Emmanuelle Chriqui is a Canadian actress famous mainly for movie Wrong Turn (2003) with Eliza Dushku and 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. Emmanuelle Chriqui and her boyfriend Adrian Bellani are developing a movie version of Christine Brae’s recently published romance-drama In This Life. Nina Dobrev from Vampire Diaries was mistaken for Emmanuelle Chriqui at the 63rd Primetime Emmy red carpet.
Emmanuelle Chriqui was born in Montreal, Quebec, December 10, 1977. She is the daughter of Moroccan immigrants of Jewish origin (her father, Albert, was born in Rabat while her mother, Liliane, who died when Chriqui was but a child, Casablanca ). At the age of two years she moved with her family to Toronto, growing up in the northeastern suburbs of Markham-Unionville. She has a brother and a sister greater, Serge and Laurence.
Emmanuelle began her acting career at age ten, in a commercial for McDonald’s. She moved to Vancouver in the mid-nineties, entering the cast of some TV series such as Are You Afraid of the Dark ?, Forever Knight, Once a Thief and PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal. Her first part in a Hollywood production was as a supporting character in Detroit Rock City movie (1999).
A greater role came in 2000, with the film Snow Day, in which she played the sexy Claire Bonner. The same year he also points to the role of Patty, a girl rather seductive, in the film 100 girls. Since 2000 she has had some important parts, among them a sequel to the hit film The Crow.
In 2006 she made an appearance in the music video Lips of an Angel of the band Hindler. In 2011, she participates as a guest star in the first season of The Borgias, in the role of Sancha of Aragon. In 2012 she participates in the final episode of the fourth season and the first episode of the fifth season of The Mentalist.