Canadian Elisha Cuthbert burst onto the American scene as Kiefer Sutherland's daughter Kimberly Bauer in the critically acclaimed FOX series "24," recently receiving a 2005 SAG Award Nomination for "Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series."
Cuthbert recently completed production on the Jamie Babbit-directed drama Dot, which co-stars Edie Falco.
In 2004, Cuthbert toplined the romantic-comedy The Girl Next Door, opposite Emile Hirsch. Her additional film credits include the hit comedy Old School, Richard Curtis' Love Actually, Showtime's Time at the Top, Mail to the Chief, Airspeed and Believe.
Cuthbert began her career in entertainment as a model at the age of seven. Soon after, she was cast as a regular in the Nickelodeon series Are You Afraid of the Dark? She also traveled the globe as a correspondent for the award-winning series "Popular Mechanics for Kids."
In 2001, Cuthbert starred in the telefilm Lucky Girl. She portrayed a sixteen-year-old straight-A student who becomes addicted to gambling and struggles to overcome her addiction as the world around her collapses. Her powerful performance earned her the Gemini for "Best Actress in a Dramatic Program." The prestigious Gemini is the Canadian equivalent of the Emmy.
Born and raised in Canada, Cuthbert now resides in Los Angeles.