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Emmanuelle Chriqui

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Education  Unionville High School
Name  Emmanuelle Chriqui
Occupation  Actress
Role  Film actress

Years active  1995–present
Height  1.60 m
Home town  Markham, Ontario
Nationality  Canadian
Emmanuelle Chriqui smiling during the Premieres of "Sequestered" and "Cleaners" in West Hollywood, CA with her hand touching her hair and wearing a black dress exposing her cleavage with a black belt and gold necklace
Full Name  Emmanuelle Sophie Anne Chriqui
Siblings  Laurence Chriqui, Serge Chriqui
Parents  Albert Chriqui, Liliane Chriqui
Movies and TV shows  Entourage, You Don't Mess with the Zohan, Snow Day, Wrong Turn, Elektra Luxx
Similar People  Nina Dobrev, Jeremy Piven, Perrey Reeves, Adrian Grenier, Kevin Dillon

Died  December 10, 1975 (age 45) Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Emmanuelle Chriqui Brings Jimmy Moroccan Mint Tea

Emmanuelle Sophie Anne Chriqui (; ; born December 10, 1975) is a Canadian film and television actress. She is known for her performance on HBO's Entourage as Sloan McQuewick, as well as Dalia, the love interest of Adam Sandler's character in You Don't Mess with the Zohan. She is also known for her role on The Mentalist television series as Lorelei Martins. In May 2010, she topped the Most Desirable Women of 2010 list.


Emmanuelle Chriqui smiling with her wavy hair down, waving her hand and wearing a black dress and round silver earrings

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Early life

Emmanuelle Chriqui smiling with her wavy hair down during the 2011 Cfda Fashion Awards In New York City and wearing a tube lemon chiffon cocktail dress and gold round earrings

Chriqui was born in Montreal, Quebec, the daughter of Sephardi Jewish parents from Morocco. Her mother, Liliane, was born in Casablanca, and her father, Albert, in Rabat; Chriqui has relatives in Israel. Her family practiced Orthodox Judaism in the Sephardic tradition.

Emmanuelle Chriqui smiling with her wavy hair down and wearing a black and peach dress exposing her cleavage

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, Ontario, a suburb northeast of the city. Her mother, an aesthetician who once told Emmanuelle she would become an actress, died when Chriqui was sixteen years old.

Emmanuelle Chriqui smiling with a ponytail hairstyle and wearing a black knitted sleeveless blouse exposing her cleavage and gold round earrings

As a child, she took acting classes, for which her brother paid. Chriqui attended the drama program at Unionville High School. After high school, Chriqui decided to pursue a career in acting.


Emmanuelle Chriqui smiling while looking on a side with her wavy hair down and wearing a wrap cross-tied backless white dress

Chriqui began acting as a 10-year-old in a McDonald's commercial. She moved to Vancouver in the mid-1990s, guest-starring 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 (1999). Chriqui's first feature role was in Chris Koch's Snow Day (2000). She later appeared in several movies, such as 100 Girls, Wrong Turn, On the Line and In the Mix. She played Eve in the 2005 comedy National Lampoon's Adam & Eve, and played Adam Sandler's love interest in the 2008 film You Don't Mess with the Zohan.

Chriqui was nominated for a Best Actress DVD Exclusive Award for her performance in 100 Girls and was nominated, with Lance Bass, for a Choice Liplock Teen Choice Award in On the Line. In April 2008, she won the Standout Performance Trophy at the Young Hollywood Awards.

Emmanuelle Chriqui smiling with curly hair down and wearing a gray cowl neck dress exposing her cleavage and gold danging earrings

Chriqui also starred in several music videos including Hinder's "Lips of an Angel", Zac Brown Band's "Whatever It Is", and Charles Perry's "I Could Be the Best Time of Your Life". She threw out the ceremonial first pitch at a Los Angeles Dodgers game on June 8, 2008. Chriqui was on the cover of the Autumn 2008 issue of Naked Eye.

Emmanuelle Chriqui smiling and wearing a backless white dress with ruffles exposing her cleavage and gold round earrings

She appeared in the 2008 film Cadillac Records as Revetta Chess, where she performed with Beyoncé Knowles. Chriqui was seen in 2009 as one of several women whose lives interconnect in the comedy Women in Trouble and appeared in its 2010 sequel Elektra Luxx.

Emmanuelle Chriqui smiling during the premiere of HBO's "Entourage" Season 6 in Los Angeles, California with her wavy hair down and hand on the hip, wearing a black and peach dress exposing her cleavage and a bracelet

In 2010, Chriqui joined Showtime's 2011 series, The Borgias. She is also the voice of Cheetara in the ThunderCats 2011 animated series.


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