Blake Lively

Actor / Singer

Born: 25 August 1987
Birthplace: Tarzana, California
Best known as:

Serena on TV's Gossip Girl

Blake Lively became a TV star thanks to her role as Serena van der Woodsen in the cable series Gossip Girl. Born into a family of actors, Blake Lively got her start while still in high school, when she landed a role in the movie The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005, with America Ferrera). A willowy dark blonde with a very clear complexion, Lively got various movie acting jobs before becoming one of Gossip Girl's debauched socialites in 2007, with a leading role as the friend and sometime rival to Leighton Meester's character, Blair Waldorf.  The show was a huge hit and in 2012 was renewed for a sixth (and final) season in 2012-13. Blake Lively's film roles include Accepted (2006), Simon Says (2006), The Private Lives of Pippa Lee (2009, starring Keanu Reeves) and the Oliver Stone thriller Savages (2012). Blake Lively co-starred with Ryan Reynolds in the 2011 superhero flick The Green Lantern, and she and Reynolds were married in real life on September 9, 2012.

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Blake Lively herself has been the subject of gossip in the tabloids, thanks in part to her romantic relationships with co-star Penn Badgley (Dan Humphrey in Gossip Girl) and Leonardi DiCaprio before her 2012 marriage to Ryan Reynolds.

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