Nathan Fillion

Nathan Fillion

Highest Rated: 100% DCU: Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox (2013)

Lowest Rated: 14% Night Hunter (Nomis) (2019)

Birthday: Mar 27, 1971

Birthplace: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

His mother had a Norwegian grandfather and a Finnish grandmother. Performed improv with Theatresports at Edmonton's Rapid Fire Theatre. Briefly worked as a singing-telegram deliveryman. Initially planned to follow in his parents' footsteps and become a high school English teacher, but dropped out of college after landing a role on One Life to Live. Became deaf in his left ear in 1977. Received a Daytime Emmy nomination in 1996 for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series for his work on One Life to Live. Co-founder of the non-profit organisation Kids Need to Read, which promotes childhood literacy. Has been an a US citizen since 1997. Is friendly with Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau. Is a keen fan of video games and collects comic books.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Credit
14% Night Hunter (Nomis) Actor 2019
93% The Death of Superman / Reign of the Supermen Double Feature Actor 2019
No Score Yet The Death and Return of Superman Green Lantern 2019
92% The Death of Superman Green Lantern 2018
70% Cars 3 Sterling $152.7M 2017
No Score Yet Yamasong: March of the Hollows Shojun 2017
No Score Yet Henchmen Actor 2016
91% Guardians of the Galaxy Monstrous Inmate $270.6M 2014
57% Justice League: Throne Of Atlantis Steve Trevor 2014
42% Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters Hermes $68.6M 2013
80% Monsters University Johnny $260.4M 2013
86% Much Ado About Nothing Dogberry $4.3M 2013
No Score Yet Highway Of Tears Actor 2013
100% DCU: Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox Hal Jordan / Green Lantern 2013
No Score Yet Justice League: Doom Green Lantern 2012
No Score Yet Robot Chicken DC Comics Special Actor 2012
49% Super The Holy Avenger $0.3M 2011
No Score Yet Green Lantern: Emerald Knights Hal Jordan 2011
59% Trucker Runner 2009
82% Wonder Woman Col. Steve Trevor 2009
90% Waitress Dr. Pomatter $18.7M 2007
75% White Noise 2 Abe Dale 2007
No Score Yet Outing Riley Actor 2007
86% Slither Bill Pardy $7.8M 2006
82% Serenity Capt. Malcolm Reynolds $25.4M 2005
No Score Yet Outing Riley Luke Riley 2004
No Score Yet Water's Edge Robert 2004
No Score Yet Doubting Riley Actor 2004
17% Dracula 2000 Father David $32.7M 2000
57% Blast From the Past Cliff 1999
93% Saving Private Ryan Minessota Ryan 1998
No Score Yet Ordeal in the Arctic Tom Jardine 1993

TV

Credit
68% The Rookie
2018
Executive Producer John Nolan John Nolan 2020
2019
2018
No Score Yet Jimmy Kimmel Live
2003
Guest 2019
2015
2014
2012
96% A Series of Unfortunate Events
2017-2019
2018
No Score Yet American Housewife
2016
Himself 2018
2017
86% Modern Family
2009
Rainer Shine 2018
2017
2016
No Score Yet Drunk History
2013
2018
2015
97% Brooklyn Nine-Nine
2013
Mark Devereaux 2017
No Score Yet Con Man
2015-2017
Executive Producer Jack Moore 2017
2015
No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden
2015-2019
Guest 2016
100% Gravity Falls
2012
Voice 2016
2015
2013
2012
80% Castle
2009-2016
Screenwriter Richard Castle 2016
2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
81% The Big Bang Theory
2007-2019
Customer 2015
No Score Yet Last Call With Carson Daly
2007-2019
Guest 2015
2009
88% Community
2009-2015
Bob Waite 2014
No Score Yet Late Show With David Letterman
1993-2015
Guest 2014
2013
2011
No Score Yet Conan
2010
Guest 2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
No Score Yet American Dad (target for inaccurate feed data)
2005
Voice 2013
2012
92% The Venture Bros.
2004-2018
Voice 2010
No Score Yet The Bonnie Hunt Show
2008-2010
Guest 2009
72% Desperate Housewives
2004-2012
Dr. Adam Mayfair Adam Mayfair 2008
2007
2004
65% Drive
2007
Alex Tully 2007
96% Justice League Unlimited
2004-2006
Voice 2006
85% Lost
2004-2010
Guest Kevin 2006
No Score Yet Pasadena
2001-2002
Glenn Collins 2005
91% Miss Match
2003
Adam 2004
81% Buffy the Vampire Slayer
1997-2003
Caleb 2003
76% Firefly
2002-2003
Capt. Malcolm `Mal' Reynolds 2003
2002
No Score Yet Two Guys and a Girl
1998-2001
Johnny 2001
2000
1999
1998

