Emmanuelle Vaugier (born June 23, 1976) is a Canadian film, singer, songwriter and television actress with recurring roles as Detective Jessica Angell on CSI: New York, Mia on Two and a Half Men, and Dr. Helen Bryce on Smallville. Emmanuelle has now signed on to play an FBI agent named Emma Barnes in multiple episodes of the new Fox series Human Target. In feature films, Vaugier has appeared alongside Michael Caine and Robert Duvall in Secondhand Lions. She appeared as Addison Corday in Saw II and Saw IV, and had a supporting role in the Josh Hartnett film 40 Days and 40 Nights

Early life

Vaugier was born in Vancouver, British Columbia and grew up in a French-speaking French Roman Catholic household. She is fluent in French.[1] She divides her time between Los Angeles and Vancouver. She attended Crofton House School, an all-girls private school, for 10 years until she transferred to Magee Secondary School for the last two years of high school.[2]



Emmanuelle Vaugier had a recurring role on the CBS show CSI: NY as Detective Jessica Angell until the season five finale episode "Pay Up", during which her character was fatally shot during a kidnapping at a diner. Her character as Jessica Angell was involved in a serious relationship with Eddie Cahill's character Det. Don Flack.

In 2005–2006, she guest starred in six episodes of CBS's hit sitcom Two and a Half Men as Mia, a ballet teacher who Charlie Harper fell in love with and almost married. In 2005, she also played the title character in the Painkiller Jane television movie for the Sci Fi Channel. However, she first became noticed by the science fiction community when she portrayed Dr. Helen Bryce, the love interest of Lex Luthor, on the WB’s hit drama Smallville in 2002–2003.

In 2004, she played Lindsey Kellogg on the short-lived Fox Television series North Shore. She has also had guest star spots on Veronica Mars, Supernatural, The Outer Limits, Higher Ground, Andromeda, and Charmed. Emmanuelle also appeared in the Emmy Award nominated miniseries The Beach Boys: An American Family where she portrayed Mike Love’s wife, Suzanne. She also completed a starring role in MOW Veiled Truth for the Lifetime Network.

She is also known for her role during the first two seasons of One Tree Hill, as Nikki, Jake's (Bryan Greenberg) ex-girlfriend and mother to their child, Jenny.

Vaugier appeared in multiple episodes of the new Fox series Human Target as FBI agent Emma Barnes. Emma is first introduced to the show on January 26, 2010, in the episode "Embassy Row".


Vaugier starred as Addison Corday in Saw II and Saw IV. In the Canadian film Unearthed, Vaugier played Annie, the sheriff of a small rural desert town. She appeared in the film 40 Days and 40 Nights, which starred Josh Hartnett.

She has completed starring roles in three independent films, including Suddenly Naked, in which she plays a Latin pop sensation; Mind Storm, a sci-fi thriller; and Ripper, a psychological thriller about students who mysteriously disappear after enrolling in a class about serial killers.

She was also in the video game adaptation of House of the Dead 2: Dead Aim as Nightingale.

Maxim magazine featured her on the cover of the February 2006 issue in the United States, with the caption "Don't miss this girl; she's gonna be huge." Three months later, she landed spot #31 on their annual Hot 100 list.[3] She stars also in the sequel to Mirrors, which is directed by Victor Garcia.[4]


Vaugier appeared in Need for Speed: Carbon as Nikki. She was the helper of the main character in the game.

TV credits

  • Highlander: The Series (1992) as Maria Alcobar (1 episode) 1995
  • Madison (1993) as Noella D'Angelo (9 episodes) 1996
  • Seven Days (1998) as Princess Lisette D'Arcy (1 episode) 1999
  • Higher Ground (2000) as Elaine Barringer (4 episodes) 2000
  • Just Cause (2001) as Louisa (1 episode) 2002
  • My Guide to Becoming a Rock Star (2002) as Sarah Nelson (11 episodes) 2002
  • Charmed (2002) as Dr. Ava Nicoli (1 episode) 2002
  • Monk (2002) as Pat, Juror No. 12 (1 episode) 2006
  • Smallville (2001) as Dr Helen Bryce (9 episodes) 2002-2003
  • The Handler (2003) as Angie (1 episode) 2003
  • One Tree Hill (2003) as Nikki (10 episodes) 2004-2005
  • Two and a Half Men (2004) as Mia (8 episodes) 2005-2009
  • CSI: NY (2004) as Det. Jessica Angell (25 episodes) 2006-2009(Killed off in 5th season finale on May 14, 2009)
  • North Shore (2004) as Melinda Lindsey Kellogg (2 episodes) 2004
  • Veronica Mars (2004) as Monica Hadwin Greenblatt (1 episode) 2004
  • Andromeda (2005) as Maura (2 episodes) 2005
  • Masters of Horror (2005) as Kim (1 episode) 2006
  • Love, Inc. (2006) as Girl (1 episode) 2006
  • Supernatural (2005) as Madison (1 episode) 2007
  • Big Shots (2007) as Wanda Barnes (1 episode) 2007
  • Human Target (2010) as Emma Barnes (multiple episodes) 2010
  • Covert Affairs (2010) as Liza Hearn 2010
  • Hawaii Five-0 (2010) episode 09
  • Lost Girl (2010) as The Morrigan 2010 (3 episode)
  • R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (2011) as Abigail 2011 (1 episode)


  • A Family Divided (1995) as Rosalie Frank
  • The Halfback of Notre Dame (1996) as Esmeralda
  • Homesong (1996) as Cheerleader
  • The Limbic Religion (1996) as Jennifer Luca Aged 21
  • My Five Wives (2000) as Sarah
  • Largo Winch: The Heir (2001) as Nikki
  • Mind Storm (2001) as Tracy Wellman
  • Suddenly Naked (2001) as Lupe Martinez
  • Wishmaster 3: Beyond the Gates of Hell (2001) as Elinor Smith
  • Ripper: Letter from Hell (2001) as Andrea Carter
  • 40 Days and 40 Nights (2002) as Susie
  • Secondhand Lions (2003) as Jasmine
  • Water's Edge (2003) as Rae Baines
  • Call Me: The Rise and Fall of Heidi Fleiss (2004) as Lauren
  • Painkiller Jane (2005) as Capt. Jane Browning a.k.a Painkiller Jane
  • Cerberus (2005) as Dr Samantha Gaines
  • Saw II (2005) as Addison
  • House of the Dead 2 (2006) as Alexandra "Nightingale" Morgan
  • Unearthed (2006) as Sheriff Annie Flynn
  • Need for Speed Carbon (VG) (2006) as Nikki
  • What Comes Around (2006) as Caroline (made for TV movie)
  • Saw IV (2007) as Addison
  • Blonde and Blonder (2008) as The Cat
  • Bachelor Party 2: The Last Temptation (2008) as Eva
  • Far Cry (2008) as Valerie Cardinal
  • Dolan's Cadillac (2009) as Elizabeth Robinson
  • Hysteria (2009) as Jennifer
  • Black Widow (2009)
  • Mirrors 2 (2010) as Elizabeth Reigns
  • Bind (2010) as TBA
  • A Trace of Danger MOW (2010) also starring Ivan Sergei
  • A Nanny for Christmas (2010) as Ally Leeds

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