Bledel made her feature film debut in 2002 in Tuck Everlasting, based on the acclaimed novel by Natalie Babbitt, in which she starred as Winnie Foster, a free-spirited teen trapped in a repressed Victorian household who meets up with the mysterious Tuck Family. Tuck Everlasting also starred Ben Kingsley, William Hurt, Sissy Spacek and Jonathan Jackson. Bledel was also part of the ensemble cast of the Robert Rodriguez action thriller Sin City, with Bruce Willis, Josh Hartnett, Rosario Dawson and Brittany Murphy.
Her additional film credits include Bride and Prejudice, an Indian musical version of Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice, for Bend it Like Beckham director Gurinder Chadha; and the independent films Orphan King, with Bill Pullman and Andrew McCarthy, and I'm Reed Fish, opposite Jay Baruchel.
Bledel began her acting career in community theater in her hometown of Houston, Texas. She also modeled in New York during her school breaks. Before winning the role of Rory Gilmore, she attended NYU Film School to study writing and directing.
Read earlier biographies on this page.
Alexis Bledel Facts
|Birth Name||Kimberly Alexis Bledel|
|Birthday||September 16, 1981 (39)|
|Birthplace||Houston, Texas, USA|
|Height||5' 7" (1m70) How tall is Alexis Bledel compared to you?|
|I am Reed Fish (2007) as Marie|
|Life Is Short (2006) as Charlotte|
|Bride & Prejudice (2005) as Georgie Darcy|
|Sin City (2005) as Becky|
|The Orphan King (2005) as Dylan|
|The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) as Lena|
|DysEnchanted (2004) as Goldilocks|
|Tuck Everlasting (2002) as Winnie|
|Gilmore Girls (2000) as Rory (breakthrough)|