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Khalil's feature film credits include a starring role in White Like the Moon, as well as supporting roles in Interview with the Assassin, Milo the Kid, Matilda, and Dragonfury. She provided the voice of Cornelia Hale in the animated television series W.I.T.C.H. Khalil also guest-starred on Malcolm in the Middle and That's So Raven.

In 2003 and 2004, Khalil was nominated for a Young Artists Award, which recognizes Hollywood's teen and child stars, for Best Performance in a TV Series. She was nominated for a Daytime Emmy in the category of Outstanding Younger Actress in a Drama Series in 2004 and 2006. In 2005, 2006 and 2007, she was nominated for NAACP Image Awards as Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series.

Khalil was born and raised in Los Angeles, California. In her spare time she enjoys dancing, singing and horseback riding.

Acting Portfolio: TELEVISION
The Young and the Restless
Lily Winters
August 15, 2002 to September 2, 2005; November 7, 2006 to Present

W.I.T.C.H.
Cornelia Hale
2006

Malcolm in the Middle
Kristin
2006

That's So Raven
Crystal
2003-2004

George & Leo
1997

Family Matters
Angela
1996
Acting Portfolio: FILM
Interview with the Assassin
Babysitter
2002

Milo
Young Claire Mullins
1998

You're Invited to Mary-Kate & Ashley's Christmas Party
Diana
1997

Matilda
child in classroom
1996

The Dragon Fury
little girl
1995
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Younger Actress (2012)

Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actress (2004, 2006, 2010, 2012)

Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actress (2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2014)

Image Awards Winner, Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series (2008)

Image Awards Nomination, Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama Series (2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
Vital Statistics
PLACE OF BIRTH: Los Angeles, California
DATE OF BIRTH: November 30, 1987
HEIGHT: 5'3"
HAIR: Brown
EYES: Brown
MARITAL STATUS: Married to Stephen Hensley [Sep 21, 2008 to Present]
CHILDREN: Michael Caden Hensley [Apr 17, 2010; weighed in at 6 lbs., 6 oz.]
News Archives
News Archive: Khalil out, Y&R scrambles to recast Lily. [Jul 25, 2005]
News Archive: Y&R's search for Lily hits a roadblock. [Nov 14, 2005]
News Archive: Newcomer named as Khalil's successor for role of Lily. [Jan 10, 2006]
News Archive: Sherwood let go, Khalil returning as Y&R's Lily. [Sep 28, 2006]
News Archive: Khalil, husband expecting first child. [Jan 11, 2010]
News Archive: Khalil, husband welcome a baby boy. [Apr 19, 2010]
News Archive: Khalil back on the ballot in 2010 Daytime Emmy nominations. [May 12, 2010]
News Archive: After four tries, Khalil finally wins first Emmy. [Jun 23, 2012]
News Archive: Fan club says casting call for "Sally" means Khalil leaving Y&R. [Aug 22, 2012]
News Archive: Y&R EP says talks with Khalil has resumed. [Aug 27, 2012]
News Archive: Deal reached to keep Khalil as Y&R's Lily. [Sep 25, 2012]
News Archive: Christel Khalil on Cane and Lily's rough patch: “Finally!” [Apr 23, 2015]
News Archive: Daytime stars challenge Hollywood celebs to join the genre [May 5, 2015]
News Archive: Stars open up about their most life-changing moments [May 6, 2015]
News Archive: WATCH: Y&R's Joshua Morrow, Christel Khalil, and Melissa Claire Egan help The Price Is Right's Yodely Guy find a new career [May 16, 2016]
News Archive: Y&R reveals new cast photo in celebration of 11,000th episode [Jul 19, 2016]
News Archive: Y&R recasts Cane and Lily's son, Charlie [Nov 28, 2016]
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