Kimberly Alexis Bledel was born in Houston, Texas to Nanette and Martín Bledel. She has a younger brother, Eric. Her father was born and raised in Argentina. Bledel grew up in a Spanish-speaking household, and did not learn English until she began school; she considers herself a Latina. Bledel attended Catholic St. Agnes Academy in Houston, as well as Baptist and Lutheran schools. Her mother encouraged her to try community theater to overcome her shyness. As a child, Bledel appeared in local productions of Our Town and The Wizard of Oz. She was scouted at a local shopping mall and given work as a fashion model.
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 opposite Lauren Graham in The WB comedy-drama Gilmore Girls, which ran for seven seasons. Other major features include: Tuck Everlasting, Sin City, Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Post Grad, The Conspirator, Parts Per Billion and Jenny’s Wedding. Bledel will be reprising her role in the upcoming Gilmore Girls: A Year In The Life. For more of Bledel’s bio, click here!
Pray for Alexis Bledel this week, that God may bless and encourage her in a personal and powerful way! Pray that God may guide her professional and personal life! Pray for protection over her marriage and family, may they all feel God’s love in a closer way!