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Selma Blair shows her toned and tanned legs.

- Reported - May, 02 2013



 

Selma Blair shows her toned and tanned legs

Selma Blair is an American film, television and theater actress who has starred in blockbuster and art house films as well as in independent and low-budget directorial debut films.


Blair started her professional acting career in 1995. Her first works consisted of several television guest roles, brief appearances in mainstream films and lead roles in B movies such as in Amazon High; later, she gained mainstream recognition after starring in the 1999 teen drama Cruel Intentions. She achieved international fame as a result of her portrayal of the pyrokinetic-heroine Liz Sherman in Hellboy and Hellboy II: The Golden Army. Some of her other films include Legally Blonde, The Sweetest Thing, The Fog and Purple Violets.


Blair portrayed in the 1990s the titular role of Zoe on the teen sitcom Zoe, Duncan, Jack and Jane; in the 2000s, she starred as Kim in the American version of Kath & Kim. In 2012, she returned to television as the female lead in the comedy series Anger Management. Blair received a 2011 Grammy Award nomination for her reading of the Holocaust-related document: The Diary of Anne Frank.

In 2010, Blair lent her voice to The Diary of Anne Frank in audiobook format; her performance was praised and the following year she was nominated for the Grammy Award for Best Spoken Word Album for Children category. Later, Blair had the lead in the indie psychological thriller Columbus Circle, featuring Amy Smart and Giovanni Ribisi; she portrayed an agoraphobic heiress who is brought face to face with her fears when the police began to investigate a homicide in her apartment building. Blair promoted the film in its market premiere on November 3, 2011 at the 32nd American Film Market. The film was released on DVD and Blu-ray on March 6, 2012.
 


Then, Blair starred in another music video, this one for Danko Jones´"Full of Regret"; the video also featured Elijah Wood and Lemmy Kilmister. She later had a guest-starring role in three episodes of the online series Web Therapy starring Lisa Kudrow. In the same year, Blair appeared as a guest-judge in Heidi Klum's fashion reality show Project Runway. Soon after, Blair starred the trailer shot for Jamie Foxx's drama project Tommy's Little Girl, in which she plays a traumatized orphan who will grow up to become an attorney by day and a killer by night. The pilot never aired, however.

In 2011, Blair appeared as guest-star in the Portlandia episode "Blunderbuss". Later, she was reported to be starring in the cross-cultural comedy-drama Different Kind Of Love with Richard Dreyfuss, but the film was suspended.Then, she starred in Animal Love, a college short-film about life in the post global warming world, which premiered at the 2011 LA Film Fest; she also stars in the comedy-short subject The Break-In directed by Jaime King for Atom Films Entertainment and attended the 2011 Hollywood Style Awards on November 13, 2011 as a presenter.

Blair also stars in the comedy-drama Dark Horse with Christopher Walken and Mia Farrow; in this film Blair reprises her role of Vi from Storytelling, who, ten years later, became a depressed and lonely woman due to her failures. She promoted the film in its world premiere at the 68th Venice Film Festival on September 5, 2011 and at the Toronto International Film Festival. Dark Horse was released on June 8, 2012 in NYC and June 29 in the UK, receiving positive response from critics. The film was released on July 27 in the entire U.S. Press reports revealed that Blair would have been cast as Lois Lane in McG's project film Superman: Flyby.


In 2012, Blair starred in the short film Slideshow of Wieners: A Love Story, a satirical love story about the Internet. Then, on May 27, Blair attended the National Memorial Day Concert as a special guest, at the US Capitol in Washington, D.C.; she presented the story of Brigette Cain, a war widow, who lost her husband (Pfc. Norman L.Cain III), in Afghanistan.

On June 28, Blair returned to the small screen as the female lead with the premiere of FX's Anger Management co-starring Charlie Sheen, the sitcom is loosely based on the 2003 Jack Nicholson's film of the same name. Blair stars as Sheen's therapist, Dr. Kate Wales, a character described as beautiful and neurotic, envisioned as a love interest for him. The series premiered initially with two episodes in the U.S., with mixed critical reviews.


Anger Management broke a ratings record with 5.74 million viewers in its series debut and ranks as the most-watched sitcom premiere in cable history; according to details provided to USA Today, Anger Management obtained a renewal with 90 additional episodes, which began airing on January 17, 2013.

 


Soon after, Blair was responsible for narrating the Xfinity TV commercials, including the London 2012 olympics ads in the summer of that year. Later, Blair reprised her role as a fake pregnant girl in two episodes of the reformatted TV-version of Web Therapy. In October of the same year, Blair starred in the political-satire story "The woman for Romney" about the campaign proposals of the former Republican Party's nominee for the 2012 United States presidential election, Mitt Romney . Blair starred opposite Rachel Miner and James D'Arcy in the claustrophobic-thriller In Their Skin (formerly Replicas), about a woman and her family that suffers a brutal home invasion by their insane neighbors, after the death of their daughter. The drama received a mixed critical response after its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival. The film had a limited theatrical release in the United States and Canada on November 9, 2012.

Blair lending her voice as Destiny in the IFC's animated series Out There. Blair will play the lead character in the World War I drama Four Saints, which is based on the novel "Angels in Flanders"; she portrays a heroic nurse who ran an unauthorized medical post on the Western Front for wounded soldiers and civilians.


She will also take the lead in the role of Andrea in the upcoming thriller "Polar Seasons", written and directed by Jaime King. Reports have stated that Blair will reprise her role of Liz Sherman in Hellboy 3; the sequel was announced in December, 2012.

Selma Blair was well and truly back on tip-top form as she cut an attention-grabbing figure while stepping out on Tuesday afternoon. Ditching her ill-fitting sweatpants in favour of a pair of tiny denim hotpants, the 40-year-old actress looked incredible as she showcased her toned and tanned pins while filling up her car with gas. Letting her killer legs take centre stage, the Anger Management star kept the rest of her daytime look simple in a loose-fitting black jumper and basic ballet pumps, while toting a blue suede shoulder bag on her arm.

Wearing a pair of oversized shades to shelter her eyes from the Californian sun, the mother-of-one appeared to be wearing minimal make-up and had her raven locks scraped back off her face into a loose ponytail. Earlier in the day, it was a very different story for Selma, who looked as though single motherhood and sleepless nights had been taking their toll as she took her adorable baby son Arthur for a stroll around Toluca Lake, California.

With the actress not even attempting to cover her apparent exhaustion by going make-up free, the bags and dark circles under her eyes were hard to miss. As she pushed a children's tricycle with one arm and carried her 21-month-old son in the other, she seemed a little glum as she went about her day. Dressed down for her morning with Arthur, she wore a striped long-sleeved shirt, slouchy drawstring trousers, and a black zip-up gilet.



The actress teamed her pieces with a pair of yellow and green sneakers, as her son was sported super-cute Thomas the Tank wellington boots. Matching him mum, he too donned a striped long-sleeved shirt with a zip-up gilet and comfy trousers. The Cruel Intentions star is barely spotted without her son from her former relationship with designer Jason Blieck. The two split with last September, and Selma has made no secret of the stresses a single mother faces when attempting to achieve the work-life balance.


She previously told TV Week: 'Somehow I was just hanging on. But then it caught up with me – totally – and, since then, I’ve just fallen apart. I need to get myself back together so I can go back to work so I can pay for a house for this baby.'


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