Birth Name: Leighton Marissa Meester
Date of Birth: April 9, 1986
Place of Birth: Fort Worth, Texas
Quick Facts: Leighton Meester is an American actress and singer. Leighton first gained fame for playing the role of Blair Waldorf in the CW series Gossip Girl. She most recently appeared in the 2010 country drama film Country Strong, and in the 2011 thriller The Roommate. She is also attached to the upcoming projects Monte Carlo and The Oranges.
Interests: Leighton enjoys singing and even performed in the movie Drive Thru. She speaks fluent French and cites it as a favorite country. When not working on a movie or television series, Meester also likes to dabble in creative writing.