Blake Lively is Serena
Blake Lively stars as Serena van der Woodsen in TV2's drama "Gossip Girl," from Josh Schwartz ("The O.C."), based on the tremendously popular book series about privileged teenagers who attend an elite private school in New York City.
Lively has quickly become one of the most sought-after young actresses in Hollywood. She recently starred in the summer comedy "Accepted," alongside Justin Long and directed by Steve Pink.
She made her big-screen debut in Warner Bros.' "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants," for which she earned a nomination for Choice Movie Breakout Performance - Female at the 2005 Teen Choice Awards.
Lively also recently completed production on the independent feature "Elvis and Annabelle," starring opposite Max Minghella and Mary Steenburgen, as well as the sequel to "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants."
She was honored at the December 2006 Hollywood Life Breakthrough Awards.
Lively graduated from high school in 2007 and resides in Los Angeles.
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