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Michelle Trachtenberg

Michelle Trachtenberg, 2008
Born Michelle Christine Trachtenberg
October 11, 1985 (1985-10-11) (age 24)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1991 – present
.Michelle Christine Trachtenberg (born October 11, 1985) is an American television and film actress.^ Women WorldWide Blog Michelle Christine Trachtenberg (born October 11, 1985) is a Daytime Emmy and Saturn Award nominated American television and film actress.
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^ October 11, 1985 .
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.She is perhaps best known for playing Dawn Summers in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer for the show's final three seasons, Penny in the 1999 film adaptation of Inspector Gadget, and Harriet M. Welch in Harriet the Spy.^ She is perhaps best known for playing Dawn Summers in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer from seasons 5 through 7.
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^ Feb 3, 2008 She played Dawn on Buffy.
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^ She is perhaps best known for playing Dawn Summers in the television series Buffy the V...
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.Trachtenberg also appeared on House and played Georgina Sparks in Gossip Girl, and recently co-starred in the movie 17 Again, as Maggie.^ The girls plays the role of Serena and Georgina on Gossip Girl.
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^ Trachtenberg can currently be seen in a guest role as Georgina Sparks on "Gossip Girl."
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^ Trachtenberg has signed on to guest-star on Gossip Girl , taking on the role of Georgina Sparks.
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.She is currently one of the stars in the fall 2009 NBC drama Mercy.^ Posted on July 14th, 2009 8:23 AM by LovelyLively Tags: Gossip Girl Spoilers , Michelle Trachtenberg Since Michelle Trachtenberg is one of the stars of Mercy , NBC's upcoming drama about nurses, which just got pushed up to fall from midseason (in place of Parenthood ), is the actress' recurring role on Gossip Girl affected in any way?
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^ Guest-starred on NBC crime drama, "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" .
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^ She may be stirring up trouble as Georgina on Gossip Girl , but this Fall, Michelle Trachtenberg is getting to show her sweeter side in the new hospital drama Mercy , which premieres tonight on NBC. What's her new role as a nurse on Mercy like?
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Early life

.Trachtenberg was born in New York City, the younger of two daughters of Lana, a bank manager, and Michael Trachtenberg, a fiber-optics engineer.^ Lana, an actress and puppeteer, and father Michael, a fiber optics engineer.
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^ Michelle Christine Trachtenberg was born on October 11th, 1985, in New York City.
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^ Her parents are Lana, a manager, and Michael Trachtenberg, an engineer.
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[1] .Her father is from Germany and her mother was born in Russia; Trachtenberg can speak Russian fluently.^ Trachtenberg is of Jewish heritage and can speak Russian fluently.
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^ Her mother was born in Russia and Trachtenberg can speak Russian fluently.
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^ Her father, Michael Trachtenberg, is a fiberoptics engineer, and her Russian-born mother,Lana, is a former actress turned puppeteer.
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[2][3] .Her family is Jewish and Trachtenberg celebrates both Christmas and Hanukkah;[4][5][6] her grandparents live in Israel.^ Her family celebrates both Christmas and Hanukkah .
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[7] .Trachtenberg was raised, along with older sister Irene, in Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn, where she attended P.S. 99 Elementary School and The Bay Academy for the Arts And Sciences Junior High School.^ Is this art imitating life or just is she acting out on all those bad girls from high school?
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^ I think in this context her change in looks as she's gotten older is probably what she's focusing on in a quick, one-off comment because she probably felt unattractive in high school.
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^ Whedonesque : Comments on 19982 : Michelle Trachtenberg remembers high school woes.
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[8] .She later attended Notre Dame High School with Katharine McPhee, Rachel Bilson, and Kirsten Dunst.^ Attended Notre Dame High School.

^ Attended Bay Academy Junior High School in Brooklyn, New York .

