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Selma Blair Biography

Birth Name:
Selma Blair Beitner
Birth Place:
Southfield, Michigan, United States

Fast Facts

  • Moved from Michigan to New York City to pursue a career in fashion photography, before becoming more interested in acting
  • Studied acting at New York's Stella Adler Conservatory and the Column Theater
  • Appeared as a monkey and a baby in surreal theatre productions at the Little Theatre of the Green Goose in Kalamazoo, MI
  • Made her TV debut in a 1995 episode of Nickelodeon cult favorite The Adventures of Pete & Pete
  • Had a breakout year in 1999, starring in big-screen teen drama Cruel Intentions and on the WB sitcom Zoe, Duncan, Jack & Jane
  • A spokesperson for the Get REAL for Kids campaign
  • Is an avid equestrian