Summer Glau

Biography: Summer Glau is an American TV actress from San Antonio, Texas. She is the oldest of three daughters. Her father and mother worked as a general contractor and a school teacher, respectively. When she was younger, Summer was a professional ballet dancer. Her ballet training schedule required her to be home-schooled by her mother from Grades 3 to 12. She secretly wanted to become an actress.

When she was older, Summer was forced to take a break from dancing due to a foot injury. She began to act, appearing in various commercials and theatre productions. Then when she finally made it on a TV show as a guest star in an episode of Angel, writer/producer Joss Whedon took notice. Whedon ended up casting her as River Tam, in his sci-fi series Firefly. She also appeared as a guest in episodes of Cold Case and CSI and made a short appearance in the movie Sleepover, before reprising the role of River Tam in the Firefly sequel-movie Serenity. After that, Summer landed recurring roles
Summer Glau is an American TV actress from San Antonio, Texas. She is the oldest of three daughters. Her father and mother worked as a general contractor and a school teacher, respectively. When she was younger, Summer was a professional ballet dancer. Her ballet training schedule required her to be home-schooled by her mother from Grades 3 to 12. She secretly wanted to become an actress.

When she was older, Summer was forced to take a break from dancing due to a foot injury. She began to act, appearing in various commercials and theatre productions. Then when she finally made it on a TV show as a guest star in an episode of Angel, writer/producer Joss Whedon took notice. Whedon ended up casting her as River Tam, in his sci-fi series Firefly.

She also appeared as a guest in episodes of Cold Case and CSI and made a short appearance in the movie Sleepover, before reprising the role of River Tam in the Firefly sequel-movie Serenity. After that, Summer landed recurring roles in both The Unit and The 4400 and leads in the movie The Initiation of Sarah and made-for-television movie Mammoth.

In 2008, she began her regular role as Cameron, a female cyborg, in the FOX series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles.
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Summer Glau's Scores

Average career score: 66
Highest Metascore: 74 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Season 1
Lowest Metascore: 57 Dollhouse: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 3 out of 4
  2. Negative: 0 out of 4
4 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
73 Arrow: Season 1 Oct 10, 2012 Isabel Rochev 8.2
57 Dollhouse: Season 1 Feb 13, 2009 Bennett Halverson 8.5
74 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles: Season 1 Jan 13, 2008 Cameron Phillips 8.4
tbd The 4400: Season 4 Jun 17, 2007 Tess Doerner 8.5
tbd The Unit: Season 2 Sep 19, 2006 Crystal Burns 9.0
tbd The 4400: Season 3 Jun 11, 2006 Tess Doerner 8.4
tbd The 4400: Season 2 Jun 5, 2005 Tess Doerner 7.6
tbd The 4400: Season 1 Jul 11, 2004 Tess Doerner 8.5
63 Firefly: Season 1 Sep 20, 2002 River Tam 9.2