Alexis Bledel is an American actress that made her name as Rory Gilmore in the popular television show The Gilmore Girls. She has since gone on to star in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2.
Kimberly Alexis Bledel (born September 16, 1981) is an American actress. She is known for her roles as Rory Gilmore in the television series Gilmore Girls and Lena Kaligaris in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2. Bledel was born Kimberly Alexis Bledel in Houston, Texas, the daughter of Nanette (nee Dozier), who worked as a gift processor and flight attendant, and Martin Bledel. She has a younger brother, Eric. Her father was born and raised in Argentina. Her paternal grandfather, Enrique Einar Bledel Huus, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to parents who were of Danish descent; Enrique was Vice President of Coca-Cola Latin America and the Coca-Cola Inter-American Corporation.