Sarah Michelle Gellar is a famous American actress, a producer and an entrepreneur. Born to Rosellen Greenfield and Arthur Gellar on April 14, 1977, Geller could be seen in various TV series and advertisements. She was born in New York, USA and goes by the names of Sassy and SMG.
Professional Life of the Actress
Sarah Michelle Gellar was on the star pedestal for her role of Buffy Summers in “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”. She was awarded with 5 Teen Choice Awards, one Saturn Award and a nomination for the Golden Globe. The character she played went on to become one the greatest characters on the American small screen.
Gellar’s acting career started from 1983 with television’s “An Invasion of Privacy”. She got a major role breakthrough in 1992’s “Swans Crossing”, which also earned her a couple of nominations for Young Artists Awards.
In 1997, Geller received recognition in the world of cinema. She had 2 movies in the same year, “I Know What You Did Last Summer” and “Scream 2”.
Her portrayal of various characters in a variety of movies has been lauded by the public. Her work on the silver screen and big screen has been respected with a wide category of awards like Daytime Emmy Awards, MTV Movie Awards, Kids’ Choice Awards, Golden Globe award, Saturn Awards and People’s Choice Awards. A few of her well known movies:
-She’s All That
-Scooby Doo 2
-Happily N’ever After
-The Grudge 2
Sarah Michelle Geller takes part in a number of charities. She is a part of Project Angel Food, Habitat for Humanity and CARE. In 2015, she established “Foodstirs”, a food crafting brand into organic baking. Geller also came up with her own book, “Stirring Up Fun with Food”.
Her Family Details
Sarah Michelle Geller is the only child of her parents. Her mother Rosellen was a nursery school teacher and her father Arthur Geller was a garment worker. Her parents separated when she was 7 and she was brought up by her mother.
Geller is of Jewish descent but she has a Celtic tattoo on her hip, a Chinese sign on her lower back.
The Beginning of Her Career
Sarah Michelle Geller was found by an agent in a restaurant, at the age of 4. Very soon, she bagged “An Invasion of Privacy”. She had some minor roles in “Over the Brooklyn Bridge”, “Funny Farm”, “High Stakes”. Simultaneously, she made guest appearances in television series such as “Spenser” and “Crossbow”.
At the start of 1990s, she starred in “A Woman Named Jackie” and soon got famous with the teen serial “Swans Crossing”, which earned her several awards. Then she debuted in a soap opera “All My Children”, which tapped her acting skills to the core. After quitting the opera, Geller moved to Los Angeles and landed with “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and the rest is history. At the same time, she made her movie debut.
Geller has a number of films to her credit and apart from acting, she was involved in lending her voice to quite a few TV series.
Sarah Michelle Gellar Personal Life of the Actress
Sarah Michelle Gellar met her husband Freddie Prinze Jr. at the sets of “I Know What You Did Last Summer” in 1997. But two of them came together only in 2000 and by 2002, they were happily married. Interestingly, the couple acted in several movies together. They have 2 children – daughter Charlotte Grace and a son Rocky James. They are currently residing in Los Angeles.
|1983||An Invasion of Privacy||Jennifer Bianchi||Television film|
|1988||Spenser: For Hire||Emily||Episode: “Company Man”|
|1988||Crossbow||Sara Guidotti||Episode: “Actors”|
|1991||A Woman Named Jackie||Teenage Jacqueline Bouvier||Miniseries|
|1992||Swans Crossing||Sydney Orion Rutledge||65 episodes|
|1993 – 95
|All My Children||Kendall Hart
|1997||Beverly Hills Family Robinson||Jane Robinson||Television film|
|1997 – 03||Buffy the Vampire Slayer||Buffy Summers/Various||144 episodes|
|1998 – 02||Saturday Night Live||Herself/Host||5 episodes|
|1998||King of the Hill||Marie (voice)||Episode: “And They Call It Bobby Love”|
|1999 – 2000||Angel||Buffy Summers||Episodes: “I Will Remember You” and “Sanctuary”|
|2000||Sex and the City||Debbie||Episode: “Escape from New York”|
|2001||Grosse Pointe||Herself||Episode: “Passion Fish”|
|The Simpsons||Gina Vendetti (voice)||Episodes: “The Wandering Juvie”
Episode: “Moonshine River”
|2005 – 18||Robot Chicken||Various voices||14 episodes|
|2011 – 12||American Dad!||Phyllis / Jenny (voices)||Episodes: “Virtual In-Stanity” and “Adventures in Hayleysitting”|
|2011||God, the Devil and Bob||That Actress on That Show (voice)||Episode: “There’s Too Much Sex on TV”|
|2011 – 12||Ringer||Bridget Kelly / Siobhan Martin||22 episodes; also executive producer|
|2013 – 14||The Crazy Ones||Sydney Roberts||22 episodes|
|2015 – 16||Star Wars Rebels||Seventh Sister (voice)||5 episodes|
|2016||Those Who Can’t||Gwen Stephanie||Episode: “The Fairbell Tape”|
|2016||Cruel Intentions||Kathryn Merteuil||Unaired Pilot; also executive producer|
|1984||Over the Brooklyn Bridge||Phil’s Daughter||Uncredited|
|1986||Crossroads||Church Goer||Deleted scenes|
|1988||Funny Farm||Elizabeth’s Student||Deleted scenes|
|1989||High Stakes||Karen Rose|
|1997||I Know What You Did Last Summer||Helen Shivers|
|1997||Scream 2||Casey “Cici” Cooper|
|1998||Small Soldiers||Gwendy Doll (voice)|
|1999||She’s All That||Girl in Cafeteria||Special thanks|
|1999||Simply Irresistible||Amanda Shelton|
|1999||Cruel Intentions||Kathryn Merteuil|
|2001||Harvard Man||Cindy Bandolini|
|2004||Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed|
|2004||The Grudge||Karen Davis|
|2006||Southland Tales||Krysta Now|
|2006||The Grudge 2||Karen Davis||Minor role|
|2006||The Return||Joanna Mills|
|2007||Happily N’Ever After||Ella (voice)|
|2007||TMNT||April O’Neil (voice)|
|2007||Suburban Girl||Brett Eisenberg||Straight to video|
|2007||The Air I Breathe||Sorrow|
|2009||Possession||Jessica||Straight to video|
|2009||Veronika Decides to Die||Veronika Deklava|
|2013||Freedom Force||Nicole (voice)|