners (Sam Anderson)
The veteran character actor has made numerous television appearances, guest-starring on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, Cold Case, Medium, Boston Legal, Malcolm in the Middle, CSI: NY, ER, Leverage, One Tree Hill, Criminal Minds, The Forgotten, and Grey’s Anatomy. He is perhaps best known for his role as Bernard Nadler on ABC’s seminal series Lost. Anderson was interviewed in 2010’s Take Flight documentary, which was directed by Juliet Landau. He was seen most recently in this past spring’s Water for Elephants.
Daniel Dae Kim (Gavin Park)
Kim is best known as Jin on ABC’s iconic series Lost, a role he played from 2004-2010. He currently portrays Chin Ho Kelly on the remake of Hawaii Five-0 on CBS. More voiceover work is in his future: he is slated to contribute to G.I. Joe: Renegades and The Last Airbender: The Legend of Korra.
He had a recurring role on 24 as Agent Tom Baker. Kim has done work in film, television, and animation. Other voiceover work includes Avatar: The Last Airbender, Justice League Unlimited, Saints Row, Saints Row 2, Scarface: The World is Yours, Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth, and 24: The Video Game.
Adam Baldwin (Marcus Hamilton)
Baldwin is beloved by fandom as Jayne Cobb from Joss Whedon’s Serenity, the 2005 feature film that picked up from where the short-lived television series Firefly left off. He also had an uncredited cameo in last year’s Whedon-blessed fan-film Browncoats: Redemption, which occurs after the events of Serenity.
He appeared on the short-lived series Day Break, had a guest appearances on Bones, and gave voice to Superman in Superman/Doomsday and DC Universe Online. His voice can also be heard as Breakdown on Transformers: Prime and the video game Halo 3, alongside fellow Serenity actors Nathan Fillion and Alan Tudyk. Currently, he appears as John Casey on the NBC espionage dramedy Chuck, which will be back in the fall for its final season.
Kristine Sutherland (Joyce Summers)
Sutherland has appeared in the 2008 TV mini-series Comanche Moon, which is based on Larry McMurtry’s best-selling novel of the same name. She made a guest appearance on the short-lived series New Amsterdam and appeared in an Advil commercial in 2004. She currently appears on the daytime soap One Life to Live. Besides acting, Sutherland is an avid photographer, having studied photography at Santa Monica College after leaving Buffy.