Emmanuelle Vaugier

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Emmanuelle Vaugier
Born (1976-06-23) June 23, 1976 (age 38)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Occupation Actress
Years active 1995–present
Website
www.emmanuellevaugier.com

Emmanuelle Vaugier (born June 23, 1976) is a Canadian film and television actress, singer, and model. who has had recurring roles as Detective Jessica Angell on CSI: NY, Mia on Two and a Half Men, Dr. Helen Bryce on Smallville, FBI Special Agent Emma Barnes on Human Target, and as The Morrigan on Lost Girl. In feature films, Vaugier has appeared alongside Michael Caine and Robert Duvall in Secondhand Lions. She appeared as Addison Corday in Saw II and Saw IV, and she had a supporting role in the Josh Hartnett film 40 Days and 40 Nights.

Early life[edit]

Vaugier was born in Vancouver, British Columbia and grew up in a French-speaking French Roman Catholic household. She is fluent in French.[1] She divides her time between Los Angeles and Vancouver. She attended Crofton House School, an all-girls private school, for 10 years until she transferred to Magee Secondary School, which offers a flexible academic program for professional and pre-professional student athletes, artists and musicians (SPARTS), for the last two years of high school.[2]

Career[edit]

Television[edit]

Vaugier played the role of young, upstart model Maria Alcobar in a 1996 episode of Highlander: The Series. In 2004, she played Lindsey Kellogg on the short-lived Fox Television series North Shore. She has also had guest-star spots on Veronica Mars, Supernatural, The Outer Limits, Higher Ground, Andromeda, and Charmed. She also appeared in the Emmy Award nominated miniseries The Beach Boys: An American Family where she portrayed Mike Love’s wife, Suzanne. Vaugier also completed a starring role in MOW Veiled Truth for the Lifetime Network. She is also known for her role during the first two seasons of One Tree Hill, as Nicki, Jake's (Bryan Greenberg) ex-girlfriend and mother to their child, Jenny.

In 2005–2006, Vaugier guest starred in six episodes of CBS's hit sitcom Two and a Half Men as Mia, a ballet teacher who Charlie Harper fell in love with and almost married. In 2005, she also played the title character in the Painkiller Jane television movie for the Sci Fi Channel. However, she first became noticed by the science fiction community when she portrayed Dr. Helen Bryce, the love interest of Lex Luthor, on the WB’s hit drama Smallville in 2002–2003. Vaugier had a recurring role from 2006–2009 on the CBS show CSI: NY as Detective Jessica Angell. She left the show after the fifth season due to budget cuts.[3] Angell was in a serious relationship with Eddie Cahill's character Detective Don Flack.

Vaugier appeared in two episodes of the Fox series Human Target as FBI agent Emma Barnes, who is first introduced to the show on January 26, 2010, in the episode "Embassy Row".[4] Vaugier currently has a recurring role on the Syfy series Lost Girl as The Morrigan, the leader of the Dark Fae.[5]

Film[edit]

Vaugier starred as Addison in Saw II and Saw IV. In the Canadian film Unearthed, she played Annie, the sheriff of a small rural desert town. She appeared in the film 40 Days and 40 Nights, which starred Josh Hartnett. She had starring roles in Suddenly Naked, in which she plays a Latin pop sensation; the TV-movie Mindstorm, a science-fiction thriller; and Ripper, a psychological thriller about students who mysteriously disappear after enrolling in a class about serial killers. She stars also in the sequel to Mirrors, which is directed by Victor Garcia.[6] Maxim magazine featured her on the cover of the February 2006 issue in the United States. Three months later, she landed spot #31 on their annual Hot 100 list.[7][8]

Games[edit]

Vaugier appeared in Need for Speed: Carbon as Nikki. She is the girlfriend of the main character in the game. She also played Nightingale in The House of the Dead 2, a video game that inspired the horror film House of the Dead 2.

