Actress and singer Victoria Summer is best known for her breakout role as 'Julie Andrews' in Disney's ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ opposite Tom Hanks and a supporting role in Paramount Pictures' ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ (Michael Bay). She has since appeared in ‘Garlic and Gunpowder’ (Vivica A. Fox/Martin Kove/Michael Madsen), ’Game of Aces’ (Chris Klein), ‘Ratpocalypse’ (Casper Van Dien), musical movie ‘How Sweet Is It’ (Erika Christensen/Joe Piscopo) and ‘Glow and Darkness’ (Jane Seymour/Denise Richards).
Victoria has a myriad of projects in the pipeline for 2024. Her next major movie role is as 'Julie Davis' in the film ‘Brooklyn All American’, alongside Sex and The City favourite Chris Noth and Christopher McDonald. The film follows the life of a young man looking to achieve greatness in division one's college football. Along with her acting prowess, Victoria is a distinguished singer and continues to dazzle both on and off the big screen. Victoria headlines major Los Angeles events with ‘The Victoria Summer Big Band’ for prestigious brands and organizations like Women In Film, BMW, and 20th Century Fox. You may also recognize her from the Centennial Anniversary Celebration of the Biltmore Hotel Los Angeles, where she took center stage as ‘The Biltmore Girl.’
From pantomimes and singing in the church choir to local theatre productions at age three, her heart has always been in entertainment. She landed a scholarship at Arts Educational Schools in Chiswick, West London that earnt her an honours degree in Dance and Musical Theatre. In her last year of school, Victoria became the understudy to the lead role in Musical ‘Brighton Rock’, directed by Michael Attenborough performing at the prestigious Almeida Theatre. More recently, she recorded and contributed songs for the soundtracks of ‘Garlic and Gunpowder’ and ‘Ratpocalypse’ and is now working on her first single as a recording artist.
She is a global ambassador for Teen Cancer America, the national non-profit co-founded by Roger Daltrey and Pete Townsend of 'The Who', that provide facilities and support for adolescents and young adults with cancer. She has put on three Afternoon Tea Events ‘Tea with Victoria Summer’ for the charity; the last featuring Sheryl Crow, Alfie Boe and Downtown Abbey’s Lesley Nicol. She looks forward to hosting a new Tea Event this June in Los Angeles that will boast a star-studded line up.
Victoria has also created a successful new website and TV show ‘Next Generation Role Model’ that shines the spotlight on up-and-coming young talent and interviews visionaries and leaders of the Next Generation www.nextgenrolemodel.com.
In her free time Victoria helps to rescue animals and find them forever homes. Originally from countryside town Wokingham in Berkshire, Victoria currently resides in Los Angeles with her Pomeranian Bentley and cats Tiger and Storm. In 2020 she met and became engaged to Italian Michelin star chef Fabrizio Vaccaro – a real life love story. The couple tied the knot in a fairytale ceremony in Calabria, Italy on May 22nd 2023. The wedding was covered exclusively by HELLO! magazine. She truly has her 'happily ever after!'