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Lauren Graham and the Cast of 'Gilmore Girls' Then and Now - Meet Them All

Bettina Dizon
Nov 19, 2019
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For seven seasons, the Gilmore family made their viewers laugh and cry while living their lives in the small town of Stars Hollow.

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"Gilmore Girls" became a fan favorite after showcasing the ups and downs of the Gilmore girls, specifically the mother-daughter-duo, Rory and Lorelai.

For seven seasons, the comedy-drama aired its interesting storyline with multi-generation references and loveable characters, including the supporting cast that helped make the series a success.

The fame of the show paved the way for a Netflix revival a few years back to pick up from where the story ended. Here's a look at the lives of the "Gilmore Girls" cast today.

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LAUREN GRAHAM

After getting pregnant at 16, Lorelai raised her daughter single-handedly and dealt with the everyday struggles of keeping up with her generation, although she was classified under a "cool mom."

The coffee-loving, junk food snacking, quick-talking mom of the year had several more roles, including another television mom show, "Parenthood" alongside Peter Krause from 2010 to 2015.

Lauren Graham arrives at the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Friday Night Lights." | Source: Getty Images

Lauren Graham arrives at the premiere of Universal Pictures' "Friday Night Lights." | Source: Getty Images

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Graham also starred in "Because I Said So," "Evan Almighty," "Bad Santa," and "Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs."

Among her television appearances were "Curb Your Enthusiasm," "Vampirina," the revival of "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life," and "Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist," which is set to premiere in 2020.

Lauren Graham attends the Emmy screening for NBC's "Parenthood." | Source: Getty Images

Lauren Graham attends the Emmy screening for NBC's "Parenthood." | Source: Getty Images

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ALEXIS BLEDEL

"Gilmore Girls" became Alexis Bledel's television debut, projecting a quiet yet smart attitude. Just like her on-screen mom, Rory is caffeine-addicted and quick with her witty replies.

After the show, Bledel continued her career in the industry, starring in the "Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" franchise.

Alexis Bledel and Lauren Graham star in Warner Bros. TV series "The Gilmore Girls." | Source: Getty Images

Alexis Bledel and Lauren Graham star in Warner Bros. TV series "The Gilmore Girls." | Source: Getty Images

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The actress's most acclaimed role, which won her recognition through an Emmy Award, was on Hulu's series, "The Handmaid's Tale."

She also found love while filming for "Mad Men," as she married her co-star Vincent Kartheiser. Her other films include "The Kate Logan Affair" and "Jenny's Wedding."

Alexis Bledel attends "The Handmaid's Tale" Hulu finale. | Source: Getty Images

Alexis Bledel attends "The Handmaid's Tale" Hulu finale. | Source: Getty Images

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SCOTT PATTERSON

Scott Patterson was already an actor even before playing the part of Lorelai's love interest, Luke Danes, a dreamy man who owned a diner -- perfect for Lorelai's coffee addiction!

Patterson found a role in the horror film "Saw," and it's fourth, fifth, and sixth franchise. He also appeared on the television show "90210" and "The Event."

His most recent roles are in "Yellow Fever" and "Batman: Gotham by Gaslight." Currently, Patterson is filming for two films, "The Rogue" and "Liberty," which are both set to premiere in the next years.

 Scott Patterson attends the amfAR Gala at Ron Burkle's Green Acres Estate. | Source: Getty Images

Scott Patterson attends the amfAR Gala at Ron Burkle's Green Acres Estate. | Source: Getty Images

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KEIKO AGENA

Keiko Agena played the role of Lane Kim, Rory's best friend, throughout the series. Since leaving the show, she appeared in the shows "Dirty John," "13 Reasons Why," and "Better Call Saul."

Agena was a regular on the show "The First," but sadly, it only aired for one season before it was canceled. She will soon be on the Fox series, "Prodigal Son."

Keiko Agena attends "Dickinson" New York Premiere. | Source: Getty Images

Keiko Agena attends "Dickinson" New York Premiere. | Source: Getty Images

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KELLY BISHOP

Already a known actress, Kelly Bishop took on the role of Loreli's mother on the show, with whom she has a complicated relationship with.

Although she was a staple on the show, Bishop gained fame for her role as Sheila in the Broadway musical "A Chorus Line," which won her a Tony Award.

elly Bishop at the ATX TV Festival 2015 for the TV show "Bunheads." | Source: Wikimedia Commons

elly Bishop at the ATX TV Festival 2015 for the TV show "Bunheads." | Source: Wikimedia Commons

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After the show, Bishop starred in the comedy-drama series "Bunheads," created by the same woman behind "Gilmore Girls," Andy Sherman-Palladino.

The actress also appeared in some episodes of "The Good Wife" and the revival of "Gilmore Girls." She will soon star in the television film, "Art of Falling in Love."

Kelly Bishop and Stacey Oristano at the ATX TV Festival 2015 for the TV show "Bunheads." |  Source: Wikimedia Commons

Kelly Bishop and Stacey Oristano at the ATX TV Festival 2015 for the TV show "Bunheads." | Source: Wikimedia Commons

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MELISSA MCCARTHY

Among all the cast of "Gilmore Girls," Melissa McCarthy who played Lorelai's best friend Sookie St. James, had the biggest recognition.

McCarthy's career was a whirlwind of success with several Golden Globe, Oscar, and Academy Award nominations and two Emmy Award.

Melissa McCarthy attends the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards. | Source: Getty Images

Melissa McCarthy attends the 76th Annual Golden Globe Awards. | Source: Getty Images

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Her films include "Bridesmaids," "Spy," "Can You Ever Forgive Me?" "Life of the Party," "Ghostbusters," "Mike & Molly," "Samantha Who?" and "Identity Theft." She will soon star in the crime drama "The Kitchen."

Apart from her career, McCarthy focused on her family with actor Ben Falcone and their two children. She was rumored to play Ursula in the live-action classic "Little Mermaid."

Melissa McCarthy attends the 2019 MTV Movie and TV Awards. | Source: Getty Images

Melissa McCarthy attends the 2019 MTV Movie and TV Awards. | Source: Getty Images

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LIZA WEIL

Liza Weil played Rory's longtime friend, Paris Geller, whom the audience had a love-hate feeling towards. She reprised her role in the show's Netflix revival before appearing in "Grey's Anatomy" and "Scandal."

Weil plays Bonnie Winterbottom in the ABC series "How to Get Away With Murder" and has three films coming, "Women Is Losers," "Medicine Man," and "Gilpin."

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