Birth Date: March 27, 1971 / Age: 43
Birth Place: Edmonton, Alberta
Biography: Nathan Fillion (born March 27, 1971 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian actor. He is reportedly a distant relation of Confederate civil war general Jubal Early.
After working in several theatre, television and film productions, Fillion moved to New York in 1994 where he acted in the soap opera One Life to Live as Joey Buchanan, for which he was nominated in 1996 for a Daytime Emmy in the "Outstanding Younger Actor" category. In 1997, he left the series to pursue other projects. After moving to Los Angeles, he played in the sitcom Two Guys and a Girl, and he was "the wrong Ryan" in Steven Spielberg's Saving Private Ryan.
Fillion starred as Captain Malcolm Reynolds in the Joss Whedon science fiction television series Firefly (2002), for which he won the "Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award - Male" award by the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA. He also had a recurring role as Caleb in the final season of Whedon's series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
He has also lent his voice to the cartoon King of the Hill in 2001, and the video game Jade Empire and the animated series Justice League Unlimited (as "Vigilante" in the episode "Hunter's Moon") in 2005.
Fillion reprises his role as Reynolds in Whedon's movie Serenity (2005).
He has recently been cast in the horror film Slither.