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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 21 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 >

- 31 days ago
Kelly Rutherford -- Not So Fast ... Custody Victory Hits Snag

Kelly Rutherford
Not So Fast ... Custody Victory Hits Snag

"Gossip Girl" star Kelly Rutherford's victory in her child custody battle with her ex has proven to be short-lived ... because a judge undid the ruling ... leaving the kids in Monaco with their… READ MORE >

- 66 days ago
'Gossip Girl' Star Kelly Rutherford -- Awarded Temporary Custody of Her Kids

'Gossip Girl' Star Kelly Rutherford
Awarded Temporary Custody Of Her Kids

Kelly Rutherford has finally won a battle in her 3 year war to get her kids back from her ex-husband, and on U.S. soil -- at least in a California court, but it remains to be seen if Monaco will… READ MORE >

- 72 days ago
'Gossip Girl' Star Kelly Rutherford -- Help Me, Obama! Get My Kids Outta Monaco (Video)

'Gossip Girl' Star Kelly Rutherford
Help Me, Obama! Get My Kids Outta Monaco

Former "Gossip Girl" star Kelly Rutherford hopes President Obama can do what the legal system hasn't ... get her kids out of Monaco, and end an international custody… READ MORE >

- 82 days ago
Kelly Rutherford -- I'm Not Done Fighting for My Kids

Kelly Rutherford
I'm Not Done Fighting for My Kids

Kelly Rutherford plans on doing what you'd hope any mother would do when faced with losing her kids ... she's going to keep fighting. As TMZ first reported, Rutherford's two children were… READ MORE >

- 340 days ago
Kelly Rutherford -- Attempt to Keep Kids in U.S. FAILS ... Freaks Out in Court

Kelly Rutherford
Attempt to Keep Kids in U.S. FAILS Freaks Out In Court

Kelly Rutherford burst into tears and freaked out after a judge shut down her last ditch effort to keep her kids in the U.S.Rutherford claimed another judge had illegally awarded custody of… READ MORE >

- 355 days ago
Kelly Rutherford -- My Kids Have Been Illegally Deported!

Kelly Rutherford
My Kids Have Been Illegally Deported!

Kelly Rutherford claims her children are being illegally deported by a renegade judge who has ordered them to live with their father in France ... and if things don't change she'll break the law… READ MORE >

- 357 days ago
Kelly Rutherford -- I Need A Script ... To Talk To My Ex

Kelly Rutherford Custody Battle
I Need A Script ... To Talk To My Ex

Kelly Rutherford's custody battle with her ex-husband is so hateful … they're now under a court order to speak politely to each other, and get this -- in certain situations they're legally… READ MORE >

- 611 days ago

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