Founded and ran a world development and human rights committee at her university. She has lived under a grass hut in the jungles of the Philippines with a missionary group, and has been a volunteer for children's projects since the age of 14.
Fluent in French and loves reading, writing, painting, long walks, tea, and nature.
Refused to do a partial nude scene in an early episode of Lost (2004).
Voted one of the Breakout Stars of 2004 by Entertainment Weekly Magazine
Named #2 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2005 list.
Prior to her starring role on Lost (2004), she worked as an extra on film sets to help pay her University tuition. She can be seen in episodes of Tru Calling (2003), Dead Like Me (2003) and Smallville (2001), and in several films including White Chicks (2004), Stealing Sinatra (2003) and Freddy vs. Jason (2003).
Has two sisters - younger sister is named Andrea.
Before starring on Lost (2004), she worked at a variety of other jobs. She has worked as a flight attendant, waitress, and completed oil changes on big rigs before doing commercials and extra work on film sets to earn money for University.
Her father is a Home Economics teacher in Canada. Her mother is a middle school secretary, who previously worked as a cosmetician and ran a daycare service.
Attended the University of British Columbia, where she studied international relations. Her studies were cut short by her role as "Kate Austen" on Lost (2004).
Kate, her character on Lost (2004), is frequently seen climbing trees. This is because the very athletic Lilly loves to climb trees herself.
Jeff Palffy, formerly with Ford Models, now with PMG Management in Vancouver, was her first agent and was instrumental in her first break on Lost (2004).
Ranked as #75 in FHM's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2005" special supplement. (2005)
In 2003, she was cast in several commercials for a dating hot-line called "LiveLinks". The late-night ads ran for over two years on basic cable channels, even after she made it big on ABC's hit drama Lost (2004). During a guest spot on Late Show with David Letterman (1993), David Letterman played one of her commercials on his show.
Named #73 in FHM magazine's "100 Sexiest Women in the World 2006" supplement. (2006).
Her house in Hawaii was destroyed by a fire. Luckily, no one was hurt. [December 2006]
Ranked #68 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
Ranked #12 on Wizard magazine's "Sexiest Women of TV" list (March 2008).
Ranked #88 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.
First husband, Canadian Murray Hone, enjoyed hockey as a hobby.
Spokenmodel of L'Oreal Paris since 2009.
Confirmed after much speculation that she is 8 months pregnant with her first child by boyfriend Norman Kali, whom she has been in a relationship with since May 2010 (15 April 2011).
US Weekly revealed that she had given birth to her son Kahekili, with boyfriend Norman Kali (21 May 2011).
Was 1 month pregnant with her son, Kahekili, when she completed filming Real Steel (2011).
Returned to work 3 months after giving birth to her son Kahekili to begin filming The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012).
Delivered her son Kahekili naturally in a home birth after a 30-hour labor.
Good friends with Lee Pace.
She has English and Irish ancestry. Her father was raised in Kenya, as Evangeline's paternal grandparents served as missionaries in Africa. One of Evangeline's grandmothers was an English war bride.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 36, a daughter in October 2015. Child's father is her boyfriend, Norman Kali.