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Elisha Ann Cuthbert (b. November 30, 1982) is a Canadian actress and model. She portrays Abby Phillips in the Netflix Original sitcom series, The Ranch.


Elisha Cuthbert was born in Alberta, Canada to Patricia, a housewife, and Kevin, an automotive design engineer.

At the age of 14, Cuthbert made her feature film debut in the 1997 family-drama Dancing on the Moon. Her first major lead role came in the 1998 drama film Airspeed (No Control).

In 2001, she starred in the movie, Lucky Girl, in which she received her first award, the Gemini Awards, but her career began in earnest in the decade of 2000 when she was listed to play Kim Bauer in the award-winning action series, 24.

From 2011 to 2013, Cuthbert starred as Alex Kerkovich, in the series Happy Endings.

In 2012, Cuthbert was host of the American Music Awards.

In 2015, she portrayed Liz Feldman in Ellen DeGeneres' NBC sitcom pilot, One Big Happy. The show was canceled after one season.

Since 2016, Cuthbert portrays Abby Phillips in the Netflix Original series, The Ranch.


  • A former foot model.
  • Speaks French.
  • Both her mother and her brother play on hockey teams in Canada.
  • Has a son, Zaphire Phaneuf (b. December 21, 2017), with her husband Dion Phaneuf.