|Birthdate:||September 16, 1981|
|Birthplace:||Houston, Texas, U.S.|
Kimberly Alexis Bledel (Spanish: [ˈbledel], English: /ˈblɛdəl/ BLEH-dəl; born September 16, 1981) is an American actress and model. She is known for her role as Rory Gilmore in the WB/CW comedy-drama Gilmore Girls. She has since starred in films, including Tuck Everlasting (2002), Sin City (2005), The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005), The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008), and Post Grad (2009).