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Thursday, June 16, 2011

Blake Lively: biography and career

Blake Christina Lively (born on Aug. 25, 1987) was born in a showbiz family in California and quickly followed her parents' and siblings' steps. At age 10, Lively had made her acting debut in a film entitled, “Sandman” (1998), but the experience did not leave her wanting more work. As a student at Burbank High School, she became a nationally recognized choir singer and a popular figure at school, as both her class president and a cheerleader. Her big break came along a few years later, though. Blake was up to finish high school when she got the co-starring role of "Bridget" in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005) in 2005. Her audition consisted of the presentation of her headshot and an exit, but the producers and director Ken Kwapis saw what they were looking for in her nonetheless. After "The Sisterhood", Blake went back to high school for her senior year to have the life of a regular teenager, a very busy regular teenager.
Lively was cast in the CW's series Gossip Girl, which premiered in September 2007. She plays Serena van der Woodsen in the teen drama.
In 2009, Lively has become one of the youngest actresses to ever grace the cover of American Vogue. She has also been on the cover of other major magazines such as: Cosmopolitian, W, Rolling Stone and many more.. She’s also attended the Berlin Film Festival promoting the Rebecca Miller best-selling book The Private Lives of Pippa Lee. In which Lively portrays Young Pippa.
In addition to being honored at the December 2006 Hollywood Life Breakthrough Awards, Lively won “Choice TV Actress” and “Choice TV Breakout Star” in 2008′s Teen Choice Awards.


2012 Savages

2012 Hick: Glenda

2011 Green Lantern: Carol Ferris

2007-2011 Gossip Girl (TV series): Serena Van Der Woodsen
– The Wrong Goodbye (2011)
– Shattered Bass (2011)
– The Princesses and the Frog (2011)
– Petty in Pink (2011)
– The Kids Stay in the Picture (2011)

2008-2010 Saturday Night Live (TV series):Girlfriend / Herself / Transexual
– Jeff Bridges/Eminem and Lil Wayne (2010)
– James Franco/Kings of Leon (2008)

2010 The Town: Krista Coughlin

2009 The Private Lives of Pippa Lee: Young Pippa

2009 New York, I Love You: Ex-Girlfriend

2008 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2: Bridget Vreeland

2007 Elvis and Anabelle: Anabelle

2006 Simon Says: Jenny

2006 Ammesso: Monica Moreland

2005 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants: Bridget

1998 Sandman: Trixie / Tooth Fairy