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It's Been 20 Years Since "Gilmore Girls" Premiered, So Here's What The Cast Looks Like Now

"Where you lead, I will follow."

1. Lauren Graham as Lorelai Gilmore

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First episode (2000): "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

What she's up to now (2020): After starring on Gilmore Girls, Lauren notably played Sarah Braverman on Parenthood for six seasons. Currently, Lauren stars on Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist and she'll star in the upcoming Mighty Ducks series on Disney+.

2. Alexis Bledel as Rory Gilmore

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First episode (2000): "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

What she's up to now (2020): Since playing Rory, Alexis has starred in several TV shows like Mad Men and The Handmaid's Tale. In 2017, she won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for her work as Emily/Ofglen on The Handmaid's Tale.

3. Melissa McCarthy as Sookie St. James

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First episode (2000): "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

What she's up to now (2020): Of course, Melissa's career has only skyrocketed since Gilmore Girls. She has appeared in numerous iconic films, like Bridesmaids, Identity Thief, The Heat, St. Vincent, Can You Ever Forgive Me?, and many more. She also won two Emmy Awards for her work on Mike and Molly and Saturday Night Live.

4. Scott Patterson as Luke Danes

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First episode (2000): "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

What he's up to now (2020): Scott has appeared in several TV shows and movies, like the Saw franchise, 90210, and The Event. Currently, Scott has his own coffee company called "Scotty P.'s Big Mug Coffee." Honestly, Lorelai would be proud.

5. Kelly Bishop as Emily Gilmore

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First episode (2000): "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

What she's up to now (2020): After Gilmore Girls, Kelly reunited with Amy Sherman-Palladino on the short-lived and beloved series Bunheads. Kelly's last major acting credit was when she appeared on Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.

6. Keiko Agena as Lane Kim

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First episode (2000): "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

What she's up to now (2020): Keiko went on to appear in numerous TV shows, like Kim Possible, Scandal, 13 Reasons Why, Shameless, Better Call Saul, Dirty John, and more. Currently, you can catch Keiko as Dr. Edrisa Tanaka on Prodigal Son.

7. Jared Padalecki as Dean Forester

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First episode (2000): "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)

Last episode in the original series (2005): "To Live and Let Diorama" (Season 5, Episode 18)

What he's up to now (2020): Since 2005, Jared has been playing Sam Winchester on Supernatural. The iconic series will end its 15-season run in 2020, then Jared can be seen in The CW's upcoming Walker, Texas Ranger reboot.

8. Yanic Truesdale as Michel Gerard

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First episode (2000): "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

What he's up to now (2020): Recently, Yanic appeared opposite Sigourney Weaver and Margaret Qualley in My Salinger Year, which opened the Berlin Film Festival earlier this year. Also, he celebrated Thanksgiving with Lauren Graham in 2019 and TBH, I am still emotional about it.

9. Emily Kuroda as Mrs. Kim

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First episode (2000): First episode (2000): "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Will You Be My Lorelai Gilmore?" (Season 7, Episode 16)

What she's up to now (2020): Emily has appeared in several TV shows, like The Resident and The Good Doctor, since playing Mrs. Kim. Recently, she reunited with Keiko Agena to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Gilmore Girls.

10. Liz Torres as Miss Patty

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First episode (2000): "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

What she's up to now (2020): Following Gilmore Girls, Liz appeared in numerous TV shows, like Desperate Housewives, Private Practice, Devious Maids, and most recently, One Day at a Time.

11. Alex Borstein as Drella/Miss Celine

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First episode (2000): First episode (2000): "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)

Last episode in the original series (2005): "Come Home" (Season 5, Episode 12)

What she's up to now (2020): Alex currently stars as the hilarious Susie Myerson on The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel. Her work on the show has earned her two Emmy Award, two Critics Choice Awards, and two Screen Actors Guild Awards.

12. Liza Weil as Paris Geller

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First episode (2000): "The Lorelais' First Day at Chilton" (Season 1, Episode 2)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Unto the Breach" (Season 7, Episode 21)

What she's up to now (2020): This year, Liza said goodbye to Bonnie Winterbottom after playing her on How to Get Away with Murder for six seasons. Liza also appeared on Grey's Anatomy and Scandal, thus completing the perfect Shondaland trifecta. Recently, she reunited with Amy Sherman-Palladino when she appeared as Carole Keen in Season 2 of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.

13. Sally Struthers as Babette Dell

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First episode (2000): "The Lorelais' First Day at Chilton" (Season 1, Episode 2)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

What she's up to now (2020): Sally's last major acting credit was when she appeared on Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. She's also starred in several TV movies and appeared in numerous stage productions at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine.

14. Chad Michael Murray as Tristan Dugray

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First episode (2000): "The Lorelais' First Day at Chilton" (Season 1, Episode 2)

Last episode in the original series (2001): "Run Away, Little Boy" (Season 2, Episode 9)

What he's up to now (2020): Of course, after Gilmore Girls, Chad went on to star as Lucas Scott on One Tree Hill and as Austin Ames in A Cinderella Story. Recently, he guest starred on Riverdale as Edgar Evernever and has appeared in several Hallmark Christmas movies.

