Keiko (pronounced Kay-ko) Agena stars in "Gilmore Girls" as
Rory's (Alexis Bledel) brainy and somewhat eccentric best
friend, Lane Kim. For her performance in "Gilmore Girls,"
Agena recently garnered the Ammy Award for Best Female Actor
in a Television Production. The Ammy Awards honor Asians and
Asian-American achievement in film and television.
She is the first Iranian and Middle Eastern woman to be
nominated for an Academy Award.
Veteran actress Kelly Bishop has portrayed many memorable
roles in film, television and the theater since her breakout
performance as one of the original cast members of the hit
Broadway musical "A Chorus Line."
Bledel began her acting career in community theatre in her
hometown of Houston, Texas. She also modeled in New York
during her school breaks. Before winning the role of Rory
Gilmore, Bledel attended NYU Film School to study writing
Courteney's come a long way from her days in Bruce
Springsteen videos and portraying Alex P. Keaton's
girlfriend. She's definitely proven her longevity as an
A native of Los Angeles, Cox expressed an interest in show
business at an early age, making her debut dancing in the
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Nashville native James Denton has been one of Hollywood's
busiest actors since he hit town with a training background
that has launched many performers into stardom -- a solid
body of respected work in the Chicago theatre.
Emmy- and Golden Globe-nominated William Devane has crossed
over from the small screen to the big screen with seeming