Happy Birthday to me (early) pic.twitter.com/bsgHHznMkG— Sarah Michelle (@RealSMG) April 13, 2014
To mark the occasion, let's look back at the most memorable moments from Gellar's most iconic role, the superstar Slayer Buffy Summers on Buffy the Vampire Slayer.
Fighting a revamped (get it?) Angel
Going toe-to-toe with Faith
Losing her mom
Sacrificing herself to save Dawn
Getting her feelings out through song
Sharing her powers"
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