Chriqui at the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival
Emmanuelle Sophie Anne Chriqui
December 10, 1975
Emmanuelle Sophie Anne Chriqui (// SHREE-kee; born December 10, 1975) is a Canadian actress and model. 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 as Lorelei Martins. In May 2010, she topped the AskMen.com Most Desirable Women of 2010 list.
Chriqui was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada the daughter of Moroccan Jewish parents. Her mother, Liliane, was born in Casablanca, and her father, Albert, in Rabat. She also has relatives in Israel. Her family practiced Orthodox Judaism in the Sephardic tradition.
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.
As a child, Chriqui's brother began paying for her to take acting classes. She attended the drama program at Unionville High School. After high school, Chriqui decided to pursue a career in acting.
Chriqui began acting as a 10-year-old in a McDonald's commercial. She moved to Vancouver, Canada 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). She had a larger role in Chris Koch's teen comedy Snow Day (2000), and then appeared in several other Hollywood films, 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.
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.
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.
From the second season to the end of the show's original run, Chriqui played Sloan McQuewick in the hit HBO series Entourage. She reprised the role for the 2015 film of the show. In 2010, Chriqui joined Showtime's series, The Borgias. She is also the voice of Cheetara in the ThunderCats 2011 animated series and lent her voice and physical appearance as Numbers in the hit Activision video game Call of Duty: Black Ops. In 2019, she played Madison in the Netflix film The Knight Before Christmas, opposite Vanessa Hudgens.
|1999||Detroit Rock City||Barbara|
|2000||Snow Day||Claire Bonner|
|2001||On the Line||Abbey|
|2003||Rick||Duke's Long-Suffering Wife|
|2005||Candy Paint||Angela Martinez||Short film|
|2005||The Crow: Wicked Prayer||Lilly|
|2005||National Lampoon's Adam and Eve||Eve|
|2005||In the Mix||Dolly|
|2006||Waltzing Anna||Nurse Jill|
|2008||You Don't Mess with the Zohan||Dalia Hakbarah|
|2008||Cadillac Records||Revetta Chess|
|2009||Women in Trouble||Bambi|
|2009||Saint John of Las Vegas||Tasty D Lite|
|2009||Taking Chances||Lucy Shanks|
|2010||Elektra Luxx||Bambi Lindberg|
|2011||Girl Walks into a Bar||Teresa|
|2011||5 Days of War||Tatia Meddevi|
|2013||Three Night Stand||Robyn|
|2014||Situation amoureuse: C'est complique||Vanessa|
|2014||A Short History of Decay||Erika Bryce|
|2018||Super Troopers 2||Genevieve Aubois|
|2019||The Knight Before Christmas||Madison|
|TBA||Die in a Gunfight||Barbie|
|1995||Kung Fu: The Legend Continues||Bumper||"The Return of Sing Ling"|
|1995||Harrison Bergeron||Jeannie||TV film|
|1995||Forever Knight||Jude Deshnell||"Black Buddha: Part 2"|
|1996||Traders||Samira||"The Natari Affair"|
|1996||Are You Afraid of the Dark?||Amanda||"The Tale of the Night Shift"|
|1997||Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal||Melissa||"The Undead, The/Stalker"|
|1997||Exhibit A: Secrets of Forensic Science||Rachel||"Sex Fiend"|
|1997||Unwed Father||Kayla||TV film|
|1997||The Adventures of Sinbad||Serendib||"Little Miss Magic"|
|1997–1998||Vampire Princess Miyu||Hisae Aoki (voice)||Regular role|
|1998||Principal Takes a Holiday||Roxanne||TV film|
|1998||Shattered Hearts: A Moment of Truth Movie||Cindy||TV film|
|1998||Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County||Renee||TV film|
|1998||Police Academy: The Series||Charlotte Ockleman||"Mr. I.Q."|
|1998||Greener Fields||Megan||TV film|
|2003||Jake 2.0||Theresa Carano||"Arms and the Girl"|
|2005||The O.C.||Jodie||"The Ex-Factor", "The Accomplice"|
|2005||Unscripted||Emmanuelle||"1.8", "1.9", "1.10"|
|2008-2009||Robot Chicken||(voice)||Episodes: "Monstourage" & "PS: Yes, In That Way"|
|2011||Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil||Kelly (voice)||Episode: "Mow Money/Love Stinks!"|
|2011||The Borgias||Sancha||"The French King", "Death, on a Pale Horse", "Nessuno (Nobody)"|
|2011–2012||Thundercats||Cheetara (voice)||Main role|
|2012–2013||Tron: Uprising||Paige (voice)||Main role|
|2012–2013||The Mentalist||Lorelei Martins||Recurring role|
|2013||The Ordained||Sam||TV film|
|2013-2014||Beware the Batman||Sapphire Stagg (voice)||Episodes: "Toxic" & "Monsters"|
|2014||Men at Work||Sasha||"I Take Thee, Gibbs"|
|2015||Killing Jesus||Herodias||TV miniseries|
|2015||Murder in the First||Raphaelle 'Raffi' Veracruz||Main role|
|2016–2017||Shut Eye||Gina, a hypnotist||Main role|
|2019||The Passage||Dr. Lila Kyle||Main role|
|2021||Superman & Lois||Lana Lang||Main role|
|2000||"Another Dumb Blonde"||Hoku|
|2006||"Lips of an Angel"||Hinder|
|2009||"Whatever It Is"||Zac Brown Band|
|2016||"Where's the Love"||The Black Eyed Peas featuring The World|
|2010||Call of Duty: Black Ops||Numbers||Voice-over and a short live action appearance|
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