Tara Summers appears as attorney Katie Lloyd on the series.
|Born:||December 19, 1979|
|Birthplace:||London, England, UK|
|Appeared on:||Boston Legal|
|Character played:||Katie Lloyd|
Tara Summers (born December 19, 1979 in London, England) is an English actress who appears as Katie Lloyd, an attorney and associate with Crane, Poole & Schmidt Law on Boston Legal in Seasons 4 and 5.
Early life and educationEdit
The granddaughter of bridge player Fritzi Gordon, Tara was educated at Heathfield St Mary's School, in Berkshire, England. An alumna of Brown University (class '01), where she graduated with a B.A. in history; the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art (class '03); and the National Theatre Institute.
Summers has written and starred in her own one-woman theatrical show, Gypsy of Chelsea. The play is the story of her own childhood, charting her mother's turbulent journey from cocaine addiction to recovery.
In 2007 and 2008, Summers starred as Katie Lloyd on Boston Legal, for which she was nominated, with her cast-mates, for a Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award in the category of Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series in 2008 and again in 2009.
More recently, Summers starred as the director in the video for Snow Patrol's new single "Called Out in the Dark", released on YouTube on 17 August 2011, alongside Jack Davenport and Gary Lightbody. She also appeared in the first half of the first season of The CW's new mystery drama series Ringer.
|2003||What a Girl Wants||Noelle|
|2005||The Jacket||Nurse Nina|
|2005||Vado a messa||Frances||Short film|
|2006||Factory Girl||Brigid Polk|
|2008||Love Lies Bleeding||Det. Alice Sands||Video|
|2010||Stephany + Me||Video short|
|2010||Inspired by Bret Easton Ellis||Short film|
|2012||Here Comes the Night||Simone|
|2004||Fooling Hitler||TV film|
|2006||The Wedding Album (TV series)}}||Milla Cavendish||TV pilot|
|2006||Living the Quake||Lucy Fisher||TV film|
|2007||Dirt||Abby||Episodes: "The Secret Lives of Altar Girls", "Come Together", "The Sexxx Issue"|
|2007-2008||Boston Legal||Katie Lloyd||Main role (33 episodes)|
|2010||Damages||Alex Benjamin||Recurring role (5 episodes)|
|2010||15 Minutes||Karen James||TV film|
|2011||Private Practice||Janel Chase||Episode: "If You Don't Know Me By Now"|
|2011||Ringer||Gemma Butler||Recurring role (8 episodes)|
|2012||CSI: NY||Dr. Carly Emerson||Episode: "Clue: SI"|
|2012||Sons of Anarchy||Karen Dunhill||Episodes: "Crucifixed", "To Thine Own Self"|
|2013||Rake||Leanne Zander||Episode: "1.1"|
|2013||Monday Mornings||Allison McDaniels||Episodes: "Pilot", "Deus Ex Machina"|
- Tara Summers at the Internet Movie Database (IMDb)
- My mother, the cocaine addict, published by the Daily (UK) Telegraph by Rachel Forder, December 19, 2005.