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.
Biography by Contactmusic.com