Kelly Rutherford is an actress most famous for her roles on Generations, Melrose Place, and Gossip Girl.
Kelly grew up in Elizabethtown, Kentucky with her single mother and three syblings. Her mother, Ann Edwards, was a model and a writer. Kelly has been acting for about 20 years.
Carlos Tarajano and Kelly were married for about a year in 2001. It was with her second husband that Kelly had her first child, Hermes Gustaf Daniel Giersch in 2006. Her daughter, Helena Grace Rutherford Giersch, was born in 2008.
Kelly and her second husband, Daniel Giersch, divorced in 2008. She currently plays mother to Blake Lively's character on Gossip Girl.