QUOTES FROM Nathan Fillion CHARACTERS

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I mean to confound these bungers.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I aim to misbehave...

Hermes says: My feelings might have even been hurt, if I wasn't such a self-confident individual. I don't know if you've noticed, but I'm killing these shorts.

Hermes says: You weren't able to talk sense into him?

Percy Jackson says: Well, we kind of tried to kill each other in a duel to the death

Percy Jackson says: Well, we kind of tried to kill each other in a duel to the death.

Hermes says: I see. You tried the diplomatic approach

Hermes says: I see. You tried the diplomatic approach.

Hal Jordan says: Accident is only the will of the universe expressing itself.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I'll take the shuttle in closer. Zoe, ship is yours. Remember, if anything happens to me, or you don't hear from me within the hour... you take this ship and you come and you rescue me.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I'll take the shuttle in closer. Zoe, ship is yours. Remember, if anything happens to me, or you don't hear from me within the hour, you take this ship and you come and you rescue me.

Zoe says: What? And risk my ship?

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I mean it. It's cold out there. I don't wanna get left.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: What in the hell happened back there?

Wash says: Start with the part where Jayne gets knocked out by a 90-pound girl 'cause... I don't think that's ever getting old.

Wash says: Start with the part where Jayne gets knocked out by a 90-pound girl because I don't think that's ever getting old.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Dear Buddha, please bring me a pony and a plastic rocket...

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Dear Buddha, please bring me a pony and a plastic rocket.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Do you want to run this ship?

Jayne says: Yes!

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: [caught off guard] Well... you can't...

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Well, you can't.

Kaylee Frye says: Have faith, Captain!

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Not today.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I've staked my crew's life on the theory that you're a person, actual and whole, and if I'm wrong, you'd best shoot me now... [River cocks the gun she is pointing at Mal]

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I've staked my crew's life on the theory that you're a person, actual and whole, and if I'm wrong you'd best shoot me now or we could talk some more.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Or, we could talk some more.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Jayne, how many weapons you plan on bringing? You only got the two arms.

Jayne says: I just get excitable as to choice- like to have my options open.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Kaylee, what in the sphincter of hell are you playing at? We got the primary buffer panel coming right...

Kaylee Frye says: Everything's shiny, Cap'n. Not to fret.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: You told me those entry couplings would hold for another week!

Kaylee Frye says: That was six months ago, Cap'n.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: My ship don't crash. If she crashes, you crashed her.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: What are you doing?

Inara says: I'm praying for you Mal.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: [to Inara] But you fog things up! You always have. You spin me about. I wish like hell you were elsewhere.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: But you fog things up! You always have. You spin me about. I wish like hell you were elsewhere.

Inara says: [sighs] I was.

Inara says: I was.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Come a day there won't be room for naughty men like us to slip about at all. This job goes south, there well may not be another. So here is us, on the raggedy edge. Don't push me, and I won't push you. Dong le ma?

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Half of writing history is hiding the truth.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: [after landing on Miranda] Well, something sure the hell ain't right.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Well, something sure the hell ain't right.

