Best-known to television audiences as Lily van der Woodsen, on the hit show Gossip Girl, Kelly played the sophisticated, fashionable, matriarch on the Upper East Side of Manhattan for six seasons culminating in December 2012. Kelly is also known for her former roles in television shows Melrose Place, Homefront, and E-ring. She has also appeared in movies including Scream 3, I Love Trouble, and Swimming Upstream.
As the devoted mom to her son and daughter, Hermes and Helena, Kelly is an advocate of multiple women’s and children’s charities including StepUp Women’s Network, Healthy Child Healthy World, and she is currently a member of the Board of Director’s of Free Arts. In September 2009, she was named Big City Moms’ “Mom of the Month” in New York City and prior to that was honored at the Step Up Women’s Network Inspiration Awards.
Based in New York City, Kelly is an avid environmentalist who values an organic and green lifestyle for herself and her family.