Nathan Fillion (ˈfɪljən; born March 27, 1971) is a Canadian actor best known for his role as Richard Castle on the ABC series Castle as well as his earlier portrayal of the lead role of Captain Malcolm Reynolds in the television series Firefly and its feature film continuation, Serenity.
He has acted in traditionally distributed films like Slither and Trucker, Internet-distributed films like Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog, television soap operas and sitcoms, and theater. Fillion has also voiced several video games, including the Bungie titles Halo 3, Halo 3: ODST, Halo: Reach and Destiny. He will appear in Halo 5: Guardians.
Fillion was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, the younger son of Cookie and Bob Fillion, both of whom are retired English teachers. He has an older brother, Jeff, and attended Holy Trinity Catholic High School, Concordia University College of Alberta, and the University of Alberta, where he was a member of the Kappa Alpha Society.
Con Man (web series) is an upcoming American comedy web series created by Alan Tudyk. The series follows cult science fiction actor Wray Nerely, played by Tudyk, as he tours the convention circuit. It is based loosely upon Tudyk's own experiences of the convention world.
It is co-produced by Nathan Fillion, who will also star in the series, and by PJ Haarsma. Tudyk will be writing and directing the series. The series sought funding through crowdfunding website Indiegogo. The campaign raised more than $1 million in twenty-four hours and more than $1.4 million in thirty-five hours, securing the records for highest funded web series within twenty-four hours and for highest funded web series on any crowdfunding platform.
Plot: Wray Nerely (Alan Tudyk) is a struggling actor who starred as a spaceship pilot on Spectrum, a canceled science fiction series that went on to become a cult classic. Wray's good friend Jack Moore (Nathan Fillion), who starred as the ship's captain, has become an A-list movie star. Frustrated by Jack's success and his lack thereof, Wray travels the science fiction convention circuit, makes appearances at comic book stores, and visits pop culture events. He navigates the odd people and incidents he encounters along the way while learning to love the fans he has.
Full Name at Birth Nathan Christopher Fillion
Date of Birth March 27, 1971
Birthplace Edmonton, Alberta
Height 6' 1½" (187 cm)
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Star Sign Aries
High School Holy Trinity Catholic High School; Edmonton, Alberta
University Concordia University of Alberta
University of Alberta; Edmonton, Alberta
Occupation Category Actor
Claim to Fame Firefly, Serenity, Cast le
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