Christel Khalil

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Christel Khalil
BornChristel Adnana Khalil
(1987-11-30) November 30, 1987 (age 24)
Los Angeles, California
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActress
Years active1993 – present
Known forThe Young and the Restless as Lily Winters
Spouse(s)Stephen Hensley (2008-2010?)
AwardsDaytime Emmy Award (2012)
 
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Christel Khalil
BornChristel Adnana Khalil
(1987-11-30) November 30, 1987 (age 24)
Los Angeles, California
NationalityAmerican
OccupationActress
Years active1993 – present
Known forThe Young and the Restless as Lily Winters
Spouse(s)Stephen Hensley (2008-2010?)
AwardsDaytime Emmy Award (2012)

Christel Adnana Khalil (born November 30, 1987) is an American actress.

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Early life

Khalil was born in Los Angeles, California. Her mother, Belita Edwards, is of African American, European American and Native American descent, and her father is of Pakistani descent. Her maternal grandmother, Alberta Edwards, is of African American and Native American descent. Her maternal grandfather is Caucasian. She is the youngest of four children and has three older brothers: Alex, Adam and Chris.

Career

Khalil is best known for her role as Lily Ashby on the CBS soap opera The Young and the Restless. She first played the role from August 15, 2002 until September 2, 2005. Soon after she left the soap, Khalil was replaced by Davetta Sherwood. Sherwood was let go seven months later by Lynn Marie Latham in favor of Khalil, who officially returned to the show on November 7, 2006.

Khalil had small roles in movies such as Dragon Fury, Matilda, Interview With the Assassin and White Like the Moon. She also voiced Cornelia Hale in W.I.T.C.H., and also appeared on That's So Raven and Malcolm in the Middle, among other shows.

In September 2012, it was confirmed that Khalil was remaining with The Young and the Restless after she and the show were able to come to terms during the negotiation of her contract.[1][2] A casting call has been put out for a recast under the alias "Sally Tate".[3]

Personal life

In September 2008, Khalil married Stephen Hensley.[4] Their son, Michael Caden Hensley, was born on April 17, 2010.[5] On Valentine's Day 2012, she confirmed on the CBS show The Talk that she was no longer married.

She is close friends with Desperate Housewives and former The Young and the Restless actress Lyndsy Fonseca.

Filmography

YearFilmRoleNotes
1993The Sinbad ShowCrystal1 episode
1993My Daughter Keeping
1995Dragon FuryLittle Girl
1996MatildaChild in Classroom
1996Family MattersAngela1 episode
1997You're Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley's Christmas PartyDianaTV
1997George & LeoKid #31 episode
1998MiloYoung Claire Mullins
2001Movie SurfersChristel2 episodes
2002–05
2006–
The Young And The RestlessLily AshbyContract role
2002Interview with the AssassinBabysitter
2002White Like the MoonNita
2003SoapTalkHerself2 episodes, 2003–2005
2003That's So RavenCrystal2 episodes, 2003–2004
2006Malcolm in the MiddleKristin Peterson1 episode
2006W.I.T.C.H.Cornelia Hale46 episodes

Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
200431st Daytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Younger ActressThe Young and the RestlessNominated
200633rd Daytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Younger ActressThe Young and the RestlessNominated
201037th Daytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Younger ActressThe Young and the RestlessNominated
201239th Daytime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Younger ActressThe Young and the RestlessWon

Daytime Emmy Awards: Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actress (2004, 2005, 2006, 2009, 2010, 2012)

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