Kimberly Alexis Bledel is an American actress, model and producer. She was born on September 16, 1981 in Houston, Texas to Nanette and Martin Bledel. She attended Catholic St. Agnes Academy in Houston for studies. Then she went to Page Parkes Center for Modeling and Acting and attended New York University's Tisch School of the Arts for one year.
Bledel made her television debut in The WB comedy-drama Gilmore Girls which ran from Oct 5, 2000 to May 15, 2007. She played the role of Rory Gilmore, the daughter of Lorelai Gilmore.
In 2005, Alexis Bledel co-starred in a crime thriller movie "Sin City" where she played Becky, a prostitute. Then in 2006 she appeared in a romantic comedy film "I'm Reed Fish". Some of her best films include: The Good Guy premiered at Tribeca Film Festival April 26, 2009; Post Grad (2009); The Conspirator (2010); Girl Walks into a Bar (2010); The Brass Teapot (2012); Jenny's Wedding (2015).
Young Artist Awards (2001): Best Performance in a TV Drama Series - Leading Young Actress (Gilmore Girls)
Family Television Awards (2002): Best Actress (Gilmore Girls)
Teen Choice Awards (2005 and 2006): TV - Choice Comedy Actress (Gilmore Girls)
In 2005, Bledel was voted one of Teen People's "25 Hottest Stars Under 25". She ranked 87 on the Maxim Hot 100 Women in 2005.
Alexis Bledel dated her Gilmore Girls co-star Milo Ventimiglia from December 2002 to July 2006. Bledel began dating her Mad Men co-star Vincent Kartheiser. They were married in California in June 2014.