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Selma Blair

Actress / Film Actress / Television Actress / Voice Actress | * 06/23/1972 (48) | Southfield, Michigan, USA
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Selma Blair Beitner (born June 23, 1972) is an American actress. She played a number of small roles in films and on television before obtaining recognition for her leading role in the film Brown's Requiem (1998). Her breakthrough came when she starred as Zoe Bean on the WB sitcom Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane (1999–2000), and as Cecile Caldwell in the cult film Cruel Intentions (1999). Blair continued to find success with the comedies Legally Blonde (2001) and The Sweetest Thing (2002), and achieved international fame with her portrayal of Liz Sherman in the big-budget fantasy films Hellboy (2004) and Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008). Her other notable film credits include ()
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€?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.

Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

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Movies with Selma Blair as Actress(50)

as Carol Young2020 After We Collided
as Carol Young2019 After
as Dr. Doris Baxter2019 A Dark Foe
as Kendall Ryan2017 Mom and Dad
as Eva Hesse (voice)2016 Eva Hesse
as Karen2016 Ordinary World
as Glenn McAllister2015 Sex, Death and Bowling
as Abigail2012 Columbus Circle
as Mary2012 In Their Skin
as Miranda2011 Dark Horse
as herself2011 Kingdom Come
as Ms. Delbo2011 The Family Tree
as Sarah2008 The Poker House
as Emily Lock2008 My Mom's New Boyfriend
as Liz Sherman2008 Hellboy II: The Golden Army
as Jean Lerner2007 WΔZ
as Patti Petalson2007 Purple Violets
as Kathryn Smith2007 Feast of Love
as Adelle2006 The Alibi
as Liz Sherman (voice)2006 Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms
as Grace Anderson2005 Pretty Persuasion
as Stevie Wayne2005 The Fog
as Abbey Gallagher2005 The Deal
as Alice2005 The Big Empty
as Liz Sherman2004 Hellboy
as Stacey Pierce2004 Coast to Coast
as Kimberly2004 In Good Company
as Caprice Stickles2004 A Dirty Shame
as Peg2003 Dallas 362
as Karen Cooper2003 A Guy Thing
as Jane Burns2002 The Sweetest Thing
as Cassie2002 Highway
as Vi2001 Storytelling
as Vivian Kensington2001 Legally Blonde
as Shawn Holloway2001 Kill Me Later
as Cyrus2000 Down to You
as Cecile Caldwell1999 Cruel Intentions
as Darcy1998 Girl
as Jane1998 Brown's Requiem
as Nan1998 Debutante
as Girl Mike Hits On #11998 Can't Hardly Wait
as Lauren Winslow1998 No Laughing Matter
as Tara1997 Strong Island Boys
as Cici's Friend on Phone1997 Scream 2
as Cousin Linda1997 In & Out
as Pretzel Cart Lesbian1996 The Broccoli Theory

TV Shows/Series with Selma Blair as Actress(18)

as Harper Glass2019 Another Life
as Jade2018 Heathers
as Dr. Phish2018 Liverspots and Astronots
as Jessica Harris2018 Lost in Space
as Herself - Judge2017 The Gong Show
as Kris Jenner2016 American Crime Story
as Joanna2014 Really
as Kate Wales2012 Anger Management
as Wendy1994 Friends

Additional Information

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Full Name: Selma Blair
Born: Friday, 06/23 1972 (June) in Southfield (current age: 48 years + 129 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Rat)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: University of Michigan, New York University, Kalamazoo College, Cranbrook Educational Community
Member of: Silence Breakers
Spouses (current/former): Ahmet Zappa
Other names for Selma Blair (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Σέλμα Μπλερ"
Selma Blair frequently works together with these people:
Mike Mignola (14x, Crew)
Jay Leno (8x, Actor)
Tad Stones (8x, Crew)
Charlie Sheen (7x, Actor)
Kristin Chenoweth (7x, Actress)
John Stamos (7x, Actor)
Wayne Brady (7x, Actor)
Stephen Hall (7x, Actor)
Alec Baldwin (6x, Actor)
Jerry O'Connell (6x, Actor)
Janet Jackson (6x, Actress)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:294, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/15/2020