There had already been two Deans cast before we found him,” she says.
“But there is something about Jared.” Alexis also had chemistry with resident bad boy Jess, played by Milo Ventimiglia.
The two publicly dated for three and a half years before calling it quits in 2006.
With all the romancing on set, casting director Mara Casey said, “We did have a joke about casting all of Alexis’ [real-life] boyfriends… And she also dated a young New York actor named Chris Heuisler, who played a guest role.” We can’t wait to see who Rory is dating in the return!
“Gilmore Girls" casting director Jami Rudofsky told Life & Style, on newsstands now, “Sometimes with casting, the right person just walks in and you just feel it.