Elisha Ann Cuthbert (born November 30, 1982, in Calgary,
Alberta, Canada) is a Canadian actress.
Born to Kevin and Patricia Cuthbert, Elisha's career began in 1989
at the age of 7 by becoming a model. She grew up in Longueuil, Quebec,
near Montreal, and as a result is fluent in French. She graduated
from Centennial Regional High School in Greenfield Park, Quebec
in 2000. At the age of 17 she moved to Los Angeles, California.
Television and Film
Elisha Cuthbert is most famous for her roles as Jack Bauer's daughter
Kim Bauer in the hit TV show 24 (which she played from 2001 to 2004,
and again in 2006), a former porn actress making a new start in
the suburbs in the movie The Girl Next Door (2004), and in the hit
horror movie House of Wax (2005). Some may also remember her as
co-host of the children's educational series Popular Mechanics for
Was engaged to Trace Ayala, friend and personal assistant to Justin
Timberlake, since June, 2004.
Recently, Ayala remarked, "Neither one of us is in a hurry
to get married." She broke it off in November 2005.
Appears in Weezer's video for "Perfect Situation" from
the album Make Believe where she plays the group's fictional original
singer who throws a diva tantrum that leads to Rivers Cuomo, the
unlikely roadie, becoming the frontman of the band.
Hillary Clinton was so impressed with Elisha Cuthbert's reporting for
Popular Mechanics for Kids that she invited her to the White House
for a meeting.
Ranked #5 in FHM 100 Sexiest Women 2005.
In recent interviews, Elisha Cuthbert claimed that she would not appear
nude in a movie anytime soon.
Is known to have pretty feet and was a foot model for many years.
Auditioned for the role of Mary Jane Watson in Spider-Man but lost
out to Kirsten Dunst.
Her nickname is "Heesh", not "Leesh" as many
websites falsely report.
Elisha Cuthbert is a devoted hockey fan, Los Angeles Kings season ticket
holder and has her own blog on NHL.com.
She is rumoured to be be dating the NHL's league leader in penalty
minutes, Los Angeles Kings forward Sean Avery.
Rumored to be favourite to play Supergirl in the upcoming movie
"I was the one with breasts, so that was my job, to look good."
(Elisha Cuthbert on looking sexy in 24)
"I was lucky, I found what I wanted to do when I was 11."
"I snuck into the back of the cinema when The Girl Next Door
was playing and during the window scene, which pushed the envelope
but didn't actually go there, I remember some of the audience being
really disappointed and going 'Awww...'" (Elisha Cuthbert on her 'nude
scenes' in The Girl Next Door)
"I try really hard after the games not to make too many comments
about how I thought the guys performed. I mean I don't know how
I'd feel if one them came up to me after a scene and said, 'I don't
know if that was believable enough.'" (Elisha Cuthbert on going to
"I definitely believe in fate. And I believe what you put
in is what you get in return. That's the way it's worked for me.
As for the big picture - there's some sort of plan.'"
Cat Tale (2006)
He Was a Quiet Man (2005)
House of Wax (2005) as Carly Jones
The Girl Next Door (2004) as Danielle, D, Athena
Love Actually (2003) as American Goddess Carol-Anne
Old School (2003) as Darcie Goldberg
Lucky Girl AKA My Daughters Secret Life (2001) as Katlin Palmerson
Who Gets The House (2000) as Emily Reece
Believe (1999) as Katherine Winslowe
Time at the Top (1999) as Susan Shawson
Airspeed (1998) as Nicole Stone
Mail To The Chief (1997) as Madison Osgood
Nico The Unicorn (1997) as Carolyn Price
Dancing On The Moon (1996) as Sarah
24 (2001) (TV series) (20012004) (2006)
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1999) (TV series)
Popular Mechanics for Kids (1997) (TV series) (19972000)
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