Nathan Fillion

Nathan Fillion

Canadian, Actor
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Nathan Fillion

Nathan Fillion (born March 27, 1971) is a Canadian-American actor, best known for the leading roles of Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds on Firefly and its film continuation Serenity, and Richard Castle on Castle. As of 2018, he is starring as John Nolan on The Rookie.

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Full name at birth
Nathan Christopher Fillion
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Claim to fame
Captain Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds on Firefly, and in Serenity, Richard Castle on Castle, John Nolan on The Rookie
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Date of birth
27 March 1971
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Place of birth
Mill Woods, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Age
50
Occupation
Actor, Producer, Voice Artist
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Height
6' 1½" (187 cm)
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Weight
212 lbs (96.2 kg)
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Distinctive feature
  • Blue Eyes
  • Slightly Heavyset Body
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Residence
Los Angeles, California, USA
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Net worth
$18,000,000 USD
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High school
Holy Trinity Catholic High School, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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University
  • Concordia University of Alberta
  • University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
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Talent agency
  • United Talent Agency
  • Creative Artists Agency
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(talking about the cancellation of Firefly): I broke the cardinal rule of don`t fall in love with what you`re doing, because the rug can get yanked out from underneath you, and when it did, I was heartbroken.
  • Wanted to be a high school Drama teacher. In college he majored in art, and minored in drama while pursuing an acting career on the side.
  • Originally auditioned for the role of "Angel" for Joss Whedon's first television series, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" (1997). However, never met Joss Whedon until he auditioned for Mal in Firefly.
  • One of four actors from Firefly (2002) who voiced superheroes on Justice League Unlimited (2001). He voiced the western themed Vigilante while Adam Baldwin voiced Hal Jordan, the Silver Age Green Lantern, Gina Torres voiced Vixen, and Morena Baccarin voiced Black Canary.
  • Claims to be descended from Confederate Lieutenant General Jubal A. Early. When told this, Joss Whedon created a bounty hunter by the name of Jubal Early for the Firefly episode "Objects in Space.".
  • When he won best actor at the 2006 SyFy Genre Awards for his portrayal of Captain Malcolm Reynolds in "Firefly" (2002), the show had been off the air for around 3 years.

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