Elisabeth Harnois in 2006.
|Born||Elisabeth Rose Harnois |
May 26, 1979
Detroit, Michigan, United States
|Years active||1985 – present|
Elisabeth Rose Harnois (last name pronounced arn-WAH; born May 26, 1979) is an American actress. Her career started at the age of five, where she appeared in a number of film and television roles. She currently stars as Morgan Brody in the hit CBS crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.
 Life and career
 Early life
Harnois was born in Detroit, Michigan, and raised in Los Angeles. She attended St. Mel's School in Woodland Hills, Canyon Springs High School in Moreno Valley, California, and graduated from Wesleyan University with a degree in film studies in 2001.
Harnois appeared in two films at age five, Where are the Children? and One Magic Christmas. She did commercials until landing the role of Emily in Timeless Tales from Hallmark and the role of Alice in the 1991 Disney Channel series Adventures in Wonderland. She starred in Point Pleasant, a short-lived 2005 series on FOX as Christina Nickson, and also in 2005 she landed a role in the black comedy/satirical film Pretty Persuasion, portraying Evan Rachel Wood's best friend.
In May 2011, Harnois guest-starred in the CBS crime drama CSI: Crime Scene Investigation in season 11: episode 21 called "Cello and Goodbye", playing Morgan Brody, a CSI from the LAPD Scientific Investigation Division. In September that same year, Harnois began a regular role on the show starting with the twelfth season premiere called "73 Seconds", where her character transfers to the Las Vegas crime lab.
 Awards and nominations
Harnois was nominated in 1987 for the Young Artist Award at the Young Artist Awards for Exceptional Performance by a Young Actress Starring in a Feature Film in Comedy or Drama for One Magic Christmas (1985), and again in 1988 for Best Young Actress as Guest Starring in a Television Drama for Highway to Heaven (1984) for episode Man's Best Friend. She won the same award in 1993 for Outstanding Performers in a Children's Program for Adventures in Wonderland (1991).
|1985||One Magic Christmas||Abbie Grainger|
|1986||Where Are the Children?||Missy Eldridge|
|2002||Swimming Upstream||Julie Sutton|
|2005||Strangers with Candy||Monica|
|2007||Ten Inch Hero||Piper|
|2008||Solstice||Megan / Sophie|
|2008||Chaos Theory||Jesse Allen|
|2009||A Single Man||Young Woman|
|2011||Dog Hate Cat||Katie Pride||Short film|
|2011||Mars Needs Moms||Ki (voice)|
|2011||Bad Meat||Rose Parker|
|1987||Highway to Heaven||Jenny Raines||Episodes: "Man's Best Friend: Parts 1 & 2"|
|1987||Beauty and the Beast||Little Girl||Episode: "A Children's Story"|
|1988||Fantastic Max||Zoe Young (voice)||Episodes: "The Loon in the Moon", "Cooking Mother's Goose"|
|1989||Fantastic Max||Zoe Young (voice)||Episode: "Boo Who?"|
|1989||Till We Meet Again||Young Freddy||Episodes: "1.1", "1.2"|
|1990||Timeless Tales from Hallmark||Emily||Main role (6 episodes)|
|1990||Midnight Patrol: Adventures in the Dream Zone||Rosie||Main role (13 episodes)|
|1991-1995||Adventures in Wonderland||Alice||Main role|
|1993||The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air||Steffi||Episode: "Will Goes a Courtin'"|
|1995||The Client||Leigh-Ann||Episode: "The Burning of Atlanta"|
|1995||Boy Meets World||Missy Robinson||Episode: "The Last Temptation of Cory"|
|1995||Unhappily Ever After||Patty McGurk||Epiosdes: "A Line in the Sand", "The Whiz Kid"|
|1996||Unhappily Ever After||Patty McGurk||Episode: "In the Stars"|
|1997||Brotherly Love||Carly||Episode: "Skin Deep"|
|1998||The Warlord: Battle for the Galaxy||Maggi Sorenson||TV film|
|1998||My Date with the President's Daughter||Hallie Richmond||TV film|
|1999||Two Guys and a Girl||Translator||Episode: "Au Revoir Pizza Place"|
|2000||Charmed||Brooke||Episode: "Magic Hour"|
|2000-2001||All My Children||Sarah Livingston||TV series|
|2005||Criminal Minds||Cheryl Davenport / Trish Davenport||Episode: "Broken Mirror"|
|2005-2006||Point Pleasant||Christina Nickson||Main role (13 episodes)|
|2006||CSI: Miami||Jill Gerard||Episode: "Darkroom"|
|2006-2007||One Tree Hill||Shelley Simon||Recurring role (6 episodes)|
|2007||Cold Case||Janey Davis (1963)||Episode: "Boy Crazy"|
|2008||Dirt||Milan Carlton||Episode: "Dirty, Slutty Whores"|
|2008||Without a Trace||Erin MacNeil||Episodes: "Closure", "Live to Regret"|
|2008||90210||The Blonde Blended||Episode: "That Which We Destroy"|
|2009||90210||The Blonde Blended||Episode: "Love Me or Leave Me"|
|2010||Miami Medical||Dr. Serena Warren||Main role (13 episodes)|
|2011-2013||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Morgan Brody||Main role (36 episodes)|
- William Keck (2009-02-07). "Harnois indulges her devilish side on Fox's 'Point Pleasant'". USA Today. http://www.spokesmanreview.com/tools/story_pf.asp?ID=52268.
- "Bio at Superior Pics". Superiorpics.com. 1979-05-26. http://www.superiorpics.com/elisabeth_harnois/. Retrieved 2012-01-28.
- "Elisabeth Harnois - Filmbug". Filmbug. http://www.filmbug.com/db/345265. Retrieved 29 August 2010.
- "Bio at TV Guide". Tvguide.com. http://www.tvguide.com/celebrities/elisabeth-harnois/148906. Retrieved 2012-01-28.
- "Bio at Yahoo Movies". Movies.yahoo.com. 2011-04-20. http://movies.yahoo.com/movie/contributor/1804501684. Retrieved 2012-01-28.
- "CSI Cast". CBS. http://www.cbs.com/shows/csi/cast/66650/?pg=2.
- Elisabeth Harnois on Twitter
- Elisabeth Harnois at the Internet Movie Database
- Devine, Dan (2005-01-31). "Point Pleasant". PopMatters. http://www.popmatters.com/tv/reviews/p/point-pleasant-2005.shtml.