Tegan Summer

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Tegan Summer
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Born(1972-05-14) 14 May 1972 (age 41)
London, England, United Kingdom
Occupationactor, TV producer, screenwriter, singer
 
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Tegan Summer
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Born(1972-05-14) 14 May 1972 (age 41)
London, England, United Kingdom
Occupationactor, TV producer, screenwriter, singer

Tegan Summer (born 14 May 1972) is an English singer, television and film actor, screenwriter, and producer.

Early life[edit]

Born and brought up in London to Barbadian parents,[1] Summer's first screen roles were in Prime Suspect with Helen Mirren and EastEnders for the BBC.[2] He was hired by Action Time Television and worked on television shows for Granada Television, Carlton Television and the BBC including Catchphrase and Wipeout.

United States[edit]

Summer is an alumnus of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts[3] in New York. He moved to Los Angeles and played C.C.H. Pounder's son in Lifetime's courtroom drama, For The People.[2] After other roles on network television and independent film, Summer was cast as a regular on the SyFy channel pilot, Saurian, Lieutenant Ganzais on NBC's E-Ring,[2] Anna Nicole Smith's Bahamian doctor in the biopic based on her life and a British professor in Days of our Lives.[2]

Recognition[edit]

With his fellow cast members, Summer was an Ovation Award Best Ensemble nominee, NAACP best supporting nominee[4] and ensemble award winner for his roles with Danny Glover and Ben Guilllory’s Robey Theatre Company, in the Haitian slave trilogy For The Love Of Freedom, playing Moyse, Toussaint Louverture’s nephew, and as alleged paedophile and rapist Jim Conley in the Southern race drama, The Knights Of Mary Phagan.[4][5]

Tegan Summer Productions[edit]

Tegan Summer Productions debuted with television shows for Fox Sports (Extra Time),[6] and talk show On the Bench for Setanta Sports, hosted by Sabra Williams.[7] Summer wrote and is the executive producer of Eve,[8] a television backdoor pilot featuring Irene Cara and Miles Mosley that documents the lives of female teens and juvenile offenders in crisis and helps them re-integrate into society.[6]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tegan Summer, SAG, AEA, AFTRA". Official Tegan Summer site. Retrieved 2008-03-28. 
  2. ^ a b c d Tegan Summer at the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 25 March 2008
  3. ^ "SPOTLIGHT 2007-08". American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Archived from the original on 2008-03-24. Retrieved 2008-03-25. 
  4. ^ a b Warfield, Polly (2003-07-17). "Back Stage West". Theatre 68. Retrieved 2008-03-25. 
  5. ^ "The Knights of Mary Phagan". Showmag.com. 1998. Retrieved 2008-03-25. 
  6. ^ a b "Projects". Tegan Summer Productions. Retrieved 2008-03-25. 
  7. ^ Tegan Summer Productions at the Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 25 March 2008
  8. ^ "Projects - Eve, with Irene Cara". Tegan Summer Productions. Retrieved 2008-03-25. 

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