Emilie de Ravin

Emilie de Ravin

Australian actress
Emilie de Ravin

Emilie De Ravin Actress

Born December 27, 1981

Birthplace Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia

Biography Emilie grew up in Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia. When she was 15, she was accepted at the highly selective Australian Ballet School in Melbourne. However, after only a year, she dropped out and undertook acting courses.

Emile's first starring role was on the fantasy drama, BeastMaster (1999). When her agent told her of a role in the US, as newcomer Tess in the hit television series Roswell (1999), she flew out and auditioned. After landing the role, she was written out of BeastMaster (1999) and started work as "Tess", an alien. She relocated to California and was on Roswell (1999) before she even owned an apartment.

After 2 years on the show, she then made notable guest appearances in CSI: Miami (2002) and The Handler (2003).

She stayed in TV, playing the bad girl Chris in Carrie (2002), a movie made for TV. She also changed genres, starring in Santa's Slay (2005), a black comedy.

Emilie has shown her versatility by branching out into film, making her debut at Sundance 2005 with the the award-winning indie film Brick (2005). She starred in the remake The Hills Have Eyes (2006) in 2006, which debuted at No.1 in the UK box office. She was on the Emmy-award winning ABC-TV series Lost (2004), playing "Claire", a young Australian who gave birth on the mysterious island and has a close relationship with "Charlie", played by Dominic Monaghan.

Emilie lives in California with her dogs, Bella, Louise, Beckett and her cat Stanley. Emilie is currently engaged to Eric Bilitch and they have a daughter Vera.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: fuzzywuzzy28

Spouse (1) Josh Janowicz (19 June 2003 - 2014) ( divorced)

Trade Mark (1) Bright blue eyes

Trivia (22)


Emilie has two older sisters.

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Emilie de Ravin was born on Sunday, 27 December 1981 in Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia. Her full name at birth was Emilie de Ravin. She is best known as an actress. Ravin's country of citizenship (nationality) is Australian. For university, she studied at Australian Ballet School. She is 5' 2" (157 cm) tall and weighs 108 lbs (49 kg) with a slim build. She has blue eyes and dyed brown hair (color). Her net worth is reported to be $12,000,000 US dollars. Emilie de Ravin is 42 years old and her zodiac star sign is Capricorn.

You can find people similar to Emilie de Ravin by visiting our lists People from Mount Eliza, Victoria and American actresses of French descent.

Full name at birth
Emilie de Ravin
Claim to fame
Claire on Lost, Tess on Roswell, Belle on Once Upon a Time
Date of birth
27 December 1981
Place of birth
Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia
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5' 2" (157 cm)
108 lbs (49 kg)
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  • Petite Frame
  • Blue Eyes
  • Bone Structure
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  • Bella (dog-poodle)
  • Mabel (dog-mini beagle)
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Net worth
$12,000,000 USD
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  • Australian Ballet School
  • National Institute of Dramatic Art in Australia.
  • Christa Cameron School of Ballet in Melbourne
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Partner: Eric Bilitch (Engaged) 3 children
Emilie de Ravin and Eric Bilitch
(Becoming a prima ballerina requires) a lot of work,
  • Named #65 on Maxim magazines "Hot 100" list of 2006
  • Emilie studied ballet since the age of 9 and at the age of 15, she was accepted into the highly selective Australian Ballet School. She performed in productions of the Australian Ballet Company as well as Danceworld 301.
  • Has starred in two remakes, Carrie (2002) (TV) and The Hills Have Eyes (2006).
  • Emilie studied acting at the National Institute of Dramatic Art in Australia (NIDA), and with the Prime Time Actors Studio in Los Angeles.
  • She is Australian and is of French and British heritage.

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