Gossip Girl Michelle Trachtenberg Looks Very Natural In Leather
Michelle Christine Trachtenberg (born October 11, 1985) is an American actress who has been in the business for over twenty years. Michelle is known for her roles as Nona F. Mecklenberg in The Adventures of Pete & Pete, Dawn Summers in the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer (2000–2003) and Georgina Sparks in Gossip Girl (2008–2012).
Michelle Trachtenberg is a New York City girl, born to Lana and Michael Trachtenberg. She is Jewish and speaks fluent Russian, with her grandparents living in Israel. Apparently, she is not strict about her religion and celebrates both Hanukkah and Christmas. She began acting in commercials at age 3, and later graduated to television shows, which she continues acting in to this day.
"Harriet the Spy" (1996) was Michelle's breakthrough role. She further extended her television exposure with the part of Buffy's little sister Dawn in "Buffy the Vampire Slayer." Apparently, Michelle is good friends with the star of that show, Sarah Michelle Gellar, who recommended her for the part. The met while performing together in "All My Children."
Michelle's film career includes EuroTrip (2004), Ice Princess (2005), Black Christmas (2006), and 17 Again (2009). "Eurotrip" gave Michelle a chance to project a sexier image and was a solid hit, while "Ice Princess" solidified her standing with her core audience of young girls.
With an appearance that has barely changed over the past fifteen years, Michelle continues appearing on various television series, with the occasional film role, and remains a force to be reckoned with in Hollywood.
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This wasn't easy to find. I've heard that Michelle is a very nice girl.
But even nice girls have bad days.
Oh, and nice leather purse, Michelle!