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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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'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 >

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 >

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'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 >

- 1818 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 >

- 1869 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 >

- 1915 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 >

- 1943 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 >

- 1946 days ago
'Gossip Girl' Custody Battle Showdown

'Gossip Girl'
Custody Battle Showdown

"Gossip Girl" matriarch Kelly Rutherford just arrived at the L.A. County Courthouse to square off with soon-to-be-ex hubby Daniel Giersch in what has become a legal hate-fest.Giersch didn't want… READ MORE >

- 1989 days ago
Rumor Has It: Gossip Girl Happy On Set

Rumor Has It: Gossip Girl Happy On Set

Kelly Rutherford with son Hermes looking the opposite of "crazy" on the set of Gossip Girl in NYC Friday.Her soon-to-be ex husband Daniel Giersch still contends Kelly is too crazed while she's… READ MORE >

- 2047 days ago
"Gossip Girl" Saved -- XOXO

"Gossip Girl" Saved -- XOXO

A judge just ruled Kelly Rutherford can take her kid to NYC while she films "Gossip Girl."The judge said Kelly can go on Sunday and her estranged hubby Daniel Giersch is free to travel there as… READ MORE >

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