Full name: Tara Summers
Date of birth: December 19, 1979
Hometown: London, England
Education: Brown University (B.A. in history); the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art; and the National Theatre Institute
After training at both the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and the National Theatre Institute, British actress Tara Summers wrote and starred in her own one-woman theatrical show, Gypsy of Chelsea. Based on her childhood, the play charts Tara’s mother's turbulent journey from cocaine addiction to recovery.
In 2007 and 2008, Tara starred as Katie Lloyd in Boston Legal, for which she and her castmates were nominated for 2008 and 2009 SAG Awards for Outstanding Ensemble in a Drama Series. After the show ended its run, she landed guest spots on Damages and Private Practice.