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Alexis Bledel (born Kimberly Alexis Bledel, 16.11.1981)
Alexis Bledel is an American actor possibly best known for her role in 'Gilmore Girls'.
Childhood: Alexis Bledel was born in Houston, Texas. Her parents are flight attendant Nanette and Argentina-born Martin Bledel. Her mother was also raised in Latin America and so Alexis was raised in a Spanish-speaking household, with English as her second language. She attended Catholic St. Agnes Academy as well as Baptist and Lutheran schools. She was very shy as a child and was encouraged to join a community theatre to overcome it. She was later scouted by a modelling agency subsequently went to Page Parkes Center for Modeling and Acting. She later attended NYU's Tisch School of the Arts.
Acting career: Alexis Bledel made her TV debut opposite Lauren Graham in the series 'Gilmore Girls' from 2000 to 2007. Her first film role was in the fantasy flick 'Tuck Everlasting' in 2002 which also starred Ben Kingsley, William Hurt and Sissy Spacek. In 2005, she starred in 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants' (and its sequel in 2008) and played a prostitute in 'Sin City' as part of an all-star cast including Jessica Alba, Benicio del Toro, Rutger Hauer, Brittany Murphy, Clive Owen, Mickey Rourke, Bruce Willis and Elijah Wood. In 2006, she appeared in 'I'm Reed Fish' opposite Jay Baruchel. In 2009, she appeared alongside Jane Lynch, Michael Keaton, and Carol Burnett in 'Post Grad'. She also starred in the romcom 'The Good Guy' opposite Scott Porter and Bryan Greenberg and made a guest appearance in the series 'ER'. In 2011, she was in Robert Redford's 'The Conspirator' with James McAvoy. She has also made an appearance in a Less Than Jake music video.
Other career ventures: Alexis Bledel signed a contract with IMG modelling in 2009.
Personal life: Alexis Bledel was in a relationship with Milo Ventimiglia between 2002 and 2006. She is currently engaged to Vincent Kartheiser who she began dating in 2012.
Well, that one fell right through the media radar.
Some stars are way too good at keeping secrets. Alexis Bledel welcomed her first child into the world in 2015 and we've only just found out, thanks to her 'Gilmore Girls' co-star Scott Patterson. It's not clear whether she was deliberately keeping it all under wraps, or if she just forget to tell us.
Alexis Bledel is a first time mom!
At least we know now. The 34-year-old TV star gave birth to a baby boy in the Fall having fallen pregnant by her husband, 37-year-old Vincent Kartheiser. A representative for the star has confirmed the news to People magazine, after the news broke in Glamour recently during an interview with Scott Patterson.
Continue reading: Alexis Bledel Has Had A Baby Since Fall! Co-Star Reveals All...
To Jenny's family, she's always been somewhat of a loner. Even though she's the oldest sibling, as far as they're aware she still lives a bachelorette lifestyle with her roommate in the city.
When Jenny returns home for the christening of the newest member of their family, it doesn't take her mother and father long to start the usual 'when are you going to find a man and settle down' lecture. Finally caving to their questioning, Jenny lets slip that she is in a relationship and that this partner might just be the one that she's ready to settle down with. What all Jenny's family don't know is that her partner is actually her current roommate Kitty.
After years of living together and being open about their relationship with their city friends, Jenny comes out to her parents and announces her wish to marry the love of her life. Having lived a sheltered existence, this comes as a huge shock to Eddie and Rose and neither know how to take the news - asking Jenny to keep her partner a secret. As time passes and the lie becomes unmanagable, the Farrell family find themselves being pulled apart. To find a way to keep their family together, each must face facts and find a way to adapt to make a future together.
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Could streaming service Netflix be about to make the dreams of ‘Gilmour Girls’ fans come true, finally?
Streaming service Netflix is reportedly in negotiations to revive beloved series ‘Gilmour Girls’, reuniting creator Amy Sherman-Palladino and original stars, Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel. Graham and Bledel played mother-daughter duo Lorelai and Rory Gilmore on the popular WB drama, from 2000-2007.
Lauren Graham stared as mother Lorelai in ‘Gilmour Girls’.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, Netflix is looking to approach the revival as four 90-minute movies as opposed to a 10-episode series. The series is proving to be one of the most popular shows on the streaming service, which carries all seven seasons.
Continue reading: Is Netflix About To Revive The Much-Loved 'Gilmour Girls'?
But don't get your hopes up about a Stars Hollow reunion.
'Gilmore Girls' creator Amy Sherman-Palladino may have disappointed us recently with the news that there will be no revival of the iconic series, but the screenwriter is currently working on a musical - though we're yet to find out what it will be about.
Alexis Bledel starred as Rory in 'Gilmore Girls'
Ok, so we're probably going to have to wave goodbye to Stars Hollow, but at least creator Amy Sherman-Palladino is working on new projects to obsess about. At the ATX Television Festival in Austin on Saturday (June 6th 2015), she seemed excited to reveal that she was currently working on a book for a musical. And while she refused to reveal any significant details about it save for it being 'based on a movie nobody would have seen', she did insist that it would be an 'original' piece.
Continue reading: 'Gilmore Girls' Genius Amy Sherman-Palladino Is Coming With A Musical
Alexis Bledel - A host of celebrities took to the red carpet as they attended the Opening night for Billy and Ray at the Vineyard Theatre, New York City, New York, United States - Monday 20th October 2014
The couple tied the knot in private a couple months ago.
