Clare Kramer

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Clare Kramer
Clare Kramer in June 2013.jpg
Kramer in 2013
Clare Elizabeth Kramer

(1974-09-03) September 3, 1974 (age 47)
Alma materTisch School of the Arts
Years active1997–present
Spouse(s)Brian Keathley (m. 2005)

Clare Elizabeth Kramer (born September 3, 1974) is an American actress best known for her starring role as the big bad Glory in the fifth season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer and for her role as Courtney in Bring It On. She has hosted the podcast Take Five with Clare Kramer.

Personal life[edit]

Clare Elizabeth Kramer was born in Atlanta, Georgia, to a kindergarten teacher mother and a petroleum geologist father,[citation needed] 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.[1] She moved to Los Angeles in December 1999.

Kramer married producer Brian Keathley in October 29, 2005, with whom she has four children, daughters Gavin and River Marie, and sons Hart and Sky Lynlee.[2]


Kramer in 2005

As a child, she was a spokesman and mascot for Wendy's, donning the trademark pigtails accentuated in the company logo.[3]

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.

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.[4]


Kramer speaking at WonderCon 2017


Year Title Role Notes
1997 In & Out Student
2000 Ropewalk Liza
2000 Bring It On Courtney
2002 The Mallory Effect Robin
2002 The Rules of Attraction Candice
2003 D.E.B.S. Lucy in the Sky / Lucinda Reynolds Short film
2004 The Scare Hole Sarah
2004 The Skulls III Taylor Brooks Video
2004 L.A. D.J. Flyer Girl
2005 Guy in Row Five Rose
2006 The Gravedancers Allison Mitchell
2006 The Thirst Lisa
2008 The Grift Grace Armstrong
2008 Road to Hell Caitlin
2010 Endure Daphne Mayton
2011 The Dead Ones Ms. Persephone
2011 Hard Love Kelly
2013 Big Ass Spider! Lt. Karly Brant
2015 Tales of Halloween Lt. Brandt-Mathis Segment: "Sweet Tooth"
2015 The Lost Tree Emma
2017 Zer0-Tolerance Patrica Spencer
2018 The Griddle House Francis


Year Title Role Notes
1998 Vig Heather TV film
1999 Outreach Casey Shaw TV series
1999 Dodge's City Witch TV film
2000–2001 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Glory Recurring role, 13 episodes
2002 The 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"
2006 House Caren Krause "Meaning"
2011 Goodnight Burbank Terri Blake Recurring role
2012–2015 Film Pigs Herself/Various Recurring role
2014 Monster School Animation Clare Kramer TV series
2016 The Wrong House Rebecca Lassiter TV film
2018 Strange Ones Det. Karen Barnes TV series, post-production
2018 Dark/Web Sam TV series, post-production
2019 Seduced by a Killer Jessica TV film


Year Title Role Notes
2015 Wrestling Isn't Wrestling D-X Army Member Short film
2016 Star Trek Continues Commander Diana Garrett Web series


  1. ^ 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.
  2. ^ "Clare Kramer".
  3. ^ "Glory Days: A Conversation with Clare Kramer | Confessions of a Pop Culture Addict". Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on January 6, 2015. Retrieved January 6, 2015.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)

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