This summer, he had a guest spot on the Hulu series Casual — where he bared his backside for the camera.
He also starred in the short-lived show Blood & Oil.
Blake had already starred in Accepted and The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants but was on the verge of quitting the business to attend Columbia University when she was offered the part — and almost turned it down.'I said, "No, I want to go to college. After the first year [of the show], it'll quiet down.
She'd been acting out leading up to her exit, performing pantsless on TV, cursing and openly discussing masturbation in interviews, and working desperately to shed any good-girl image she might have had.
In addition to steady work on the silver screen, Blake's also raking in big bucks with sponsorship deals.
She's been the face of Chanel and Gucci Premiere, and is currently a brand ambassador for L'Oréal Paris. In 2014, Blake launched an artisan lifestyle website called Preserve which flopped spectacularly and was shuttered the next year.
We can't put it in writing, but we promise you can go." So that's why I said, "O. The two said 'I do' in June of 2012, and have had two children: a two-year-old daughter named James, and another daughter, Ines, who turns one next month.
Since the Gossip Girl finale aired in December of 2012, Blake has also starred in The Age of Adaline and The Shallows, and was just announced as the star of the upcoming film adaptation of Liane Moriarty's The Husband's Secret.
Leighton was 21 when she made her debut as Blair — though the star originally auditioned to play Serena, and needed to dye her blonde hair brown for the role of Constance's Queen Bee.