She is also the mother of the Greys Anatomy hunk's two children.
She breaks your heart twice: She's good, so you feel for the trials of her character, and she's real enough that, like the prettiest girl in school, you might both know her and know she could never go for you.
Minka sported an excess of pink blush and she brought out her brown eyes with lashes and defined brows.
This is how Minka Kelly grew up: Her mother got pregnant, and her father, a musician named Rick Dufay — he played with Aerosmith for a while in the early eighties — wasn't a part of her childhood.
He'll be in Paris with Minka later this week.
She's one of those electric actresses who seem unbearably beautiful and yet real.
Precious pooches: Minka Kelly also took her dogs for a walk in Hollywood on Tuesday She looked casually cool for the leisurely excursion, wearing a knotted grey tank top with a folk-inspired peasant maxi skirt - which boasted intricate embroidery detail - with flip-flops.
The woman turned out to be a former Playboy Playmate, and she said she wanted to manage Minka, turn her into a Playmate of the Year.