40 Gilmore Girls Facts That’ll Make You Say “Oy With the Poodles Already!”
Alexis Bledel’s first language is Spanish.
Rory was good at many academic things, but Spanish might not have been her strongest subject. Sure, she could speak “school Spanish” when she was talking with her grandma Emily Gilmore’s maid, but that was about it. She definitely was not fluent in the language by any stretch. It turns out her stilted language was all acting. Alexis was born in Houston to an Argentinean father and Alexis’s mother was raised in Mexico City. So, she grew up speaking Spanish and didn’t learn English until elementary school. The actress has previously said how she considers herself to be Latina.
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