Selma Blair

Born Jun 23, 1972

Selma Blair is an American film, television and stage actress who began her professional acting career in 1995. Blair started to gain her first recognition after she starred in the 1999 teen drama Cruel Intentions. Blair achieved international fame as a result of her portrayal of the pyrokinetic-heroine Liz Sherman in Hellboy and Hellboy II: The Golden Army. Other films include Legally Blonde, The Sweetest Thing, The Fog and Purple Violets.… Read More

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1972 Birth Born in 1972.


In 1990, during her time at Cranbrook Kingswood, Blair was involved in a production of T.S. Eliot’s Murder in the Cathedral. … Read More


1995 - 1997 3 More Events
1998 26 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1998, Blair starred opposite Dominique Swain in the teen drama Girl, as well as in the suspense thriller Brown's Requiem, based on the crime novel of the same name.
1999 27 Years Old After several auditions, independent film roles, and guest roles in various television series, Blair achieved her breakthrough role opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar and Ryan Phillippe in the 1999 film Cruel Intentions, loosely based on the 18th-century novel Les Liaisons Dangereuses. … Read More
2000 28 Years Old In 2000, Blair won a Movieline's Young Hollywood Award in the "Exciting New Face – Female Category". … Read More
2001 29 Years Old In the second half of 2001, Blair co-starred in the comedy Legally Blonde opposite Reese Witherspoon. … Read More


In early 2002, Blair appeared in a Pirelli Calendar alongside Rachael Leigh Cook.
2003 31 Years Old In early 2003, Blair co-starred with Jason Lee in the romantic comedy A Guy Thing. … Read More
In 2004, Blair starred in the role of Liz Sherman, a depressed pyrotechnic superhero, in Guillermo Del Toro's blockbuster fantasy film Hellboy co-starring Ron Perlman. … Read More
2005 - 2006 4 More Events
2007 35 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2007, Blair took the lead role in Edward Burns' Purple Violets, a romantic comedy, alongside Burns, Patrick Wilson and Debra Messing. … Read More
In 2008, she again starred as Liz Sherman in Hellboy II: The Golden Army. … Read More
2009 37 Years Old In 2009, Blair returned to the stage and took the lead role of Kayleen in Rajiv Joseph's Gruesome Playground Injuries opposite stage actor Brad Fleischer. … Read More
2010 38 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2010, Blair lent her voice to narrate The Diary of a Young Girl: The Definitive Edition, originally written by Holocaust victim Anne Frank. … Read More
Her performance received a 2011 Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children nomination.


2012 40 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2012, Blair starred in the short film Slideshow of Wieners: A Love Story, a satirical love story about the Internet. … Read More
2013 41 Years Old In 2013, Blair was the voice of Destiny in the IFC's animated series Out There. … Read More
2014 42 Years Old In August 2014, Blair obtained her first small screen role since she left Anger Management in mid-2013. … Read More
…  In 2016, Blair returned to television portraying socialite Kris Kardashian in the first season of FX true crime anthology series American Crime Story. … Read More
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