Kelly Rutherford

as Lily van der Woodsen

Kelly Rutherford stars as Lily van der Woodsen in The CW’s hit drama Gossip Girl, from Josh Schwartz and Stephanie Savage (The O.C.), based on the tremendously popular book series about privileged teenagers in New York City.

Perhaps best-known to television audiences as Megan Mancini in the hit series Melrose Place, Rutherford’s additional television credits include starring roles in ER, 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. 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.

Hometown: Los Angeles, California
Birthday: November 6
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