Sheriff Bill Pardy says: Well, now, that is some fucked-up shit

Sheriff Bill Pardy says: Well, now, that is some fucked-up shit.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: "I aim to misbehave"

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I aim to misbehave.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I believe that woman's plannin' to shoot me again. (Firefly)

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I believe that woman's plannin' to shoot me again.

Jayne says: Here's a little concept I've been working on. Why don't we shoot her first?

Wash says: It *is* her turn.

Wash says: They're burning without reactor core containment. Well, that's kwong juh duh. That's suicide! That's...

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Reavers.

Wash says: Oh god... oh god... oh god...

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: How close are they?

Wash says: About 20 seconds from spitting distance.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Did you send word to Patience? (Firefly)

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Did you send word to Patience?

Wash says: Ain't heard back yet. Didn't she shoot you one time?

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Everybody's makin' a fuss.

Sheriff Bill Pardy says: So how's everybody's evening, good? Good.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Faster Faster Faster would be better!

Dr. Simon Tam says: Now River stay behind the others if there's fighting you drop to the floor or run away. It's okay to leave them to die.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Doctor, I'm taking your sister under my protection here. If anything happens to her, anything at all, I swear to you I will get very choked up, honestly there could be tears.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Set course for Beaumonde, first thing, I want these bod -- (Simon suddenly punches him in the face .)

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Set course for Beaumonde, first thing, I want these bod -- [Simon suddenly punches him in the face]

Kaylee Frye says: Simon!

Dr. Simon Tam says: You son of a whore!

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I am a hairs breath from riddling you with holes Doctor!

Dr. Simon Tam says: 'One simple job! She'll be fine!'

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: She 'is' fine apart from being still crazy she's a picture of health!

Dr. Simon Tam says: Never again do yo understand me?

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Seems to me we had a talk about you giving orders on my boat.

Dr. Simon Tam says: Well we're off your boat just as soon as River gets her share of the bounty!

Kaylee Frye says: Let's not do anything hasty-

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: No shiny! We'll be on Beaumonde ten hours time you can pick up your earnings and be on your merry! Mean time you do your job patch up my crew!

River Tam says: He didn't lie down they never lie down.

Kaylee Frye says: Are you okay?

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Is 'he' okay?!

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Shot me in the back. I haven't.. made you angry, have I?

River Tam says: There's a lot of innocent people in the air being killed right now.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: You have no idea how true that is. I know the secret now. The truth that burned up River Tam's brain and set you after her. And the rest of the 'verse is gonna know it too. 'Cause they need to

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: You have no idea how true that is. I know the secret now. The truth that burned up River Tam's brain and set you after her. And the rest of the 'verse is gonna know it too. 'Cause they need to.

The Operative says: You really believe that?

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I do.

The Operative says: You willing to die for that belief?

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I am... .course that ain't excactly plan A!

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: This report is maybe twelve years old. Parliament buried it, and it stayed buried til River dug it up. This is what they feared she knew. And they were right to fear, 'cause there's a universe of folk that are gonna know it too. They're gonna see it. Somebody has to speak for these people. You all got on this boat for different reasons, but you all come to the same place. So now I'm asking more of you than I have before. Maybe all. 'Cause as sure as I know anything I know this: They will try again. Maybe on another world, maybe on this very ground, swept clean. A year from now, ten, they'll swing back to the belief that they can make people... better. And I do not hold to that. So no more running. I aim to misbehave.

Dr. Simon Tam says: May I see her?

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I believe you go some storytelling to do what in hell happened back there?

Wash says: Start with the part where Jayne gets knocked out by a ninety pound girl. 'Cause I don't think that's ever getting old

Wash says: Start with the part where Jayne gets knocked out by a ninety pound girl. 'Cause I don't think that's ever getting old.

Zoe says: Do we know if anyone was killed?

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: It's likely. I know she meant to Ad kill me 'fore the Doc put her out which how exactly does that work anyhow?

