20 Buffy The Vampire Slayer Facts You Probably Never Knew


Nicholas Brendon’s Twin Appeared on Buffy

During the episode “The Replacement” Xander is split in two. Toth, the show’s villain, was aiming for Buffy, and missed, Instead of Buffy, Xander was the one who got split. During those scenes where both Xanders are standing side by side, it was actually Nicholas Brendon and his twin brother, Kelly Donovan. While Donovan hasn’t really done much acting in Brendon’s stead, he has been in more than that one episode. Brendon was sick when “Intervention” was shot, so Donovan stood in for him during the scenes where Xander was in the background. Aside from that, Donovan has done set dressing for the show as well.