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Overview (2)

Date of Birth 19 December 1979London, England, UK
Height 5' 7½" (1.71 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Tara Summers is a British actress best known for her role as Katie Lloyd on David E. Kelley's hugely successful series Boston Legal. She has done numerous arcs on other critically acclaimed shows such as Damages, Ringer, and Sons of Anarchy, in addition to being a series regular on Fox's Rake. Her past film and television credits include Hitchcock, Private Practice, Factory Girl, Alfie, Dirt and What a Girl Wants. She was most recently seen in a recurring role on the CBS drama Stalker and will next be seen guest starring on FX's You're The Worst. Summers wrote, produced and starred in a one-woman autobiographical show, Gypsy of Chelsea. She performed the play at the Royal Court Theatre (London) where she was a member of the young writers program, Studio 54 (NY) and the Hudson (Los Angeles). Summers recently performed at the Geffen Playhouse where she received rave reviews for her portrayal of Claire Sutton in Jonathan Lynn's acclaimed stage production, Yes, Prime Minister. An alumna of Brown University where she received a B.A. in History, Summers trained at the National Theatre Institute at the Eugene O'Neill in Connecticut and has an M.F.A. in Acting from L.A.M.D.A.

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Trivia (6)

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.
Tara Summers is a British actress and playwright. Summers wrote, produced and starred in a one-woman autobiographical show, Gypsy of Chelsea. She performed the play at the Royal Court Theatre (London) where she was a member of the young writers program, Studio 54 (NY) and the Hudson (Los Angeles). Summers recently performed at the Geffen Playhouse where she received rave reviews for her portrayal of Claire Sutton in Jonathan Lynn's acclaimed stage production, Yes, Prime Minister. An alumna of Brown University where she received a B.A. in History, Summers trained at the National Theatre Institute at the Eugene O'Neill in Connecticut and has an M.F.A. in Acting from L.A.M.D.A.
Summer originally met David E Kelley for a role on the short lived series "Life on Mars". She was tapped to join Kelley's other show Wedding Belles but when that was cancelled part Kelley created the role of Katie Lloyd for Tara and she joined Boston Legal the following season.

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