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Who are the actors common to both Pleasantville and Buffy the Vampire Slayer?

As part of my grieving process over the death of Paul Walker who was in the Fast & the Furious franchise, I was researching his life. It surprised me that he was also in Pleasantville since it is one of my favorite movies and I had not connected the actor to both films (and would never have recognized him in a million years).

This got me to thinking about the actors I had noticed as common between BtVS (another of my favorite shows) and Pleasantville, since I had already spotted 3 of them.

Are there any I missed?


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Huh.. Do any of the lurking down-voters care to explain their reasoning? – Andrew Thompson Dec 13 '13 at 16:16
There are currently 8 actors in Pleasantville. Look at this link for the others you missed. – user8503 Mar 13 '14 at 3:32
Please, let your question be what it was. Brandon and I spent time on answering your question and now you just have the answer in your question? That negates our efforts and feels like an insult. Please roll back the question to when it was the question we answered. As it stands it's self-negating in the sense that it says "I had already spotted 3 of them," then lists 4. And the next line lists the rest. Be a good sport and roll back. Why negate the effort of people who researched and answered your question? The answers are what the answers are for. – Meat Trademark May 7 at 19:46
This edit is in contention on meta: and I have flagged this to be locked pending moderator review of the meta issue. Please keep the meta issues on the meta topic instead of the comments here. – cde May 7 at 20:23
up vote 7 down vote accepted

There are 17 people (at least) who worked on both projects. About half are crew and one is stuntwork (which is kind of both).


  • Mark Blucas
  • Danny Strong (actor on Buffy, cameo & crew on Pleasantville)
  • Jason Behr
  • Nancy Lenehan
  • Denise Dowse
  • Andrea Baker
  • Paul Morgan Stetler
  • J. Patrick Lawlor
  • Joseph Benjamin Stewart


  • Jacob Chambers (stunts)
  • Randy Eriksen
  • Tim Speed
  • Kenneth Hunter
  • Jeff Orsa
  • Elizabeth Rabe
  • Chadwick Cohn
  • Kenneth Estes
That was a better answer than I was expecting! Thank you so much.. Now I'm compelled to go through the list and identify where each actor fits in the relevant show. – Andrew Thompson Dec 13 '13 at 7:01
This answer would be even better with a summary of the link content, e.g. a short list of the people and what their job was. – atticae May 16 '14 at 16:03
You've missed Barbara Harris :-),tt0103893 – user7812 May 7 at 10:02

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