Emilie de Raven Biography
Emilie de Ravin got her start in the US on the hit teen series, Roswell. She portrayed Tess Harding, an alien-human hybrid who eventually dies to save her son. In more recent years, de Ravin has landed back in the spotlight by joining the cast of Lost as Claire Littlelton.
Emilie de Ravin did not make an appearance on this season of Lost, however, she has used that time to appear in at least 3 movies and is currently in production for 2 more set to release in 2010.
Emilie de Ravin was born December 27, 1981 in Mount Eliza, Victoria, Australia. She was homeschooled by her mother until she was 15 years old. de Ravin has an extensive background in ballet. At the age of 15, she was accepted into the Australian Ballet School. She went on to study acting at Australia's National Institute of Dramatic Art.
Her big break in the US came only a month after she moved to Los Angeles, when she was cast as Tess Harding in the teen sci fi series, Roswell.
Emilie de Ravin will be appearing in the sixth season of Lost, returning after one season. In 2009, she can also be seen in the recently released Johnny Depp movie, Public Enemies. According to IMDB, she will also be seen in The Chameleon, Rogue's Gallery, and the Perfect Game. She's currently in production for 2 additional films, Remember me and Guardians of Ga'Hoole.