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Kramer in 2005
|Born||Clare Elizabeth Kramer
September 3, 1974
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
|Alma mater||Tisch School of the Arts|
|Spouse(s)||Brian Keathley (m. 2005)|
Clare Elizabeth Kramer (born September 3, 1974) is an American actress best known for her starring role of Glory, the Big Bad of season 5 of the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. She is also known for her role as Courtney in Bring it On. She is a co-founder of GeekNation and hosts the podcast Take Five with Clare Kramer.
Clare Elizabeth Kramer was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to a kindergarten teacher mother and a petroleum geologist father. and spent most of her childhood in Delaware, Ohio. She is of British and German descent. She has a younger sister named Callie; their parents are Terry and Sandy. After graduating from high school, she attended New York University and received a BFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts. She moved to Los Angeles in December 1999.
Kramer married producer Brian Keathley in October 29, 2005. They have four children: daughters Gavin (born 2008) and River Marie (born 2010) and sons Hart (born 2012) and Sky Lynlee (born 2013).
Kramer's film roles include: The Thirst (as a vampire, this time a former drug-addict); The Skulls III (as a competitive swimmer who follows in her brother's footsteps by joining the title organization); Roger Avary's adaptation of the Bret Easton Ellis novel The Rules of Attraction; and Jessica Bendinger's cheerleading comedy Bring It On. The latter co-starred real-life former cheerleader Kirsten Dunst, and fellow Buffy alumna Eliza Dushku.
Kramer has appeared in guest roles in theater and TV shows, including Tru Calling, which starred Eliza Dushku, and Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, in which she portrayed fictional movie star and shoplifter Babette Storm.
She is also co-founder of GeekNation, a producer of podcasts and TV shows that services geek culture such as comic books, video games and sci-fi/fantasy movies and TV shows. She hosts Take Five with Clare Kramer, in which she talks with guests about their lives, current events and current projects, and Five by Five, an interview show co-hosted by Roddenberry Entertainment executive Tory Mell.
On June 28, 2012, Kramer participated in a Reddit ask me anything (or AMA) in the Buffy the Vampire Slayer subreddit, with most of the questions centered around her time on the show and her role on the show.
Kramer won the 2012 Pollygrind Underground Film Festival's Best Actress award for her portrayal of spree killer, "Caitlin Shattuck", in the rock fantasy feature, Road To Hell.
|1997||In & Out||Student|
|2000||Bring It On||Courtney|
|2002||Mallory Effect, TheThe Mallory Effect||Robin|
|2002||Rules of Attraction, TheThe Rules of Attraction||Candice|
|2003||D.E.B.S.||Lucy in the Sky / Lucinda Reynolds||Short film|
|2004||Scare Hole, TheThe Scare Hole||Sarah|
|2004||Skulls III, TheThe Skulls III||Taylor Brooks||Video|
|2004||L.A. D.J.||Flyer Girl|
|2005||Guy in Row Five||Rose|
|2006||Gravedancers, TheThe Gravedancers||Allison Mitchell|
|2006||Thirst, TheThe Thirst||Lisa|
|2008||Grift, TheThe Grift||Grace Armstrong|
|2008||Road to Hell||Caitlin|
|2011||Dead Ones, TheThe Dead Ones||Ms. Persephone|
|2013||Big Ass Spider!||Lt. Karly Brant|
|2015||Tales of Halloween||Lt. Brandt-Mathis||Segment: "Sweet Tooth"|
|2015||Lost Tree, TheThe Lost Tree||Emma|
|TBA||Griddle House, TheThe Griddle House||Francis||Post-production|
|1999||Outreach||Casey Shaw||TV series|
|1999||Dodge's City||Witch||TV film|
|2000-2002||Buffy the Vampire Slayer||Glory||Recurring role, 13 episodes|
|2002||Random Years, TheThe Random Years||Melissa||"Don't Make Me Have Sex in the Hamptons"|
|2002||Sabrina, the Teenage Witch||Babette Storm||"Free Sabrina"|
|2004||Tru Calling||Alex Reynolds||"Drop Dead Gorgeous"|
|2011||Goodnight Burbank||Terri Blake||Recurring role|
|2012-2015||Film Pigs||Herself / Various||Recurring role|
|2014||Monster School Animation||Clare Kramer||TV series|
|2016||Strange Ones||Det. Karen Barnes||TV series, pre-production|
|2016||The Wrong House||Rebecca Lassiter||TV film|
|2016||Star Trek Continues||Commander Diana Garrett||Web series|
- "Clare Kramer Biography (1974-)". Filmreference.com.
- Llama Mama (2010-07-20). Our "Where Are the Action Chicks?" Comic-Con Panel Lost Luci and Gained Goddess Glory. Action Flick Chick. Retrieved November 20, 2010.
- "Clare Kramer". Facebook.com.
- "Clare Kramer". IMDb.com.
- "Glory Days: A Conversation with Clare Kramer | Confessions of a Pop Culture Addict". Popcultureaddict.com. Retrieved 2017-01-07.
- "COMIC-CON 2012: Clare Kramer, Buffy The Vampire Slayer Star and Founder of GeekNation.com". Comics Grinder. Retrieved October 10, 2013.
- "AMA Clare Kramer from Buffy the Vampire Slayer". Reddit. Retrieved October 15, 2013.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-01-06. Retrieved 2015-01-06.
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