photo by Brie Childers
Talented and vivacious actress Emmanuelle Vaugier’s performances continue to shine on television and movie screens around the world. Vaugier may be best known for her popular role as Charlie Sheen’s ex-fiancée Mia on the award-winning CBS comedy “Two and a Half Men.” For three seasons she also played Detective Jessica Angell on “CSI: NY,” leaving fans devastated when her role came to an end. In 2010, Vaugier was cast alongside Piper Perabo in the USA Network crime series “Covert Affairs,” where she played the recurring role of Liza Hearn, a journalist and blogger not afraid to push boundaries.
Stunning actor Emmanuelle continues to reprise her role on the innovative series “Lost Girl,” a Canadian supernatural drama highly rated Showcase series. Playing the role of The Morrigan, Emmanuelle breathes life into her vain and dangerously sociopathic character. “Lost Girl” airs on the Syfy network in the USA.
Recently premiering at TIFF 2014 Emmanuelle co-stars in ‘Teen Lust’, a feature film about an awkward high school student who must lose his virginity before being sacrificed by a local religious cult. The film stars Cary Elwes, Kristin Bauer van Straten and Jesse Carere. Blaine Thurier (A Gun to the Head) directed the film that he co-wrote with Jason Stone.
Emmanuelle Vaugier booked the coveted leading role as Mary Magdalene in the feature film ‘Saul: The Journey to Damascus’ filmed in Malta. The feature film is based on the Acts of the Apostles known as Saul the Butcher. The stoning of Stephen was said to have shattered Saul’s faith in the Temple and its denial of Christ as the Messiah. His conversion to Christianity and baptism as Paul changed the history of the world. Emmanuelle stars along side John Rhys Davis, Kyle Schmidt, Callum Blue, and Kris Holden Reid. The script and direction was in the hands of Maltese writer/director Mario Philip Azzopardi.
One of the roles that Emmanuelle connected most with was playing a woman who rescues animals in ‘Susie’s Hope’, a role for which she won best actress at the Greensville International Film Festival. ‘It’s Christmas, Carol!’ another starring role for Emmanuelle, won her a Leo Award. Emmanuelle also stars in ‘Absolute Deception’ alongside Cuba Gooding Jr.
Emmanuelle starred in the feature film “French Immersion,” an ensemble comedy with Fred Ewanuick. Other television appearances include her guest roles on “The Mentalist,” “Big Shots” and “Supernatural.” She was also the new female superhero for the Sci Fi Channel television pilot of the comic “Painkiller Jane,” and had a starring role in the “Master of Horror” series directed by John Carpenter. Vaugier’s other television credits include “One Tree Hill,” “Monk,” the Fox series “North Shore,” UPN‘s hit series “Veronica Mars,” “Call Me, The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss” and the WB comedy “My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star.” She also portrayed Dr. Helen Bryce, LexLuthor’s wife, on the WB’s hit drama “Smallville.”
Vaugier’s feature film endeavors are just as impressive. She can be seen in the thriller “Mirrors 2,” a sequel to the 2008 horror hit “Mirrors” that starred Keifer Sutherland. Her appearance in the film adaptation of Stephen King’s acclaimed short story “Dolan’s Cadillac,” starring Christian Slater, can now be seen on DVD. Her other credits include “Saw II,” “Saw IV,” “Far Cry,” “Bachelor Party 2,” “Secondhand Lions” with Michael Caine and Robert Duvall, “40 Days and 40 Nights” with Josh Hartnett, “House of the Dead 2: Dead Aim” and a lead role in the comedy “Blonde and Blonder,” which premiered in Cannes. She also appeared in a recurring role on the FOX action/drama series “Human Target,” playing FBI Agent Emma Barnes. Among many other credits, Vaugier also appeared in an episode of “Hawaii Five-O” in an episode centered around her character, Erica Raines.
Off-screen, Emmanuelle is an avid animal lover. A project that is very close to her heart is her own 501c3 charitable foundation ‘The Fluffball’, which raises money for various animal charities through her annual cocktail event. A dedicated equestrian Emmanuelle competes on a horse rescued from a situation of
neglect. Emmanuelle paints to express her creativity and contributes a major portion of her sales to the many charitable animal rescue organizations she supports.
Emmanuelle’s inner and outer beauty shines through as she is among the select group of women to be on ‘Maxim‘s Top 100’ list twice. She was also named fifth on Femme Fatal magazine’s 50 Sexiest Women on the Planet’, and was named ‘Sexiest Woman Alive’ for the sixth time by Smartasses Magazine. Emmanuelle has graced the covers of Maxim, Femme Fatal, Dolce Vita, Flare, UMM, Status, Modern Dog, LA Health, Vancouver View, Vancouver Lifestyles, Western Living Condo, Donato and Infamous.
Vaugier was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, and grew up in a French-speaking household. She resides in Los Angeles with her two dogs Jack (maltipoo) and Bella (toy poodle), whom she flies between sets.