Dr. Simon Tam says: It's a safeword. The people who helped me break River out had intel that River and the other subjects were being embedded with behavioral conditioning. They taught me a safeword, in case... something happened.

Kaylee Frye says: I'm not sure I get it

Kaylee Frye says: I'm not sure I get it.

Dr. Simon Tam says: It's a phrase that makes her fall asleep. If I speak the words, "Eta --

Jayne says: Well don't say it!

Zoe says: It only works on 'her' Jayne.

Jayne says: Oh. Well, now I know that!

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: What was that?

Wash says: Did you "see" that?

Wash says: Did you 'see' that?

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Was that the Primary Buffer Panel?

Wash says: It did seem to resemble-

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Did the Primary Buffer Panel just fall off my gorram ship for no apparent reason?

Wash says: Looks like!

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I thought Kaylee checked our entry couplings! I have a very clear memory of it!

Wash says: Yeah well if she doesn't give us some extra flow from the engine room to offset the burnthrough this landing is gonna get pretty interesting.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Define "Interesting"

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Define 'Interesting'.

Wash says: "Oh god, oh god, we're all gonna die?"

Wash says: Oh god, oh god, we're all gonna die?

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: This is the Captain. There's a little problem with our entry sequence so we may experience slight turbulence and then explode. Can you shave the vector?

Wash says: I'm doing it it's not enough!

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Well just get us on the ground!

Wash says: That part will happen pretty defiantly!

Jayne says: We're gonna explode!? I don't wanna explode!

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Jayne how many weapons you plan on taking you only got the two arms.

Jayne says: I just get excitable as to choice, like to have my options open.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I don't plan on any shooting taking place during this job.

Jayne says: well, what you plan and what takes place ain't ever exactly been similar.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: No grenades

Jayne says: What? aw!

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: No grenades!

Zoe says: We crashing again?

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Talk to your husband Mule prepped?

Zoe says: Go to go sir, just loading her up. Those grenades? Those grednaes?

Jayne says: Yeah Cap'n doesn't want'em.

Zoe says: Jayne we're robbing the place We're not occupying it.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Dear Buddha please give me a pony and a plastic rocket.

Inara says: Mal what are you doing here?

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Well you invited me.

Inara says: I never thought for a second you'd be stupid enough to come!

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Well then that makes you kind of a tease doesn't it?

Inara says: You knew my invitation wasn't on the level!

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Which let me to conclude that you must be in some trouble

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Which let me to conclude that you must be in some trouble.

Inara says: I'm fine I'm giddy!

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: For a woman schooled in telling a man what he wants to hear you ain't much of a liar

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: For a woman schooled in telling a man what he wants to hear you ain't much of a liar.

Inara says: Mal you cannot handle this man!

The Operative says: That girl will reign destruction down on your ship, she is a albatross Captain.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Way I hear albatross was a ships good luck till some idiot killed it. Yes I've read a poem try not to faint

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Way I hear albatross was a ships good luck till some idiot killed it. Yes I've read a poem try not to faint.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I never credited the Alliance with a over abundance of brains and if you're the best they got-

The Operative says: Captain Reynolds I should tell you so that you don't waste your time you can't make me angry

The Operative says: Captain Reynolds I should tell you so that you don't waste your time you can't make me angry.

Inara says: Please spend a hour with him!

Hermes says: "My dear young cousin, if there's one thing I've learned over the eons, it's that you can't give up on your family, no matter how tempting they make it."

Hermes says: My dear young cousin, if there's one thing I've learned over the eons, it's that you can't give up on your family, no matter how tempting they make it.

Superman says: In the light of breach of trust revealed to us during the vandal savage matter. We have to decide whether batman should be allowed to remain in the league. All those in favor of

Superman says: In the light of breach of trust revealed to us during the vandal savage matter. We have to decide whether batman should be allowed to remain in the league. All those in favor of.

