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Selma Blair

Selma Blair

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    • June 23rd, 1972
​Blair was born Selma Blair Beitner in Southfield, Michigan, the daughter of Molly Ann, a judge, and Elliot Beitner. She has three older sisters, Katherine (a book publicist), Elizabeth, and Marie. Blair attended Hillel Day School, a Jewish day school in Farmington Hills, Michigan, and Cranbrook Kingswood school in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She attended Kalamazoo College in Michigan, then later transferred to the University of Michigan, where she earned her bachelor's degree in 1994. After training at the Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting, Blair began acting in the mid-90s. Blair began her career with small roles and guest roles in various television series. Blair appeared with co-stars Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Ryan Phillippe in the 1999 film Cruel Intentions , for which Blair won an MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss - Lesbian Kiss between Blair and co-star Gellar. Blair went on to star as Zoe Bean in two seasons of TV series Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane (1999-2000), She rejoined actress Reese Witherspoon in the comedy film Legally Blonde (2001). Later, Blair appeared in Highway (2002). She also starred opposite Cameron Diaz and Christina Applegate in The Sweetest Thing and in two independent films that garnered her much critical acclaim: Dana Lustig's Kill Me Later and Todd Solondz's controversial Storytelling, and one of her most recognized roles, Liz Sherman in Hellboy (2004) and its successful sequel released in 2008, Hellboy II: The Golden Army based on the popular comic. Other films include the political thiller The Deal, The Big Empty, Feast of Love (opposite Greg Kinnear and Morgan Freeman), Ed Burn's Purple Violets and the horror thriller W?Z (opposite Stellan Skarsgard). Blair starred opposite Molly Shannon in the TV series Kath & Kim, based on the Australian television series of the same name. Blair's upcoming projects are Happy Together (2009), as Mrs. Delbo, Columbus Circle (2010) and Different Kind Of Love (2011) with Juliette Lewis . Selma can also be seen in the My Friend Steve 1998 music video Charmed . Her stage work includes the role of Kayleen in Rajiv Joseph's Gruesome Playground Injuries, which had its world premiere at Houston's Alley Theatre in October 2009.

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Filmography

Acting (43 Credits)

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2020After We Collided as Carol Young
2019After as Carol Young
2019Another Life (2019) as Harper Glass
2017Mom and Dad as Kendall Ryan
2016Mothers and Daughters as RigbyWatch Free
2016Ordinary World as Karen
2014Really as Joanna
2012Columbus Circle as Abigail
2012In Their Skin as Mary
2012Anger Management as Kate Wales
2011Dark Horse as Miranda
2011The Family Tree as Ms. Delbo
2008Hellboy II: The Golden Army as Liz Sherman
2008The Poker House as Sarah
2008My Mom's New Boyfriend as Emily Lock
2008Kath & Kim (US) as Kim Baker
2007Purple Violets as Patti Petalson
2007The Killing Gene as Jean Lerner
2007Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron as Liz Sherman
2007Feast of Love as Kathryn Smith
2006Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms as Liz Sherman (voice)
2006Lies and Alibis as Adelle
2006The Night of the White Pants as Beth Hagan
2005Pretty Persuasion as Grace Anderson
2005The Deal as Abbey Gallagher
2005The Fog as Stevie Wayne
2004Hellboy as Liz Sherman
2004A Dirty Shame as Caprice Stickles
2004In Good Company as Kimberly
2003A Guy Thing as Karen Cooper
2003Dallas 362 as Peg
2002The Sweetest Thing as Jane Burns
2002Highway as Cassie
2001Kill Me Later as Shawn Holloway
2001Storytelling as Vi
2001Legally Blonde as Vivian Kensington
2000Down to You as Cyrus
1999Cruel Intentions as Cecile Caldwell
1998Brown's Requiem as Jane
1998Girl as Darcy
1998Can't Hardly Wait as Girl Mike Hits On #1
1997In & Out as Cousin Linda
1997Scream 2 as Cici's Friend on Phone

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