Michelle Christine Trachtenberg
(born October 11
) is an American actress who is best known for her roles as Dawn Summers
on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer
, and as Georgina Sparks
on The CW
teen drama series Gossip Girl
For Disney, she played Penny in the 1999 Disney live-action film Inspector Gadget, and Casey Carlyle in the 2005 Disney figure-skating film, Ice Princess.
- Michelle Trachtenberg was considered for the role of Anna Coleman in the 2003 Disney's film Freaky Friday, but had to back out, due to her contractual obligations to Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997).