Did you know that Alexis…

…also models

…is a graduate of the Page Parkes Center of modeling and acting.

…didn’t grow up speaking English; she learned it in school.

…her first language is Spanish.

…one of Teen People Magazine’s “25 Hottest Stars under 25” in 2002

…graduated from Saint Agnes Academy in Houston, Texas.

…has 1 younger brother, Eric David Bledel (born 1986)

…attended New York University’s Tisch School of Arts as a film major for a year.

…her parents’ nationalities are Nanette, Mexican and Martin, Argentinian (her father’s family were Danish immigrants to Argentina; her ethnic background includes Danish, French, German and Spanish.

…moved to L.A. when she joined the “Gilmore Girls” cast.

…started modeling at 14.

…was named #87 on the Maxim magazine “Hot 100 of 2005” list.

…her audition for “Gilmore Girls” was her first ever.

…she is friends with Amber Tamblyn and America Ferrera her co-stars from The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants and its sequel.

…has a brief role in the movie Rushmore. In the scene where Max speaks in front of his class at Grover Cleveland, she can be seen sitting in the front row.

…admitted on “Late Show with David Letterman” that she dislikes living in L.A. because she has to drive everywhere and says she is a terrible driver.

…adopted a Maltese-chihuahua mix dog named Sophie

…is a fan of the ska/punk band Less Than Jake. She’s featured in the a music video for one of their songs: “She’s Gonna Break Soon”.

…her favorite bands include Radiohead, Incubus, and Jimmy Eat World.

…attended St Mark’s Lutheran Middle School.

…enjoys photography, writing, reading, watching movies, and hanging with her family.

…likes “That ’70s Show” and “Ed”. They are some of her favorite shows.

…plays on a women’s soccer team called The Hustlers.

…enjoys watching the World Equestrian Games, especially the freestyle/dancing competitions.

…replaced Carey Mulligan as Violet in Violet & Daisy after Mulligan opted to do Drive instead.

…is engaged to Vincent Kartheiser.

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