Summer Glau


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Summer is a native of San Antonio, Texas. She's been a ballerina most of her life. Her debut was in various commercials and a guest appearance on the WB's Angel (1999). She has gone on to star on the TV series Firefly (2002) as well as its follow-up movie Serenity (2005) and the TV series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (2008). See full bio »

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Serenity River
(2005)
Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles Cameron Phillips / Allison Young
(2008-2009)
Firefly River Tam
(2002-2003)

Filmography

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 2019 Wu Assassins (TV Series)
Water Wu / Miss Jones
- Paths Pt. 2 (2019) ... Water Wu / Miss Jones
- Paths Pt. 1 (2019) ... Water Wu / Miss Jones
 2016 Castle (TV Series)
Kendall Frost
- G.D.S. (2016) ... Kendall Frost
 2015 Con Man (TV Series)
Martina / Make-Up Lady
- Doll Faced (2015) ... Martina
- Stalled (2015) ... Make-Up Lady
 2015/VI Dead End (Short)
 2014 Jeff 1000 (TV Series)
Summer Glau
 2014 Sequestered (TV Series)
Anna Brandt
- Ashes to Ashes (2014) ... Anna Brandt
- Johannesburg (2014) ... Anna Brandt
- Up on the Roof (2014) ... Anna Brandt
- Like Sheep (2014) ... Anna Brandt
- Stop Crying (2014) ... Anna Brandt
 2013-2014 Arrow (TV Series)
Isabel Rochev
- Unthinkable (2014) ... Isabel Rochev
- Streets of Fire (2014) ... Isabel Rochev
- City of Blood (2014) ... Isabel Rochev
- The Man Under the Hood (2014) ... Isabel Rochev
- Deathstroke (2014) ... Isabel Rochev
 2013 Knights of Badassdom
Gwen
 2013 NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series)
Olivia Frampton
- Comic Con-Air (2013) ... Olivia Frampton
 2013 Peter Panzerfaust (TV Series)
Wendy
- Pilot (2013) ... Wendy (voice)
 2013 Inside the Box (Short)
Sophie
 2013 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Maggie Hoapili
- Kekoa (2013) ... Maggie Hoapili
 2012 Scent of the Missing (TV Movie)
Sedona
 2012 Help for the Holidays (TV Movie)
Christine
 2011-2012 Alphas (TV Series)
Skylar Adams
- God's Eye (2012) ... Skylar Adams
- Need to Know (2012) ... Skylar Adams
- Alphaville (2012) ... Skylar Adams
- Catch and Release (2011) ... Skylar Adams
 2012 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Emily Kovach
- One Step Too Far (2012) ... Emily Kovach
- If Only You Were Lonely (2012) ... Emily Kovach
 2011 Keith Urban: Long Hot Summer (Video short)
Female Lead
 2011 The Human Preservation Project
Natalia Suttinger
 2011 The Cape (TV Series)
Orwell
- Endgame (2011) ... Orwell
- Razer (2011) ... Orwell
- The Lich: Part 2 (2011) ... Orwell
- The Lich: Part 1 (2011) ... Orwell
- Goggles and Hicks (2011) ... Orwell
 2010 Good Morning Rabbit (TV Series)
Lucy
 2010 Chuck (TV Series)
Greta
- Chuck Versus the Fear of Death (2010) ... Greta
 2010 Superman/Batman: Apocalypse (Video)
Kara (voice)
 2010 Deadly Honeymoon (TV Movie)
Lindsey Ross Forrest
 2009-2010 Dollhouse (TV Series)
Bennett Halverson
- Epitaph Two: Return (2010) ... Bennett Halverson
- Getting Closer (2010) ... Bennett Halverson
- The Public Eye (2009) ... Bennett Halverson
- The Left Hand (2009) ... Bennett Halverson
 2008-2009 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV Series)
Cameron Phillips / Allison Young
- Born to Run (2009) ... Cameron Phillips
- Adam Raised a Cain (2009) ... Cameron Phillips
- To the Lighthouse (2009) ... Cameron Phillips
- Today Is the Day: Part 2 (2009) ... Cameron Phillips
- Today Is the Day: Part 1 (2009) ... Cameron Phillips
 2009 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series)
Summer Glau
- The Terminator Decoupling (2009) ... Summer Glau
 2005-2007 The 4400 (TV Series)
Tess Doerner
- Tiny Machines (2007) ... Tess Doerner
- Ghost in the Machine (2007) ... Tess Doerner (voice, uncredited)
- Daddy's Little Girl (2007) ... Tess Doerner
- The Wrath of Graham (2007) ... Tess Doerner
- Fifty-Fifty (2006) ... Tess Doerner
 2006-2007 The Unit (TV Series)
Crystal Burns
- The Outsiders (2007) ... Crystal Burns
- The Water Is Wide (2007) ... Crystal Burns
- Johnny B. Good (2007) ... Crystal Burns
- The Broom Cupboard (2007) ... Crystal Burns
- Report by Exception (2006) ... Crystal Burns
 2006 The Initiation of Sarah (TV Movie)
Lindsey Goodwin
 2006 Mammoth (TV Movie)
Jack Abernathy
 2005 Serenity
River
 2004 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series)
Mandy Cooper
- What's Eating Gilbert Grissom? (2004) ... Mandy Cooper
 2004 Sleepover
Ticket Girl
 2003 Cold Case (TV Series)
Paige Pratt
- Love Conquers Al (2003) ... Paige Pratt
 2002-2003 Firefly (TV Series)
River Tam
- The Message (2003) ... River Tam
- Trash (2003) ... River Tam
- Heart of Gold (2003) ... River Tam
- Serenity (2002) ... River Tam
- Objects in Space (2002) ... River Tam
 2002 Angel (TV Series)
Prima Ballerina
- Waiting in the Wings (2002) ... Prima Ballerina
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Other Works:

Music video: Appeared in the Keith Urban video "Long Hot Summer".

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 5¼" (1.66 m)
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Personal Quote:

I was always the kid on scholarship, I was a soloist with my company, I'd been working with the symphony since I was 14. See more »

Trivia:

Ranked #8 on Wizard magazine's "Sexiest Women of TV" list (March 2008). See more »

Trademark:

Often works her skills as a dancer into roles See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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