ELISHA CUTHBERT, 24
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She played Kim Bauer, who spent the first two seasons being kidnapped by drug dealers or caught in cougar traps. She becomes a member of her father’s Counter Terrorist Unit in season 3. That’s when she decided that the series was beneath her, after appearing in movies like House Of Wax and The Girl Next Door. But instead of writing her off, the show portrayed Kim as having to move away to start a family, so that whenever she needed a decent role or money she could film a scene or two, and the show became the worst for it.