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Amber Benson Introduction
Actress, author, director, producer, say what you will about Amber Benson, but she knows how to stay busy.
Amber Benson Life Story
Born in Birmingham, Alabama, she studied singing, dancing and acting as a young girl and had aspirations of a career in show business. Her family moved to Los Angeles when she was a teenager so she could pursue her dream.
Amber Benson Career
One of her first roles was in The Crush (Alicia Silverstone) but she is best known for her work on Buffy the Vampire Slayer (Sarah Michelle Gellar, Alyson Hannigan) where she played Tara, the lesbian lover of Willow. In addition she has directed a number of independent films "CHANCE" and "LOVERS, LIARS AND LUNATICS", in which she stars.
She is an accomplished singer and Whedonites have long claimed that she has a great voice and “carried the Buffy Musical on her back”.
Amber Benson Author
Benson also writes novels and comic books mostly in collaboration with Christopher Golden. In 2003, she 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”. During the same year, she worked with Christopher Golden and AJ (Ajit Jothikaumar) of Dark Horse Comics to create the Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow and Tara comic books titled Wilderness #1 and Wilderness #2. In 2005, Benson collaborated with artist Jamie McKelvie on a short story within the Image Comics collection Four Letter Worlds. In 2006, Benson collaborated with artist Ben Templesmith on Demon Father John’s Pinwheel Blues published by IDW as a four-part split-book, Shadowplay (with work by Ashley Wood and Christina Z). Benson and Golden have also collaborated on two supernatural thrillers: Ghosts of Albion: Accursed and Ghosts of Albion: Witchery. These books follow the fortunes of Tamara and William Swift, who first appeared in the BBC computer animated web movie Ghosts of Albion: Legacy. In December 2006, Benson and Golden released yet another collaboration, the short novel The Seven Whistlers which is distributed through Subterranean Press in a limited number of signed copies.
In September of 2007, she signed a three-book deal with Penguin Books. Her first book is tentatively titled Death's Daughter.
Amber Benson on the Web
Ringer Scoop: Buffy Alumna Amber Benson Lands Guest Spot! The CW is staging its second Buffy reunion of the season. Former Sunnydale denizen Amber Benson (who played Willow's soulmate, Tara) has landed a guest - TVLine.
Maries zero gravity bar and grill | Amber Benson Online This is a fansite for the amazing Amber Benson, actress, author, director, producer, singer and all round talented driven woman. You may know her from her work as Tara on Buffy the Vampire Slayer but if that is all you have ...