Alexis Denisof

Birthday: Feb 25, 1966
Birthplace: Salisbury, Maryland, USA
Moved with his mother to Seattle when he was 3. Went to boarding school in Concord, NH, when he was 13. Worked as a dishwasher and chefafter high school while deciding how to pursue acting. Moved to London, England, at 17 to study acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art. One of his first showbiz jobs was appearingin the music video for George Harrison's "Got My Mind Set on You." Appeared in a 1993 British stage production of Rope withfuture Buffy theVampire Slayer costar Anthony Head. Years later, he ran into Head at an L.A.book signing. The reunion led Head to recommend Denisof for the part of Wesley Wyndam-Pryce, the rival Watcher to Head'sRupert Giles in Season 3. Relocated to L.A. after 13 years in London, buthaddifficulty finding work. Mary Steenburgen, whom he had met while filming Noah's Ark,andher husband Ted Danson put him up for a year. Met wife Alyson Hannigan when he appearedon Buffy the Vampire Slayer, though they didn't begin dating until after he had moved on to the Buffy spinoff Angel.

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Filmography

MOVIES

CREDIT
91% Guardians of the Galaxy The Other $270.6M 2014
No Score Yet Geil Of Doylestown: Forgotten Explorer Actor 2014
86% Much Ado About Nothing Benedick $4.3M 2013
92% Marvel's The Avengers The Other $623.3M 2012
No Score Yet And They're Off... Father at Accident 2011
0% Love Wedding Marriage Lloyd $1.9K 2011
No Score Yet Sharpe's Waterloo Actor 2006
No Score Yet Sharpe's Revenge Actor 2006
No Score Yet Rip It Off Yuri 2003
17% Tarzan & Jane Nigel Taylor 2002
No Score Yet Beyond the City Limits Yuri 2001
No Score Yet Noah's Ark Ham 1999
No Score Yet Misadventures of Margaret Dr. Lipi 1998
No Score Yet Hostile Waters John Baker 1997
44% First Knight Sir Gaheris 1995
No Score Yet Innocent Lies Actor 1995
No Score Yet Faith Actor 1994
No Score Yet Dakota Road Actor 1992

TV

CREDIT
88% Finding Carter
2014-2015
David Wilson
  • 2015
  • 2014
89% Grimm
2011-2017
Viktor Viktor Albert Wilhelm George Beckendorf Prince Viktor
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
83% How I Met Your Mother
2005-2014
Sandy Sandy Rivers
  • 2012
  • 2011
  • 2007
  • 2006
48% Dollhouse
2009-2010
Sen. Daniel Perrin
  • 2009
52% Private Practice
2007-2013
Daniel
  • 2008
  • 2007
No Score Yet Comment je l'ai rencontrée
2005-2010
Sandy Rivers
  • 2006
96% Justice League Unlimited
2004-2006
Voice
  • 2006
88% Angel
1999-2004
Wesley Wyndam-Pryce Wesley
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 2000
  • 1999
81% Buffy the Vampire Slayer
1997-2003
Wesley Wesley Wyndham-Price
  • 1999
  • 1998
No Score Yet How I Met Your Mother
Sandy Rivers

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