Nathan Fillion is a Canadian born actor who has enshrined his place in the hearts of millions of TV and Film fans all over Hollywood. He has been in the industry for over 25 years, having begun his acting career in 1993 and in that period, he has played some of the loveable characters on screen, including his role as Malcolm Reynolds in Firefly and Richard Castle in Castle.
In over 25 years, Nathan Fillion has appeared in over 80 movies and TV shows, some of which have been voice roles for video games and animations, including his role as Gunnery Sergeant Edward Buck in the Halo game series.
We explore more of his life and his career below. Read on to learn more.
Nathan Fillion’s Biography & Age
Nathan Fillion was born on the 27th of March, 1971 to Robert and June Fillion. He was born in Edmonton, Alberta in Canada and he has a brother, Jeff, who is his older sibling.
His childhood years were spent in the Mill Woods area of Edmonton, where he completed his basic education at Holy Trinity Catholic High School. For his higher education, Nathan Fillion attended two universities, University of Alberta and Concordia University College of Alberta.
After completing his academic journey, he began his professional acting career by working in theatre for the Theatresports company. His onscreen debut was in 1993, in Ordeal in the Arctic when he played Officer Tom Jardine. He then starred in another project, his first big screen project, Strange and Rich in 1994 playing Walter Hoade before he relocated to New York City where he made appeared in the soap opera, One Life to Live, playing Joey Buchanan.
His relocation to New York signaled a turn in his career and he began to secure more roles, ranging from film to TV shows, including appearing in the modern classic, Saving Private Ryan in 1998 as Private James Frederick “Minnesota” Ryan. He also played Father David in Dracula 2000 in 2000.
Across both movies and TV shows, Nathan Fillion has made significant appearances in popular and classic projects, such as an appearance in Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Caleb and one of his biggest roles yet, as Captain Malcolm Reynolds in Firefly.
Other popular roles of Nathan Fillion include Desperate Housewives, Con Man, Castle, A Series of Unfortunate Events, Modern Family, The Rookie, Big Mouth and many more.
As a voice actor, Nathan Fillion has played a role across both animations and video games, ranging from superhero animations like The Death of Superman, Reign of the Superman, to video games like the Halo series and Jade Empire.
Over the course of his career, he has been the recipient of several awards and nominations, including a Daytime Emmy nomination for his work on One Life to Live.
Nathan Fillion’s Net Worth
When Nathan Fillion was starring on Castle, he was reportedly earning as much as $100,000 per episode and he appeared in a total of 173 episodes during the course of the show. His high earning potential combined with a long filmography of over 80 movies, TV shows, and video game roles has earned him a net worth estimated up north of $18 million.
Who Is His Wife/Partner Or Girlfriend?
There is no denying that Nathan Fillion is an attractive man and despite the array of women who would love to become the wife of the gorgeous actor, he has so far remained single and has never been married.
He has been known to be in a relationship with fellow actors such as Krista Allen whom he dated in 2015. He has also been rumored to be involved with actresses – Christina Ochoa and Stana Katic, the latter being his co-star on his show, Castle.
At the moment, Nathan Fillion’s tendency to keep his private life out of the media, we cannot say definitively if he is in a relationship or not.
His voice is one of the primary reasons why he is a beloved actor but apart from that, his dreamy looks is a significant contributing factor. His body profile consists of a height of 6 feet 2 inches, along with a body weight of 75kg.
Nathan Fillion is not a bodybuilder, but he maintains an impressive body physique. Alongside his elegant and admirable body are dark brown hair and blue colored eyes that complete his handsome look.