Date of Birth: August 25th 1987
Blake Christina Lively is known for her roles in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, Accepted and the book-based TV show Gossip Girl.
Blake Lively is the youngest of five children; her parents are actors Ernie and Elaine Lively. She has two sisters, Lori and Robyn, and two brothers, Jason and Eric. Both her parents and all four siblings are, or have been, in the entertainment industry. Her brother-in-law is Bart Johnson.
She attended Burbank High School in Burbank and has participated in the National Show Choir. Blake is known for her tall 5'10" frame and blonde hair.
Lively started out in film with a bit role in Sandman in 1998. In 2005, Lively played Bridget in The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, for which she received a Teen Choice Award nomination for "Choice Movie Breakout - Female". She will be reprising the role in 2008 in the sequel, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2, alongside co-stars Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera and Amber Tamblyn.
She starred in Accepted, Simon Says and Elvis and Anabelle in 2006. She also received the Breakthrough Award from Hollywood Life for her role in Accepted on December 10, 2006.
In 2007, she was cast in the de facto lead role of Serena van der Woodsen in the new teen drama, Gossip Girl, co-starring alongside Leighton Meester, Chace Crawford, Taylor Momsen and Penn Badgley.
Lively scored her first major magazine cover with November's 2007 Cosmo Girl. In the magazine she discussed her high school career.