Elisha Cuthbert is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Kim Bauer in the action-thriller television series 24, from 2001-2010.
Cuthbert burst onto the American scene as Kiefer Sutherland's daughter, Kimberly Bauer, in the critically acclaimed series 24. Her portrayal earned her a nomination for a 2002 Teen Choice Award for Breakout TV Actress.
She also received a 2005 SAG nomination as part of the 24 cast in the category of Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series.
Cuthbert starred as Maxine Denver in ABC's series The Forgotten, produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, and as Alex in the ensemble comedy Happy Endings, from 2011-2013.
She had her first lead role in the 2004 feature film The Girl Next Door. On the big screen she has also starred in The Six Wives of Henry LeFay, opposite Tim Allen and Jenna Elfman.
Other film credits include My Sassy Girl, Captivity, He Was a Quiet Man, The Quiet, House of Wax, Old School, Love Actually, 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, portraying a 16-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, the Canadian equivalent of the Emmy.
Born and raised in Canada, Cuthbert now resides in Los Angeles.