Wonder Woman says: Wait before we vote I think the accused sholud be allowed a few words in his defense.

Green Lantern says: Second

Green Lantern says: Second.

Superman says: Okay (pause tuns) Batman

Superman says: Okay [pause tuns] Batman.

Batman says: My actions don't require any defense in the same situation I'd do it again.

Flash says: Awe, Comm on!

Batman says: As individuals and even more so as a group the justice league is far too dangerous to lack a fail safe against any possible misuse of our power.

Wonder Woman says: We use our power to protect the world and always have.

Batman says: And what if we ever used it for some other purpose (stands up) If you people can't see the potential danger of a out of control justice league.I don't need to wait for a vote I don't belong here . (gets up leaves and walks away)

Batman says: And what if we ever used it for some other purpose [stands up] If you people can't see the potential danger of a out of control justice league.I don't need to wait for a vote I don't belong here . [gets up leaves and walks away]

Kaylee Frye says: But you could have made them family...instead of keeping Simon from seeing I was there & I carried such a torch. It's going on a year now I aint had nothing twix my nethers wasnt run on bateries.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: God I can't know that ughhh...

Jayne says: I could stand to hear a little more....

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: You know what the first rule of flying is? ...Love. You can learn all the math in the 'verse, but you take a boat in the air you don't love, she'll shake you off just as sure as the turning of the worlds. Love keeps her in the air when she oughta' fall down, tells you she's hurtin' 'fore she keens. Makes her a home.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I aim to misbehave.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: This is the captain. We have a...little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and then...explode.

The Operative says: It's worse than you think.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: It usually is.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: [talking to Simon before jetting off on the mule] Doctor, I'm taking your sister under my protection. If anything happens to her - anything - I'll get really choked up. Honestly, there could be tears.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: [metallic ripping outside the Serenity as it enters atmo] What was that?

Wash says: Did you see that?!

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Was that the primary buffer panel?

Wash says: It did sound like--

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Did the primary buffer panel just fall off my gorram frigate?!

Wash says: [ship shakes] Looks like.

The Operative says: Do you know what your sin is?

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Aw, hell. I'm a fan of all seven. But right now, I'm gonna have to go with wrath.

The Holy Avenger says: All it takes to be a superhero, is the choice to fight evil

The Holy Avenger says: All it takes to be a superhero is the choice to fight evil.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: "I mean to confound these bungers."

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I mean to confound these bungers.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I aim to misbehave.

Abe Dale says: On the third day, Christ rose again...but what about the devil?

Abe Dale says: On the third day, Christ rose again. But what about the devil?

Abe Dale says: If you save someone's life...you are responsible for it.

Abe Dale says: If you save someone's life, you are responsible for it.

Abe Dale says: How does right freakin' now grab you?

Abe Dale says: How does right freakin' now grab you?

Kylie Strutemyer says: What are we gonna do now?

Sheriff Bill Pardy says: Probably turn into a couple of these ****ed-up things.

Kylie Strutemyer says: That's kinda negative.

Sheriff Bill Pardy says: Well, it's been that sorta day.

Sheriff Bill Pardy says: Thanks for saving my ass back there.

Kylie Strutemyer says: You're welcome.

Sheriff Bill Pardy says: Of course, when I tell that story, it's gonna be the other way around.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: I don't plan on any shooting taking place during this job.

Jayne says: Yeah, well, what you plan and what takes place ain't ever exactly been similar.

Wash says: This landing is gonna get pretty interesting.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Define "interesting".

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Define 'interesting'.

Wash says: [deadpan] Oh God, oh God, we're all gonna die?

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: [on intercom] This is the captain. We have a little problem with our entry sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and then ... explode.

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: [on intercom] This is the captain. We have a little problem with our entry sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and then, explode.

Sheriff Bill Pardy says: Don't let them in your mouth!

Capt. Malcolm "Mal" Reynolds says: Half of writing history is hiding the truth.