Alexis Bledel is an American actress, model, and producer. Currently, she appeared in The Handmaid’s Tale as Emily Malek. Before all this, she performed Rory Gilmore on Gilmore Girls for its seven-year tenure (2000–2007).
Alexis Bledel was born in Houston, Texas, and is of Argentinian descent. Her father’s side has Danish and German heritage, while her mom has Scottish, and English roots. She has a younger brother named Eric, who is going to college.
An ancestor on her paternal grandfather’s (Enrique Einar Bledel Huus) side worked as Vice President of Coca-Cola Latin America. Bledel grew up in a Spanish-speaking household, wherein her mother and father raised their children. Bledel’s mom was born and moved to Mexico City at eight, at the same time as her father was also born and raised there. At school, she finally learned English; Bledel considers herself Latina rather than American.
Alexis Bledel in the display Gilmore Girls:—
She attended Catholic school in addition to Baptist and Lutheran schools. Her mom recommended she try community theater to triumph over her shyness. As a child, she appeared locally in Our Town and The Wizard of Oz productions. Later she was scouted at a nearby shopping center for modeling work.
The career of Alexis Bledel:—-
Bledel played the role of Rory Gilmore in her first significant television production by WB drama Gilmore Girls. She played a high school student living with her single mother, Lorelai (Lauren Graham), in a small town in Connecticut. Bledel starred in Tuck Everlasting alongside Jonathan Jackson and other actors. It was based on the novel by Natalie Babbit, published back in 1975.
Before her work in that film, Bledel was an uncredited extra in the 1998 comedy-drama Rushmore. In 2005, she co-starred with Amber Tamblyn and America Ferrera as Lena Kaligaris–an aspiring artist on a journey with her three best friends linked over the summer by a pair of “magical” jeans.
Alexis Bledel in the show Gilmore Girls:—
Bledel starred in The Good Guy, which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival on April 26th, 2009. It centered around Scott Porter’s character Tommy, who faces change when he helps out Bryan Greenberg’s character Daniel as they work together on Wall Street. Bledel played Beth in the film.
In 2004 she made an appearance on NBC medical drama ER in a two-hour finale episode, “And In The End,” where she starred as Dr. Julia Wise, one of three new interns at the hospital. Also, her modeling contract with IMG started in 2009 May.
Alexis Bledel has had a few notable roles in movies. In 2010, she starred in the role of Kate Logan in an independent film called The Kate Logan Affair. The movie premiered at Montreal’s Festival du Nouveau Cinéma and was shown all over Canada.
Later, Bledel co-starred with James McAvoy and Robin Wright in the historical drama. ‘The Conspirator’ is about Mary Surratt – America’s first woman to be hanged by the United States federal government – which Robin Wright plays.
Alexis Bledel in the show The Handmaiden’s Tale:—-
Alexis Bledel has starred in several theatrical productions, such as Regrets by the Manhattan Theatre Club and Friends & Family. Later in 2018, she co-starred with Jason Ritter in the Sony Pictures Television series Us & Them. The show premiered on Fox before the production house canceled it due to low viewership that year. However, it will be airing exclusively on Crackle later this fall for all those who were too busy during its original release date or missed out entirely!
In 2016, Netflix released Gilmore Girls revival, with four 90-minute films set around the four seasons, and Alexis Bledel made a comeback as Rory Gilmore. Additionally, in 2017 she appeared as Ofglen in The Handmaid’s Tale for Hulu; this led to an increased position for the second season of The Handmaid’s Tale, which won her first Emmy Award nomination and won at the Creative Arts ceremony.