Summer Glau Profile:
Summer Lyn Glau (pronounced /’gla?/) with other name is The Prima Ballerina best known as Summer Glau with nickname Miss Summer, Glau, Summer, Lyn Glau was born July 24, 1981 (astrological sign/star sign (zodiac): Leo) at her hometown in City of San Antonio, Texas (TX), United State of America (USA). Summer Glau is a beautiful American (film, movie, television) actress, female model (top and popular model, cosmetic model, commercial model (advertisement model), professional model, beauty model, international model, fashion model, star model, magazine cover model, cover girl model, supermodel), former ballerina (Italian for female ballet dancer), Hollywood star (superstar), and brunette women celebrity. She has a hair color: beautiful dark brown (brunette), eyes color: stunning dark brown, height: 5′ 5″ (165 cm), measurements: 34-23-33, assets: awesome perfect beauty, pretty and sweet face, beautiful dark brown (brunette) hair, stunning dark brown eyes, charming pretty smile, great talent, nice skill, amazing dance, and her name popular and famous for playing River Tam in the science fiction series “Firefly” and follow-up movie “Serenity”, and for playing Cameron in the series “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles” (Summer Glau most recently played the role of Orwell in the series “The Cape”.), claim to fame: Firefly, Serenity, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, The Cape, hobbies: sport of martial arts (including kung fu and kickboxing), good and delicious food cooking, ballet dancing, hair care, health care, beauty care, watching movie/film in home theatre and cinema, listening music, movie/film acting, photography acting, pose in front of the camera, and active in the world of international entertainment and modeling.
Summer Glau Biography:
In her early life, Summer Glau was born July 24, 1981 with birth name is Summer Lyn Glau (pronounced /’gla?/) at her hometown in City of San Antonio, Texas (TX), United State of America (USA), where Summer Glau grew up with her two younger sisters. Summer Glau is of Scots-Irish and German descent. Summer Glau’s mother is a school teacher and her father a general contractor. Summer Glau received a scholarship to a ballet company and was home-schooled from grades 3 to 12 to accommodate her ballet training. Summer Glau was classically trained as a ballet dancer and also studied tango and flamenco. After a serious ankle injury ended her dancing career, Summer Glau later moved to Los Angeles (LA), California (CA), United State of America (USA) on 2002 to pursue a more active acting career.
In her personal life, Summer Glau has been involved in a number of charities, such as B.C. Women’s Hospital & Health Centre where Summer Glau autographed several teddy bears to be sold on eBay to help raise money for the Hospital. Summer Glau is an animal lover and has shown support to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Los Angeles (LA), California (CA), United State of America (USA), where Summer Glau hand-painted a decorative pet bowl that was later sold on eBay to raise funds. Summer Glau became a vegetarian on 1995 but stated Summer Glau ate steaks during the filming on the 2005 film “Serenity” due to the amount of physical training required. Summer Glau has trained in multiple forms of martial arts, including kung fu and kickboxing.
In her career, Summer Glau’s first television credit was a guest role as a ballerina on the 2002 episode “Waiting in the Wings” of the television series “Angel”. There Summer Glau caught the eye of director Joss Whedon, who later cast her in his critically acclaimed but short-lived TV series “Firefly” as River Tam, a role Summer Glau reprised for the show’s feature film sequel, Serenity. Summer Glau previously auditioned for the role as a Pink Ranger on one of the “Power Rangers” series before meeting Joss Whedon.
Summer Glau appeared on the episode “Love Conquers Al” of the TV series “Cold Case”. Summer Glau had a small role in the film “Sleepover”, in which she played a high school senior named Shelly. She also appeared in the “CSI” (CSI: Crime Scene Investigation also known as CSI: Las Vegas) episode “What’s Eating Gilbert Grissom?”, and the second season of “The Unit”; portraying Crystal Burns, the girlfriend of Jeremy Erhart. Summer Glau on 2006 played as Tess Doerner, a paranoid schizophrenic returnee in the second season premiere of “The 4400″ (episode “Wake-Up Call”), and became a recurring character from season 3 onwards. Summer Glau also starred in the science fiction film “Mammoth”. Glau was cast in the ABC Family TV movie “The Initiation of Sarah”.
In “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”, a series that debuted January 13, 2008, Summer Glau played the role of Cameron Phillips, a Terminator infiltration unit sent back to protect John Connor and Sarah Connor from Skynet. The seventh episode of the series, “The Demon Hand”, included several scenes in which Summer Glau (in character as Cameron) dances ballet. Summer Glau also guest starred as herself on the 2009 episode “The Terminator Decoupling” from the second season of the CBS situation comedy “The Big Bang Theory”.
On August 26, 2009, it was confirmed after much speculation that Summer Glau would be joining the cast of Joss Whedon’s “Dollhouse” (an American science fiction television series created by writer and director Joss Whedon under Mutant Enemy Productions) for at least two episodes in the early part of the show’s second season. Summer Glau portrayed Bennett, the programmer for a rival “Dollhouse”. On March 12, 2010, it was announced that Summer Glau would be joining the cast of NBC’s “The Cape” in a leading role. Summer Glau on June 2010 was confirmed as the female lead in the black comedy flick “Knights of Badassdom”. Summer Glau voiced Kara Zor-El in the DC Comics original animated movie “Superman/Batman: Apocalypse”.
In awards for her, Summer Glau was voted Best Actress of 2005 by readers of SFX magazine and received a 2005 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in “Serenity”. Summer Glau was also runner up for Best Actress/Movie in the SyFy Genre Awards for 2006. Summer Glau on 2008 received the Best Supporting Television Actress award at the 34th Saturn Awards for her performance as Cameron Phillips in “Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles”, and was nominated for the Spike TV Scream Awards in the category Best Actress in a Science Fiction Movie or TV Show for the same role.
(Summer Glau Profile and Biography source: MadeMan.com, Zimbio.Com, FanPix.Net, and Wikipedia.Org)
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