Arielle Kebbel is an American actress and model who played Vanessa Shaw on 90210.


Arielle was born on February 19, 1985 in Winter Park, Florida. She graduated from high school in Crenshaw a year early at age seventeen. Graduating with a 4.3 average from high school one semester early, Arielle Kebbel remains focused on her flourishing career and has stayed grounded.


The 5’8” actress had no problem playing bit roles even if she was already gaining popularity for her role in the TV series Gilmore Girls. She auditioned and got small parts for big shows like Judging Amy, CSI, CSI: Miami, and Grounded for Life. She also played small roles in a number of movies before getting cast in bigger roles for the movies John Tucker Must Die and Outlaw Trail.

Within the first week of moving to Los Angeles, California, she booked her first major role as Lindsay Lister on Gilmore Girls, which became a recurring role in the 3rd-5th seasons of the series. She also has previously guest starred on the series Grounded for Life. Aside from her acting career, Arielle Kebbel also works with a charitable organization – A Place Called Home (APCH). APCH is a youth center in South Central Los Angeles, that helps individuals aged 9-20, overcome the destruction and desperation of living in poverty and crime stricken areas. The center now serves more than 2,500 youths.

Private life

Arielle Kebbel has been in a serious relationship with Brahman Turner for more than 3 years now. Brahman Turner directed the movie Daydreamer, which also stars Arielle.



  • Soul Plane (2004)
  • The Kid and I (2006)
  • American Pie: Band Camp (2006)
  • Dirty Deeds (2005)
  • Reeker (2005)
  • Be Cool (2005)
  • Outlaw Trail: The Treasure of Butch Cassidy (2006)
  • The Grudge 2 (2006)
  • John Tucker Must Die (2006)
  • Aquamarine (2006)
  • The Bros. (2006)
  • Daydreamer (2007)
  • Forever Strong (2008)
  • Freakdog (2008)
  • The Uninvited (2009)
  • Brooklyn to Manhattan (2010)
  • Vampires Suck (2010)
  • Answer This! (2010)
  • I Melt With You (2011)
  • The Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best (2011)
  • Mardi Gras: Spring Break (2011)
  • Hallelujah (2011)
  • Supporting Characters (2012)
  • Think Like a Man (2012)


  • CSI (2003)
  • Judging Amy (2003)
  • Gilmore Girls (2003-2004)
  • Law and Order: Special Victims Unit (2004)
  • Entourage (2004)
  • Grounded for Life (2004)
  • CSI: Miami (2005)
  • Clubhouse (2005)
  • Shark (TV series) (2006)
  • Football Wives (2007)
  • Red Mist (2008)
  • No Heroics (2009)
  • The Vampire Diaries (2009 & 2011)
  • Trivial Pursuits (2010)
  • Mardi Gras (2010)
  • Life Unexpected (2010)
  • True Blood (2010)
  • 90210 (2011-2012)

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