Julie Benz

Biography: Julie Benz was supposed to be a doctor, not an ice skater, not an actress. She comes from a whole family of doctors. Her father is a well-respected surgeon in Pittsburgh. Once he made her watch 6 hours of hemorrhoid surgery on videotape. That's when she decided not to be a doctor. She would rather play one on TV. Julie competed in the 1988 U.S. Championships in junior ice dancing with David Schilling, placing 13th. She knew she wanted to get out of skating by the time she was 18 but her skating ended before then. When she had bad leg fracture and stopped competing at the age of 16. From there she got involved in modeling which later lead to her moving to NY for acting work. She took acting classes at NYC and has been with her manager, Vincent Cirrincione for 14 years.

Julie first began acting in 1990 with the small role in the film Due occhi diabolici. In 1997, Julie had a memorable role in the movie As Good as It Gets as a receptionist. That same year, she also started her
role as Darla on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She eventually went on to Buffy's spin-off show, Angel, where her character got more of a back-story and more screen time.

Julie married actor and comedian Jon Kassir in 1998. Jon is better know as the voice of the "Crypt Keeper" from HBO's Tales From the Crypt.

She is most memorable for her character Darla in Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel.

Her Theater work includes:
ROMEO AND JULIET (Interact)
TO SLEEP (Nikitsky Theater)
ON THE TOWN (Abe Burrows Theater)
GREASE (University Theater)
THE PROPOSAL (The Company Theater)
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Julie Benz's Scores

Average career score: 67
Highest Metascore: 92 CSI: Season 2
Lowest Metascore: 48 Stargate SG-1: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 15 out of 21
  2. Negative: 0 out of 21
21 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
57 Defiance: Season 1 Apr 15, 2013 Mayor Amanda Rosewater 7.3
tbd Babylon 5: Season 5 Mar 7, 2013 Darla / Darla tbd
77 Dexter: Season 1 Oct 1, 2006 Rita Bennett 9.2
tbd Family Guy: Season 5 Sep 10, 2006 Darla 7.2
tbd Babylon 5: Season 5 Sep 23, 2004 Darla / Darla 6.8
tbd Babylon 5: Season 5 Sep 21, 2004 Darla / Darla / Darla 8.0
tbd Babylon 5: Season 5 Oct 1, 2003 Darla / Darla 8.5
tbd Babylon 5: Season 5 Sep 23, 2003 Darla / Darla / Darla 8.0
tbd Babylon 5: Season 4 Oct 6, 2002 Darla / Darla 7.9
tbd Babylon 5: Season 5 Sep 22, 2002 Darla / Darla / Darla 7.5
tbd Babylon 5: Season 2 Oct 9, 2001 Darla / Darla / Darla 8.0
tbd Dark Angel: Season 2 Sep 28, 2001 Darla 8.7
tbd Babylon 5: Season 2 Sep 27, 2001 Darla / Darla 6.5
tbd Stargate SG-1: Season 5 Jun 29, 2001 Darla 7.3
tbd Babylon 5: Season 2 Oct 20, 2000 Darla / Darla / Darla 7.7
tbd Just Shoot Me: Season 5 Oct 12, 2000 Darla tbd
tbd The Steve Harvey Show: Season 5 Oct 8, 2000 Darla 10
58 Babylon 5: Season 1 Oct 6, 2000 Darla / Darla 7.1
81 Babylon 5: Season 1 Oct 5, 2000 Darla / Darla / Darla 8.6
tbd Dark Angel: Season 1 Oct 3, 2000 Darla 7.9
tbd Roswell: Season 2 Oct 2, 2000 Darla 8.8
tbd Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 5 Sep 26, 2000 Darla 8.6
tbd Babylon 5: Season 2 Sep 26, 2000 Darla / Darla 8.5
tbd Sabrina, the Teenage Witch: Season 5 Sep 22, 2000 Darla 8.0
77 Roswell: Season 1 Oct 6, 1999 Agent Kathleen Topolsky / Darla 8.2
75 Babylon 5: Season 1 Oct 5, 1999 Darla / Darla 8.6
tbd Babylon 5: Season 2 Sep 30, 1999 Darla / Darla / Darla 9.2
tbd Family Guy: Season 2 Sep 23, 1999 Darla 7.3
tbd JAG: Season 5 Sep 21, 1999 Darla tbd
68 Babylon 5: Season 1 Sep 20, 1999 Darla / Darla / Darla 8.7