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Selma Blair

​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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Jun 23, 1972 In Southfield, Michigan, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
Movie After We Collided 2020-09-02
Latest Project:
In the series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan 1988-09-05
Known For
Poster of In Their Skin
Poster of The Big Empty
Poster of All the Dirt on 'A Dirty Shame'
Poster of The Broccoli Theory
Movie After We Collided Carol Young
Movie A Dark Foe Dr. Doris Baxter
Series Another Life Harper Glass
Movie After Carol Young
Series Lost in Space Jessica Harris
Movie Mom and Dad Kendall Ryan
Series The Gong Show Herself - Judge
Movie Ordinary World Karen
Movie Eva Hesse Eva Hesse (voice)
Series American Crime Story Kris Jenner
Movie Mothers and Daughters Rigby
Movie Sex, Death and Bowling Glenn McAllister
Series Really Joanna
Movie In Their Skin Mary
Series Anger Management Kate Wales
Movie Columbus Circle Abigail
Movie Kingdom Come Herself
Movie The Family Tree Ms. Delbo
Movie Dark Horse Miranda
Series Kath & Kim
Movie Hellboy II: The Golden Army Liz Sherman
Movie The Poker House Sarah
Movie My Mom's New Boyfriend Emily Lock
Movie Feast of Love Kathryn Smith
Movie WΔZ Jean Lerner
Movie Purple Violets Patti Petalson
Movie Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron Liz Sherman
Movie Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms Liz Sherman (voice)
Series The Megan Mullally Show Unknown
Movie The Night of the White Pants Beth Hagan
Movie The Alibi Adelle
Movie Pretty Persuasion Grace Anderson
Movie All the Dirt on 'A Dirty Shame' Herself
Movie The Deal Abbey Gallagher
Movie The Big Empty Alice
Movie The Fog Stevie Wayne
Movie In Good Company Kimberly
Movie A Dirty Shame Caprice Stickles
Movie Coast to Coast Stacey Pierce
Movie Hellboy Liz Sherman
Movie Dallas 362 Peg
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown
Movie A Guy Thing Karen Cooper
Movie The Sweetest Thing Jane Burns
Movie Highway Cassie
Movie Storytelling Vi
Movie Kill Me Later Shawn Holloway
Movie Legally Blonde Vivian Kensington
Movie Down to You Cyrus
Series Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane
Movie Cruel Intentions Cecile Caldwell
Movie Girl Darcy
Movie Brown's Requiem Jane
Movie Debutante Nan
Movie Can't Hardly Wait Girl Mike Hits On #1
Movie No Laughing Matter Lauren Winslow
Movie Scream 2 Cici's Friend on Phone
Movie In & Out Cousin Linda
Series The View Unknown
Movie Strong Island Boys Tara
Movie The Broccoli Theory Pretzel Cart Lesbian
Series Xena: Warrior Princess Unknown
Series Friends Wendy
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Unknown