“I'd like to play with a period piece. Playing a girl next door in 2010 is so different from playing one in 1950, the way you talk, walk, dress, relationships. It's really fun studying all that.”
“If you're getting ready to do a really emotional scene then, right before it, you're probably not going to be outside playing basketball.”
“I'm kind of a homebody. I like to sit at home and watch movies and eat good food.”
Emilie de Ravin (born in Mount Eliza, Australia on December 27, 1981) is an Australian actress. Emilie’s first major role was a recurring part as Curupira in the TV series Beastmaster. Later, she went on to appear as alien/human hybrid Tess Harding in the teen television series, Roswell. She landed this role just one month after moving to Los Angeles at the age of 18. In 2004, Emilie was cast to portray Claire Littleton on the hit ABC drama Lost where she was a series regular for the first four seasons and then the sixth and final season. Emilie has also had parts in The Hills Have Eyes (2006) and Ball Don’t Lie (2008). But she caught her biggest break to date when she landed the role of Belle on the ABC drama Once Upon a Time. While she guest-starred on the show in 2012, by season 2, she was a series regular.
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Emilie de Ravin is best known for playing Claire Littleton on the ABC drama Lost as well as portraying Belle on the ABC drama Once Upon a Time.
Emilie de Ravin married actor Josh Janowicz in 2003 after dating for three years. However, the couple separated after six months of marriage. They later reconciled but officially filed for divorce in 2014 after numerous splits. On October 3, 2015, Emilie announced via Twitter that she was expecting her first child with her boyfriend, Eric Bilitch. On March 12, 2016, she gave birth to daughter Vera Audrey de Ravin-Bilitch.