Rick Castle on ABC’s “Castle”
Nathan Fillion was recently a series regular on “Desperate Housewives,” playing Dr. Adam Mayfair, the new neighbor on Wisteria Lane and much younger husband of Katherine Mayfair (Dana Delany). On the big screen he was most recently seen in “Waitress,” a romantic comedy with Keri Russell.
Fillion’s other film credits include the Universal film “Slither,” co-starring Elizabeth Banks; “White Noise 2”; “Serenity,” which reunited him with director Joss Whedon; “Saving Private Ryan”; the independent film “Water’s Edge”; “Blast from the Past”; “Dracula 2000” and “Doubting Reilly.” On television, Fillion earned an Emmy nomination for his role in the daytime drama “One Life to Live.” Other TV credits include the ABC movie-of-the-week “Ordeal in the Arctic,” as well as roles in the series “Drive,” “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.
HOMETOWN Edmonton, Alberta
BIRTHDATE May 27
CASTLE – Nathan Fillion stars as Rick Castle on ABC’s “Castle.”
Photo: (ABC/CRAIG SJODIN)