Where are our favorite Buffy the Vampire Slayer characters now?

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PASADENA, CA – MARCH 12: Actor Anthony Stewart Head signs his photograph on stage at Creation Entertainment’s Grand Slam XIV: The Sci-Fi Summit at The Pasadena Center on March 12, 2006 in Padadena, California. (Photo by David Livingston/Getty Images)

Anthony Stewart Head – Giles

His place in the Buffy-verse: Anthony Stewart Head was the sage voice of reason for Buffy and the Scooby gang, and he was also giving off serious hot-dad vibes long before that was even a thing. Masquerading as the school librarian, he was sent to be Buffy’s watcher and protector, even though they both outgrew those roles very quickly.

Although Buffy’s powers superseded Giles’ wildest imagination, he always acted as a springboard and soft place to land when Buffy was troubled, overwhelmed, or (rarely) in over her head. Also, he was a pretty handy researcher in a time when Google wasn’t around to help our intrepid heroes. Without his knowledge and wisdom, the gang would have met their perilous end a hundred times over.

His post-Buffy career: Stewart Head didn’t slow down one bit after the series ended. Along with voicing the character of Giles for the Buffy video game and animated series, he was busy abroad, as well. He starred in the critically-acclaimed and popular Monarch of the Glen in 2004, and went on to enjoy quite a stage career.

Where is he now? He currently plays Lord Steyne on the popular British mini-series Vanity Fair alongside Olivia Cooke. He’s also enjoyed successful runs in the British shows Girlfriends and The Split. Although these might not resonate with American audiences, he’s also lent his vocal talents to the character of Alfred in Batman: Gotham by Gaslight.