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  • Was awarded the Excellence in Theatre Arts award at her high school.
  • Stage name is a reference to the character Holden Caulfield of J.D. Salinger's book The Catcher in the Rye.
  • Her role of ex-demon Anya on Buffy the Vampire Slayer was originally a minor role, but became so popular that creator Joss Whedon promoted her to a regular cast member in season 5.
  • Made FHM's list of the 100 Sexiest Women in the World for 2002 and 2003.
  • Regrets that she turned down the opportunity to audition for the roles of Six and Starbuck on Battlestar Galactica.


  • Samantha May Killebrew — Sister
  • Cornelius Grobbelaar — Ex-husband
  • Andrew Woodworth — Ex-significant Other
  • Denise Chukker — Mother
  • Rodney Chukker — Father


  • Attended San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA; attended University of California, Los Angeles, CA

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  • Birth Name: Emma Chukker
  • Birth Place: San Diego, CA
  • Profession: Actor, Producer, Writer

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