Rachel Bilson

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Rachel Jade Sarah Bilson
  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 08/25/1981, Virgo
  • Profession: Actor
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Rachel Bilson Fast Facts:
  • Grew up in a showbiz family that extends back to her great-grandfather George Bilson who was head of the trailer department at RKO Pictures and her great-grandmother Hattie Bilson who was a screenwriter.
  • First screen appearance was at age 7 in The Wrong Guys with Louis Anderson; the film was directed by her father.
  • Attended the same high school as Kirsten Dunst and Katharine McPhee, where she appeared in plays and musicals, including The Crucible and Bye Bye Birdie.
  • Landed several guest spots on series such as Buffy the Vampire Slayer and 8 Simple Rules before being cast as Summer Roberts on The O.C. in 2003.
  • Feature film debut was in 2006's The Last Kiss.
  • Launched her own fashion line, Edie Rose, in 2008 for DKNY Jeans.
  • Is a passionate basketball fan who loves the L.A. Clippers.
  • Appeared on the silver screen with Hayden Christensen in Jumper (2008) and New York, I Love You (2008).
  • Was cast in a recurring role as a love interest on the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother in 2010.
  • Rachel Bilson Relationships:
  • Janice Stango - Mother
  • Hattie Bilson - Half Sister
  • Rosemary Bilson - Half Sister
  • John Bilson - Brother
  • Heather Medway - Stepmother
  • Julie Ahlberg - Aunt
  • Adam Brody - Ex-significant Other
  • Bruce Bilson - Grandfather
  • Danny Bilson - Father
  • Hayden Christensen - Significant Other
  • College:
  • Attended Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA

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