^ Notre Dame High School, Sherman Oaks, CA .
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Career

Trachtenberg in September 2007
.Trachtenberg made her first television appearance at the age of three, in a commercial for Wisk Detergent.^ At the age of three, Trachtenberg made her first appearance on television on a commercial for Wisk Detergent .
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^ Born: October 11, 1985 Birthplace: New York City First Television appearance: on a commercial for Wisk Detergent Known for her role as Dawn Summers on Buffy the Vampire Slayer Speaks fluent Russian .
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^ As a middle-aged Jewish man, in my opinion there is no hotter actress on television than Michelle Trachtenberg of Mercy.
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[9] .She went on to feature in over 100 more commercials.^ New York native Michelle Trachtenberg did her first commercial at age 3, and would add more than 100 more to her resume.
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[9] .She appeared in her first credited role as Nona F. Mecklenberg in The Adventures of Pete & Pete from 1994 until 1996. During the same period she played Lily Montgomery in All My Children,[10] in which she first worked with future Buffy star Sarah Michelle Gellar.^ What's her best look, Sarah Michelle Gellar .
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^ She was also in All My Children around this time playing Lily Montgomery.
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^ One of her All My Children co-stars was Sarah Michelle Gellar, who would go on to star in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
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[6]
.Trachtenberg's film career began in 1996 with the lead role in Harriet the Spy.^ Trachtenberg's film career began in 1996 with the lead role in Harriet the Spy.
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^ She also had lots of fun along the way, playing diverse characters – from a young sleuth in the kiddie feature film “Harriet the Spy” (1996), to a butt-kicking teen in the iconic “Buffy the Vampire Slaye… more .
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^ Add Harriet the Spy Rate 5 stars Rate 4 stars Rate 3 stars Rate 2 stars Rate 1 star Rate not interested Based on Louise Fitzhugh's classic children's book, this film follows sixth grader Harriet (Michelle Trachtenberg), a loner who can rely only on her...
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.She then returned to television for Meego, for which she won a Young Artist Award.^ She was awarded a "Young Artists of Hollywood Award" as Best Supporting Actress for her role as "Dawn" on the hit television show "Buffy the Vampire Slayer."
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^ Trachtenberg even won two Young Artist Awards along the way, one for her starring role in Harriet the Spy, and another for her work on the television show Meego.
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^ Trachtenberg even won two Young Artist Awards along the way, one for her starring role in Harriet the Spy , and another for her work on the television show Meego .
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.She returned to film in 1999 for Inspector Gadget, as the gadget-master's niece, Penny.^ She returned to film in 1999 for Inspector Gadget, as the gadget-master's niece, Penny.
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^ In 1999, she co-starred as Penny in Inspector Gadget with Matthew Broderick.
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^ In return, Lohan offered her the role of Penny in Inspector Gadget.
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She also starred in the film Can't Be Heaven. .In the summer of 2000, Trachtenberg took up the role of Dawn Summers in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.^ Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 05 .
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^ Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 06 .
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^ In the summer of 2000, Trachtenberg took up the role of Dawn Summers in Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
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.She remained in the role until the show ended in 2003. She also hosted Truth or Scare from 2001 to 2003. After Buffy and Truth or Scare, she returned to film in the comedy movie EuroTrip, co-starring Scott Mechlowicz, Jacob Pitts and Travis Wester and directed by Jeff Schaffer.^ Trachtenberg remained on Buffy until the show came to an end in 2003.
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^ She kept the role until the series ended in 2003.
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^ She remained in the role until the show ended in 2003.
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.She also had a recurring role in the HBO series Six Feet Under as Celeste, a spoiled pop star for whom Keith Charles served as a bodyguard.^ She also had a recurring role in the HBO series Six Feet Under as Celeste, a spoiled pop star for whom Keith Charles serves as a bodyguard.
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^ For television, Trachtenberg has had a guest role on "Law and Order," and a recurring role on HBO's critically acclaimed series "Six Feet Under."
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^ The cast and crew of Six Feet Under is a dream to work with.
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.In March 2005, Trachtenberg played the title character in Walt Disney Pictures' family comedy–drama Ice Princess with Kim Cattrall.^ Ice Princess was a great family movie.
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^ Subsequently, she appeared in the teen comedy "Eurotrip", and this month she makes her first major bid for leading-lady success with "Ice Princess", in which she plays a bookworm who aspires to become a world-class figure skater.
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^ Former "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" star MICHELLE TRACHTENBERG trades in her stakes for skates in the new, inspirational drama from Disney, 'Ice Princess,' in theaters March 18, and we were on the set with Michelle and her "Sex and the City" co-star KIM CATTRALL !
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.In the film, Trachtenberg played a science whiz named Casey Carlyle who gives up her future academic life in order to pursue her newfound dream of being a professional figure skater.^ Subsequently, she appeared in the teen comedy "Eurotrip", and this month she makes her first major bid for leading-lady success with "Ice Princess", in which she plays a bookworm who aspires to become a world-class figure skater.
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^ In 2005, she starred in Disney's "Ice Princess," opposite Kim Cattrall and Joan Cusack, as Casey Carlyle, a girl whose dream is to become a championship figure skater.
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^ In "Ice Princess," Michelle Trachtenberg plays brainy high school student Casey Carlyle, who dreams of being a professional ice skater but whose mom (Joan Cusack) is steering her toward an Ivy League education instead.
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.In April 2006 Trachtenberg guest-starred in the episode of House, M.D., "Safe".^ In November of 2006 she starred in the sixth season of the Emmy-nominated crime drama Law & Order: Criminal Intent in the episode "Weeping Willow."
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^ House (USA: short title)     - Safe (2006) TV Episode ....

