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Kelly Rutherford

Perhaps best-known to television audiences as Megan Mancini in the hit series Melrose Place, Kelly Rutherford stars as Lily van der Woodsen, wealthy socialite and mother of Serena (Blake Lively), in The CW's drama Gossip Girl, from Josh Schwartz (The O.C.), based on the tremendously popular book series about privileged teenagers who attend an elite private school in New York City.

Recently, Rutherford starred in the NBC drama E-Ring. Her other television series credits include starring roles in Threat Matrix, The Kindred, The Great Defender and Homefront. She also had recurring roles on The District, The Fugitive, Get Real, and The Adventures of Briscoe County Jr." Additionally, Rutherford made guest appearances on such series as Courthouse, Davis Rules and Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure. She also had a contract role on the NBC soap opera Generations.

Rutherford appeared in the feature films Swimming Upstream, Scream 3, I Love Trouble and Shakedown, as well as the television movies Cry Wolf, Robin Cook's Acceptable Risk, The Perfect Getaway and No Greater Love.

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Kelly Rutherford Facts

Birth Name Kelly Rutherford Deane
BirthdayNovember 6, 1968 (54)
BirthplaceElizabethtown, Kentucky, USA
Height5' 8" (1m73)  How tall is Kelly Rutherford compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Friday Night Lights
Gosford Park
Adventures of Brisco County, Jr.: The Complete Series
I Love Trouble
Gossip Girl: Season 2
Gossip Girl: The Complete Sixth and Final Season
Gossip Girl: Cast & Creators Live at the Paley Center
The Wild Brunch
Melrose Place: Season 6, Vol. 2
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