September 16, 1981
39 years old
5 ft 7 in | 170 cm
34-24-34 in | 86-61-86 cm
54 kg | 119 pounds
7 US | 37.5 EU
Kimberly Alexis Bledel was born in Houston, Texas, United States, on September 16, 1981, is an American actress.
Young Alexis Bledel started performing in community theater as a child, she appeared in local productions of "Our Town" and "The Wizard of Oz".
She first began her professional career as a model.
She was discovered at a local shopping mall at the age of 14.
She made her big screen debut in coming-of-age comedy drama film Rushmore (1998) in uncredited role as Student.
She got her television debut in comedy drama series Gilmore Girls (2000–2007) in her breakthrough role as Rory Gilmore.
Crypto (2019) crime drama thriller in role as Katie, opposite Beau Knapp, Luke Hemsworth and Jill Hennessy
She played Lena Kaligaris in comedy drama films:
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) for which she was nominated for two Teen Choice Awards for Choice Movie Love Scene and Movie – Choice Drama Actress
The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)
She was nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Performance by a Younger Actor for her role as Winifred Foster Jackson in romantic fantasy drama movie Tuck Everlasting (2002).
She was nominated for the Broadcast Film Critics Association Award for Best Acting Ensemble for her role as Becky in neo noir crime anthology film Sin City (2005).
I'm Reed Fish (2006) romantic comedy drama opposite Jay Baruchel, Victor Rasuk and Schuyler Fisk
Post Grad (2009) romantic comedy with Zach Gilford, Michael Keaton and Jane Lynch
The Good Guy (2009) romantic comedy opposite Scott Porter and Bryan Greenberg
The Conspirator (2010) mystery historical drama with James McAvoy, Robin Wright and Justin Long
Girl Walks into a Bar (2011) romantic comedy drama opposite Carla Gugino, Josh Hartnett and Rosario Dawson
Violet & Daisy (2011) crime comedy drama with Saoirse Ronan, Danny Trejo and Marianne Jean-Baptiste
Parts Per Billion (2014) romantic drama opposite Frank Langella, Rosario Dawson and Josh Hartnett
Jenny's Wedding (2015) romantic dramedy with Katherine Heigl, Tom Wilkinson and Linda Emond
She won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Drama Series – Leading Young Actress and was nominated for a Satellite Award and six Teen Choice Awards for her performance as Rory Gilmore in comedy drama television series Gilmore Girls (2000–2007), also she played same character in Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life (2016).
She won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Ofglen / Emily Malek in Hulu dystopian tragedy television series The Handmaid's Tale (2017- ) also she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series.
She won the Gold Derby TV Award for Drama Guest Actress for her role as Beth Dawes in AMC period drama television series Mad Men (2012).
The Coldest Case (2021) drama series in role as Valerie Harney
Graduated from Saint Agnes Academy in Houston, Texas.
Attended St Mark's Lutheran Middle School.
Studied at the New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts.
Has younger brother, Eric David Bledel.
Has Danish, German, Scottish and English ancestry.
Her hobbies are photography, writing, reading and watching movies.
Good friends with Amber Tamblyn and America Ferrera.
Featured in music video for Less Than Jake "She's Gonna Break Soon" (2003).
She dated John Paul (2010-2011), Milo Ventimiglia (2002-2006) and Jared Padalecki (2000-2002).
She started dating actor Vincent Kartheiser in 2012, the couple got married in 2014, they have one son.