Alexis Bledel, whose full name is Kimberly Alexis Bledel, is an American actress and model known for her work in television and film. She was born on September 16, 1981, in Houston, Texas, USA. Bledel gained widespread recognition and popularity for her role as Rory Gilmore in the critically acclaimed television series "Gilmore Girls," which aired from 2000 to 2007. Her portrayal of Rory, a smart and bookish teenager, earned her praise from both critics and fans. She reprised her role in the 2016 revival of the series titled "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life." In addition to "Gilmore Girls," Alexis Bledel has appeared in various film and television projects. Some of her notable film roles include the "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" series, "Tuck Everlasting," "The Good Guy," and "The Handmaid's Tale." One of her most acclaimed roles came in the television series "The Handmaid's Tale," where she portrayed Emily Malek, a character who plays a significant role in the dystopian society depicted in the series. Her performance earned her critical acclaim and awards recognition. Beyond her acting career, Alexis Bledel has ventured into modeling and has been featured in various fashion campaigns and magazines. Bledel is known for her understated beauty, natural acting style, and versatility as an actress. Her work in both television and film has showcased her talent and has earned her a dedicated fan base.