Blake Lively - Doing things the hard wayForget Gossip Girl’s handbags, it’s the toughest roles this 28-year-old wants.
Blake Lively, the former star of the CW’s “Gossip Girl“, is a versatile actress, having played complex roles for directors Oliver Stone, Ben Affleck and Woody Allen.
It’s been a good summer for Lively, who had a role in “Allen’s Café Society“ and starred in the breakout hit “The Shallows“, where she plays a surfer who’s trapped on a rock and battling a great white shark—for the entire movie.
Lively was inspired by husband Ryan Reynolds’ solo turn in man-in-coffin thriller “Buried“. “That was one of the reasons I wanted to take on this movie,” she told Entertainment Weekly, “because I know how tough it was for him.”
Deadpool v. Lively in the water—a very 21st-century battle of the sexes.
- REAL NAME: Blake Ellender Brown
- BORN: August 25, 1987 (age 28) Los Angeles, California, US
- FAMOUS FOR: Gossip Girl, Green Lantern, The Town
- SPOUSE: Ryan Reynolds
- FUN FACT: Has stated that she is rather self conscious about being tall. (She’s a little over 5’10”.) So much so, that she actually dislikes wearing heels