accomplished are two words that best describe SARAH MICHELLE GELLAR
(Daphne Blake). A veteran of television, theater and the big screen, Gellar, a
Golden Globe nominee, currently stars in her sixth season of the critically
acclaimed drama, Buffy The Vampire Slayer. She has most recently been
seen on the big screen for James Toback's Harvard Man, which premiered
last year 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.
credits for Gellar include: An Invasion Of Privacy (CBS/MOW), A Woman
Named Jackie (CBS/Mini-Series) and All My Children (ABC). 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 has its pressures even for a veteran actor like Gellar.
For the grueling schedule, Gellar utilizes all of her skills as an actor and
couples 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. Currently, Gellar is providing her voice for the
animated features Happily N'Ever After and 2004: A Light Knight's
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