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Clare Kramer

Actor, Director, Host, Founder: GeekNation.com

Acting & Producing

Clare Kramer is an award-­‐winning actress, best known for her portrayal of Glory on the hit television show Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and starring opposite Kirstin Dunst in the no-­‐holds-­‐barred cheerleading comedy Bring It On.

Early credits include The Rules of Attraction, Sabrina the Teenage Witch, House M.D., The Skulls, Endure and many more.

Current film projects include The Griddle House, starring Clare, Charisma Carpenter and Alex Shaffer, and The Lost Tree with Michael Madson and Lacey Chabert. Both films are set for release in 2015. This October Clare’s new film Tales of Halloween will be released, where she stars opposite Greg Grunberg. For television, this fall she filmed the pilot Strange Ones, currently awaiting pick-­‐up.

Behind the camera, Clare’s production company Defiance Entertainment co-­‐ produced the award-­‐winning documentary Tyson that received accolades at the Cannes Film Festival.

GeekNation.com

In 2012 Clare launched the entertainment website and pop culture phenom GeekNation.com. GeekNation is an online television network offering one-­‐stop-­‐ shopping for news, opinion, lifestyle and community with interests in entertainment, television, movies, sports, technology, events and all things pop culture. The collaboration of professionals in the industry, GeekNation is housed in a 5,000 square foot sound stage in Los Angeles where all content is generated. The site, and its social media outlets have a monthly outreach of over 8,000,000 users.



In addition to running GeekNation, Clare’s Five by Five podcast, featuring such guests such as Julie Benz, John DiMaggio, Jane Espenson and Matt Walsh is recorded in-­‐house, and can be heard on over 30 international airlines.

Hosting

Clare has an extensive hosting background, having been featured as a correspondent by several media outlets including CNN, Access Hollywood, Huffington Post and E! Clare is the go-­‐to figure for discussing the sensational “geek” market in the industry. With her extensive film and television knowledge, as well as her entrepreneurial success, Clare is a dynamic and interesting addition to any opinion line-­‐up. Recently Clare’s made several guest appearances on with Marvel’s Women of Marvel – weighing in on a variety of topics.

In addition to correspondence, Clare has exclusively interviewed many A-­‐listers including Chris Hemsworth, Stan Lee, Ron Pearlman, William Shattner as well as the casts of Twilight, Defiance, Being Human and many more.

Action Figures, Awards & More

In 2014, Clare was presented with a Saturn Award for her role in Big Ass Spider, opposite Greg Grunberg and Ray Wise. Earlier in the year she was awarded a Visionary Award by the Pasadena International Film Festival for her contributions to the industry and a Telly Award for her work through GeekNation. Over the years Clare has been recognized with numerous other honors include an MTV Award.

Clare has also been turned into several action figures, trading cards, lunch boxes, and even been featured as a Jeopardy question as well as a question for Trivial Pursuit.

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EXCELSIOR! A SPOTLIGHT ON STAN LEE :: Grand Ballroom - 2501ABC (Lower Level)
Clare Kramer, Stan Lee
Saturday May 21, 2016 :: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
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