As a young girl, Bledel attended Houston's St. She was known for her shyness and in an effort to help her become more of an extrovert, Bledel's mother got her daughter involved in community theater.Bledel's first big break came as teen when she was spotted one day in a mall by a talent scout, who encouraged her to attend Page Parkes's modeling school in Houston.Soon, Bledel began landing local work and then international gigs, which required her to travel around the world for different jobs. The role not only hitched the actress to one of the most critically acclaimed programs on television, but it also introduced her to her future husband, Vincent Kartheiser, who plays Pete Campbell.Bledel has said she was fortunate that her parents supported her pursuit of modeling and acting work. The couple, who began dating in late 2012, married in June 2014. Alexis's paternal grandfather, Enrique Einar Bledel Huus, was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, of mostly Danish, and distant German, descent.
At this point, "Gilmore Girls" fans are counting down the days until the beloved series hits Netflix.
Unfortunately, The WB wasn't willing to spend the money on the show -- titled "The Windward Circle" --- which was supposed to be set in Venice, California.
In fact, Luke's character was originally written as a woman until the producers decided the show didn't have "enough testosterone." And even then, he wasn't supposed to be a series regular ...
That even extended to her choice of a college, New York University (NYU), where she studied film. Alexis Bledel attends the premiere of ' Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life' at Regency Bruin Theatre on November 18, 2016 in Los Angeles, California.
In early 2000, during Bledel's freshmen year, she was cast in a new WB comedy-drama series, ”It’s not something I gravitate toward,” the actress once said of the media glare. [You] do these stupid movements [during photo shoots] to make the dress look cute.