Leighton Meester

Actress and Singer
Born Apr 9, 1986

Leighton Marissa Meester is an American actress and singer. Meester first garnered attention and critical acclaim for playing Blair Waldorf in the CW's teen drama television series Gossip Girl. She has also appeared in the 2010 country drama film Country Strong, the 2011 thriller The Roommate, the 2011 romantic-comedy Monte Carlo, and the 2012 comedies That's My Boy and The Oranges.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Leighton Meester.


1986 Birth Born on April 9, 1986.


1999 13 Years Old After her television debut in 1999 playing Alyssa Turner in an episode of Law & Order, Meester appeared as a guest in two more series before landing a big role in the film Hangman's Curse, based on the best-selling book by Frank Peretti. … Read More
2005 19 Years Old In 2005, she was cast in a regular role on the series Surface (originally titled Fathom) as Savannah Bennet. … Read More


2007 21 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, Meester was cast in The CW's teen drama series Gossip Girl as Blair Waldorf. … Read More
She also appeared in the horror-thriller film Killer Movie in 2008. … Read More
In April 2009, she released the song "Birthday" featuring duo Awesome New Republic. … Read More
Her second single, "Your Love's a Drug", was digitally released on March 30, 2010. … Read More
She next fronted another South Korean brand, this time a beauty campaign for eSpoir. Vera Wang selected her to be the face of the fragrance "Lovestruck" in 2011, stating that Meester's "beauty, talent and spirit will inspire all the young women that I hope will enjoy this passionate, new young fragrance."
2012 - 2013 3 More Events
2014 28 Years Old 1 More Event
…  Her debut album, Heartstrings, was independently released in 2014. … Read More
2015 29 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2015, she appeared in advertisements for luxury fashion brand Jimmy Choo.


2016 30 Years Old In March 2016 she was cast in FOX's upcoming comedy series Making History as Deborah, a colonial woman from 1775.
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