Biography of Alexis BledelAlexis Bledel is a Hollywood actress and producer. In 2002, after portraying Rory Gilmore in the TV show «Gilmore Girls» by Jamie Babbit, Teen People Magazine included her in the top ten of the hottest young stars.
Childhood and Early Life: Houston – New YorkA baby born in Houston in the autumn of 1981 to Nanette and Martin Bledel was named Kimberly Alexis Bledel. On her father's side, she has German, Dane, and Anglo-American ancestors. Her mother is from Phoenix. She spent her childhood in Guadalajara and moved to Mexico City later.
Attending the St. Agnes Academy, at eight years old, Kim started attending a drama school to overcome her insecurities. It was her mother's idea. The hardworking, responsible, and talented girl participated in the play «Our Town». A little later, she appeared in the play «The Wizard of Oz».
Acting CareerA small role of a student in the drama-comedy «Rushmore» by Wes Anderson filmed in Alexis' home town was her debut in the cinematography. During the casting, she used her middle name.
Winnie Foster in Jay Russell's fantasy drama «Tuck Everlasting» became an iconic role in her film career. Jonathan Jackson, who portrayed an immortal young man with whom Bledel's character fell in love, became her colleague. Scott Bairstow, another actor of the project, so wanted to play in «Tuck Everlasting» that was even ready to work for free.
In the thriller «Sin City» by Robert Rodriguez, the actress portrayed a prostitute Becky. This project gave her a chance to walk the red carpet of the Cannes Festival, where the picture won the main award for visual effects. Here is what the actress said about her character, «She is a very professional prostitute. She has a gun and can spank anyone's prat at any moment».
The audience also remembered Ryden Malby from the comedy-drama «Post Grad» by Vicky Jenson in which the actress demonstrated her outstanding comedy talent once again. In the company of Zach Gilford, Michael Keaton, and Jane Lynch, she brilliantly portrayed a college graduate building ambitious plans, facing reality and life troubles.
Private Life of Alexis BledelIn 2000, Alexis fell in love with the actor Jared Padalecki. They dated for almost two years. But they weren't ready for a more serious relationship, so they decided to stay friends. However, another actor could be a reason for their breakup.
After some time, Alexis met Vincent Kartheiser. It happened on the set of the TV series «Mad Men». They dated for 11 months, then they got engaged, and in 2014 the couple got married. They have been happily married for five years.