Emmanuelle Frederique Vaugier is a Canadian film and television actress, and model. Vaugier has had recurring roles as Detective Jessica Angell on CSI: NY, Mia on Two and a Half Men, Dr. Helen Bryce on Smallville, FBI Special Agent Emma Barnes on Human Target, and as The Morrigan on Lost Girl. In feature films, Vaugier has appeared alongside Michael Caine and Robert Duvall in Secondhand Lions. She appeared as Addison Corday in Saw II and IV, and had a supporting role in the Josh Hartnett film 40 Days and 40 Nights.
Vaugier played the role of young, upstart model Maria Alcobar in a 1996 episode of Highlander: The Series. In 2004, she played Lindsey Kellogg on the short-lived Fox Television series North Shore. She has also had guest-star spots on Veronica Mars, Supernatural, The Outer Limits, Higher Ground, Andromeda, and Charmed. She also appeared in the Emmy Award nominated miniseries The Beach Boys: An American Family where she portrayed Mike Love’s wife, Suzanne. Vaugier also completed a starring role in MOW Veiled Truth for the Lifetime Network. She is also known for her role during the first two seasons of One Tree Hill, as Nicki, Jake’s (Bryan Greenberg) ex-girlfriend and mother to their child, Jenny.
From 2005-2015, Vaugier guest starred in Twelve episodes of CBS’s hit sitcom Two and a Half Men as Mia, a ballet teacher with whom Charlie Harper fell in love and almost married. In 2005, she also played the title character in the Painkiller Jane television movie for the Sci Fi Channel. She first became noticed by the science fiction community when she portrayed Dr. Helen Bryce, the love interest of Lex Luthor, on the WB’s hit drama Smallville in 2002–2003. Vaugier had a recurring role from 2006–2009 on the CBS show CSI: NY as Detective Jessica Angell. She left the show after the fifth season due to budget cuts.
Vaugier appeared in two episodes of the Fox series Human Target as FBI agent Emma Barnes, who is first introduced to the show on January 26, 2010, in the episode “Embassy Row”. Vaugier also had a recurring role on the Syfy series Lost Girl as The Morrigan, the leader of the Dark Fae.