Nathan Fillion, the award-winning Canadian-American actor, is best known and loved for his roles in Castle as Richard Castle and John Nolan in The Rookie Fillion, who dropped out of college to pursue his passion, acting, has won multiple awards including the 2013 People’s Choice Award for Favorite TV Drama Actor and the 2016 People’s Choice Award for Favorite Crime Drama Actor. Also known as the Gentleman of Hollywood, the cheerful actor is also known for being very kind to his fans and getting along very well with children. Read on to learn more about him.
Nathan Fillion Bio (Age)
Nathan Fillion was born on March 27,1971 in Edmonton, Canada. He grew up in a relatively small family and was the youngest of two children. Nathan is of Irish and French Canadian descent. His parents, Rob and Cookie Fillion, were both school teachers.
The actor spent his early life in Edmonton and received his undergraduate education at Holy Trinity Catholic High School. He also attended Concordia University College in Alberta and the University of Alberta. In his early teens, the actor had thought about teaching and wanted to follow in his parents’ footsteps. but he admitted he first realized he had a flair for acting in 5th grade when he pretended to be sick so he wouldn’t go to school.
However, his desire to act was not sparked until he was a senior student at the University of Alberta when he heard about the auditions for a role in A Life to Live He auditioned with hundreds of others and was ultimately cast for a supporting role in the melodramatic TV show. That was his first role and the beginning of his great career.
Nathan Fillion has had a busy and fairly fast career from 1993 to the present. Motivated by his love of acting, he dropped out of university a semester short of graduation and headed to the Big Apple, where he entered the world of cinema. Before 1994, he was already involved in various theatre, television and film projects, including the soap opera Die-Nasty
He got his big break in the 1994 soap opera A Life to Live where he starred as Joey Buchanan. His role earned him a prestigious Daytime Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series. He finally left the series in 1997 and moved to Los Angeles, where he auditioned for various projects and eventually landed significant roles in military drama – Saving Private Ryan; the sitcom – Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizzeria; and as Caleb in the final episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
The actor then ventured into sci-fi in 2002 when he starred in a sci-fi television series. Firefly He won the Syfy Genre Awards for Best Actor/TV for his role as Captain Malcolm Reynolds. Natha Fillion has also voiced various animated series and video games such as King of the Hill, Jade Realm, and Justice League Unlimited
He starred in a 2006 horror film Slide , and received a Fangoria Chainsaw Award nomination in the “Dude You Don’t Want to Mess With” category. That same year he signed a deal with Fox Broadcasting Company and was cast as Alex Tully on the show. Drive. The show was canceled in April 2007 as it did not deliver the ratings Fox expected.
From March 2009 to May 2014, Nathan Fillion starred as Richard Castle in the series Castle For his legendary performance, he was nominated for multiple awards and won many of the awards. The versatile actor has appeared on various podcasts, voiced numerous animations and video games, and hosted the 2013 WGA West Coast Awards. In 2012, while he was still filming Castle, he landed the role of Dogberry in Joss Whedon’s comedy Much Ado About Nothing and in 2013 he appeared as Hermes in the fantasy/adventure film Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters.
In February 2018 he landed his role as John Nolan in The Rookie and in July of that year he released a short film called Uncharted which went viral for its witty humor. Nathan Fillion’s loyal fans even took to social media to promote it making a Netflix series.
Wealth (income and earnings)
When he starred in Castle Nathan Fillion made $100,000 per episode which undoubtedly added significantly to his net worth. He is said to have a net worth of $18 million. Considering his thriving career and the fact that he also stars in The Rookie, expect that amount to grow in the near future.
Marriage: Who is the wife (partner) or girlfriend?
As hard as it may be, Nathan Fillion is not currently married. He’s been linked to a number of actresses, including Christina Ochoa and even his Castle co-star, aka Stana Katic. He started dating Krista Allen in the fall of 2015, and there was even a rumor that they were planning to walk down the aisle. However, the rumors have suddenly died down. But who knows, they might decide to surprise us one day.