Amber Benson, has a huge fan following for her role as the shy witch in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She has a wealth of experience behind her, studying singing and dancing (appearing in a production of The Nutcracker at the age of six) as well as acting before landing her first movie role in King of the Hill in 1993. She played a good-natured epileptic teenager. She followed this with a role as Alicia Silverstone’s best friend in The Crush.
She followed this with three made-for-TV Jack Reed detective movies as the daughter of the title detective. Other small parts followed in Imaginary Crimes, S.F.W. and Bye Bye Love. She appeared in a number of independent movies and shorts before her three years on Buffy.
Amber has also tried her talent at writing and directing, starting in 2001, wshen she was 24, with Chance, playing the title character. She has also written various stage plays as well as scripts for other independent movies such as The Theory of the Leisure Class and Ghosts of Albion: Legacy.