Selma Blair is an American film, television and theater actress.
Since Blair made her professional acting debut in 1995, she has starred in a variety of film genres, including several commercial Hollywood motion pictures, indie and art house films.
Blair officially started her professional acting career in December, 1995 on television, in the children's sitcom The Adventures of Pete & Pete; subsequently, in 1996 she made her debut in films.
Her first work consisted of several television guest roles, brief appearances in mainstream films and lead roles in unreleased projects, including the New Zealand-fantasy film 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 the fantasy films Hellboy and Hellboy II: The Golden Army; other notable films include Legally Blonde, The Sweetest Thing, The Fog, Purple Violets, The Poker House and Columbus Circle.
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.