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Biography #2 (for Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed)Determined and accomplished are two words that best describe Sarah Michelle Gellar. A veteran of television, theater and the big screen, Gellar, a Golden Globe nominee, just recently closed the door on the critically acclaimed drama series, Buffy The Vampire Slayer after seven seasons of playing longtime character Buffy Summers. Reprising her role as Daphne from the smash hit Scooby-Doo, Gellar most recently lent her voice for the animated features Happily N'Ever After and 2004: A Light Knight's Odyssey and on the big screen for James Toback's Harvard Man, which premiered at the Cannes International Film Festival.
Gellar also starred in the tremendously successful I Know What You Did Last Summer and the blockbuster Scream 2. She won a 1998 Blockbuster Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in Summer and was nominated for a 1998 MTV Movie Award for her role in Scream 2. She also starred opposite Ryan Phillippe in Cruel Intentions which garnered her 2 MTV Awards: Best Actress, and Best On-Screen Kiss.
With a career in the world of entertainment that has spanned nearly 20 years, the precocious Gellar won an Emmy in 1994 for her role on the ABC daytime drama All My Children and completed classes at the High School for the Performing Arts in New York one year ahead of schedule.
Other television credits for Gellar include An Invasion Of Privacy (CBS/MOW) and A Woman Named Jackie (CBS/Mini-Series). Other film credits include Simply Irresistible (Fox); Over The Brooklyn Bridge (Cannon Films) and High Stakes (Vidmark). Theater credits include Jake's Women opposite Matthew Broderick at Circle in the Square and The Widow Claire at the Old Globe Theater.
Starring in Buffy The Vampire Slayer had its pressures even for a veteran actor like Gellar. For the grueling schedule, Gellar utilized all of her skills as an actor and coupled them with her talents in gymnastics, Tae Kwon Do and other martial arts in order to play her role as the teenage vampire slayer.
A New York native, Gellar resides in Los Angeles. She is currently working on the thriller The Grudge, to be released in 2005.
Bio courtesy Warner Bros. for "Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed" (10-Jun-2004)
Biography #3New York native Sarah Michelle Gellar is perhaps best known for her lead role in the Warner Bros. hit television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer and her feature film successes I Know What You Did Last Summer, starring Gellar along with Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ryan Phillippe and Freddie Prinze Jr., and Scream 2 with Neve Campbell, David Arquette and Courtney Cox. In Buffy, Gellar plays a typical high-schooler by day and a martial arts expert by night who takes on a legion of evil foes.
Gellar's acting career has spanned nearly 15 years. She won an Emmy in 1994 for her role as Kendall Hart on the ABC daytime drama All My Children, and completed classes at the High School for the Performing Arts in New York a year ahead of schedule. Her impressive list of starring roles in television includes An Invasion of Privacy (CBS telefilm), A Woman Named Jackie (CBS miniseries) and All My Children (ABC). Gellar's film credits include Funny Farm, Over the Brooklyn Bridge and High Stakes. On stage, Gellar has appeared in Jake's Women and The Widow Claire.
Bio courtesy Columbia Pictures (01-Jan-2000)