The multi-generational comedy-drama Gilmore Girls aired on WB and CW for seven seasons. Let’s see what is the star cast of Gilmore Girls currently doing.
The show focuses on the Gilmore family, primarily on the mother & daughter duo, Rory and Lorelai. They reside in Stars Hollow, a fictional town. Gilmore Girls has established its reputation for its peculiar but quirky side characters, its pop culture references, and its concise fast-paced dialogue.
- What is the cast doing today?
- Rory Gilmore a.k.a Alexis Bledel’s claim to fame.
- Melissa McCarthy most successful of all Gilmore Girls cast.
What Is The Cast Doing Now?
Although Rory and Lorelai are the leading cast, the broad supporting characters orchestrated in making the series work for as long as it did. As a consequence, it was famous and trendy enough to earn itself a Netflix revival series seldom years ago to continue the story. Let’s take a peep at where the cast of Gilmore Girls now.
Renowned actress Kelly Bishop essayed the oftentimes antagonistic role of Emily Gilmore, mother to Lorelai Gilmore. She and Lorelai share a convoluted relationship that advances over the course of the series. Especially, actress Kelly Bishop is best known for her role in the Broadway musical, A Chorus Line. Indeed, she is more famously known for originating the role of Sheila that won her a Tony Award.
Played by Alexis Bledel, Rory Gilmore is the center of Lorelai’s universe. The two are best friends and they remain to be one of the most iconic mother-daughter duos of all time. Having spent her childhood in Stars Hollow, Rory quickly became the golden child of town and her grandparents feel the same way.
Gilmore Girls’ role as Rory is Alexis Bledel’s biggest claim to fame. Notwithstanding, she’s been doing quite well for herself since leaving the series. She has starred as Lena in both Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants films. And she is set to return for the third movie which is said to be under production. Most strikingly, Bledel has an Emmy Award to her name for her role in Hulu’s critically acclaimed series, The Handmaid’s Tale.
As the mother to Rory Gilmore, Lorelai (Lauren Graham) is one of the most admired characters from Gilmore Girls. Additionally, her fast-talking, coffee-loving, inn-running ways have made her a television star. After the completion of the first seven seasons of Gilmore Girls, Lauren Graham continued on a successful streak and bagged herself another leading role on the NBC drama, Parenthood, which lasted for six seasons.
Sookie St. James
Undoubtedly, Melissa McCarthy is the most successful and prolific of all the Gilmore Girls cast. She played Lorelai’s loyal and wacky best friend. Sookie St. James is a zealous and proficient chef. Since Gilmore Girls, McCarthy’s star power has catapulted to the top-list. Moreover, she has been nominated for Golden Globes multiple times, has an Emmy Award to her name and is an Oscar-nominated actress.
Jess Mariano was part of the show for the shortest amount of time that played Rory’s love interest. Even though Jess cherished the screen time for a short while, his role left a big impact on the show. In spite of exiting the show at the end of the series’ third season, actor Milo Ventimiglia reappeared considerable times throughout the remainder of the series. Notwithstanding, he also reappeared in Netflix’s revival series.
Ever since appearing in Gilmore Girls, actor Milo Ventimiglia has shown a steady career. The actor bagged the leading role in NBC’s superhero drama show, Heroes. Keep coming back to DKODING for more such stories.