Selma Blair biography

Selma Blair

Actor, Celebrity

1972 –

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Who is Selma Blair?

Selma Blair is an American film, television and theater actress. Since Blair made her professional acting debut in 1995, she has starred in a variety of film genres, including several commercial Hollywood motion pictures, indie and art house films.

Blair officially started her professional acting career in December, 1995 on television, in the children's sitcom The Adventures of Pete & Pete; subsequently, in 1996 she made her debut in the film industry. Her first works consisted of several television guest roles, brief appearances in mainstream films and lead roles in unreleased projects, including the New Zealand-fantasy film Amazon High; later, she gained mainstream recognition after starring in the 1999 teen drama Cruel Intentions.

She achieved international fame as a result of her portrayal of the pyrokinetic-heroine Liz Sherman in the fantasy films Hellboy and Hellboy II: The Golden Army; other notable films include Legally Blonde, The Sweetest Thing, The Fog, Purple Violets, The Poker House and Columbus Circle.

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Born
Jun 23, 1972
Southfield
Also known as
  • Selma Blair Beitner
  • Bat-Sheva
Parents
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • Jewish people
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, University of Michigan
    Photography
    ( - 1994)
  • English Studies
  • Psychology
  • Stella Adler Studio of Acting
  • Cranbrook Schools
  • New York University
  • Hillel Day School
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts, Kalamazoo College
    Photography
    (1990 - 1991)
Lived in
  • Southfield
  • New York

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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