She filmed her scenes in-between shots of Buffy and had only recently finished work on I Know What You Did Last Summer.Despite the hectic scheduling, she admitted in an interview that she agreed to perform in Scream 2 without having read the script, on the basis of the success of the first film.The character was widely popular during the airing of the show and became recognized as one of the greatest female characters in U. She appeared as Daphne Blake in Scooby-Doo (2002), her biggest live action commercial success.
and took on the lead role of a struggling restaurant owner in the romantic comedy Simply Irresistible, opposite Sean Patrick Flanery. I knew in my heart before I left [to make it] that I should back out.
The film was largely panned by critics and bombed at the box office. Around that time, she guest starred in three episodes of Angel and appeared as Debbie in the HBO series Sex and the City episode "Escape from New York".
She screen tested several times originally for the role of Cordelia Chase, During the early airing of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, she made her first major movie appearance in the slasher–thriller I Know What You Did Last Summer (1997), co-starring Jennifer Love Hewitt, Ryan Phillippe and Freddie Prinze, Jr.
The film, loosely based on the 1973 novel of the same name, centers on four friends who are being stalked by a killer, one year after covering up a car accident in which they were involved.
Two weeks later, she auditioned for a part in the television film An Invasion of Privacy, with Valerie Harper, Carol Kane and Jeff Daniels.
At the audition, Gellar read both her own lines and those of Harper, impressing the directors enough to cast her in the role.is an American actress, producer, and entrepreneur.After being spotted by an agent at the age of four in New York City, she made her acting debut in the made-for-TV movie An Invasion of Privacy (1983).Gellar went on to appear in numerous television series and commercials.Her first leading role was in the 1992 miniseries Swans Crossing, for which she was nominated for two Young Artist Awards.I need a rest." In her feature in Esquire magazine Gellar expressed her pride for her work on Buffy, "I truly believe that it is one of the greatest shows of all time and it will go down in history as that. We changed the way that people looked at television." After the end of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Gellar provided her voice for the character Gina Vendetti in The Simpsons episode "The Wandering Juvie" that aired in March 2004.