Who is Evangeline Lilly?
Evangeline Lilly is a famous Canadian actress and author. She received praise for her first leading play as Kate Austen in the ABC series Lost ( 2004-2010). The series earned her a nomination for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Drama Series and won her a Screen Actors Guild Award. She starred as Connie James in the Academy Award and won the war film The Hurt Locker in 2008. Later in 2011, she acted in the Real Steel movie.
Evangeline acted as Taurel in The Hobbit movie in 2013 She also appeared in The Desolation of Smaug in 2014. Lilly has played a role as Hope van Dyne / Wasp in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and starred in Ant-Man in 2015. She also played in Ant-Man and the Wasp(2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). Lilly is also intended to appear in the Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania movie in 2023.
She is the author of The Squickerwonkers series of children’s books (2013–present). The book is intended to include two nine-book series.
How Old is Evangeline Lilly?
She is 42 years old. Having been born on 3 August 1979 in Fort Saskatchewan, Canada Evangeline shares her birthday with famous people such as James Hetfield, Martin Sheen, John Landis, John Eisenhower, Karel Reisz, Audrina Patridge, Grigoris Bithikotsis, Nicki French, Irina Pantaeva, William Kennedy Dickson among others.
Who are Evangeline Lilly’s parents?
She is the daughter of Paul Lilly who is a home economics teacher in British Columbia and her mother whose name was not disclosed in public is a secretary.
Does Evangeline Lilly have siblings?
She has an elder sister’s name remains private while her younger sister is known as Andrea Lilly.
Evangeline Lilly’s Husband
She was married to Murray Hone in 2003 and divorced in 2004. Christine began another relationship with her
Lost co-star Dominic Monaghan in 2004 and they broke up in 2007. She is dating Norman Kali.
Evangiline Lilly Education
She graduated from W. J. Mouat High School in Abbotsford, British Columbia; he played soccer and served as vice-president of the student council. In university, she was a waitress, did “oil changes and grease jobs on big rig trucks”, and was a flight attendant for Royal Airlines to pay for her tuition. Her interest in humanitarian causes and global development led her to major in international relations at the University of British Columbia.
Evangiline Lilly Children
She has two children. Her firstborn is known as Kahekili Kali but her second-born name has not been disclosed in public.
Evangiline Lilly career
Evangeline Lilly’s acting career
As she was passing time in Kelowna British Columbia Lilly began her acting career after she was discovered by a Ford Modelling Agency agent. Evangeline did not continue in action immediately after taking the agent number. However, when she called the agency, she was given several roles in commercials and non-speaking parts of the TV shows Smallville and Kingdom Hospital. Lilly also appeared on a video game news and review show on the gaming television channel G4TV.
Evangeline’s friend encouraged her to have a hearing for the lost ABC loss which she did not expect to be launched. The auditing casts were not supposed to see the full screen but only read short scenes and know the basic premise of people surviving a plane crash on a tropical island. This reminded Evangeline of The Blue Lagoon where she thought The Lost would not have been a good television show.
About 75 women auditioned forth the role of Kate Austen. But as Damon Lindelof writer and co-creator and executive producer and co-creator J. J. Abrams quickly transmitted a band that saw her and said that the character was almost stirredEvangiline had difficulty obtaining a work visa for the United States. After almost 20 attempts, her request was accepted and arrived in Hawaii to shoot an end day.
Evangeline Lilly The Lost
Lost ran for six seasons from 2004 to 2010. Being ABC’s top primetime show it won one Golden Globe Award and ten Primetime Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Drama Series in 2005. Lost also was ranked the top-rated TV show of the year by IMDb.
Christine was cast in the show from 25 to 30 years and also appeared in 108 of 121 episodes. Her role Kate Austen was the show’s female lead. Christine was also voted by Entertainment Weekly as one of its Breakout Stars of 2004. She was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Television Series Drama in 2006.
Evangiline Lilly The Eggtwon
Christine’s performance in the “Eggtown”, episode was praised by Robert Bianco of USA Today. Robert said that it was almost worthy of a Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series. Her presentation was voted as number 1 Sexiest Woman on Television by TV Guide and in 2007 she was FHM’s Sexiest. After shooting the last episode of Lost Lilly was selected as one of the Magazine’s ’50 Most Beautiful People. She said that she was considering taking a break from acting to focus on her charity and humanitarian efforts. Evangeline told Vulture that she did consider acting as her day job, not her dream. She also said that she uses her prominent roles to further her humanitarian efforts but not to gain popularity.
Evangeline Lilly Films Awards
She appeared for an Academy Award in the 2008 winning film The Hurt Locker. Christine and the film actors won the Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Ensemble Cast and the Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble. She then had a starring role in the psychological thriller Afterwards. Lilly has announced her intentions to focus on writing children’s books and film roles.
On 11 May 2010, she announced that writing and being a mother were more important though she liked acting as a day job. Lilly took a short pause that year and was not in contact with Hollywood. She later appeared in Real Steel in 2011. Lilly traveled to Los Angeles to get the part after director Shawn Levy sent her the script despite neglecting a number of film offers.
Evangeline Lilly The Hobbit
Christine played the Mirkwood elf Tauriel in Peter Jackson’s three-part adaptation of J. R. R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit in 2011 The character, who does not appear in Tolkien’s original book, was created by Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh is the leader of Elven Guard who wields a bow and two daggers as weapons. Being a fan of Tolkien’s books since she was 13 Evangiling suffered training for the sword and archery for the match and in the Elvigic language. She acted in the superhero movie Ant-Man as Hope van Dyne / Wasp. Lilly later followed the role in Ant-Man and the Wasp (2018) and Avengers: Endgame (2019).In 2021 she starred with Armie Hammer and Gary Oldman in Crisis directed by Nicholas Jarecki.
Evangeline Lilly Literature Career
In June 2010, Lilly announced on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson that she was going to write a book a children’s book and recited various experts. She stated that her inspirations for writing children’s books were from authors such as Roald Dahl and Edward Gorey.
Evangeline Lilly Publishing of the book ‘The Squickerwonkers’
On 18 July 2013, she debuted the book. It was called The Squickerwonkers. The publishing event was held in San Diego Comiccon, where she participated in a book that sign works and provides a reading performance. Evangeline said the idea of the book arrived for the first time at the age of 14. The preface to the book was written by director Peter Jackson She described the work as “a series of graphic books designed for children”, stating that the book is about a young girl who joins a group of characters she described as “this family, the Squickerwonkers, and they’re weird outcasts who all have very specific vices”. Lilly said future books will each reveal a new Squickerwonker character and a unique vice which will eventually become the character’s bane.
The book’s illustrator is Johnny Fraser Alleof Weta Workshop, a New Zealand-based concept design company that has worked on films including The Hobbit. Lilly said the goal was to “make a book that we would like to have read like children and that we always appreciate adults today” Titan Books released the first title and the limited execution book The Squiberwonkers: Sketchbook of Hartist (2016).
Evangeline Lilly Publishing of the second book
The second book, The Squickerwonkers, Act I: The Demise of Selma the Spoiled was self-published by Lilly’s Silent Cocoon Productions, with Rodrigo Bastos Didier taking on the role of an illustrator to other titles were released as audiobooks; The disappearance of Lorna the lazy and the disappearance of Andy the arrogant Evangeline Lilly.
She stands at a height of 1.68m and weighs 55kg.
Evangeline Lilly’s Net worth
She has an estimated net worth of $15 million as of 2021.