James Wesley Marsters is an American actor and musician, best known for playing the popular platinum-blond character Spike in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and its spin-off series Angel. Joss Whedon has proposed making a Spike movie starring James Marsters.
It is James' notable and acclaimed appearance as Spike on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (first appearing in series two) which attracted the attention of the general public. The immediate fan response prevented his character from being dispatched to enjoy a pivotal presence throughout the life of the series.Another television series that has featured James Marsters is the famous series "Smallville", about the young Superman growing up. In this series, James Masters plays the human form of BRAINIAC, Milton Fine, and appears first in season 5, until the character Milton Fine dies in the season 8 episode Legion. He was also in series 2 of BBC sci-fi drama, Torchwood as time-traveling, roguish ex-Time Agent, Captain John Hart, appearing the first, penultimate and last episodes of the series.