Julie Benz is best known for her role as Rita Bennett on the hit Showtime series “Dexter” and well known for her role as Darla on “Buffy The Vampire Slayer” and “Angel”.
Benz has guest-starred on popular shows like “Supernatural”, “CSI: Miami”, “Law & Order” and “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” She had a lead role in the Lifetime movie “Circle of Friends” and joined the main cast of television show “Dexter” as Rita Bennett. Benz played a lead role in the fifth film of the popular horror franchise, “Saw V”, as Brit, a real-estate developer who is one of five victims of Jigsaw’s games. She had a supporting role in “Punisher: War Zone” as Angela, who struggles to come to terms with her husband’s death at the hands of the Punisher. Benz co-starred with Sylvester Stallone in 2008′s “Rambo”, the fourth film of that series.
Most recently, she played the title role in the short film “Kidnapping Caitlynn”, written by her close friend Jenny Mollen. She starred in the Lifetime movie called “Held Hostage” based on Michelle Renee’s true story, the Hallmark Channel movie “Uncorked” and played the lead female character Eunice in the recently released “The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day”.