Welcome to Julie Benz Online @ JulieBenz.net!! This is a fan site dedicated to the talented & beautiful actress Julie Benz. Julie currently stars as Amanda Rosewater on Syfy's "Defiance". You may also know of her from the following television shows: "Angel", "Dexter" or "No Ordinary Family". You may also know of her from the following: "The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day", "Punisher: Warzone", or "Jawbreaker". Julie-Benz.info is the longest running Julie Benz fansite & has been online since 2004! We hope to be your number one source for all things Julie Benz!
“Hawaii Five-0” Taps “Dexter” Alum Julie Benz as Chin’s Love Interest
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Congrats Julie!

Julie Benz has landed a multi-episode arc on Hawaii Five-0 as a potential love interest for Chin, EW has learned.

The Dexter alum will play Jennifer, a detective from San Francisco heading up a task force modeled after Five-0, who forms a strong connection with Chin (Daniel Dae Kim).

Benz, whose credits also include Defiance, No Ordinary Family and Angel, will recur in at least three episodes this fall.

Hawaii Five-0 returns Friday, Sept. 25 at 9 p.m. ET on CBS.

Posted by Webmistress on August 27, 2015 • Leave a comment? / No Comments

ATTENTION VISITORS: Julie-Benz.info Is Moving to JulieBenz.net
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Hello everyone. Unfortunately, my host is closing and I will no longer have access to the URL Julie-Benz.info due to legal reasons. Julie-Benz.info has been the home for this site for almost 11 years. I’m very, very sad that I am losing a domain that has been attached to this site since almost the beginning. This site is being moved to my own hosting and the new URL will be http://juliebenz.net. There’s a possibility that the site will experience downtime during the move. Please start using http://juliebenz.net ASAP! You won’t be able to reach us at the old URL much longer.

Posted by Webmistress on August 09, 2015 • Leave a comment? / No Comments

“Defiance” 3×01-3×06 Screen Captures
Post Categories: Defiance, Gallery, Screen Captures

I’ve added screen captures from every episode of this season of “Defiance” that has aired so far. I’m really enjoying this season so far–I hope everyone is watching if they can! Previews and gallery links below:

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Gallery Links:
223 x Defiance > Season 3 > Screen Captures > 3×01 The World We Seize
261 x Defiance > Season 3 > Screen Captures > 3×02 The Last Unicorns
228 x Defiance > Season 3 > Screen Captures > 3×03 The Broken Bough
562 x Defiance > Season 3 > Screen Captures > 3×04 Dead Air
200 x Defiance > Season 3 > Screen Captures > 3×05 History Rhymes
137 x Defiance > Season 3 > Screen Captures > 3×06 Where the Apples Fell

Posted by Webmistress on July 13, 2015 • Leave a comment? / No Comments

‘Defiance’ Star Julie Benz Talks Keeping the Peace in Season 3
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In the Season 2 finale of “Defiance,” Earth’s destruction seemed imminent, as a possessed Irisa used alien technology to terraform New York City. With the rest of the planet at risk, Defiance’s former mayor Amanda Rosewater (Julie Benz) came close to shooting Irisa before Nolan intervened. He stopped his adopted daughter by breaking the control over her, but the two were left trapped in a pod buried beneath the town.

As Season 3 opens Friday on Syfy, Defiance resembles a ghost town, with Amanda and the remaining residents left to pick up the pieces – and brace themselves for a new alien threat.

On the Toronto set of sci-fi series, Benz sat down with journalists to discuss Amanda’s state of mind, political fallout, strained relationships and the introduction of the Omec.

Your character had quite a journey in Season 2. Where do we find her this year?

Julie Benz: Season 2 was quite a dark path for Amanda. We see at the beginning of Season 3 that she is out of the darkness. She’s back to being mayor. She’s really fighting to keep the town alive. The E-Rep have buggered off. The mines have shut down, so there is a lack of gulanite in the town. Those who can leave have left. It’s pretty desolate at the start of Season 3, so she’s really struggling to hold everybody together and hold the town together.

How do you feel Amanda has changed politically in this new world?

Someone asked me whether she’d been reelected and I was like, “I really don’t think there was a reelection.” There was nobody to step in, so she just stepped in. Amanda has always been the heart of Defiance. She has always represented everything that Defiance stands for, which is unity, equality and survival. She’s an idealist within that, and I think with the town struggling, she’s starting to emerge as a very strong leader. In the beginning, she was appointed mayor for some manipulative reasons and she didn’t rise to the occasion. She was struggling and then she lost the election, obviously. She had her downfall in Season 2. In Season 3, we see her really coming into her own as a leader in a town that is just having one of its worst times. Her politics are still the same, if not stronger. I don’t think Amanda could ever leave Defiance because I don’t know how she would define herself then. (more…)

Posted by Webmistress on June 09, 2015 • Leave a comment? / No Comments

Julie @ ECCC Emerald City Comicon 2015
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008 x Public Appearances > 2015 > ECCC Emerald City Comicon 2015 – 03.27.15

Posted by Webmistress on April 09, 2015 • Leave a comment? / No Comments

Public Appearances Catch Up
Post Categories: Public Appearances

Hello! I’ve added the missing events that Julie has attended to the gallery. Previews and gallery links below:


Gallery Links:
035 x Public Appearances > 2014 > HBO’s Official 2014 Emmy After Party – 08.26.14
052 x Public Appearances > 2014 > Club Tacori Gentlemen’s Jewelry Collection – 10.08.14
027 x Public Appearances > 2014 > Jennifer Harman Celebrity Poker Tournament to Benefit the Nevada SPCA – 11.14.14

Posted by Webmistress on January 08, 2015 • Leave a comment? / No Comments

“Defiance” Renewed for Season 3!
Post Categories: Defiance, News & Announcements

It’s official: Syfy is renewing two summer thrillers, including a pickup for supernatural freshman drama Dominion.

Post-apocalyptic angel-war drama Dominion will return for a second season and alien-colonized Earth drama Defiance is getting a third round. Both will receive 13-episode orders from Universal Cable Productions. Kevin Murphy (Caprica) will resume his role as executive producer and showrunner of Defiance while Vaun Wilmott (Sons of Anarchy) will continue to fill the same posts for Dominion. The shows have averaged the exact same viewership on Thursday nights—2.7 million viewers, and 1.2 million adults 18-49 (including seven days of DVR playback).

Posted by Webmistress on October 11, 2014 • Leave a comment? / No Comments

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