- When Lefevre was working at a Montreal sushi restaurant as a teen, a regular customer heard about her acting aspirations and put her in touch with a casting director. This eventually led to a role on the Canadian sitcom Big Wolf on Campus.
- Father's family is French, though Lefevre grew up speaking mostly English; she eventually moved to Los Angeles in 2004 due to a lack of English-speaking parts in Montreal.
- Appeared on several episodes of David E. Kelley's Boston Legal, which led to a lead role in his 2008 U.S. adaptation of BBC hit Life on Mars.
- Landed her biggest film role to date in Catherine Hardwicke's adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's Twilight, the first in a series of popular teen novels about vampires.
- Attended McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- Birth Place: Montreal, Quebec, Canada
- Profession: Actor
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