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Michelle Trachtenberg

Michelle Christine Trachtenberg (born October 11, 1985) is an American actress. She is best known for her roles as Nona F. Mecklenberg in The Adventures of Pete & Pete, Dawn Summers in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2000–03) and Georgina Sparks in Gossip Girl (2008–2012). She also appeared in the films Harriet the Spy (1996), EuroTrip (2004), Ice Princess (2005), the Black Christmas (2006) remake, and 17 Again (2009). Trachtenberg was born in New York City, the younger of two daughters of Lana, a bank manager, and Michael Trachtenberg, a fiber-optics engineer. Her father is from Germany and her mother was born in Russia; Trachtenberg can speak Russian fluently. Trachtenberg is of Jewish heritage, and celebrates both Christmas and Hanukkah; her grandparents live in Israel. Trachtenberg was raised, along with older sister Irene, in Sheepshead Bay in Brooklyn, where she attended P.S. 99 Elementary School and The Bay Academy for the Arts and Sciences. Trachtenberg made her first television appearance at the age of three, in a commercial for Wisk Detergent. She went on to feature in over 100 more commercials. She appeared in her first credited role as Nona F.

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Michelle vs. Mila: Who'd You Rather?

Michelle vs. Mila
Who'd You Rather?

Television actress Michelle Trachtenberg, 25, and movie star Mila Kunis, 27, both slicked their hair back at the same event in D.C. this weekend.Question is ... READ MORE >

Anna vs. Jessica vs. Michelle: Who'd You Rather?

Anna vs. Jessica vs. Michelle
Who'd You Rather?

"Twilight" chick Anna Kendrick, 25, and "Gossip Girls" Jessica Szohr, 25, and Michelle Trachtenberg, 25, all behaved appropriately enough at the same event in L.A. on Thursday.Question is ...  READ MORE >

- 1244 days ago
Michelle vs. Rumer: Who'd You Rather?

Michelle vs. Rumer
Who'd You Rather?

"Gossip Girl" sometime star Michelle Trachtenberg, 24, and Demi Moore's daughter Rumer Willis, 21, both showed up to the same event in NYC on Tuesday.Question is ... READ MORE >

- 1358 days ago
Michelle vs. AnnaLynne: Who'd You Rather?

Michelle vs. AnnaLynne
Who'd You Rather?

"Gossip Girl" star Michelle Trachtenberg and "90210" chick AnnaLynne McCord talked to the hand at the same event in Hollywood on Thursday.Question is ...  READ MORE >

- 1405 days ago
Michelle vs. Kristen vs. Mena: Who'd You Rather?

Michelle vs. Kristen vs. Mena
Who'd You Rather?

Michelle Trachtenberg, Kristen Bell and Mena Suvari all attended the Rebecca Taylor Fall 2010 Fashion Show on Sunday. Question is ...  READ MORE >

- 1522 days ago
Chanel Tries to Shelve Pics of Nic & Mic

Chanel Tries to Shelve Pics of Nic & Mic

Not everyone can fit into Chanel -- especially Nicollette Sheridan and Michelle Trachtenberg!Last week, Chanel threw a big red carpet bash for the opening of its new Robertson Blvd. shop and… READ MORE >

- 2144 days ago
Fashion Face-off: Michelle vs. Ivana

Fashion Face-off:
Michelle vs. Ivana

Ooh, fashion disaster! Actress Michelle Trachtenberg and the former Mrs. Donald Trump, Ivana, showed up at the Just Cavalli flagship store opening in NYC on Friday -- wearing virtually the same… READ MORE >

- 2412 days ago
Is Area the New Hyde?

Is Area the New Hyde?

TMZ was outside the newly-opened club Area in Hollywood and we noticed a lot of the same faces that we used to see at LA hotspot Hyde. Is Hyde on the outs?We spotted Miss Lohan, who was taking a… READ MORE >

- 2738 days ago
NY Starcatcher -- Lennon and Bush Hang Out

NY Starcatcher -- Lennon and Bush Hang Out

We mean Sean Lennon and first daughter Barbara Bush -- and they weren't so much hanging out as coming out of the Calvin Klein event moments apart. Still -- that's one bi-partisan invite list.Also… READ MORE >

- 2770 days ago
Star Catcher NY

Star Catcher
NY

Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick were in New York City Monday night at the American Theatre Wings Annual Spring Gala (Yes, that's Dr. Ruth with them). Broderick and his 'Producers'… READ MORE >

- 2927 days ago

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