Christel Khalil joined the cast of THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS in July 2002 as Lily Winters. She left Y&R in September 2005, returning to the series in November 2006. 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, 2006 and 2010. In 2008, Khalil received her first NAACP Image Award for “Outstanding Actress in a Daytime Drama,” an award for which she was also nominated in the same category in 2005, 2006, 2007 and 2009.
Khalil lives Los Angeles. She has a 1-year-old son, Michael. In her spare time she enjoys dancing, singing and horseback riding. Her birthday is November 30.
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