Nicholas Brendon

Biography: Nicholas Brendon is best known for his stint as Xander on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He is currently starring on FOX's Kitchen Confidential. He turned to acting when his aspirations of playing professional baseball were squelched by a serious arm injury.
He first appeared on television in a handful of commercials and guest-starring roles including Married…with Children and Dave's World. Feeling slightly disenchanted with Hollywood, he took a personal hiatus to play the "real-life" roles of medical student, production assistant, plumber's assistant, veterinary janitor, food delivery guy, script delivery guy, day care counselor and waiter (at approximately 13 different establishments). During his seventh year in the food and beverage industry, Brendon decided to give acting another try. Soon after, he landed the role of Xander and hung up his apron for good - he hopes.
His feature film credits include Psycho Beach Party and the horror film Pinata (aka Demon Island), in
Nicholas Brendon is best known for his stint as Xander on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. He is currently starring on FOX's Kitchen Confidential. He turned to acting when his aspirations of playing professional baseball were squelched by a serious arm injury.
He first appeared on television in a handful of commercials and guest-starring roles including Married…with Children and Dave's World. Feeling slightly disenchanted with Hollywood, he took a personal hiatus to play the "real-life" roles of medical student, production assistant, plumber's assistant, veterinary janitor, food delivery guy, script delivery guy, day care counselor and waiter (at approximately 13 different establishments). During his seventh year in the food and beverage industry, Brendon decided to give acting another try. Soon after, he landed the role of Xander and hung up his apron for good - he hopes.
His feature film credits include Psycho Beach Party and the horror film Pinata (aka Demon Island), in which he co-stars with wife Tressa DiFiglia. (She also appeared in Amber Benson's film Chance.)

Nick has also starred in Los Angeles theater productions of The Further Adventures of Tom Sawyer at Theater West, My Own Private Hollywood at the Black Hole Theater, and Out of Gas on Lover's Leap at the Pasadena Playhouse.

Off-screen, the Los Angeles native enjoys attending Dodger games, camping and spending quality time with friends and family. He also enjoys daydreaming of world travel, writing poetry, philanthropy and watching anything on A&E.
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Nicholas Brendon's Scores

Average career score: 62
Highest Metascore: 80 Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 42 Criminal Minds: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 2 out of 3
  2. Negative: 0 out of 3
3 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
tbd Criminal Minds: Season 10 Oct 1, 2014 Analyst Kevin Lynch 7.8
tbd Criminal Minds: Season 9 Sep 25, 2013 Analyst Kevin Lynch 7.9
tbd Criminal Minds: Season 8 Sep 26, 2012 Analyst Kevin Lynch 7.9
tbd Criminal Minds: Season 7 Sep 21, 2011 Analyst Kevin Lynch 7.3
tbd Criminal Minds: Season 6 Sep 22, 2010 Analyst Kevin Lynch 7.2
tbd Criminal Minds: Season 5 Sep 23, 2009 Analyst Kevin Lynch 7.5
tbd Criminal Minds: Season 4 Sep 24, 2008 Analyst Kevin Lynch 8.2
tbd Criminal Minds: Season 3 Sep 26, 2007 Analyst Kevin Lynch 7.6
tbd Relative Chaos Sep 4, 2006 Gil Gilbert tbd
tbd American Dragon: Jake Long: Season 2 Jun 10, 2006 89 5.7
42 Criminal Minds: Season 1 Sep 22, 2005 Analyst Kevin Lynch 8.1
64 Kitchen Confidential: Season 1 Sep 19, 2005 Seth Richman 8.0
tbd Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 7 Sep 24, 2002 Alexander 'Xander' Harris 4.6
tbd Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 6 Oct 2, 2001 Alexander 'Xander' Harris 4.8
tbd Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 5 Sep 26, 2000 Alexander 'Xander' Harris 5.4
tbd Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 4 Oct 5, 1999 Alexander 'Xander' Harris 7.2
tbd Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 3 Sep 29, 1998 Alexander 'Xander' Harris 7.4
tbd Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 2 Sep 15, 1997 Alexander 'Xander' Harris 8.1
80 Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 1 Mar 10, 1997 Alexander 'Xander' Harris 8.2