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Emmanuelle Chriqui
Emmanuelle Sophie Anne Chriqui
(born December 10, 1977) is a Canadian film and television actress. She is perhaps best known for her role on HBO's Entourage as Sloan McQuewick, as well as the lost interest of Adam Sandler in the movie You Don't Mess with the Zohan. In May 2010, she topped the AskMen.com Most Desirable Women of 2010 list.

Early LifeEdit

Chriqui was born in Montreat, Quebec, the daughter of Moroccan Jewish immigrants. Her mother was born in Casablanca and her father in Rabat, and Chriqui 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-Unionville, a suburb north east of the city. Her mother, who once told her she would become an actress, died when Chriqui was very young.

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

CareerEdit

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 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, and played star Adam Sandler's love interest in 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. Recently, she won the Standout Performance Trophy at the Young Hollywood Awards.

Chriqui also starred in Hinder's "Lips of an Angel" music video as well as in the Zac Brown Band's "Whatever It Is" music video. 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 acted in the film Cadillac Records (2008) as Revetta Chess, where she performed with Beyonce Knowles. 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.

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

FilmographyEdit

Year Title Role
1995 Harrison Bergeron Jeannie
Forever Knight Jude Deshnell
The Donor Patty
1996 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Amanda
A Champion's Fight Cindy
1998 Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County Renee Laurent
1998 Principal Takes A Holiday Roxane
1999 Detroit Rock City Barbara
2000 Snow Day Claire Bonner
Ricky 6 Lee
100 Girls Patty
2001 On the Line Abbey
2003 Wrong Turn Carly
Rick Duke's Long-Suffering Wife
2005 The O.C. Jodie
Candy Paint Angela Martinez
Unscripted Emmanuelle
Waiting... Tyla
The Crow: Wicked Prayer Lilly
Entourage Sloan McQuewick
National Lampoon's Adam & Eve Eve
In the Mix Dolly
2006 Waltzing Anna Nurse Jill
Deceit Emily
2007 After Sex Jordy
2008 August Morela Sterling
You Don't Mess with the Zohan Dahlia
Tortured Becky
Cadillac Records Revetta Chess
2009 Women in Trouble Bambi
Taking Chances Lucy
Saint John of Las Vegas

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2010 13 Aileen
Elektra Luxx Bambi
Call of Duty: Black Ops Numbers
2011 Science Ninja Team Gatchaman
2011 Girl Walks Into a Ball Teresa
5 Days of War Tatia
The Borgias Sancia
ThunderCats Cheetera
Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil Kelly
2012 Tron: Uprising Paige
The Metalist Lorelei Martins

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