15. Sean Gunn as Kirk Gleason

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First episode (2000): "The Lorelais' First Day at Chilton" (Season 1, Episode 2)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

What he's up to now (2020): Sean notably joined the Marvel Cinematic Universe after playing Kirk. Not only does he play Kraglin in Guardians of the Galaxy, but he also does the motion-capture performance for Rocket. And, in case you don't know, his brother is James Gunn, who directed Guardians of the Galaxy and the upcoming Suicide Squad.

16. Jackson Douglas as Jackson Belleville

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First episode (2000): "The Lorelais' First Day at Chilton" (Season 1, Episode 2)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

What he's up to now (2020): So, the most recent pic we can find of Jackson is when he guest starred on Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. That was also his last major acting credit as of right now.

17. Dakin Matthews as Hanlin Charleston

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First episode (2000): "The Lorelais' First Day at Chilton" (Season 1, Episode 2)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Lorelai? Lorelai? " (Season 7, Episode 20)

What he's up to now (2020): Dakin has mostly appeared on Broadway since Gilmore Girls. He starred in Waitress opposite Jessie Mueller, The Audience opposite Helen Mirren, All the Way opposite Brian Cranston, and many more.

18. Scott Cohen as Max Medina

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First episode (2000): "The Deer Hunters" (Season 1, Episode 4)

Last episode in the original series (2003): "Keg! Max!" (Season 3, Episode 19)

What he's up to now (2020): Scott went on to appear in numerous TV shows, like The Carrie Diaries, The Americans, The Bold Type, and more. Currently, Scott stars on the Amazon Prime series Big Dogs.

19. Michael Winters as Taylor Doose

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First episode (2000): "Kiss and Tell" (Season 1, Episode 7)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

What he's up to now (2020): So, the most recent pic we can find of Michael is when he guest starred on Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. That was also his last major acting credit as of right now.

20. David Sutcliffe as Christopher Hayden

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First episode (2001): "That Damn Donna Reed" (Season 1, Episode 14)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Unto the Breach" (Season 7, Episode 21)

What he's up to now (2020): David went on to star in the Canadian TV series Cracked and he appeared in shows like Insecure, Timeless, and The Romanoffs. Lately, David runs a wellness blog and podcast that focuses on the importance of therapy, meditation, and more.

21. Milo Ventimiglia

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First episode (2001): "Nick & Nora/Sid & Nancy" (Season 2, Episode 5)

Latest episode in the original series (2006): "The Real Paul Anka" (Season 6, Episode 18)

What he's up to now (2020): Milo currently stars as the beloved Jack Pearson on This Is Us. His work on the show has earned him three Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

22. Rose Abdoo as Gypsy

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First episode (2002): "Richard in Stars Hollow" (Season 2, Episode 12)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

What she's up to now (2020): Most recently, Rose starred on Bless This Mess opposite Dax Shepard and Lake Bell. You can also catch her in the upcoming Saved by the Bell revival.

23. Adam Brody as Dave Rygalski

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First episode (2002): "Application Anxiety" (Season 3, Episode 3)

Last episode in the original series (2003): "Say Goodnight, Gracie" (Season 3, Episode 20)

What he's up to now (2020): Of course, after Gilmore Girls, Adam went on to star as Seth Cohen on The O.C. Most recently, he appeared in Shazam! and Ready or Not, and he guest starred on Single Parents opposite his wife, Leighton Meester. Also, he reunited with Keiko Agena to encourage people to get registered to vote.

24. Todd Lowe as Zack Van Gerbig

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First episode (2002): "One's Got Class and the Other One Dyes" (Season 3, Episode 4)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

What he's up to now (2020): Todd went on to appear in a few TV shows, like True Blood and most recently, Shooter. And, of course, he reprised his role as Zack on Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life.

25. John Cabrera as Brian Fuller

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First episode (2002): "One's Got Class and the Other One Dyes" (Season 3, Episode 4)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

What he's up to now (2020): John's recently stepped behind the camera and started writing. His last major acting credit was when he played Brian again on Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life. To this day, he's still really close with Keiko Agena and Todd Lowe. Hep Alien forever!

26. Sebastian Bach as Gil

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First episode (2003): "The Festival of Living Art" (Season 4, Episode 7)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Will You Be My Lorelai Gilmore?" (Season 7, Episode 16)

What he's up to now (2020): Sebastian's last major acting credits were in Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life and Trailer Park Boys. He also released a few solo albums.

27. Danny Strong as Doyle McMaster

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First episode (2003): "Die, Jerk" (Season 4, Episode 8)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Unto the Breach" (Season 7, Episode 21)

What he's up to now (2020): Danny has mostly stepped behind the camera and produces, directs, and writes. He wrote the screenplay for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay: Part 1 and Part 2 and he co-created Empire, as well as wrote some episodes. He also won an Emmy Award for producing the TV movie Game Change.

28. Matt Czuchry as Logan Huntzberger

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First episode (2004): "Written in the Stars" (Season 5, Episode 3)

Last episode in the original series (2007): "Unto the Breach" (Season 7, Episode 21)

What he's up to now (2020): Matt went on to star in a number of TV shows, including The Good Wife where he played Cary Agos. Currently, he stars as Conrad Hawkins on The Resident.

29. And, finally, Edward Herrmann as Richard Gilmore

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First episode (2000): "Pilot" (Season 1, Episode 1)

Last episode (2007): "Bon Voyage" (Season 7, Episode 22)

Sadly, Edward died in December 2014. Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life was dedicated to him, and the cast even honored him at their 15-year reunion at the ATX TV festival.

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