Selma Blair

Known For
Acting

Gender
Male

Birthday
1972-06-23

Place of Birth
Southfield, Michigan, USA

Selma Blair

​Blair was born Selma Blair Beitner in Southfield, Michigan, the daughter of Molly Ann, a judge, and Elliot Beitner. She has three older sisters, Katherine (a book publicist), Elizabeth, and Marie. Blair attended Hillel Day School, a Jewish day school in Farmington Hills, Michigan, and Cranbrook Kingswood school in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. She attended Kalamazoo College in Michigan, then later transferred to the University of Michigan, where she earned her bachelor's degree in 1994. After training at the Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting, Blair began acting in the mid-90s. Blair began her career with small roles and guest roles in various television series. Blair appeared with co-stars Sarah Michelle Gellar, and Ryan Phillippe in the 1999 film Cruel Intentions , for which Blair won an MTV Movie Award for Best Kiss - Lesbian Kiss between Blair and co-star Gellar. Blair went on to star as Zoe Bean in two seasons of TV series Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane (1999-2000), She rejoined actress Reese Witherspoon in the comedy film Legally Blonde (2001). Later, Blair appeared in Highway (2002).

She also starred opposite Cameron Diaz and Christina Applegate in The Sweetest Thing and in two independent films that garnered her much critical acclaim: Dana Lustig's Kill Me Later and Todd Solondz's controversial Storytelling, and one of her most recognized roles, Liz Sherman in Hellboy (2004) and its successful sequel released in 2008, Hellboy II: The Golden Army based on the popular comic.

Other films include the political thiller The Deal, The Big Empty, Feast of Love (opposite Greg Kinnear and Morgan Freeman), Ed Burn's Purple Violets and the horror thriller W?Z (opposite Stellan Skarsgard).

Blair starred opposite Molly Shannon in the TV series Kath & Kim, based on the Australian television series of the same name. Blair's upcoming projects are Happy Together (2009), as Mrs. Delbo, Columbus Circle (2010) and Different Kind Of Love (2011) with Juliette Lewis .

Selma can also be seen in the My Friend Steve 1998 music video Charmed .

Her stage work includes the role of Kayleen in Rajiv Joseph's Gruesome Playground Injuries, which had its world premiere at Houston's Alley Theatre in October 2009.

2005
The Fog
4.1
1999
Cruel Intentions
6.6
2004
Hellboy
6.6
2004
In Good Company
5.9
2005
The Deal
6.3
2000
Down to You
5.0
2007
Purple Violets
5.7
2008
Hellboy II: The Golden Army
6.7
2002
The Sweetest Thing
5.4
2001
Legally Blonde
6.4
2008
My Mom's New Boyfriend
5.4
2003
A Guy Thing
5.5
2007
Hellboy Animated: Blood and Iron
6.7
2004
A Dirty Shame
5.2
2001
Kill Me Later
6.2
2005
Dallas 362
5.7
2005
Pretty Persuasion
6.3
2007
Feast of Love
6.1
2006
The Alibi
5.8
2007
WΔZ
5.6
2008
The Poker House
6.2
1998
Brown's Requiem
6.3
2001
Storytelling
6.6
2006
Hellboy Animated: Sword of Storms
6.3
2002
Highway
5.7
2012
Dark Horse
5.7
2011
The Family Tree
4.9
2012
Columbus Circle
5.7
1998
Girl
4.6
2016
Mothers and Daughters
5.0
2012
In Their Skin
5.3
2011
Kingdom Come
8.0
1998
No Laughing Matter
0.0
2004
Coast to Coast
7.0
2005
The Big Empty
8.5
2005
All the Dirt on 'A Dirty Shame'
8.0
1997
Strong Island Boys
0.0
2006
The Night of the White Pants
5.5
2015
Sex, Death and Bowling
4.6
1996
The Broccoli Theory
0.0
2016
Eva Hesse
7.0
1998
Can't Hardly Wait
6.2
1997
Scream 2
6.3
2016
Ordinary World
6.2
2018
Mom and Dad
5.1
1997
In & Out
6.6
1970
The Great Illusion
0.0
2019
After
6.5
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