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Kelly Rutherford

Kelly 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 as Lily van der Woodsen on Gossip Girl from 2007 to 2012. In addition to her work on Generations and Melrose Place, Rutherford starred in Homefront (1991–93) as Judy Owen; in The Great Defender as Frankie Collet (1995); in Kindred: The Embraced as Caitlin Byrne (1996); in Threat Matrix as Special Agent Frankie Ellroy Kilmer (2003); and had a recurring role in The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr. as femme fatale Dixie Cousins. She also starred as Christine Hamilton in the horror film Scream 3 (2000). She currently stars as Lily Humphrey on Gossip Girl. Kelly Rutherford Deane was born in Elizabethtown, Kentucky in 1968. Her mother, Harriet (aka "Ann") Edwards, is a model and writer. 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. The couple appeared together in InStyle magazine. Only a few months after their marriage, Carlos developed a serious heart condition. Rutherford eventually filed for

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Kelly Rutherford's Ex Daniel Giersch -- No Signs the Kids Missed Their Mother

Kelly Rutherford's Ex
No Signs the Kids Missed Their Mom

Kelly Rutherford's ex Daniel Giersch says her claim their children were "panicky" about going back to him in Monaco ... is total BS, and everyone in court saw it that way.  Giersch's… READ MORE >

Kelly Rutherford -- Judge Was Cruel and Uncaring to 'Arrest' My Children

Kelly Rutherford
Judge Was Cruel & Uncaring ... To 'Arrest' My Children

Kelly Rutherford is ripping into the judge she says effectively "arrested" her children, and sent them back to their father ... who she claims lied to the court to get his way. Rutherford says… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
Kelly Rutherford -- Breaks Down After Losing Kids (VIDEO)

Kelly Rutherford
Breaks Down After Losing Kids

Kelly Rutherford left the courthouse visibly upset after having her kids ripped from her arms in court.  The "Gossip Girl" star was understandably… READ MORE >

- 23 days ago
Kelly Rutherford -- Ordered to Return Kids to Monaco

Kelly Rutherford
Ordered to Return Kids to Monaco

Kelly Rutherford just lost big in court, and her kids are now on their way to the airport to return to Monaco.  A judge just enforced a court order giving Daniel the right to keep the 2… READ MORE >

- 24 days ago
Kelly Rutherford -- Shows Up for Court, But WITHOUT the Kids

Kelly Rutherford
Shows Up for Court ... Without the Kids

8:58 AM PT -- The couple's kids have arrived at court. Kelly Rutherford defiantly showed up for the court hearing where she's supposed to surrender her children to her ex-husband -- but she… READ MORE >

- 24 days ago
Kelly Rutherford -- Ordered to Court ... With Kids

Kelly Rutherford
Ordered to Court ... with Kids

Kelly Rutherford has a problem after declaring she will NOT surrender her kids to her ex-husband ... a court has now ordered her to appear Tuesday ... with the children. TMZ has learned, a New… READ MORE >

- 24 days ago
Kelly Rutherford -- I Won't Send My Kids Back to Monaco

Kelly Rutherford
I Won't Send My Kids Back to Monaco

Kelly Rutherford is making a bold move ... she is refusing to return her 2 kids to Monaco, despite a court order requiring her to do so. A Monaco court -- which gave her ex-husband Daniel Giersch… READ MORE >

- 27 days ago
Kelly Rutherford -- Loses Battle for Kids

Kelly Rutherford
Loses Battle for Kids

Kelly Rutherford was just dealt what could be an unrecoverable blow in her battle to regain custody of her 2 children. A judge just ruled the actress had no recourse to wage custody war in… READ MORE >

- 43 days ago
Kelly Rutherford – How Do I Feel?  Read My Lips

Kelly Rutherford
How Do I Feel? Read My Lips

Kelly Rutherford doesn't have to say a word about how she's feelin' ... now that she has her kids for the summer ... her smile says it all. Rutherford's 8-year-old Hermes clung to her and… READ MORE >

- 52 days ago
Kelly Rutherford -- Celebrates Return of Kids with a Kiss

Kelly Rutherford
Celebrates Return of Kids With a Kiss

Kelly Rutherford celebrated the temporary return of her 2 kids with a big smooch courtesy of her BF. Kelly has been in an epic, 3-year battle with ex-hubby Daniel Giersch, who for very puzzling… READ MORE >

- 62 days ago

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