Blake Lively is a film and TV actress who has also modeled since she was 11 years old. Her acclaimed TV role is in 'Gossip Girl.' She has appeared in lead and minor roles in many movies, including 'Savages' and 'The Town.' In 2011, she was listed in TIME's '100 influential people.'
Blake Lively was born in Los Angeles on 27th August, 1987. All her family members have been in the movie and music industry, including her father who is a film director. In 1998, her father directed her debut movie, 'Sandman.' When she appeared in the 2006 horror picture, 'Accepted,' she earned a Breakthrough Award for her role.
She got positive reviews for her performance in 'The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants,' a part she acted when she was 18. Her performance in the above film secured her a nomination for the Teen Choice Award. She reenacted the role in 2008 during the sequel that proved as successful as the first. She received critical acclaim when she co-starred in the 2007 film, 'Elvis and Anabelle.' In this same year, Blake appeared on the cover page of Cosmo Girl.
Blake Lively has given her time to promote the welfare of women through such video footage as 'Chime for Change.' This was a promotion that took place in 2013, focusing on improving the lot of women in learning, medical support and rights. Her private life has special mentions including the fact that she liaised with Leonardo DiCaprio in 2011. The actress also recently became the face of the beauty brand, L'Oreal Paris.