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Elisabeth Harnois | Biography

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  • Full Name Elisabeth Rose Harnois on 26 May 1979 in
  • Nickname Elisabeth Harnois
  • Occupation Actress
  • Nationality American
  • Birthplace Detroit, Michigan, USA
  • Birth Date May 26, 1979
  • Age 42 Years, 11 Months
  • Net Worth (Not Disclosed)
Morgan Brody on 'CSI' from 2011 to 2015

Elisabeth Harnois | Biography

Briefly appeared as Shelly on 'One Tree Hill'

Harnois originally joined the cast of the CBS long-running police procedural drama series 'CSI' as a guest star. She was on Season 11 Episode 21 titled 'Cello and Goodbye' that aired on 5 May 2011. Later, she became a series regular on the show, beginning with Season 12, which premiered on 21 September 2011. She appeared in 85 episodes of the show until the series was concluded in 2015 after Season 15.


Elisabeth Harnois is an American actress known as Morgan Brody on the police procedural crime drama television series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.

Who is Elisabeth Harnois?

Elisabeth Harnois is a television and film actress born Elisabeth Rose Harnois on 26 May 1979 in Detroit, Michigan. She began her professional career at the tender age of three. 

Harnois appeared in commercials and bit television roles before moving to Los Angeles with her family to audition for film roles. She made her big-screen debut in the 1985 Christmas fantasy film One Magic Christmas. The following year, she appeared in the 1986 mystery thriller film Where Are the Children

She then appeared as Alice in The Disney Channel fantasy television series Adventures in Wonderland (1992-1994), based on Lewis Caroll's 1865 children's novel 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland.' She won the 'Young Artist Award' for 'Outstanding Performers in a Children's Program' in 1993 for her performance in the series. 

Harnois later appeared in television series like Point PleasantOne Tree Hill, and Miami Medical before landing her breakout role in CSI in 2011. Then, she appeared in over a dozen films, including Facade (1999), Swimming Upstream (2002), Pretty Persuasion (2005), Ten Inch Hero (2007), Chaos Theory (2007), Keith (2008), The Work Wife (2018), and Skin in the Game (2019). She also appeared in several television movies, including The Osiris Chronicles (1998), CSI: Immortality (2015), My Baby Is Gone! (2017), Twisted (2018), and Christmas in Vienna (2019).

'CSI'

Harnois originally joined the cast of the CBS long-running police procedural drama series CSI as a guest star. She was on Season 11 Episode 21 titled 'Cello and Goodbye' that aired on 5 May 2011. Later, she became a series regular on the show, beginning with Season 12, which premiered on 21 September 2011. She appeared in 85 episodes of the show until the series was concluded in 2015 after Season 15.

She portrayed the role of Morgan Brody, a spunky young investigator and an estranged daughter of the chief of police Conrad Ecklie (played by Marc Vann). Morgan worked for the Los Angeles Police Department.

In an interview, Harnois described Morgan as a "very driven tomboyish, shoot-from-the-hip girl who plays by her own rules." However, Morgan proved to be a determined and competent forensic analyst. Morgan also developed a romantic relationship with her colleagues Greg Sanders (played by Eric Szmanda), David Hodges (played by Wallace Langham), and Nick Stokes (played by George Eads).

On 6 October 2021, CSI: Vegas, the fifth show in the CSI franchise, premiered on CBS as a sequel epilog to CSI.

'One Tree Hill'

Harnois had a recurring role in the romantic sports drama television series One Tree Hill. She portrayed the role of Shelley Simon in six episodes of the series in 2006 and 2007.

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One Tree Hill premiered back on 23 September 2003 and ran for nine seasons until the series ended in 2012.

Is Elisabeth Harnois married?

Harnois occasionally mentioned her boyfriend but never revealed his name publicly. However, in an interview with People in February 2005, she said that her boyfriend was a television producer. She was in a three-year relationship with her then-boyfriend at the time. In the interview, she had made her relationship status clear, stating, "I'm very taken."

In another 2012 interview, she stated that she was engaged. She even said that she had to plan a wedding. However, she didn't disclose the name of her fiance. 

Later, on 12 October 2013, she posted a cozy picture with a man on Twitter, captioning, "Hangin' with my dearest." Her fans speculated the man to be her boyfriend, but Harnois didn't address the fact. 

Elisabeth Harnois with a man
Elisabeth Harnois with a man, whom she mentioned as her dearest, on Twitter in 2013. (Photo: Twitter)

She has always been private about her personal life and has not revealed anything about her love life lately. However, some sites claim that she isn't married yet and living a single life as of 2022.

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