More Leighton Meester Bios & Profiles
Biography #2 (for Gossip Girl)Leighton Meester stars as Blair Waldorf in The CW's drama Gossip Girl, from Josh Schwartz (The O.C.), based on the tremendously popular book series about privileged teenagers who attend an elite private school in New York City.
After making her television debut when she was 13 on Law & Order, she got her breakout role in 2004 with a recurring role as the Britney Spears-like singer Justine Chapin on the hit series Entourage. She continued to work steadily with guest-star roles on series like 8 Simple Rules, Numbers and CSI Miami, and has had recurring roles on popular series such as 24, Veronica Mars, Shark and House. In addition, she had regular roles on Tarzan and Surface.
Meester made her film debut in the feature Hangman's Curse, based on the best-selling novel by Frank Peretti. She also recently starred in the independent film Flourish with future House co-stars Jennifer Morrison and Jesse Spencer, and in the drama Inside. Meester's upcoming feaure films roles include the dramedy The Beautiful Ordinary, the horror/comedy Drive-Thru and the thriller Dead of Night.
Raised in Marco Island, Florida, Meester became interested in acting when she appeared in a local production of The Wizard of Oz. When she was 11, she moved with her family to New York City and soon after began working as a model with Wilhemina, booking a Ralph Lauren campaign shot by Bruce Webber and working with then photographer Sophia Coppola.
When not on the set, Meester passionately pursues her talent for music and creative writing. She has recorded a song for the soundtrack of her upcoming film Drive-Thru. She currently resides in New York.
Bio courtesy The CW for "Gossip Girl" (15-Sep-2007)
Biography #3Leighton Meester is an American actress best known as Savannah in the former NBC drama Surface. Other roles include guest starring as Debbie Pendleton on Season 4 of the FOX drama 24, as Ali in episode 3 and 4 of Season 3 of the FOX drama House, as Carrie Bishop on Season 1 of the UPN drama Veronica Mars, Chandler's new girlfriend Kendall in Season 8 of the WB drama 7th Heaven, as well as the role of Justine Chapin in Season 1 of the HBO comedy Entourage.
She currently has two projects in the work. One is the comedy/horror film Drive-Thru. The other is a comedy/drama entitled The Beautiful Ordinary, set to be released in 2007.
Article text released under CC-BY-SA. It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Leighton Meester" (14-Feb-2007)