Kelly Rutherford

Kelly Rutherford

Age
45
Birthday
Nov. 6th, 1968
Born in
Elizabethtown, Kentucky, USA
Height
1.73m

Kelly Rutherford's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Gossip Girl TV Show
Gossip Girl
Melrose Place TV Show
Melrose Place
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. TV Show
The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.
Kindred: The Embraced TV Show
Kindred: The Embraced
E-Ring TV Show
E-Ring
Homefront TV Show
Homefront
Threat Matrix TV Show
Threat Matrix
Get Real TV Show
Get Real
The Great Defender TV Show
The Great Defender
The Fugitive TV Show
The Fugitive
Courthouse TV Show
Courthouse
 

Main Movie Roles

2000 - Scream 3
2000 - The Chaos Factor
1994 - I Love Trouble
1988 - Shakedown

Guest TV Roles

Show Name
Characters Played
Ep Count
Deputy Mayor Melinda Lockhart
6
Erika
2
Rachel
1
Stephanie McNamara
1
Roxanne 'Roxie' Hill
1
Diana Wallace
1
Sam Whitmore
1
Herself
1
[Complete List]



BIOGRAPHY:

Kelly Deane Melissa Rutherford (born November 6, 1968) is an American actress known for her roles of Stephanie "Sam" Whitmore on Generations, Megan Lewis on Melrose Place from 1996 to 1999 and currently as Lily van der Woodsen on Gossip Girl.

Career
In addition to her work on Generations and Melrose Place, Rutherford also starred in the early 1990s Homefront as Judy Owen, in 1995's The Great Defender as Frankie Collet, in 1996's Kindred: The Embraced as Caitlin Byrne, in 2003's Threat Matrix as Special Agent Frankie Ellroy Kilmer, and had a recurring role in The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. as Dixie Cousins. She also had a small role on Scream 3 in 2000. Most recently, Rutherford starred as Samantha "Sonny" Liston, on the cancelled TV series E-Ring. Rutherford currently stars as Lily van der Woodsen in The CW teen drama Gossip Girl.

Personal life
Rutherford was born in Elizabethtown, the seat of Hardin County, in central Kentucky. She is the daughter of Ann Edwards, a model and writer, who is divorced from Rutherford's father. She has a younger brother, Anthony, and two younger sisters, Courtney and Lindsey.

Rutherford was married to Carlos Tarajano from June 30, 2001, to January 11, 2002.

Rutherford married her second husband, German businessman Daniel Giersch in August 2006. She gave birth to their first child, a boy named Hermés Gustaf Daniel Giersch on October 18, 2006. Rutherford delivered their second child, a girl named Helena Grace Rutherford Giersch, on June 8, 2009. Both children were born at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. On December 30, 2008, Rutherford filed for divorce from Giersch. She cited irreconcilable differences on the paperwork, which was submitted to a judge at Los Angeles Superior Court.


TRIVIA:
  • Her husband, Daniel Giersch, is a businessman.
  • Gave birth to her second child, a girl named Helena Grace, in Los Angeles on June 8, 2009 at 10pm.
  • 'Kelly Rutherford' (qv) has been and still is a famous celebrity in Turkey. Her role in the short-lived, but highly acclaimed TV series _"Generations" (1989)_ (qv) , made an impression in the cultural psyche of the Turkish people so much so that allusions to Sam, her character, are commonly applied in daily life. If you ask the devout fans they'll readily attribute the success of the drama entirely to her presence. She followed her fame by recording various commercials for the Turkish market, and even appeared in a nationally broadcast music festival. Rutherford's kindness has very much endeared her to the Turkish people.
  • Left her then-husband Carlos a week before the airing of an In Style special on celebrity weddings that included footage of their wedding.
  • Daughter of Ann Edwards, a model and writer.
  • Older sister of Anthony, Courtney and Lindsey.
  • (December 2008) Filed for divorce from 'Daniel Giersch' (qv).
  • At age 37, gave birth to her first child. Son, Hermés Gustaf Daniel Giersch was born on 18 October 2006 in Los Angeles. He weighed 8.5 lbs. and was 22 inches long.


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