Former Gilmore Girl Alexis Bledel is married to Vincent Kartheiser. The couple snuck the wedding past everyone and actually tied the knot back in June, but the news is just making the rounds two months later. A rep confirmed the announcement for ABC News. Kartheiser plays Pete Campbell on Mad Men and the pair met on set, when Bledel guest starred on the AMC show. It was fitting too, since Bledel’s character was having an affair with Kartheiser.
The actor proposed just a year later. At the time, his co-star Elisabeth Moss told People: “"They are such a yin and yang. I've known Vinny for 12 years and Alexis is just the sweetest. I've never seen Vincent like this. It is really cool."
Continue reading: Alexis Bledel And Mad Man Vincent Kartheiser Are Married (Since June)
The actress is reportedly having a hard time dealing with the role.
It was going rather well for the Fifty Shades of Grey director Sam Taylor-Johnson and her team: after what seemed like ages they'd managed to pull off a great casting decision, choosing two actors on the cusp of big-time fame. However, they were not only hit by a 90k strong petition telling them their choice was wrong; they had to say goodbye to Charlie Hunnam, AKA Christian Grey, and learn their Anastasia Steele, Dakota Johnson, had a touch of the heebie jeebies too.
Dakota Johnson Could Be Thinking Of Leaving '50 Shades.'
Sons of Anarchy star Hunnam's exit was confirmed earlier this week due to an "immersive TV schedule" that would prevent the actor from being able to fully prepare for the role of Christian Grey. The film took a hit, author EL James sent her best, and fans began to wonder whether Hunnam had secretly been influenced by the petition launched to replace him and Johnson with Matt Bomer and Alexis Bledel.
Over 60K signatures asking for Matt Bomer to replace Charlie Hunnam: the 'White Collar' actor speaks out.
Actor Matt Bomer has added his voice to the Fifty Shades of Grey movie casting debate after 61,000 fans disappointed with the movie's recently announced cast have launched a petition calling for the casting of the two lead characters in the erotic trilogy adaptation to be changed. TheWhite Collar star has responded to calls that, despite casting decisions being firmed, he should play the character Christian Grey instead of Pacific Rim actor Charlie Hunnam.
Over 60,000 50 Shades Readers Want To See Bomer Play Grey.
"I'm so grateful for the fans and I'm touched," said Bomer, speaking via Entertainment Tonight. He added "I'm looking forward to seeing the movie with Charlie and Dakota [Johnson]," perhaps in an attempt to calm the sea of rage that seems to be surrounding the casting of two relative unknowns in the adaptations of author EL James' erotic fiction series.
Continue reading: Matt Bomer Finally Responds To The Furious '50 Shades' Petition Furore
...not the kind of backlash EL James enjoys writing about.
They once read Fifty Shades of Grey secretly on the train using Kindles, but now the readers of EL James' notorious "mommy porn" erotic trilogy have stood up and banded together in sheer outrage. With all page-to-screen adaptations, there will always be those who think "I didn't imagine that character to look like that actor," and maybe grumble about it amongst their friends or on the murky depths of a fan forum. However, 50 Shades fans have launched a petition for the male and female leads - Charlie Hunnam and Dakota Johnson - to be changed.
For Some Reason, Many Fans Aren't Digging Dakota Johnson.
The furious petition, launched on Change.org, has now gathered 23.5K supporters who feel that White Collar's Matt Bomer and Gilmore Girls' Alexis Bledel should take the main roles of kinky billionaire Christian Grey and student-turned-sex-slave Anastasia Steele. It's perhaps true; Bomer and Bledel do perhaps fit EL James' character descriptions a little better than the (both blonde) Hunnam and Johnson so there's little wonder as to why these actors were imagined when 50 Shades fans were reading.
Shocker: Fifty Shades of Grey reinforces the problem of abuse against women, new research has shown. Nope, it seems EL James' novel - the fastest selling paperback of all time - cannot be regarded simply as "erotic fantasy."
Amy Bonomi, a professor at Michigan State University, and two former colleagues from Ohio State University undertook an in-depth study of the book's first eight chapters and found that "emotional abuse is present in nearly every interaction."
They found that the book, dubbed "mummy porn," included a number of examples of "intimate partner violence", including intimidation, isolation, stalking and humiliation.
Continue reading: Does 'Fifty Shades Of Grey' Abuse Research Affect Hollywood Movie?
He won't be the one wielding the whips and chains.
Actor Garrett Hedlund has rejected the lead role in the adaptation of EL James' raunchy erotic novel, Fifty Shades of Grey due to being unable to commit to a trilogy. The movie, which has yet to cast a single role, is due for release in 2014 with the Nowhere Boy director, Sam Taylor Johnson, at the helm and the author herself as producer.
"Do I Really Want To Be Filmed Slapping Someone With A Paddle? Nah."
The Tron: Legacy actor had been reportedly hand-picked by the author herself to play the 27 year-old billionaire with a fetish for domination. However, the actor and boyfriend of Kirsten Dunst passed up on the opportunity to become the face of the biggest franchise since the series. A source speaking to US Magazine explained that "Doing a possible trilogy was too big a commitment, and producers wouldn't let him do just one film."
Continue reading: Garrett Hedlund Offered '50 Shades' Role By EL James, But Rejects It
Date of birth
16th September, 1981
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