Selma Blair. biography
Selma Blair was born on June 23, 1972, in Southfield, Michigan and is most famous for her role in Cruel Intentions (1999).
Born Selma Blair Beitner, Blair dreamed about becoming a ballerina or horse trainer while studying photography at Kalamazoo College. Her plans, however, were altered when she moved to New York City and began taking acting classes at the prestigious Stella Adler Conservatory.
Selma made her on-screen debut in the TV series The Adventures of Pete & Pete (1995) before landing her first feature film role in The Broccoli Theory (1996). A few years later, she got her big break when she was cast in Cruel Intentions (1999) alongside fellow up and coming actors Ryan Phillippe, Sarah Michelle Gellar and Reese Witherspoon.
The rising actress’ resume continued growing with the help of memorable performances in such romantic comedies as Down to You (2000), Legally Blonde (2001) and The Sweetest Thing (2002).
After appearing in Friends (2002), Selma landed her first starring role in the comedy A Guy Thing (2003) followed by assuming the role of Liz Sherman in Hellboy (2004), which she reprised in Hellboy II: The Golden Army (2008).
Also during this time, Selma began popping up alongside some of Hollywood’s most recognized actors in several films, including Dennis Quaid in In Good Company (2004), Evan Rachel Wood in Pretty Persuasion (2005), Morgan Freeman in Feast of Love (2007), and Antonio Banderas in My Spy (2008).
Between 2011 and 2012, Selma appeared in Portlandia (2011), Columbus Circle (2012) and Web Therapy (2012).
Selma’s most recent TV shows include Out There (2013) and Anger Management (2012-2013).
Selma Blair Boyfriend & Dating History Timeline
September 2000 – September 2000
Rumor has it that Selma hooked up with Matthew Davis while they were filming Legally Blonde.
2001 – 2001
Selma briefly dated Jason Schwartzman before she became famous. Once the roles began piling up, Selma had no time to worry about a relationship.
2002 – 2006
After meeting in 2002, Selma and writer Ahmet Zappa tied the knot on January 24, 2004. Selma, however, later filed for divorce in 2006, citing “irreconcilable differences.
2006 – 2008
Selma and Johnny Messner were rumored to be dating in 2006, after meeting on the set of The Sweetest Thing four years prior. They were later seen together in Madrid, but ended things soon after.
2008 – 2009
Selma and Mikey Day’s on-screen relationship in Kath & Kim translated off-screen for a while. They were seen getting nice and cozy on many occasion before calling it quits.
2010 – September 2012
Blair first met designer Jason Bleick while working on the EVER fashion line together in 2010. Baby news soon followed prior to the couple welcoming their son Arthur Saint Bleick on July 25, 2011.
The two later broke up in September 2012.