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1995 A Family Divided Rosalie Frank TV movie
1995 Highlander: The Series Maria Alcobar Episode 4.10 "Chivalry"
1996 Madison Noella D'Angelo 9 episodes
1996 The Halfback of Notre Dame Esmerelda TV movie
1996 Home Song Cheerleader TV movie
1996 The Limbic Region Jennifer Lucca - age 21 TV movie
1997 Breaker High Monette Episode 1.11 "Chateau L'Feet J'mae"
1997 Police Academy: The Series Sally Episode 1.03 "Put Down That Nose"
1997 Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation Episode 1.12 "Turtles' Night Out"
1998 Hysteria Veronica Bloom Film
1998 First Wave Esther Episode 1.07 "Lungfish"
1998 Dead Man's Gun Rose Harris Episode 2.10 "The Pinkerton"
1998–1999 The Outer Limits Shal
Lisa Dobkins
Episodes 4.08 "Rite of Passage"
and 5.05 "The Other Side"
1999 Viper Mitzi / Olga Episode 3.11 "Best Seller"
1999 Assault on Death Mountain French Woman TV movie
1999 Shapeshifter Anika Film
1999 The Fear: Resurrection Jennifer Film
1999 Seven Days Princess Lisette D'Arcy Episode 2.09 "Love and Other Disasters"
2000 The Beach Boys: An American Family Pamela TV movie
2000 Higher Ground Elaine Barringer 4 episodes
2000 My 5 Wives Sarah Film
2000 The Sculptress Sylvie Film
2000 Level 9 Christina Veedy Episode 1.13 "Mob.com"
2000 So Weird Donna Episode 3.13 "Snapshot"
2001 Largo Winch: The Heir Nikki TV movie
2001 Mindstorm Tracy Wellman Film
2001 Big Sound Veronica Episode 1.09 "Jam Session"
2001 Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell Elinor Smith Direct to video
2001 Ripper Andrea 'Andy' Carter Film
2001 Return to Cabin by the Lake Vicki TV movie
2001 Suddenly Naked Lupe Martinez Film
2001 MythQuest Persephone Episode 1.04 "Orpheus"
2002 40 Days and 40 Nights Susie Film
2002 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction Susan Episode 4.02 "The Doll"
2002 Charmed Dr. Ava Nicolae Episode 5.06 "The Eyes Have It"
2002 My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star Sarah Nelson 11 episodes
2002 Just Cause Louisa Bennett Episode 1.09 "Making News"
2002–2003 Smallville Dr. Helen Bryce 9 episodes
2003 Secondhand Lions Jasmine Film
2003 Water's Edge Rae Butler Film
2003 The Handler Angie Episode 1.11 "Off the Edge"
2004 Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss Lauren TV movie
2004 North Shore Melinda Lindsey Kellogg Episodes 1.12 "Bellport"
and 1.13 "Leverage"
2004 Veronica Mars Monica Hadwin Greenblatt Episode 1.10 "An Echolls Family Christmas"
2004–2005 One Tree Hill Nicki 10 episodes
2005 Cerberus Dr. Samantha Gaines TV movie
2005 Andromeda Maura Episodes 5.21 "The Heart of the Journey (Part 1)"
and 5.22 "The Heart of the Journey (Part 2)"
2005 House of the Dead 2 Alexandra 'Nightingale' Morgan TV movie
2005 Love, Inc. Girl Episode 1.06 "Amen"
2005 Saw II Addison Corday Film
2005 Painkiller Jane Capt. Jane Elizabeth Browning TV movie
2005–2011 Two and a Half Men Mia 11 episodes
2006 Monk Pat - Juror No. 12 Episode 4.16 "Mr. Monk Gets Jury Duty"
2006 Veiled Truth ( aka What Comes Around) Carolyn TV movie
2006 Masters of Horror Kim Episode 2.05 "Pro-Life"
2006–2009 CSI: NY Det. Jessica Angell 25 episodes
2007 Unearthed Sheriff Annie Flynn Film
2007 Supernatural Madison Episode 2.17 "Heart"
2007 Big Shots Wanda Barnes Episode 1.04 "Three's a Crowd"
2007 Saw IV Addison Corday Film
2008 Blonde and Blonder Cat Film
2008 Bachelor Party 2: The Last Temptation Eva Direct to video
2008 Far Cry Valerie Cardinal Film
2009 Reverse Angle Eve Pretson TV movie
2009 Dolan's Cadillac Elizabeth Film
2010 A Trace of Danger Kate TV movie
2010 Human Target Emma Barnes Episodes 1.03 "Embassy Row"
and 1.08 "Baptiste"
2010–2011 Covert Affairs Liza Hearn 7 episodes
2010 Mirrors 2 Elizabeth Reigns Direct to video
2010 Hysteria Jennifer Film
2010 Hawaii Five-0 Erica Raines Episode 1.09 "Po'ipu"
2010 A Nanny for Christmas Ally Leeds Film
2010–2014 Lost Girl The Morrigan 14 episodes
2011 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Abigail Episode 1.06 "The Red Dress"
2011 Killer Mountain Kate TV movie
2011 Where the Road Meets the Sun Lisa Film
2011 French Immersion Jennifer Yates Film
2012 Stolen Child Amanda Direct to video
2012 It's Christmas, Carol Carol Huffman TV movie
2013 The Mentalist Melissa Enfield Episode 5.16 "There Will Be Blood"
2013 Absolute Deception Rebecca Film
2013 Susie's Hope Donna Smith Lawrence Film by Uplifting Entertainment
2013 Clara's Deadly Secret Helen TV movie
2013 Hidden Away Alexandra/Stephanie TV movie
2014 Teen Lust

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bonin, Liane (February 2006). "To Die For!". Maxim. Retrieved May 20, 2011.
  2. ^ Woo, Andrea (June 29, 2009). "The best city in the world". Metro (Vancouver). Retrieved January 30, 2010.
  3. ^ Batallones, Henrik (May 22, 2009). "The CSI Franchise Case File: When Budget Cuts Cause Death". BuddyTV. Retrieved July 2, 2011.
  4. ^ Mitovich, Matt Webb (December 21, 2009). "Scoop! Fox's Human Target Sets Sights on Vaugier". XfinityTV. Retrieved July 4, 2011.
  5. ^ Gamei, Tariq (December 29, 2011). "Lost Girl – Emmanuelle Vaugier returning for dark fae arc at the end of season 2". Spoiler TV. Retrieved June 30, 2012.
  6. ^ Barton, Steve (March 19, 2010). "Exclusive: Mirrors 2 to Hit Home Video on ...". Dread Central.com. Retrieved March 20, 2010.
  7. ^ "Maxim Girls: 2006 Hot 100". (May 1, 2006). Maxim. Retrieved May 20, 2011.
  8. ^ "31–Emmanuelle Vaugier". Maxim. Retrieved May 20, 2011.

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