June 23, 1976 |
Vancouver, British Columbia
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.
Vaugier was born in Vancouver, British Columbia and grew up in a French-speaking French Roman Catholic household. She is fluent in French. 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.
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. 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". Vaugier currently has a recurring role on the Syfy series Lost Girl as The Morrigan, the leader of the Dark Fae.
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. 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.
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.
|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||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
|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||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||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||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||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|
|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||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||Clara's Deadly Secret||Helen||TV movie|
|2013||Hidden Away||Alexandra/Stephanie||TV movie|
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- Batallones, Henrik (May 22, 2009). "The CSI Franchise Case File: When Budget Cuts Cause Death". BuddyTV. Retrieved July 2, 2011.
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- 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.
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- "Maxim Girls: 2006 Hot 100". (May 1, 2006). Maxim. Retrieved May 20, 2011.
- "31–Emmanuelle Vaugier". Maxim. Retrieved May 20, 2011.
- Official website
- Emmanuelle Vaugier at the Internet Movie Database
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