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Sarah Michelle Gellar: What Is 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Up To Now?

Sarah Michelle Gellar at the 102.7 KIIS FM's Jingle Ball 2017 in California

5. August 2019 - 11:45 Uhr / Laura Pérez

Sarah Michelle Gellar is best known for portraying "Buffy" in Buffy the Vampire Slayer from 1997 to 2003, but throughout her career the actress has proved that her talent goes beyond acting!

Sarah Michelle Gellar's role as "Buffy Summers" in Buffy the Vampire Slayer was one of the most popular female characters during the 1990's and 2000's. The story of a girl who has to fight against vampires, demons and other forces or darkness was probably the peak of Sarah Michelle Gellar's career, but it is true that the actress' first approach to show business was when she was only four years old after being spotted by an agent in New York City.

Sarah Michelle Gellar's TV Debut

Her television debut was in 1983 in the film An Invasion of Privacybut her major breakthrough was 10 years later when she portrayed "Kendall Hart" in the ABC soap opera All My Childrenwinning a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series.

Sarah Michelle Gellar as "Buffy" in Buffy the Vampire Slayer, 1999

What has "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" done recently?

During the 1990's and 2000's Sarah Michelle Gellar did not only portray "Buffy"; she also appeared in several successful films like I Know What You Did Last Summer, Cruel Intentionsand Scream, as well as in The Grudge, and The Grudge 2, among others. In 2009 the actress took a break following the birth of her daughter, returning in 2011 as part of the main cast and executive producer of the American television series Ringer. She also worked as a voice talent in Freedom Force in 2013.

Sarah Michelle Gellar: Multi-Talented

Throughout her career she has showed her professional skills in a variety of fields, for example, she appeared in the 2000 Stone Temple Pilots music video Sour Girl; in 2011 she appeared in the video game Call of Duty: Black Opsand this year she appeared in a Super Bowl commercial, working alongside the skin care line Olay. 

Sarah Michelle Gellar at the 26th annual Race to Erase MS Gala, Beverly Hills, 2019

Sarah Michelle Gellar: More than a great actress

-Philantrophist: "Buffy" is an active advocate for various charities, including breast cancer research

-Wife and mom: She has been happily married to Freddie Prinze Jr. since 2002, together they have two children

-Businesswoman: She co-founded a startup food brand of organic baking products

-Author: In 2017 she published Stirring up Fun with Food, a book about food crafting ideas

-Model: Gellar has appeared on the covers of famous magazines like Vogue, Marie Claire, and Seventeen

Freddie Prinze Jnr. and Sarah Michelle Gellar at the UK premiere of Hairspray in London, 2007