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Kimberly Alexis Bledel was born in Houston, Texas, to Nanette (Dozier) and Martin Bledel. Her parents are both Spanish-speakers (her mother was born in Arizona and raised in Mexico, and her father was born in Argentina), and Alexis’s ancestry includes Danish, Welsh, English, Scottish, Irish, and French.
Interesting Facts about Alexis Bledel
- One of Teen People Magazine’s “25 Hottest Stars under 25” 
- Replaced Carey Mulligan as Violet in Violet & Daisy (2011) after Mulligan opted to do Drive (2011) instead.
- She graduated from Saint Agnes Academy in Houston, Texas.
- Starting to film Season 7 of the Gilmore Girls (2000) (Rory Gilmore). [July 2006]
- She has 1 younger brother, Eric David Bledel (born 1986)
- Admitted on Late Show with David Letterman (1993) that she dislikes living in L.A. because she has to drive everywhere and says she is a terrible driver.
- Is a graduate of the Page Parkes Center of modeling and acting.
- Moved to L.A. when she joined the Gilmore Girls (2000) cast. Alexis is an actual “Gilmore” – her paternal great-great-grandmother was born Rebecca Richardson Gilmore.
- Nominated for the 2018 Emmy Award in the Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category for her role as Emily in The Handmaid’s Tale (2017), but lost to Thandie Newton from Westworld (2016).
- Attended New York University’s Tisch School of Arts as a film major for a year.
- Named #87 on the Maxim magazine “Hot 100 of 2005” list.
- That ’70s Show (1998) and Ed (2000) are some of her favorite shows.
Personal Quotes by Alexis Bledel
I really enjoy working, you know, on streaming outlets because there’s so much creative control for the creators of the shows, and, you know, you’re allowed to make such great television.- Alexis Bledel
When we first filmed ‘Gilmore Girls,’ I didn’t know it would build such a cult following.- Alexis Bledel
It’s really wonderful to play characters as different from each other as I can.- Alexis Bledel
My perspective is that, when you’re a kid, if your audience is a group of children or teenagers, you do have some level of social responsibility. I feel that.- Alexis Bledel
I write a lot too, so I would like to write or direct in the future if I can.- Alexis Bledel