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.She revealed on the December 22, 2006, episode of Late Night With Conan O'Brien that House is her favorite show, she is friends with one of the producers and she asked to be a guest star.^ The good news for the former Buffy the Vampire Slayer alum is that the show’s executive producer, Elizabeth Heldens , has already hit it big with Friday Night Lights .
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^ What is it like to be the star of the show and sort of take the helm of this drama series after only having done one film under your belt?
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^ WA - For one, Gossip Girl star Michelle Trachtenberg is heading to Sundance Film Festival for a new movie, the independently produced dramedy Against the Current ...
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Trachtenberg also said she has a crush on Hugh Laurie, and during the scene in the elevator in which House searches her genital area for a tick, Trachtenberg said she played a joke on Laurie by putting a note between her legs that read "I ♥ You".
.In November 2006, Trachtenberg guest-starred in the sixth season of the Emmy-nominated crime drama Law & Order: Criminal Intent.^ In November of 2006 she starred in the sixth season of the Emmy-nominated crime drama Law & Order: Criminal Intent in the episode "Weeping Willow."
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^ Guest-starred on NBC crime drama, "Law & Order: Criminal Intent" .
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^ For television, Trachtenberg has had a guest role on "Law and Order," and a recurring role on HBO's critically acclaimed series "Six Feet Under."
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.In the episode "Weeping Willow", she played the role of Willow, a kidnapped video blogger based on lonelygirl15.^ She played the character of Willow, a kidnapped video blogger based on lonelygirl15.
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^ In November of 2006 she starred in the sixth season of the Emmy-nominated crime drama Law & Order: Criminal Intent in the episode "Weeping Willow."
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.Trachtenberg also made a cameo in the Fall Out Boy music video for "This Ain't a Scene, It's an Arms Race" (with fellow Buffy the Vampire Slayer cast member Seth Green), Joaquin Phoenix-directed video "Tired of Being Sorry" for Balthazar Getty's band Ringside, and Trapt's video "Echo". In 2007, she was cast as the female lead in an ABC comedy pilot called The Hill, set in Washington, D.C.[11] Trachtenberg provided the voice of Tika Waylan for Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight, a direct-to-video animated movie based on the novel of the same name.^ Trapt is the band and the song’s called “Echo”.
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^ In 2000 Trachtenberg was cast in the vampire series Buffy the Vampire Slayer as Buffy's sister Dawn Sommers.
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^ It's not just TV programmes and films that Michelle has starred in, she was in the music video for Fall Out Boy's song "This Ain't A Scheme, It's An Arms Race" along with Buffy The Vampire Slayer co-star Seth Green.
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[12]
.Trachtenberg appeared on the CW hit show Gossip Girl as Georgina Sparks, who recently left rehab and brings back the dark past Serena van der Woodsen desperately wants to leave behind.^ She is also set to appear in the series Gossip Girl .
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^ Georgina returning to Gossip Girl .
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^ Gossip Girl's Michelle Trachtenberg set for new show .
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[13] .She returned to the show for a multi-episode story arc towards the end of the second season.^ The 9th episode of season 2 “Gossip Girl” starts off revealing that Nate may have had some second thoughts about kissing Jenny.
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^ By TRENT The Hollywood Reporter reports that Michelle Trachtenberg is set to appear in a multi-episode story arc of the hit CW TV show Gossip Girl.
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^ According to a report from EW.com, the character Georgina Sparks will return to the show later this season, where she will likely cause as much mayhem as she can muster.
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[14] .Trachtenberg will be appearing in at least three episodes of the third season.^ Believe me when I say these words come out of her mouth at least four times in three seasons of television.
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^ In 2000, Trachtenberg moved to Los Angeles for a three-season stint on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, playing Buffy's kid sister, Dawn.
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^ By TRENT The Hollywood Reporter reports that Michelle Trachtenberg is set to appear in a multi-episode story arc of the hit CW TV show Gossip Girl.
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[15] .Beginning in fall 2009, Trachtenberg is a cast member on the NBC drama Mercy.^ Lastly, NBC has released a new promotional image for Mercy , the cast looks great!
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^ She may be stirring up trouble as Georgina on Gossip Girl , but this Fall, Michelle Trachtenberg is getting to show her sweeter side in the new hospital drama Mercy , which premieres tonight on NBC. What's her new role as a nurse on Mercy like?
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^ Mercy Network: NBC Premiere Date: September 23, 2009 Character Name: Nurse Chloe Payne .
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.Trachtenberg appeared in the 2009 movie 17 Again alongside Zac Efron, Sterling Knight and Matthew Perry.^ Trachtenberg and Hardin Join Zac Efron's '17' .
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^ Zac Efron and the cast of '17 Again' talk about their new movie!
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^ Matthew Perry: “I finally realized like on day 5 why Zac was looking at me so much.
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.She has a small role in the comedy film Cop Out.^ Watch Cop Out here: http://www.ovemedia.com/cop-out-hd-online/ A comedy abo...
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Filmography

