More Nathan Fillion Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Serenity)Nathan Fillion played the wrong Ryan (the private mis-identified as the missing soldier) in Saving Private Ryan and starred in the independent film Water's Edge. He has also appeared in the motion pictures Blast from the Past, Dracula 2000 and Doubting Reilly. He will next be seen in the horror comedy Slither.
On television, Fillion earned an Emmy nomination for his role in the daytime drama One Life to Live. In addition to starring in Joss Whedon's Firefly, he starred in the ABC movie-of-the-week Ordeal in the Arctic. He has also been a regular on the television series 2 Guys and a Girl. He had recurring roles on Buffy the Vampire Slayer 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.
Bio courtesy Universal Pictures for "Serenity" (08-Nov-2005)
Biography #3 (for Firefly)Canadian-born Nathan Fillion most recently appeared as a series regular on the comedy series Two Guys and a Girl, where he portrayed likeable jukebox repairman Johnny Donnelly. Fillion recently wrapped production on the independent feature film Wicked Season opposite Emmanuelle Vaugier (40 Days, 40 Nights).
A veteran of Canadian stage and television productions, Fillion was attending the University of Alberta when he made his US debut in the telefilm Ordeal In The Attic starring Richard Chamberlain. Fillion was then cast in the daytime drama series One Life To Live, for which he garnered a Daytime Emmy Award nomination for his portrayal of Joey Buchanan. After completing a successful three-year run on the series, Fillion moved to Los Angeles, where he landed roles in the feature films Blast From the Past, Saving Private Ryan and Wes Craven Presents Dracula 2000.
Bio courtesy Fox for "Firefly" (06-Jan-2003)