Alexis Denisof

Biography: A native of Salisbury, MD, Denisof grew up in Seattle, where he began his acting career in productions at the distinguished ACT (A Contemporary Theatre). Following high school, Denisof continued his training overseas when he was accepted at the prestigious London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts. Upon graduation, he gained his first national exposure in a George Harrison rock video, which led to his feature film debut in the British film Murder Story. His other film credits include the Sundance Film Festival hit The Misadventures of Margaret opposite Parker Posey and Brooke Shields, True Blue and First Knight.

While in London, Denisof enjoyed an equally prolific stage career, appearing as a member of the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company in Hamlet, opposite Ian McKellan. Denisof is a veteran of several television projects including HBO's Hostile Waters and the television miniseries Noah's Ark, opposite Jon Voight and Mary Steenburgen. In 1997, Alexis was cast as
A native of Salisbury, MD, Denisof grew up in Seattle, where he began his acting career in productions at the distinguished ACT (A Contemporary Theatre). Following high school, Denisof continued his training overseas when he was accepted at the prestigious London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts. Upon graduation, he gained his first national exposure in a George Harrison rock video, which led to his feature film debut in the British film Murder Story. His other film credits include the Sundance Film Festival hit The Misadventures of Margaret opposite Parker Posey and Brooke Shields, True Blue and First Knight.

While in London, Denisof enjoyed an equally prolific stage career, appearing as a member of the prestigious Royal Shakespeare Company in Hamlet, opposite Ian McKellan.

Denisof is a veteran of several television projects including HBO's Hostile Waters and the television miniseries Noah's Ark, opposite Jon Voight and Mary Steenburgen.

In 1997, Alexis was cast as the bumbling, arrogant replacement Watcher for Buffy Summers on the series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The character was supposed to be in only a few episodes, but Alexis was such a fan favorite that Wesley was brought back on the spin-off series Angel. Alexis became a series regular midway through the first season (1999) and remained through the final episode in 2004.

While working on the two series, Alexis met Alyson Hannigan, who played the character of Willow on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The two became friends quickly, and when everyone assumed that they were dating they decided to take the plunge. They were engaged after a year and were married on October 11, 2003.
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Alexis Denisof's Scores

Average career score: 64
Highest Metascore: 75 Angel: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 55 Grimm: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
4 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
75 Angel: Season 1 Oct 5, 1999 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 8.6
69 How I Met Your Mother: Season 1 Sep 19, 2005 Sandy Rivers 8.4
57 Dollhouse: Season 1 Feb 13, 2009 Senator Daniel Perrin 8.5
55 Grimm: Season 1 Oct 28, 2011 Viktor Albert Wilhelm George Beckendorf 7.6
tbd Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 3 Sep 29, 1998 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 8.8
tbd Babylon 5: Season 3 Nov 9, 1995 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 8.6
tbd Angel: Season 2 Sep 26, 2000 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 8.5
tbd Angel: Season 3 Sep 24, 2001 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce / Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 8.3
tbd Angel: Season 4 Oct 6, 2002 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 7.9
tbd Angel: Season 5 Oct 1, 2003 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 8.5
tbd Gilmore Girls: Season 3 Sep 24, 2002 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 7.6
tbd Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Season 3 Sep 25, 1998 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 10
tbd The X-Files: Season 3 Sep 22, 1995 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 8.0
tbd Friends: Season 3 Sep 16, 1996 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 9.0
tbd Are You Being Served?: Season 3 Feb 27, 1975 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce tbd
tbd Charmed: Season 3 Oct 5, 2000 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 9.0
tbd Seinfeld: Season 3 Sep 18, 1991 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 8.6
tbd Star Trek: The Next Generation: Season 3 Sep 25, 1989 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 8.6
tbd The Wild Wild West: Season 3 Sep 8, 1967 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce tbd
tbd The Simpsons: Season 3 Sep 19, 1991 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 8.8
tbd Just Shoot Me: Season 3 Sep 22, 1998 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce tbd
tbd Quantum Leap: Season 3 Mar 26, 1989 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 10
tbd Law & Order: Season 3 Sep 23, 1992 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce tbd
tbd Stargate SG-1: Season 3 Jun 25, 1999 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 7.3
tbd JAG: Season 3 Sep 23, 1997 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce tbd
tbd Roswell: Season 3 Oct 9, 2001 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 7.4
tbd The Steve Harvey Show: Season 3 Sep 18, 1998 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce 10
tbd Early Edition: Season 3 Sep 26, 1998 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce tbd
tbd Magnum, P.I.: Season 3 Sep 30, 1982 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce tbd
tbd Moonlighting: Season 3 Sep 23, 1986 Wesley Wyndam-Pryce tbd