Date of Birth: December 10th 1977
Canadian actress with a moderate list of acting credits on both television and the big screen. Her appearances in 2005 on HBO's Entourage as Sloan and Unscripted as herself along with two appearances of The O.C. as Jodie, has increased her visibility and exposure in the entertainment world. In May of 2006, Maxim magazine named her no. 37 in its annual Hot 100 list.
Emmanuelle Chriqui (whose family name's French language transliteration is pronounced Shreeky) was born in Montreal, Quebec, to Moroccan Jewish immigrants and was raised in the Jewish Orthodox traditions. Chriqui has an older brother and an older sister. When she was almost two, her family moved to Toronto, Ontario; she grew up in Unionville, a neighbourhood in Markham, a suburb northeast of the city. As a child, she took acting classes which her big brother paid for. Chriqui enrolled into Thornhill Secondary School and lived in a condo with a roommate. After high school, Emmanuelle decided to pursue acting full-time.