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Summer Glau


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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4 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

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

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 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
 2014 Jeff 1000 (TV Series)
Summer Glau
 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 Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series)
Maggie Hoapili
- Kekoa (2013) ... Maggie Hoapili
 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
 2012 Scent of the Missing (TV Movie)
Sedona
 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 Chuck (TV Series)
Greta
- Chuck Versus the Fear of Death (2010) ... Greta
 2009 The Big Bang Theory (TV Series)
Summer Glau
- The Terminator Decoupling (2009) ... Summer Glau
 2005-2007 The 4400 (TV Series)
Tess Doerner
- Ghost in the Machine (2007) ... Tess Doerner (voice, uncredited)
- Fifty-Fifty (2006) ... Tess Doerner
 2006 The Initiation of Sarah (TV Movie)
Lindsey Goodwin
 2006 Mammoth (TV Movie)
Jack Abernathy
 2003 Cold Case (TV Series)
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
 2002 Angel (TV Series)
Prima Ballerina
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Personal Details

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' 6" (1.68 m)
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Personal Quote:

I like pretty conservative guys, good guys. I always look for the qualities I find in my father. See more »

Trivia:

It was speculated that Summer Glau's character in Firefly (2002) and Serenity (2005) River Tam was one of Steven Moffat's influences behind the recurring Doctor Who (2005) character River Song, whom Alex Kingston played from 2008 - 2015. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays crazed or mentally disturbed characters See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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