Alexis Bledel was born on September 16, 1981 is an American actress and former fashion model of Argentine and Mexican descent. She is known for her role in the television series Gilmore Girls and for the films Tuck Everlasting, Sin City, and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants. She goes by her first name, “Kimberly”, with family and friends, but is known professionally as Alexis Bledel.
Bledel enjoys reading, hiking, taking photographs and spending time with her family and friends. She also likes to play the piano. Between scenes on Gilmore Girls, she heads to her trailer to play her keyboard. She also works with First Book, a nonprofit organization, which gives books to the poor. After drinking so much coffee due to her character Rory’s strong appreciation for it on the first season of Gilmore Girls, she became sick of it and subsequently when Rory “drinks coffee,” Bledel is drinking tea or Coca-Cola instead.