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Alexis Denisof

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

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
91% Guardians of the Galaxy
  • The Other
2014
No Score Yet Geil Of Doylestown: Forgotten Explorer
  • Actor
2014
84% Much Ado About Nothing
  • Benedick
2013
92% Marvel's The Avengers
  • The Other
2012
No Score Yet And They're Off...
  • Father at Accident
2011
0% Love Wedding Marriage
  • Lloyd
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
20% Noah's Ark
  • Ham
1999
No Score Yet Misadventures of Margaret
  • Dr. Lipi
1998
No Score Yet Hostile Waters
  • John Baker
1997
No Score Yet Sharpe's Waterloo
  • Actor
1997
No Score Yet Sharpe's Justice
  • Actor
1997
47% 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

RATING TITLE CREDIT
No Score Yet How I Met Your Mother
2005-2014
  • Sandy Sandy Rivers
86% Grimm
2011
  • Viktor Viktor Albert Wilhelm George Beckendorf Prince Viktor
88% Finding Carter
2014-2015
  • David Wilson
How I Met Your Mother
  • Sandy Rivers
No Score Yet Private Practice
2007-2013
  • Daniel
No Score Yet Buffy the Vampire Slayer
1997-2003
  • Wesley Wesley Wyndham-Price
53% Dollhouse
2009-2010
  • Sen. Daniel Perrin

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