Monday 21 September 2020

Alexis Bledel

Kimberly Alexis Bledel, the American actress was born on 16th September, 1981 at Texas, U.S. She is the daughter of Nanette, a gift processor and Martin Bledel, a flight attendant. Majority of her parents’ childhood was in Latin America and she considers herself as a Latina. 

She started modelling from a very young age and made her television debut by the series Gilmore Girls (2000-2007), for which she got nominations for several awards. Later, in 2002, she made her film debut through Tuck Everlasting in 2002. 

Bledel’s notable roles include those in Sin City, I’m Reed Fish, Post Grad and The Conspirator. She was nominated for Primetime Emmy Awards, Broadcast Film Critics Association Awards and have won Gold Derby Awards, Screen Actors Guild Awards, Teen Choice Award for TV Actress and many others. 

Alexis Bledel Religion

Bledel has Danish, German, Scottish, English ancestry. She is considered to be Catholic, as she once said in an interview that she was brought up in a Catholic background by her father and mother. 

Later, when asked about her religious beliefs, Bledel stated that she has studied in a Baptist school, Lutheran and Catholic school, and lived during childhood days in a Jewish neighbourhood, somehow meaning that she has no particular religious beliefs. Therefore, it is not known if Bledel is a religious person or not. 

Alexis Bledel Political Views

Bledel is a great supporter of Barack Obama, which is evident from her campaigning for him during the Presidential re-election of 2012. She created her Twitter account for the sole purpose of campaigning for Obama and stopped giving updates soon after the election on January. 

She has stated on several interviews that today’s American politics is the fight between “diametrically opposed” parties, denoting the battle between good and evil. 

Also, she supports Planned Parenthood and often talks in support of women’s issues. Therefore, it is safe to assume that Alexis Bledel is a liberal democrat. 

Who is she dating?

She was dating Jared Padalecki, her Gilmore Girls co-star from 2000 to 2006. Bledel was in a relationship with her co-star in Gilmore Girls, Milo Ventimiglia from 2002 to June 2006. She dated British model John Paul from 2010 to 2011. 

In the year 2012, she began dating Vincent Kartheiser, who acted with her during her guest-starring on Mad Men. They got engaged in March 2013, and married in June 2014. The couple had their first child, a son, in the year 2015. 

Alexis Bledel Hobbies

Other than acting, Bledel enjoys writing, reading, photography, watching movies. It seems like the American actress, who identifies herself as a Latina is multi-talented. She once said that she loves spending time with her family and friends. 

She once said that she will end up becoming an anchor in some entertainment channel, which shows that she is interested in anchoring too. 

Interesting Facts

    • Bledel grew up in a Spanish speaking household, and didn’t learned English until schooling. 

    • She really hates coffee. 

    • Her name “Alexis” in Greek language means “defending”.