Richard Castle on ABC's "Castle"
In addition to his starring role on "Castle," Nathan Fillion was a recurring star on "Desperate Housewives," playing Dr. Adam Mayfair, the new neighbor on Wisteria Lane and much younger husband of Katherine Mayfair (Dana Delany). On the big screen he recently finished shooting "Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters," which will be released in August 2013, and starred in Joss Whedon's "Much Ado About Nothing," which will premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival.
Fillion's other film credits include "Trucker," opposite Michelle Monoghan, "Waitress," with Keri Russell, Universal's "Slither," co-starring Elizabeth Banks, "White Noise 2," "Serenity," which reunited him with director Joss Whedon, "Saving Private Ryan," the independent film "Water's Edge," "Blast from the Past," "Dracula 2000" and "Doubting Reilly." On television he earned an Emmy nomination for his role in the daytime drama "One Life to Live." Other TV credits include the series "Drive," "Two Guys and a Girl," "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Pasadena" and "Miss Match."
A native of Edmonton, Alberta, Fillion wanted to be a high school teacher and studied at the University of Alberta. He later starred in productions at the Edmonton Fringe Festival and performed with comedy groups in town before moving on to pursue an acting career in New York and Los Angeles.
HOMETOWN Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
BIRTHDATE March 27