Emmanuelle Vaugier was born in Vancouver, British Columbia and grew up in a French-speaking French Canadian Catholic household. She attended an all-girls private school for 10 years and is fluent in French.
She divides her time between Los Angeles and Vancouver.
She has had recurring roles in several popular TV shows. She played Dr. Helen Bryce, the love interest of Lex Luthor, on Smallville. She had a break out role as Mia, a ballet teacher who Charlie Harper fell in love with and almost married, on Two and a Half Men and as of 2006 can be seen as Det. Jennifer Angell on CSI:NY.
Emanuelle Vaugier has also made guest appearances on tv shows such as Seven Days where she played a princess, Charmed where she plays a Doctor of Romanian Gypsy descent targeted by a blind demon after her eyes, and Supernatural where she plays Madison, the assistant of a lawyer killed by a werewolf, which turns out to be her. Also in Veronica Mars for 1 episode titled "An Echolls family Christmas".
Some of her movie roles include:
A Family Divided- 1995 as Rosalie Frank The Halfback of Notre Dame- 1996 as Esmeralda
40 Days and 40Nights - 2002 as Susie
One other role is as the voice of Nikki, in the 2006 video Game Need for Speed: Carbon