Alexis Bledel Biography
Birthplace: Houston, Texas
Real Name: Kimberly Alexis Bledel
Alexis Bledel's Start
Alexis Bledel was spotted in a mall by a modeling agency when she was in high school which launched a career that took her all over the world. She worked as a catalog model and traveled to places like Milan, New York, Los Angeles and Tokyo.
Alexis Bledel's Big Break
Talk about lucky! The first acting role Alexis ever went out for, she landed. It was the role of Rory Gilmore on The WB's [kwlink]Gilmore Girls[/kwlink]. For the past five seasons, Alexis has continued with Gilmore Girls, but hasn't limited herself to TV. In 2002, Alexis landed the role of Winnie Foster in the Disney flick, Tuck Everlasting. In 2005 Alexis Bledel had a small role in Frank Miller's Sin City and she also takes on the part of Lena in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants - due out June 1, 2005.
Alexis Bledel Chills
Alexis Bledel loves to play the piano. In between scenes on the Gilmore Girls, she heads to her trailer and practices on a keyboard. She also enjoys photography, writing, reading, watching movies and hanging with her family.
Alexis Bledel - Did U Know?
Alexis Bledel Says...
"It was very unexpected. I was nervous and didn't know what I was doing. It just happened to work out," says Alexis of her Gilmore Girls audition.