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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 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 >

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 >

- 1005 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 >

- 1125 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 >

- 1785 days ago
Kelly Rutherford & Ex -- Ceasefire for Baby

Kelly Rutherford & Ex -- Ceasefire for Baby

After one of the nastiest splits in the history of Hollywood, "Gossip Girl" star Kelly Rutherford called a temporary truce with her estranged husband Daniel Giersch this weekend -- so baby daddy… READ MORE >

- 1860 days ago
'Gossip Girl' Mom Granted Restraining Order

'Gossip Girl' Mom Granted Restraining Order

TMZ has learned Kelly Rutherford was granted a temporary restraining order against her ex Daniel Giersch.According to documents filed in L.A. County Superior Court, Kelly claims Daniel has… READ MORE >

- 2073 days ago
'Gossip Girl' Mom Settles Custody Dispute

'Gossip Girl' Mom Settles Custody Dispute

Kelly Rutherford just settled her custody dispute with ex Daniel Giersch -- at least until April 2010. The "Gossip Girl" matriarch filed for divorce in December 2008. The couple has two children… READ MORE >

- 2125 days ago
'Gossip Girl' Star to Ex -- Don't Run For the Border

'Gossip Girl' Star to Ex -- Don't Run For the Border

Another "Gossip Girl" star in the news. Kelly Rutherford is apparently worried that her ex might leave the country with the couple's two children, Hermes and Helena.We got our hands on docs filed… READ MORE >

- 2171 days ago
'Gossip Girl' Star -- I Spied for My Son

'Gossip Girl' Star
I Spied for My Son

In a move straight out of the Bart Bass playbook, "Gossip Girl" star Kelly Rutherford hired a detective to videotape her ex -- but today outside court, she insisted it was only to check in on "my… READ MORE >

- 2199 days ago
'Gossip Girl' Actress: Ex Is Endangering My Kid

'Gossip Girl' Actress: Ex Is Endangering My Kid

"Gossip Girl" star Kelly Rutherford isn't finished with her custody war with estranged hubby Daniel Giersch. She now claims Daniel is putting their kid in danger.Kelly has filed legal papers… READ MORE >

- 2202 days ago

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