22 Facts About Amber Benson


Amber Benson was born on January 8,1977 and is an American actress, singer, writer, director, and producer.


Amber Benson starred in the movie Kiss the Bride.


Amber Benson co-directed the film Drones with fellow Buffy cast member Adam Busch.


Amber Benson was born January 8,1977, in Birmingham, Alabama, the daughter of Diane and Edward Amber Benson, a psychiatrist.


Amber Benson has a younger sister, Danielle, who is an artist.


Amber Benson's father is Jewish and her mother was raised Southern Baptist; Benson grew up attending a Reform synagogue in Alabama.


Amber Benson was 14 when she made her feature film debut in the Steven Soderbergh film King of the Hill.

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Amber Benson is best known for her recurring role as Tara Maclay on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.


Amber Benson remained with the series until season 6 when her character was killed off.


Amber Benson sang in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer musical episode "Once More, with Feeling".


Amber Benson sang "Toucha Toucha Touch Me" at VH-1's celebrity karaoke tribute to The Rocky Horror Picture Show.


Amber Benson collaborated with director James Kerwin in 2003 to produce her play Albert Hall in Hollywood.


In 2001, Amber Benson worked with Golden, Terry Moore, and Eric Powell of Dark Horse Comics to create the Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow and Tara comic book titled "WannaBlessedBe".


In 2005, Amber Benson collaborated with artist Jamie McKelvie on a short story within the Image Comics collection Four Letter Worlds.


In 2006, Amber Benson portrayed the "vegetarian" vampiress Lenore on the TV series Supernatural.


In September 2007, Amber Benson signed a three-book deal with Ginjer Buchanan of Penguin Books.


Amber Benson is the co-director with Adam Busch of the 2010 comedy film Drones.


In 2012, Amber Benson played a young Judith Collins in the Dark Shadows audio drama "Dress Me in Dark Dreams".


Amber Benson guest starred in the second season of the Jane Espenson scripted romantic comedy web series, Husbands.


In June 2013, it was announced that Amber Benson has been attached to star in the web TV series adaptation of The Morganville Vampires as Amelie, the founder of Morganville.


Amber Benson narrated the 2014 audiobook Lock In by John Scalzi.


In February 2021, Amber Benson spoke out in support of Buffy The Vampire Slayer co-star Charisma Carpenter's accusation of unprofessional and abusive behavior on the part of Buffy creator Joss Whedon, corroborating Carpenter's account by relating that the set of that series was a "toxic environment" whose traumatic effects upon those who worked there were long-lasting.