IMDb offers expanded company and employee contact details for over 62,600 companies in the entertainment industry as well as representation listings for over 140,000 individuals, including actors, directors, and producers. Emmy Award-winning Sarah Michelle Gellar was born on April 14, 1977 in New York City, the daughter of Rosellen (Greenfield), who taught at a nursery school, and Arthur Gellar, who worked in the garment industry. (performer: "Overture/Going Through The Motions", "I've Got A Theory/Bunnies/If We're Together", "Walk Through The Fire", "Something To Sing About", "Where Do We Go From Here?
So when we started to have such a strong year this year, I thought, ''This is how I want to go out on top, at our best.'' I was 18 when I started the show; I'm 26.
Sarah Michelle Gellar (born April 14, 1977) is an American actress and producer.
After being found by an agent in a local restaurant in New York City, she had a role in the made-for-TV movie An Invasion of Privacy and went on to appear in shows like Spenser: For Hire.
She originated the role of Kendall Hart on the ABC daytime soap opera All My Children, winning the 1995 Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series.
Gellar came into prominence in the late 1990s when she landed significant parts in the successful horror films I Know What You Did Last Summer and Scream 2 and played Buffy Summers on the WB/UPN hit television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer, for which she won six Teen Choice Awards and the Saturn Award for Best Genre TV Actress and received a Golden Globe Award nomination.
She found film critics praise for her performance in the teen drama Cruel Intentions (1999) and she subsequently appeared in the box office hits Scooby-Doo (2002), Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed (2004), and the American remake of Japanese horror film The Grudge (2004).
Since then she has starred in limited released and straight-to-video films such as 2006's Southland Tales, 2007's Suburban Girl and 2008's The Air I Breathe.
She also had the main role in the television series Ringer. She is the only child of Rosellen (née Greenfield), a nursery school teacher, and Arthur Gellar, a garment worker.
Both of her parents were Jewish, though Gellar's family had a Christmas tree during her childhood holidays.
In 1984, when she was seven years old, her parents divorced and she was raised solely by her mother on the city's Upper East Side.
She graduated from Fiorello La Guardia High School of the Performing Arts in 1995.