Year Film Role Other notes
1995 Melissa Lena uncredited
1996 Harriet the Spy Harriet M. Welsch
1996 Christmas in My Hometown Noelle Murphy a.k.a. A Holiday for Love
1998 Richie Rich's Christmas Wish Gloria
1999 Inspector Gadget Penny
2000 A Father's Choice Kelly McClain
Can't Be Heaven Julie
2004 EuroTrip Jenny
Mysterious Skin Wendy
2005 Ice Princess Casey Carlyle Leading role
The Dive From Clausen's Pier Carrie Beal
2006 Beautiful Ohio Sandra
Black Christmas Melissa
2007 The Hill Maggie Rogers
2008 Dragonlance: Dragons of Autumn Twilight Tika voice-only
The Circuit Kylie Shines
2009 17 Again Maggie O'Donnell
Against the Current Suzanne
2010 Cop Out Ava Monroe
Young Americans Kitchelle Storms

Television

Year Film Role Notes
1991 Law & Order Dinah Driscoll Uncredited
1993 Clarissa Explains It All Elsie Soaperstein
1993–1996 All My Children Lily Benton Montgomery #1
1994–1996 The Adventures of Pete & Pete Nona F. Mecklenberg recurring season 2, regular season 3
1996 Dave's World Angela
Space Cases Prankster #1
1997 Meego Maggie Parker
1998 Guys Like Us Katie
2000–2003 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Dawn Summers 66 episodes
2001–2003 Truth or Scare Herself
2004 Best Week Ever
Six Feet Under Celeste 4 episodes
2006 House M.D. Melinda Bardach Episode "Safe"
Law & Order: Criminal Intent Lisa Willow Tyler Episode "Weeping Willow"
2006–2007 Robot Chicken Dina Lohan, Woman, Wife, Cleaning Woman, Woman, Mugging Victim, Gummi-Bear voice-only
2008–present Gossip Girl Georgina Sparks recurring; 10 episodes
2009–present Mercy Chloe Payne
The Super Hero Squad Show Valkyrie voice only

