Gellar, Sarah Michelle
Born: Apr 14, 1977 AD
Currently alive, at 37 years of age.
1977 - Born on April 14th in New York, New York. American actress.
1981 - Sarah Michelle Gellar was "discovered" at age 4, while attending (not competing in) a talent show with her mother.
1982 - The pitch was that McDonald's burgers were 20% smaller than Burger King's burgers, and the first commercial had Ms. Gellar saying, "Do I look 20% smaller to you?" The dim bulbs at McDonald's were so incensed they sued Burger King and the advertising agency -- and Gellar, the 4-year-old kid in the commercials. She also read the scripted line, "I only eat at Burger King", which, upon cross-examination, was revealed to be untrue.The lawsuit was settled, when Gellar was 5.
1984 - Her parents divorced when Gellar was seven.
- Attended the Professional Children's School in New York City.
1991-1992 - She got good notices playing a young Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis in a mini-series.
- She was in the huge ensemble cast for a quickly-canceled teen soap opera called "Swans Crossing".
1993-1995 - Gellar played the spawn of Erika Kane's rape on "All My Children".
- Gellar won Emmys for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Daytime Drama.
1997 - She is one of Hollywood's most versatile actresses, most commonly known for her role as Buffy in the Golden Globe nominated show, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer".
2001 - Publicly announced that she is engaged to Freddie Prinze Jr.
2002 - Married Freddie Prinze Jr. on September 1st.
- Her wax model, by Madame Tussaud, was unveiled at the "Trail of Vampires" exhibition.
2006 - Starred in the films "Southland Tales", "The Grudge 2", and "The Return".
2008 - On her recent vacation to Hawaii with her husband, Freddie Prinze Jr., she took surfing lessons.
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