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Christine Elise

Christine Elise (born February 12, 1965) is an American film and television actress. Born Christine Elise McCarthy in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of artists, she graduated from the Boston Latin School in 1983. Between 1992–1997, she lived with Beverly Hills 90210 star, Jason Priestley. Her life story partially inspired the DYS_(band) song "Wild Card" released in 2011 on Bridge 9 Records. Christine grew up in the Boston Hardcore scene with members of the band and they appeared together in "American Hardcore." She had a recurring role in the final season of China Beach which she often cites as her best professional experience. She played the role of Kyle in the 1990 film Child's Play 2. In 1993, she played Jenn Platt in the horror film Body Snatchers (1993). She had a recurring role as Emily Valentine on Beverly Hills, 90210 and also appeared on the second season of ER for 17 episodes. Following her stint on ER, she appeared on the short-lived Fox show L.A. Firefighters. She appeared in the TV movie Vanishing Point with Viggo Mortensen, who requested she play the role. They met on another project, Boiling Point, though her role was largely written out. She had a recurring

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Christine Elise is famous for playing Jason Priestley's crazy girlfriend Emily Valentine on the original "Beverly Hills, 90210." Guess what she looks like now! READ MORE >

Be My Valentine

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The 45-year-old resurfaced at some event in New Jersey recently, looking pleasant.For several years, Christine dated Jason Priestley in real life too.Elise has created a seminar on the dos and… READ MORE >

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