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.Michelle Christine Trachtenberg (born October 11, 1985, in New York, United States) is an American television and movie actress best known for her role as Dawn Summers in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer.^ Michelle Trachtenberg height: 5 ft 6 in (168 cm) US Actress from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
  • Michelle Trachtenberg Height - how tall 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.celebheights.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ She is perhaps best known for playing Dawn Summers in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer from seasons 5 through 7.
  • Michelle Trachtenberg Videos - Metacafe 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.metacafe.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

^ Actress Michelle Trachtenberg stopped by to talk about her role in 17 Again a...
  • Michelle Trachtenberg Videos - Metacafe 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.metacafe.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

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  • I put out an ad in the classifieds: ‘Wanted, superhero.^ Michelle: Well, I put out an add in the classifieds: ‘Wanted, superhero.
    • Michelle Trachtenberg | Ice Princess Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    I’m a damsel in distress’. .
  • Actually, I believe in the third season, one of the characters says, "Three hundred and something", which is the number of days from that point that I would appear on the show.^ How old is michelle trachtenberg ?
    • Michelle Trachtenberg - Ask.com 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.ask.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Michelle Trachtenberg is one of the models.
    • Fashionista - Search Results 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC fashionista.com [Source type: General]

    ^ Will Michelle Trachtenberg be back next season?
    • Michelle Trachtenberg - Photos, Bio and News for Michelle Trachtenberg 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.tvguide.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]
    • Michelle Trachtenberg - Photos, Bio and News for Michelle Trachtenberg 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.tvguide.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    Which is awesome. .
  • My meeting with Joss at the beginning of the season was kind of like, "Alright, welcome to the cast, you're a teenager, you're a Key, have fun.^ What, you're like 30 SNT ?
    • Whedonesque : Comments on 19982 : Michelle Trachtenberg remembers high school woes. 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC whedonesque.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ You look like you're having a lot of fun in ''Eurotrip.''
    • New Dawn | Movies | EW.com 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.ew.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It was like ‘you’re Michelle Kwan’.
    • Michelle Trachtenberg | Ice Princess Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    .
    • BBC interview
  • I'm usually the one who leaves a water bottle on set, because it gets thirsty under those bright lights.^ You can’t see it right now but I usually have bright green extensions in or like black and blonde extensions in or burgundy ones.
    • On the Set of 'Seventeen Again' with Zac Efron and Michelle Trachtenberg at Hollywood.com 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.hollywood.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ I can never leave a shopping experience without one of those."
    • Michelle Trachtenberg Fan Club | Fansite with photos, videos, and more 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.fanpop.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ For all those who don't thing Michelle is sexy, I had another one that would have helped but the rules wont let me __________________ .
    • Match closed Group 11, Match 2: Michelle Trachtenberg vs. Teresa Moore - Skins.be forum 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC forum.skins.be [Source type: General]

    .
    • BBC interview
  • If you’re not falling, you’re not training hard enough.^ But basically, unless you’re doing crazy jumps, you can sort of prevent yourself from falling.
    • Meet "Ice Princess" Michelle Trachtenberg | MadBlast.com 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.madblast.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ When you're actor, it's so easy to just fall into that "I'm going to do the exact same movie over and over and over again."
    • RadioFree.com Exclusive Interview with Michelle Trachtenberg 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.radiofree.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ It's interesting enough to see a movie you worked so hard on.
    • Under Michelle's spell - TV actress Michelle Trachtenberg - Interview - page 2 | Girls' Life 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC findarticles.com [Source type: General]

  • I never had a stage mother, which is probably one of the reasons why I’m still doing this.^ That's probably why my knee cap's off kilter because when you're doing a spiral, you put all your weight on the knees.
    • March 2005 | blackfilm.com | features | interview | Michelle Trachtenberg 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.blackfilm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ That’s probably why my knee cap’s off kilter because when you’re doing a spiral, you put all your weight on the knees.
    • Michelle Trachtenberg | Ice Princess Movie 2005 | Biography, Pictures, News Headlines, Links 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.mytelevision.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ Here's the thing about GG : The first season was the best and that's that, but I still watch for one reason only...
    • Michelle Trachtenberg Photos & Pics Archive at X17 Online 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC x17online.com [Source type: General]

