James MarstersJames Marsters
) is an actor, best known for playing the character Spike
in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer
He has made guest appearances on the Buffy-spinoff Angel and the television series Northern Exposure and Andromeda.
He also fronts a band, Ghost of the Robot, whose debut album "Mad Brilliant" was released February 2, 2003.
Despite the death of his character in the last ever episode of Buffy, he is reprising the role in the 5th season of Angel.