Alexis Bledel Fun Facts, Quotes and Tweets

29th November 2016

Fact: Actress Alexis Bledel had to call U.S. breakfast show Today on Tuesday (29Nov16) after becoming stuck in traffic en route to the New York City studios. The star had been booked to appear alongside her fellow Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life co-stars Lauren Graham, Kelly Bishop, and Scott Patterson for a cast interview about the new Netflix reboot, but she was unable to appear in person for the live TV chat. Apologising for her absence over the phone, she said, "I'm so sorry, we have the worst traffic!" Bledel finally made it to the studios and joined Lauren and Kelly for another interview in a later segment of the show.

11th February 2016

Fact: Actor Milo Ventimiglia is set to reunite with his ex-girlfriend and former co-star Alexis Bledel when he reprises his role as Jess Mariano in the upcoming Gilmore Girls revival TV series. Ventimiglia portrayed Bledel's onscreen love interest, and the two dated offscreen from 2002 to 2006.

11th June 2015

Quote: "Oh my God, besides him being a consummate professional with one of the best voices ever, he loved to have fun. He was highly intelligent. He loved to play. He mentored Alexis, he really took her under his wing because he realised she was new to the business. He was a doll. He was my buddy." Gilmore Girls actress Kelly Bishop remembers how her late onscreen husband Edward Herrmann helped young Alexis Bledel get settled into life on the cult TV series.

3rd January 2015

Quote: "Ed Herrmann was a wonderful actor and a kind man. He was endlessly knowledgeable about theatre, Tv and film, and would generously share his wisdom or tell stories from a long and rewarding career. I am grateful to him for that, and will miss him tremendously." Actress Alexis Bledel pays tribute to her Gilmore Girls grandfather, who died on New Year's Eve (31Dec14).

19th November 2010

Tweet: "I know I swore I wouldn't tweet, but I got so tired of hearing about fake mes, so here I am. To clear the air! It's me Alexis." Actress Alexis Bledel joins to do away with impostors.

21st May 2009

Fact: Actress Alexis Bledel has signed up to hit the world's catwalks as the latest addition to Kate Moss and Giselle Bundchen's modelling agency IMG.

3rd August 2008

Quote: "The only way I ever would have gotten into Yale (University) was fictionally. The show's exterior shots were all stock footage of the campus. We never did any filming there." Actress Alexis Bledel on her character's Ivy League schooling in TV show Gilmore Girls.

28th May 2007

Fact: Sin City star Alexis Bledel's new film, I'M REED FISH, features the unnatural offspring of a horse and a zebra, a zorse.

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