" It was an hour or so later by the time I could get back to my landline at home and Joss made the decision to make me Dawn. Joss and Marti wrote me college recommendation letters.And Joss told me in great secrecy at the time his SAT score was practically perfect, and I was so upset when I was just shy of perfect.With the ensemble of proved that a woman could steer the ship.
For those who have fallen in love with Joss Whedon's cult vampire hit, the memory of meeting Sarah Michelle Gellar's Buffy (and Mr. Nobody really thought anything of this thing so putting us into warehouses in Santa Monica didn't seem like that big of a stretch.
Pointy) are as vivid today as they were when it first premiered 20 years ago this week. Because everyone thought, "Well, how long would we be here? Twenty years ago, computer-generated images aren't what they are now, and time and money did not go nearly as far as they do now.
Sutherland: It was very moving for me to play a single mom.
My own mother was a single mother, and I watched her struggle with that role at a time when it wasn’t socially acceptable to be divorced.
It was a young girl who could still be real and flawed and everything that makes us human, but she's going to be the one that saves the world.
Young girls and young women did not have anything like that. The characters weren't defined by their relationships with men.So to have had the opportunity to play a single mother struggling with raising her own daughter was something personally very close to my heart.My mother had to accept that I wasn’t going to have the life that she had envisioned for me, just as Joyce had to accept Buffy’s destiny and come to admire her strengths and her gifts.Strong: I had one line in the unaired presentation!Marsters: I knew that the show had a chance to last for decades.By the way, I do a lot of my own stunts, and I'm doing the stunts with the stunt doubles for Buffy.