Tara Summers (born December 19, 1979) is an English actress. The granddaughter of bridge player Fritzi Gordon, Summers was educated at Heathfield St Mary's School, in Berkshire. A graduate of Brown University (class '01)(where she received a B.A. in History), the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art(class '03), and the National Theatre Institute. Summers has written and starred in her own one-woman theatrical show, Gypsy of Chelsea. The play is the story of her own childhood, charting her mother's turbulent journey from cocaine addiction to recovery. In 2007 and 2008, Summers starred as Katie Lloyd on Boston Legal, for which she was nominated, with her cast-mates, for a SAG Award in the category of Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2008 and again in 2009.
Was a History Major at Brown University (class '01) and trained at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (class '03)
Studied at the National Theater Institute
Granddaughter of world champion bridge player, Fritzi Gordon. Gordon was the second woman to attain the the rank of World Grandmaster. She won four world titles, seven European championships and numerous other tournament victories.
Tara Summers wrote, produced and starred in Gypsy of Chelsea, an autobiographical one woman show. Gypsy of Chelsea was performed at The Hudson Theater, Los Angeles, The Royal Court Theatre, London and Studio 54 NY. It was directed by Julian Rhind-Tutt.