At Age 15 Benz Was Told By An Acting Coach That She

Julie Benz
Julie Benz
Julie Benz


At age 15, Benz was told by an acting coach that she would never succeed as an actress. After graduation from NYU, she moved to Los Angeles. Her other TV shows included Hang Time, High Tide, Step by Step and Boy Meets World, plus a small role in the TV movie The Barefoot Executive. in 1996, Benz auditioned for the role of Buffy Summers in the series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), but lost out to Sarah Michelle Gellar.