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Alexis Bledel
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Bledel in 2011
Born
Kimberly Alexis Bledel

September 16, 1981 (1981-09-16) (age 38)
Occupation Actress, model
Years active 1996–present
Known for Rory Gilmore in Gilmore Girls
Spouse(s)
Vincent Kartheiser (m. 2014)
Children 1

Kimberly Alexis Bledel (/bləˈdɛl/ BLƏ-del; born September 16, 1981) is an American actress and model. She is best known for her role as Rory Gilmore on the television series Gilmore Girls (2000–2007), for which she received nominations for Satellite, Teen Choice and Young Artist Awards. In 2016, Bledel reprised her role on the Netflix reunion miniseries Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.

Bledel made her feature film debut as Winnie Foster in Tuck Everlasting (2002), and has since appeared in Sin City (2005), Post Grad (2009), and as Lena Kaligaris in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants film series. Since 2017, she has appeared in the Hulu drama series The Handmaid's Tale. For her work on the series, she received the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series and an additional nomination in the Supporting Actress category.

Personal life

In 2012, Bledel began dating her Mad Men co-star Vincent Kartheiser. The couple announced their engagement in March 2013 and married in California, in June 2014. In May 2016, it was revealed that Bledel gave birth to their first child, a son, in the fall of 2015.

Bledel supported the 2012 re-election of Barack Obama and urged her fans to vote.


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