Emmanuelle Chriqui Biography
Though born in Montreal, when she was two years old, her parents decided to move to Toronto. Thus she was practically raised in Unionville and studied acting, which was paid by her brother. Later she attended the Thornhill Secondary School and resided in a condo with her friend. After high school, Emmanuelle decided to pursue her acting career instead of attending college.
Emmanuelle Chriqui first appeared professionally when she was ten, in a commercial of McDonalds. This was followed by several commercial stints. In the 90s, when she had moved to Vancouver, she appeared in several television series including, Are You Afraid of the Dark, PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, Kung Fu, Forever Knight and Once A Thief.
Then in 1999, Emmanuelle Chriqui landed her first Hollywood role in the movie Detroit Rock City. She got the supporting role for the film but this led to several other movies including the On The Line, 100 Girls, In the Mix and Adam and Eve. In Adam and Eve she was seen opposite Cameron Douglas and played the role of Eve, a sexy virgin.
Along with movie appearances, Emmanuelle Chriqui was also active in television. She landed the role of Sloan McQiwick in the HBO series Entrourage. Prior to that she was seen in Harrison Bergeron in 1995 where she appeared opposite Christopher Plumber and Sean Astin. In 1997, she was seen in Unwed Father. Then in 1998, she appeared in the Principal Takes a Holiday where she acted opposite Kevin Nealon. The same years she was seen in the Wesley Snipes and Vanessa Williams movie made for television flick, Fututesport. Then she was also seen in the television show Unscripted and lent her voice to the anime Vampire Princes Miyu.
Emmanuelle Chriqui was also seen in Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County as Renee, National Lampoon's Adam and Eve as Eve, On the Line as Abbey, Patriotville as Lucy, Snow Day as Claire Bonner, The Crow: Wicked Prayer as Lily Ignites The Dawn, Waiting... as Tyla, Waltzing Anna as Nurse Jill, Wrong Turn as Carly and You Don't Mess with the Zohan.