Sammer Lin Glau ( born Summer Lyn Glau , MFA [ɡlaʊ]  ; born July 24, 1981 ) is an American ballet dancer and actress . Summer's career began at age 21 with the appearance of Angel TV in the episode “Waiting in the Wings ” . Best known for playing the role of River Tem in the television series Firefly and the film based on it, The Mission of Serenity , as well as cyborg girls Cameron Phillips in the fantastic television series Terminator: The Battle for the Future , for which he played in 2008 Year was awarded the prize "Saturn" in the nomination "Best Supporting Actress . "
|Birth name||Summer Lin Glau|
|Date of Birth|
|Place of Birth||San Antonio , Texas , United States|
|Career||2002 - present time|
Childhood and adolescence
Summer Glau was born July 24, 1981 in San Antonio . In the family she is the eldest of three daughters. Her father was an architect , and her mother was a schoolteacher.
Already at the age of five Summer begins to practice ballet . To concentrate on the ballet, Summer leaves school and moves to home schooling . As a ballerina, she performed all her childhood, until, due to a serious leg injury, she did not have to pause in classes. At this time, visiting her friends in Los Angeles , she gets a job there, and later, in 2002, moves with the intention of becoming an actress.
Her first role Summer played in the series of Joss Wade “ Angel ” in the series “Waiting in the Wings”, in which she danced “Giselle”, demonstrating her ballet mastery. Soon after, Weedon invites her to take part in the filming of the series " Firefly " in the role of River, which premiered in the United States on September 20, 2002.
Then Summer appeared in the episode "Love Conquers Al" of the TV series " Detective Rush ", after that she got a small role in the movie "Sleepover", playing there a girl selling tickets. Glau has performed small roles on the series CSI: Crime Scene (Whats Eating Gilbert Grissom?) And Division (Crystal Burns character, girl Jeremy Erhart). In 2006, Summer played Tess Dorner, a girl with schizophrenia, on the series “ 4400 ”. Later, Summer starred in the full-length films Mammoth and Sarah's Dedication.
In the series Terminator: Battle for the Future , the pilot series of which was released on January 13, 2008 , Summer played the role of Cameron Phillips , the terminator sent back in time to protect Sarah and John Connor . In the Demon Hand series there are several scenes where Cameron dances ballet.
In 2009, Summer played herself in the 17th episode of the 2nd season of the comedy series The Big Bang Theory , where the main characters discover that their favorite actress is traveling with them on the train. In the same year, Glau appeared in several episodes of the series “The Doll's House ” in the role of Bennet. In 2010, she played one of the main roles in the series “Cloak”. After that, she sporadically appeared in the series “ People Alpha ”. In 2013–2014, Isabel Roshev played a minor role in the second season of the Strela television series. In the last episode, Summer's character was killed and that’s where her participation in the series ended.
Summer met with photographer Cooper Reynolds  . She later married actor Val Morrison. The couple have two daughters: Milena Jo (born January 2015)  and Sunny Izabo (born October 2017)  .
|Year||Russian name||original name||Role|
|2002 - 2003||with||Glowworm||Firefly||River Tam|
|2003||with||Detective Rush||Cold case||Paige pret|
|2004||f||Night party||Sleepover||Girl selling tickets|
|2004||with||CSI: Crime Scene||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Mandy cooper|
|2005||f||Serenity Mission||Serenity||River Tam|
|2006||f||Sarah's dedication||The Initiation of Sarah||Lindsey goodwin|
|2006 - 2007||with||Subdivision||The unit||Crystal Burns|
|2006 - 2007||with||4400||The 4400||Tess Dorner|
|2008 - 2009||with||Terminator: Battle for the Future||Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles||Cameron Phillips / Allison Young, 2 seasons, all episodes|
|2009||with||The Big Bang Theory||The big bang theory||Summer Glau (episode 2x17)|
|2009 - 2010||with||Dollhouse||Dollhouse||Bennett halverson|
|2010||f||Deadly Honeymoon||Deadly honeymoon||Lindsey|
|2010||f||Legend of the Gates of Hell: The American Conspiracy||The Legend of Hell's Gate: An American Conspiracy||Maggie moon|
|2010 - 2011||with||Cloak||The cape||Orwell|
|2011||with||People Alpha||Alphas||Skyler Adams (episodes 1x7, 2x6, 2x12, 2x13)|
|2012||with||Anatomy of passion||Grey's anatomy||Nurse Emily Kovach (2 episodes)|
|2012||f||Holiday Helper||Help for the Holidays||Kristina|
|2013||with||Hawaii 5.0||Hawaii Five-0||Maggie Hoapili (episode 3x16)|
|2013||with||Special Forces: San Diego||NTSF: SD: SUV||Olivia Frampton|
|2013 - 2014||with||Arrow||Arrow||Isabel Roshev (Season 2, Episodes 1, 4, 6, 8, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23)|
|2013||f||Knights of the Kingdom of Slope||Knights of badassdom||Gwen|
|2016||with||Castle||Castle||Kendall Frost (episode 8x14)|
Awards and nominations
|Year||Result ||Prize||Category||Film or series|
|2009||Nominee||Saturn Award||Best TV Planet Actress||Terminator: Battle for the Future|
|2008||Winner||Saturn Award||Best TV Planet Actress||Terminator: Battle for the Future|
|Nominee||Teen choice awards||Selection of TV Actresses: Adventure Action||Terminator: Battle for the Future|
|Nominee||Teen choice awards||Choosing Star Breakthrough on TV among Actresses||Terminator: Battle for the Future|
|Nominee||Scream||Best Actress in Science Fiction||Terminator: Battle for the Future|
|2006||Winner||Saturn Award||Best Actress of the Second Plan||Serenity Mission|
|2005||Winner||SFX Award||Best Actress||Serenity Mission|
- See interview (18th second).
- Cooper Reynolds Gross: Summer Glau's New Boyfriend! (eng.) justjared.buzznet.com (November 30, 2009). The appeal date is August 12, 2010. Archived March 4, 2012.
- Vanne, Chris D. Summer and Val Welcome Baby Girl! Congrats to the New Parents! summer-glau.com (January 26, 2015).
- Vanne, Chris D. Summer and Val welcome their second child . summer-glau.com (October 30, 2017).
- Awards for Summer Glau . imdb.com The appeal date is August 12, 2010. Archived March 4, 2012.