    • Interview by Nicki Gostin, Newsweek, Updated: 10:46 a.m. .ET March 11, 2005
  • I've always felt that kids are really smart.^ I was only there for a short time, but I've known Kevin for years, and we've always wanted to work together, so it was really nice to have him invite me onto the set.
    • Michelle Trachtenberg on Mercy, Gossip Girl and True Blood - Inside TV 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC insidetv.aol.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    • Interview by Nicki Gostin, Newsweek, Updated: 10:46 a.m. .ET March 11, 2005
  • I was always wanting to learn and be one of those actresses who can actually hold a conversation as opposed to standing there looking pretty.^ P.S. For those of you who played my little game on Tuesday, I take responsibility for numbers 3, 4, 8, 9 and one half of 10 as my personal observations.
    • PAPERMAG: WORD UP!: Search Results 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC papermag.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ And on One Tree Hill last season, Van Der Beek returned to his roots, playing a director who wanted to do a film based on Lucas’ novel.
    • Teen Stars Then and Now « Hulu Blog 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC blog.hulu.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ You know, one of the first times I went bowling with my boyfriend, I totally hit the gutter, and he's like, "It's okay, honey, at least you look pretty."
    • RadioFree.com Exclusive Interview with Michelle Trachtenberg 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.radiofree.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    • Interview by Nicki Gostin, Newsweek, Updated: 10:46 a.m. .ET March 11, 2005
  • I feel that in order to truly be an actor, you have to differentiate yourself and your roles.^ Her beauty wraps around you like a sunbeam and warms your heart, and then you find yourself smiling for no reason, giddy as a lovesick schoolboy.
    • What Would Tyler Durden Do 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.wwtdd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ And you have to deal with it like a man … You’ve just got to accept your own culpability.” “I feel sorry for Tiger Woods.
    • What Would Tyler Durden Do 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.wwtdd.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

    ^ But I think that in order to really give respect to your audience, you have to be there full force.
    • March 2005 | blackfilm.com | features | interview | Michelle Trachtenberg 12 January 2010 1:45 UTC www.blackfilm.com [Source type: FILTERED WITH BAYES]

  • I've had experiences before where a director is like, "Yeah, I wanted a blonde." Have you heard of hair dye?
    • Interview by Michael J. Lee, Executive Editor for Radio Free Entertainment May 24, 2005

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Michelle Christine Trachtenberg (born October 11, 1985) is an American television and movie actress. She is best known for her role as Dawn Summers from the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Trachtenberg was born in New York, New York. She is of Russian Jewish descent on her mother's side of the family.

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Career

Trachtenberg has been acting since 1988 at the age of four. She has acted in several television shows and many movies.

Movies

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Black Christmas Melissa Kitt
Kicking It Old Skool Kim
Beautiful Ohio Sandra
2005 Mysterious Skin Wendy limited release
Ice Princess Casey Carlyle
2004 EuroTrip Jenny
1999 Inspector Gadget Penny
1998 Richie Rich's Christmas Wish Gloria direct-to-video
1996 Harriet the Spy Harriet M. Welsch

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2006 Law & Order: Criminal Intent Lisa Willow Tyler television series
2005 House Melinda (in Safe) television series
2004 The Dive From Clausen's Pier Carrie Beal made-for-television
2003 A&E Biography: Buffy the Vampire Slayer television special
Echo by Trapt music video
2002 Can't Be Heaven Julie television series
2001 Truth or Scare Host/narrator television series
2000 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Dawn Summers television series (2000-2003)
A Father's Choice Kelly McClain made-for-television
1997 Meego Maggie Parker television series
Figure It Out Panelist television series
1995 Melissa Lena television series
Christmas in My Hometown Noelle Murphy made-for-television
1994 The Adventures of Pete & Pete Nona Mecklenberg television series
1993 All My Children Lilly Benton Montgomery #1 television series
Clarissa Explains It All Elsie Soaperstein television series
1991 Law & Order Dinah Driscoll television series

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