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Sarah Michelle Gellar

Sarah Michelle Gellar

Sarah Michelle Gellar is an award-winning actress who is well known to both film and television audiences. She stars in four upcoming independent features to be released in 2007, including the romantic comedy/drama The Girl's Guide to Hunting and Fishing, opposite Alec Baldwin; The Air I Breathe, with Forest Whitaker, Kevin Bacon, Andy Garcia, Emile Hirsch and Brendan Fraser; Addicted, in which she plays a woman whose life is thrown into chaos after a freak car accident; and Southland Tales, an ensemble piece set in Los Angeles of the not-toodistant future as it stands on the brink of social, economic and environmental disaster. Gellar stars opposite The Rock and Seann William Scott in the film, which premiered at the 2006 Cannes Film Festival.

Her previous film credits include The Grudge and its recent sequel The Grudge 2; Scooby-Doo and its sequel Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed; Harvard Man; Cruel Intentions; Scream 2; and I Know What You Did Last Summer. She most recently lent her voice to the animated feature Happily N'Ever After.

Gellar is perhaps best known for her role on the long-running series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, in which she starred as the title character. During the show's seven-season run, she earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actress in a Drama Series. Earlier in her career, Gellar won an Emmy Award and earned another Emmy nomination for her work on the popular ABC daytime drama All My Children.

Apart from her acting work, Gellar is involved in a wide range of charitable organizations, including Susan G. Komen for the Cure, the Make-a-Wish Foundation, Habitat for Humanity, Project Angel Food and the Starlight Starbright Children's Foundation.

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Sarah Michelle Gellar Facts

BirthdayApril 14, 1977 (45)
BirthplaceNew York, New York, USA
Height5' 3" (1m60)  How tall is Sarah Michelle Gellar compared to you?
Awards2000 MTV Movie Awards: Best Female Performance (for Cruel Intentions)
2000 MTV Movie Awards: Best Kiss (for Cruel Intentions)

Selected Filmography

Scooby-Doo (2002) as Daphne
Cruel Intentions (1999) user recommendation
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997) tv as Buffy (breakthrough)
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