Before becoming a household name for her roles in Sharp Objects, The Woman in the Window, and Enchanted Adam’s made a brief appearance in the Sunnydale universe. In season five she played Tara’s brainwashed cousin Beth, who stops in town with a shocking secret.
You may recognize Penn from the Harold and Kumar movies, or maybe you know him as Obama’s Associate Director of Public Engagement. But before all of that, he played a beer-loving college student on Buffy, who turns into a caveman after drinking a magically-spiked pint.
In 1997 Lawson nabbed her first major on-screen role as vampire-slayer Kendra Young. Her fierce character met their demise the following year, but Lawson’s career went on. Since then she’s starred in Pretty Little Liars, The Vampire Diaries, and Queen Sugar.
West famously broke everyone’s hearts as Landon in A Walk To Remember. But before meeting Jamie, West was Sean Dwyer, a member of the Sunnydale swimteam who discovers their coach is lacing the sauna steam with steroids. Which, obviously, is turning them into sea-monsters.
In Buffy Duvall played Marcie Ross, a Sunnyvale High student who was so consistently ignored that she became invisible. Following her stint on the series she appeared in American Horror Story: Asylum along with the films Argo, The Faculty, and But I’m A Cheerleader.
In season seven of Buffy, Woodside played Sunnyvale High’s new principal who worked as a freelance vampire-slayer in his free-time (we love a good side-hustle). After his time on the show, Woodside went on to act in Romeo Must Die, Suits, and Lucifer.