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Summer Glau
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Summer Glau at the premier of Serenity in 2005.
Born July 24, 1981 (1981-07-24) (age 38)
Years active 2002—present
Known for Acting roles:
"River Tam" in Firefly & Serenity
"Tess Doerner" in The 4400

Summer Glau (born July 24, 1981 in San Antonio, Texas) is an American dancer and actress. She is best known for playing as River Tam in the science fiction television series Firefly and movie Serenity.


Glau has appeared in several other series and movies including:

  • Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles
  • Angel
  • The 4400
  • The Unit
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation
  • The Cape
  • Sleepover
  • Mammoth

In February 2007, it was announced that Glau would be playing a role of Cameron Phillips in The Sarah Connor Chronicles, a spin-off of the Terminator series of movies. This character is a Terminator infiltration unit sent back to protect John Connor and Sarah Connor from Skynet.

Personal life

Since 2009, Summer Glau has been in a relationship with Cooper Gross.

Related pages

  • Firefly
  • Serenity

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