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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 9 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 >

- 263 days ago
Kelly Rutherford Files for Bankruptcy -- Divorce Did Her In

Kelly Rutherford
Files for Bankruptcy Divorce Did Her In

Kelly Rutherford is broke and she's filed for full-blown bankruptcy, and it looks like her mega-fight over child custody was her Achilles' heel.Rutherford claims in her legal docs -- filed with… READ MORE >

- 423 days ago
Kelly Rutherford -- My Ex Is Exploiting Our Kids

Kelly Rutherford
My Ex Is EXPLOITING Our Kids

Kelly Rutherford's ex-husband set up a photo op at a French airport on Sunday where the actress arrived to visit her children ... violating a court order in the process -- or so Kelly is… READ MORE >

- 715 days ago
Kelly Rutherford -- Spends a Nice Holiday with Her Kids in France

Kelly Rutherford
Spends a Nice Holiday with Her Kids in France

Despite her crushing blow in family court recently, Kelly Rutherford was all smiles as she arrived in Nice, France to visit her two kids ... and TMZ has the photos. As TMZ first reported, the… READ MORE >

- 716 days ago
Kelly Rutherford Tried to Alienate Kids From Dad ... Says Judge

Kelly Rutherford
Tried to Alienate Kids From Dad ... Says Judge

The judge in Kelly Rutherford's custody trial just doesn't trust her -- claiming she has repeatedly tried to cut her ex-husband out of their children's lives ... which is why the… READ MORE >

- 720 days ago
Kelly Rutherford Devastated By Child Custody Ruling

Kelly Rutherford
DEVASTATED By Custody Ruling

"Gossip Girl" star Kelly Rutherford just suffered an enormous loss in family court ... a judge just ruled her ex-husband can keep their 2 kids in France, where he is living ... and sources say… READ MORE >

- 722 days ago
'Gossip Girl' Star Kelly Rutherford Sued -- You OWE Me $58k for Spying on Your Ex

'Gossip Girl' Star Sued
You OWE Me $58k for Spying on Your Ex

It costs $65-per-hour to spy on your ex-husband ... this according to a private eye who claims he spent months snooping around for "Gossip Girl" star Kelly Rutherford ... only to get stiffed when… READ MORE >

- 842 days ago
'Gossip Girl' Mom Free to XOXO Anyone She Wants

'Gossip Girl' Mom Free to XOXO Anyone She Wants

Kelly Rutherford from "Gossip Girl" can kiss her epic divorce battle goodbye -- because TMZ has learned her split with hubby Daniel Giersch is 100% official.  According to documents filed… READ MORE >

- 1502 days ago

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