Harnois, Elisabeth 1979–

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Harnois, Elisabeth 1979–


Surname is pronounced Arn–hwa; full name, Elisabeth Rose Harnois; born May 26 (some sources cite May 15), 1979, in Detroit, MI; raised in Riverside, CA.


Agent—William Morris Agency, 1 William Morris Pl., Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Manager—Ted Schachter, Schachter Entertainment, 1157 South Beverly Dr., 2nd Floor, Los Angeles, CA 90035.


Actress and voice performer, beginning at age three; appeared in commercials, including one for Duncan Hines cake mixes, c. 1982. Sundance Channel, former production worker.

Awards, Honors:

Young Artist Award nomination, exceptional performance by a young actress starring in a comedy or dramatic feature film, Young Artist Foundation, 1987, for One Magic Christmas; Young Artist Award nomination, best young actress guest–starring in a television drama, 1988, for "Man's Best Friend," Highway to Heaven; Young Artist Award, outstanding performer in a children's program, 1993, and Youth in Film Award, Youth in Film Association, both for Adventures in Wonderland.


Film Appearances:

Abbie Grainger, One Magic Christmas (also known as Disney's "One Magic Christmas" and Un drole de Noel), Buena Vista, 1985.

Missy Eldridge, Where Are the Children?, Columbia TriStar, 1986.

Voice of Emily, The Ugly Duckling (animated), Hallmark Greeting Cards/Hanna–Barbera Productions, 1990.

Kate, Facade (also known as Death Valley), Cinequanon Pictures International, 2000.

Julie Sutton, Swimming Upstream, RGH/Lions Share Pictures, 2002.

Brittany Wells, Pretty Persuasion, Samuel Goldwyn Films/Roadside Attractions/Renaissance Films, 2005.

Monica, Strangers with Candy, ThinkFilm, 2006.

Megan/Sofie, Solstice, Endgame Entertainment, 2006.

Jesse, Chaos Theory, Warner Independent Pictures, 2006.

Natalie Anderson, Keith, Conquistador Worldwide Media, 2006.

Television Appearances; Series:

Voice of Zoe Richards, Fantastic Max, syndicated, 1988.

Emily, Timeless Tales from Hallmark, USA Network, 1990.

Alice, Adventures in Wonderland, The Disney Channel, 1991.

Sarah Livingston, All My Children, ABC, 2000–2001.

Christina Nickson, Point Pleasant, Fox, 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Maggi Sorenson, The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy (also known as The Osiris Chronicles), UPN, 1998.

Hallie Richmond, My Date with the President's Daughter, ABC, 1998.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Jenny Raines, "Man's Best Friend: Parts 1 & 2," Highway to Heaven, NBC, 1987.

Voice of Rosie, "Night of the Bedbugs," Potsworth & Co. (also known as Midnight Patrol), syndicated, 1990.

Steffi, "Will Goes a Courtin'," The Fresh Prince of Bel–Air, NBC, 1993.

Patty LeGurst, "A Line in the Sand," Unhappily Ever After (also known as Unhappily …), The WB, 1995.

Leigh–Ann, "The Burning of Atlanta," The Client (also known as John Grisham's "The Client"), CBS, 1995.

Missy Robinson, "The Last Temptation of Cory," Boy Meets World, ABC, 1995.

Carly, "Skin Deep," Brotherly Love, The WB, 1997.

French translator, "Au Revoir Pizza Place," Two Guys, a Girl, and a Pizza Place (also known as Two Guys and a Girl), ABC, 1999.

Brooke, "Magic Hour," Charmed, The WB, 2000.

Trish Davenport/Cheryl Davenport, "Broken Mirror," Criminal Minds, CBS, 2005.

Television Appearances; Other:

Young Freddy, Till We Meet Again (miniseries; also known as Judith Krantz's "Till We Meet Again"), CBS, 1989.

Hope Rocks: The Concert with a Cause (special), Fox, 2005.



Interview, December, 2004, p. 44.

Movieline's Hollywood Life, July, 2005, p. 98.

USA Today, January 26, 2005.


Elisabeth Harnois Official Site,http://www.elisabethharnois.net, August 30, 2006.

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