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Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada
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Kate on Lost
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Evangeline Lilly, born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta in 1979, was discovered on the streets of Kelowna, British Columbia by the famous Ford modeling agency. Although she initially decided to pass on a modeling career, she went ahead and signed with Ford anyway, to help pay for her University of British Columbia tuition and expenses.
Founded and ran a world development and human rights committee at her university. She has lived under a grass hut in the jungles of the Philippines with a missionary group, and has been a volunteer for children`s projects since the age of 14.
Fluent in French and loves ice skating, canoeing, kayaking, snowboarding and rock climbing.
Refused to do a partial nude scene in an early episode of "Lost" (2004).
Voted one of the Breakout Stars of 2004 by Entertainment Weekly Magazine
Named #2 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
Prior to her starring role on "Lost" (2004), she worked as an extra on film sets to help pay her University tuition. She can be seen in episodes of "Tru Calling" (2003), "Dead Like Me" (2003) and "Smallville" (2001), and in several films including White Chicks (2004), Stealing Sinatra (2003) and Freddy vs. Jason (2003).
Presented The Tragically Hip at Live 8 Canada.
Has two sisters - younger sister is named Andrea.
Before starring on "Lost" (2004), she worked a variety of other jobs. She has worked as a flight attendant, waitress, and completed oil changes on big rigs while doing commercials and modeling to earn money for University.
Her father is a Home Economics teacher in Canada. Her mother worked as a cosmetician and ran a daycare center.
Attended the University of British Columbia where she attained a degree in international relations.
Kate, her character on "Lost" (2004), is frequently seen climbing trees. This is because the very athletic Lilly loves to climb trees herself.
First discovered by agent Jeff Palffy, formerly Ford Models, now with PMG Management in Vancouver, who was instrumental in her first break on Lost.
Ranked as #75 in FHM`s "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
In 2003, she was cast in several commercials for a dating hot-line called "LiveLinks". The late-night ads ran for over two years on basic cable channels, even after she made it big on ABC`s hit drama "Lost" (2004). During a guest spot on "Late Show with David Letterman" (1993), David Letterman embarrassed the actress by playing one of her commercials on the show.
Named #73 in FHM magazine`s "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
Her house in Hawaii was destroyed by a fire. Luckily, no one was hurt. [December 2006]
Ranked #68 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
Very close friends with her Lost co-star Josh Holloway.
International Relations, University of British Columbia, Canada
Full Name at Birth
Nicole Evangeline Lilly
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Nicole Evangeline Lilly (born August 3, 1979) is a Canadian actress and author. She won a Screen Actors Guild Award and received a Golden Globe nomination for her role as Kate Austen in the ABC series Lost (2004-2010). She is also known for her roles in films such as the psychological thriller Afterwards (2008), the war film The Hurt Locker (2008), and the sci-fi sports drama film Real Steel (2011). She played an Elf, Tauriel, in the fantasy adventure series The Hobbit and Hope van Dyne in the superhero film Ant-Man.
2002 – present
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