Summer Lyn Glau is an American actor famous for her roles in science fiction and fantasy television shows such as Firefly (2002), The 4400, Dollhouse, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, and many others.
Summer Lyn Glau Childhood, Education, Family Background
Summer was born on July 24, 1981, and is currently 37 years old. She was born in San Antonio, Texas and raised in Texas along with her two younger sisters Kaitlin and Christie. She belongs to Scots-Irish and German ancestry. She holds an American nationality and is of White ethnicity.
Summer’s mother is a schoolteacher whereas the father is a general contractor. Summer was homeschooled from grade 3 to 12 to accommodate her ballet training after she got a scholarship to a ballet company. Summer studied Tango and Flamenco and was classically trained as a ballet dancer. However, her career in dancing ended after she broke her toe.
Career In Acting, Movies and TV Works
In 2002, Summer went to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. Her first role was a guest role as a ballerina on the 2002 episode ‘Waiting in the Wings’ of the TV show Angel. She later got a role of River Tam in Firefly. She also auditioned for the Power Rangers Wild Force.
She appeared in the television series Cold Case in 2003. In 2004, she appeared in a small role in the film Sleepover, where she played the role of a high school senior named Shelly. The same year, she also participated in television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
In 2006, Summer played the role of a paranoid schizophrenic Tess Doerner in the second season premiere of The 4400. She also starred in the horror comedy movie Mammoth.
In 2008, she starred in the Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, where she played the role of Cameron Phillips. She starred alongside Lena Headey, Thomas Dekker, Richard T. Jones, Brian Austin Green, Shirley Manson, Garret Dillahunt, and Leven Rambin. She also guests starred in the 2009 episode ‘The Terminator Decoupling.’
Summer's other movies and television series are Castle, Con Man, Jeff 1000, Hawaii Five-0, The Cape, Grey’s Anatomy, The Human Preservation Project, Good Morning Rabbit, Deadly Honeymoon, NTSF:SD:SUV::.
From 2013 to 2014, Glau appeared in Arrow as Isabel Rochev / Ravager, alongside others like Stephen Amell, Katie Cassidy, Colin Donnell, David Ramsey, Willa Holland, Paul Blackthorne, Colton Haynes, Josh Segarra, and Manu Bennett.
In 2016, Summer appeared in the TV series Castle as Kendall Frost, alongside Nathan Fillion, Stana Katic, Jon Huertas, Seamus Dever, Tamala Jones, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, and Molly Quinn. Glau also voiced characters like Kara Zor-El in the Dc Comics original animated movie Superman/Batman: Apocalypse.
Awards and Applause
Likewise, she has also been nominated for several awards for her works in TV and movies. Summer was nominated for Teen Choice Award and Scream Award.
She won Sturn Award in 2006 and 2008 and won the Festival Award at Northeast Film Festival in 2014.
Married to Husband Val Morrison
While talking about Summer Glau' personal life and current relationship status, she is a married woman. Summer is married to actor Val Morrison since 2014. The couple dated for several years before tying the knot. Glau and husband Val have two daughters together; Milena Jo born in 2015, and Sunny Isabou born in 2017.
Besides this, there is no information about Glau’s past relationships, affairs, boyfriend, and children.
Height, Weight, Body Measurements
Glau stands 5 feet 6 inches and weighs around 55 kg. Her body measurements are 33-23-33 inches and her bra size is 32A. She has brown eye color and has black hair.
What is Summer Lyn Glau Net Worth?
Glau has managed to earn an impressive sum of money from her career. Summer Glau' net worth is estimated to be around $4 million. However, her exact salary is not revealed. She is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter as well.