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Julie Benz - Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Angel, Dexter

Panel Time: 
2pm Stage Three, Sunday 25th October with Juliet Landau

Panel days and times are subejct to change. Please check closer to event for up to date information.

This guest is a VIRTUAL GUEST and will not physically be present at the event but will be beaming in from overseas and onto the event Main Stage screens to directly interact with attendees.

Each guest present will ONLY be doing one, one hour panel at each event listed, so check this page closer to the event for exact appearance days and time.

Guest attends virtually subject to work and filming schedule.

Julie Benz is perhaps best known for her four-season run as Rita Bennett in “Dexter,” a role that earned her two Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.

Benz has had starring, recurring and guest starring roles on a number of television series, including "Training Day", HAWAII FIVE-0, "Desperate Housewives,” “Defiance,” “No Ordinary Family,” “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” “Angel,” “Roswell,” “Supernatural” and “Law and Order.” She also appeared in several television movies and miniseries, including Stephen Spielberg’s “Taken,” “Ricochet,” “Sole Custody,” “Uncorked” and “The Long Shot.”

Most recently, Benz starred in the horror film “Havenhurst.” Her additional feature film credits include "RAMBO", As Good As It Gets,” “Boondock Saints II,” “Jawbreaker,” "Punisher: War Zone,” “Saw V” and “Answers to Nothing.”

Benz was raised in Pennsylvania and she is the youngest of three children, all of whom were accomplished ice skaters. She competed in the 1988 U.S. Championships in junior ice dancing before a crippling stress fracture at age 14 led her to the stage. Her first major role came at 16 in the George A. Romero horror film “Two Evil Eyes.” Later, she earned her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting from New York University, where she graduated in three years with honors and studied abroad in Moscow, enriching her appreciation for acting.

Benz resides in Los Angeles with her husband and two dogs. She enjoys cooking, dancing, and Pilates.

Follow her on Instagram @juliebenzmft

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