Evangeline Lilly Biography
Evangeline Lilly is a Canadian author and actress. She has won a Screen Actors Guild Award and an MTV Movie Award, as well as nominations for a Golden Globe Award, a Critics’ Choice Movie Award, a Screen Actors Guild Award, a Saturn Award, an Empire Award, and ten Teen Choice Awards. She rose to prominence in her first leading role as Kate Austen in the ABC series Lost (2004–2010).
How old is Evangeline Lilly?- Age
Lilly was born Nicole Evangeline Lilly on August 3, 1979, in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, Canada. She is 43 years old asa of August 2022.
Evangeline Lilly Education
Lilly graduated from British Columbia’s ‘W. J. Mouat Secondary School.’ She graduated with honors from the ‘University of British Columbia’ with a master’s degree in ‘International Relations.’
Evangeline Lilly Height
Lilly stands at a height of 5’5″ (165 cm) tall.
Evangeline Lilly Parents – Father
Evangeline Lilly was born in Fort Saskatchewan, Alberta, on August 3, 1979. Her father is an economics teacher, and her mother works as a middle school secretary. Lilly has two sisters, one older and one younger.
Evangeline Lilly Husband – Daughter
Murray Hone, a Canadian national, married Evangeline Lilly in 2003. The couple’s marriage was short-lived, and they divorced the following year. Lilly was in a relationship with her ‘Lost’ co-star Dominic Monaghan from 2004 to 2009. Lilly began a relationship with Norman Kali in 2010. The couple has a son named Kahekili as well as a daughter.
Evangeline Lilly Career
Lilly broke into acting through her modeling career. Lilly was spotted by a ‘Ford Modelling Agency’ agent while walking down the streets of Kelowna, British Columbia. Despite taking the agent’s phone number, Lilly was uninterested in the job. She later decided to pursue it as a way to earn money for her studies. Lilly worked in commercials in the beginning of her career. She also appeared uncredited in television shows such as ‘Smallville,’ ‘Tru Calling,’ and ‘Kingdom Hospital.’ The majority of these were non-speaking parts. She has also appeared in films such as “Freddy vs. Jason,” “White Chicks,” and “The Long Weekend.”
Lilly landed her first major role in her acting career in 2004. She was cast as the lead character, ‘Kate Austen,’ in the television series ‘Lost,’ which aired on the ‘ABC’ network. It was a science-fiction series that aired for six seasons from 2004 to 2010. Lilly went to the series audition after being prompted by a friend, with no expectation of being chosen. She was chosen for the role of ‘Kate’ from a pool of 75 women who auditioned. Lilly rose to prominence after being cast in ‘Lost.’ In 2004, she was named one of the ‘Breakout Stars of 2004’ by Entertainment Weekly.
‘The Hurt Locker,’ an American war thriller directed by Katherine Bigelow, starred Lilly. It was a critically acclaimed film that received nine ‘Academy Award’ nominations. ‘Connie James,’ the protagonist’s ex-wife, was played by Lilly. The cast, including Lilly, won the ‘Gotham Award for Best Ensemble Cast’ and the ‘Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association Award for Best Ensemble.’ Lilly starred as the lead female character in the 2008 psychological thriller film ‘Afterwards.’ Lilly took a short break from Hollywood after the film to focus on her family and book writing. Lilly made a comeback in 2011 with the science-fiction film ‘Real Steel.’ Hugh Jackman and Lilly co-starred in the film. ‘Bailey Tallet,’ the female lead, was played by her.
She was cast in ‘The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies,’ the third installment of the ‘Hobbit’ trilogy. ‘The Squickerwonkers,’ Lilly’s book, was published. It was a kid-friendly graphic novel. The book was released at the San Diego Comic-Con International. The foreword to the book was written by Hollywood director Peter Jackman. Lilly describes the book as a collection of strange characters, each with their own vice. She intends to release a series of these books in the future. Lilly appeared in the superhero film ‘Ant-Man.’ She played the pivotal role of ‘Hope van Dyne,’ a senior board member of ‘Pym Technologies,’ in the film. She was a strong character who was raised by two superheroes.
Evangeline Lilly Net Worth
Lilly has an estimated net worth of 5 million dollars
Evangeline Lilly Movies and TV Shows
- 2023 Ant-Man and the Wasp: Quantumania
- 2021 Crisis
- 2021 South of Heaven
- 2019 Avengers: Endgame
- 2018 Ant-Man and the Wasp
- 2017 Little Evil
- 2015 Ant-Man
- 2014 The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
- 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
- 2011 Real Steel
- 2008 The Hurt Locker
- 2008 Afterwards
- 2005 The Long Weekend
- 2004 White Chicks Party Guest
- 2003 Stealing Sinatra Model in Commercial
- 2003 The Lizzie McGuire
- 2003 Freddy vs. Jason
- 2021 What If…?
- 2004–2010 Lost
- 2004 Kingdom Hospital
- 2003 Tru Calling
- 2002–2004 Smallville