About Summer Glau:
Summer Lyn Glau was born July 24, 1981.She is an American actress and dancer, known for playing River Tam in the science fiction series Firefly and follow-up movie Serenity, and for playing Cameron in the series Terminator.
Summer’s childhood was spent perfecting ballet, and by the time she was just 12 years old, she had decided to pursue a career as a professional ballet dancer. She then went to
to visit friends and started auditioning for commercials. In 2002, Summer Glau landed a guest spot on Angel in an episode that appropriately cast her as a prima ballerina. L.A.
In 2005, Serenity, the big-screen adaptation of Firefly, hit theaters and managed to pull in a fairly impressive box-office haul. Summer Glau parlayed her burgeoning fame into multiepisode stints on a pair of successful shows, CBS’ military procedural The Unit and the Sci-Fi Network’s creepy The 4400.
In 2008, though, Summer Glau landed the job of a lifetime with the TV series Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicle in which she is playing the latest Terminator model sent back in time to ensure John Connor’s safety alongside Lena Headey.