Emmanuelle Chriqui was born on December 10, 1977 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
. She is a Canadian actress with a moderate list of acting credits on both television and the big screen.
Biography and Career :
Emmanuelle Chriqui was born in Montreal, Quebec on December 10, 1977 to Jewish Moroccan immigrants parents. Her mother comes from Casablanca and her father from Rabat, and Emmanuelle Chriqui has relatives in Israel. She comes from a family that practiced Orthodox Judaism in the Sephardic tradition.
Emmanuelle Chriqui has an older brother, Serge, and an older sister, Laurence. When she was almost two, her family moved to Toronto, Ontario. She grew up in Markham-Unionville, a suburb northeast of the city. Her
mother, who once told her she would become an actress died when she was really young.
Emmanuelle Chriqui started acting as a 10-year-old in a McDonald's commercial. She moved to Vancouver in the mid-1990s and started having roles in series such as "Are You Afraid of the Dark?", "Forever Knight"," Once a Thief", and "Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal". Her first Hollywood role was as a supporting character in "Detroit Rock City" in 1999.
Emmanuelle Chriqui later appeared in several movies such as "100 Girls", "Wrong Turn", "On the Line", and "In the Mix". She starred opposite Cameron Douglas in the movie National "Lampoon's Adam & Eve" and played the character of Eve. One of her more recent parts was in the film "You Don't Mess with the Zohan", where she played a Palestinian immigrant living in New York, who is Adam Sandler’s love interest.
She acted in the movie "Cadillac Records" in 2008 as Revett Chess, where she worked with Beyoncé Knowles. Emmanuelle Chriqui was seen in 2009 as one of several women whose lives interconnect in the comedy Women in Trouble and will appear in its sequel, Elektra Luxx, its release in 2010.
Emmanuelle Chriqui has joined Showtime's upcoming series, "The Borgias".
Why is Emmanuelle Chriqui famous?
Emmanuelle Chriqui is a Canadian actress that has appeared on both T.V. and in cinema and she is perhaps best known for her role on HBO's "Entourage" as Sloan McQuewick, as well as the love interest of Adam Sandler in the movie "You Don't Mess with the Zohan". In May 2010, she entered the top of AskMen.com Most Desirable Women of 2010 list.
Why do we like Emmanuelle Chriqui?
Emmanuelle Chriqui was nominated for a Best Actress DVD Exclusive Award for her performance in "100 Girls" and has been nominated, with Lance Bass, for a Choice Liplock Teen Choice Award in On the Line. Recently, she was the winner of the Standout Performance Trophy at the Young Hollywood Awards.
- Tortured (2008)
- Patriotville (2007)
- "Entourage" (12 episodes, 2005-2007)
- After Sex (2007)
- Deceit (2006) (TV)
- Waltzing Anna (2006)
- In the Mix (2005)
- Adam and Eve (2005)
- The Crow: Wicked Prayer (2005)
- Waiting... (2005)
- "Unscripted" (3 episodes, 2005)
- Candy Paint (2005)
- "The O.C." (2 episodes, 2005)
- Tom 51 (2005)
- "Jake 2.0" (1 episode, 2003)
- Rick (2003)
- Wrong Turn (2003/I)
- On the Line (2001)
- 100 Girls (2000)
- Snow Day (2000)
- Ricky 6 (2000)
- Detroit Rock City (1999)
- Futuresport (1998) (TV)
- Cuori in campo (1998) (TV)
- "Once a Thief" (1 episode, 1998)
- Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County (1998) (TV)
- A Champion's Fight: A Moment of Truth Movie (1998) (TV)
- Principal Takes a Holiday (1998) (TV)
- "Kyuketsuki Miyu" (14 episodes, 1997-1998)
- "The Adventures of Sinbad" (1 episode, 1997)
- Unwed Father (1997) (TV)
- "Exhibit A: Secrets of Forensic Science" (1 episode, 1997)
- "PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal" (1 episode, 1997)
- "Are You Afraid of the Dark?" (1 episode, 1996)
- "Traders" (1 episode, 1996)
- The Donor (1995)
- "Forever Knight" (1 episode, 1995)
- Harrison Bergeron (1995) (TV)
- "Kung Fu: The Legend Continues" (1 episode, 1995).
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