02: Emily Procter

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Emily Procter

This is a SWEET shot - maybe should be on her webpage!!! ( glenndelkins )

Birthday: October 8, 1968
Born/Raised:
Raleigh, North Carolina
Where she lives now: L.A.
Nickname: Emilicious (Lish)
Pets: One Cat Kevin Kat
Official Web-Site: Official Emily Procter Web~Site
Fan club sites: www.emilyprocter.de and Emily Procter Fansite ~ MySpace

Biography

Early Life
Emily Mallory Procter was raised in Raleigh, North Carolina. She was adopted as an infant. She was two years old when her parents William (a general practioner) and Barbara divorced. Emily is a graduate of Ravenscroft School in Raleigh. While at East Carolina she was a member of Alpha Delta Pi sorotity. After recieving her degrees in journalism and dance at East Carolina University, she was employed as television weather anchor at WNCT-TV in Greenville, North Carolina. Emily had originally intended to get into the theatre department of East Carolina University, but the head of the theatre department told her that he thought she did not have what it takes to become an actress and that it would not work out for her. According to Emily's own words, "This was a great inspiration to go out and do it anyway."

Career
After the move to Los Angeles, her father provided the costs for acting school for two years. Before even graduating, she landed a number of small roles in films such as Jerry Maguire (1996) and Breast Men (1997), where she appeared with David Schwimmer and Chris Cooper. She has only appeared topless in her life in two scenes in Breast Men. During the 1995-1996 season (3 season) of Lois & Clark:The New Adventures of Superman, she portrayed Lana Lang; the first blonde actress to do so. She also briefly appeared in the 1997 TV movie The Dukes Of Hazzard:Reunion! as Mavis. Procter also had a recurring guest role as Associate White House Counsel Ainsely Hayes on NBC's The West Wing.

She landed her breakthrough with the role of Calleigh Duquesne in the television series CSI:Miami, which has been running on American television since 2002.

Private life
She has volunteered as an actress with the Young Storytellers Program .

She is very interested and knowledgeable in interior decoration and antiques. She puts these interests to good practical use in the 1921 Spanish-style home that she owns.

She is an avid poker player. She says she learned to play this game as a child when her father would play a game called 'penny poker' with her. She has already participated in at least one celebritiy poker tournament. She is also fascinated with flower jigsaw puzzles and tries to assemble them faster with each attempt.

Family/Relationships:
Currently in a relationship with Paul Bryan.they have a Daughter together named Pippa Borned in Early December 2010

Said "Her work is her boyfriend."


When she signs on/off set of CSI Miami,friend/co-star Jon Togo will write "Is a dork" beside her signature.

She's very close with her family and acts as an 'authority' when it comes to solving crimes within the family: Like just who left the muddy footprints on the kitchen floor?

Memorable quotes (on/off the set):
(to Erika Sykes) "If that were true sweetpea, You would be writing a newspaper not pasting your face over the evening news"

EMILY QUOTES
"Anything done with good intentions is a positive effort"

" I would say the biggest misconception is that I'm tall... I'm just barely 5'3". I'm taller when I'm mad though! "

"You know, CSI is really just Scooby Doo. Without a doubt,I'm Velma."--- "Everyone get in the van! We gotta go!"

" It's nice to know that a job doesn't qualify who you are"

"The only important thing in this life is to figure out how to use the experiences that you have to make the world a better place."

"If you don't like the way your life looks, change the way you look at it" ~ A friend of Emily told her that.

"If you find yourself in a stressful situation, take the emotion out of it and it will become easier to manage." ~ A friend Of Emily told her that.

"My boyfriend is my job!"- I heard she LIKES Jonathan Togo.


When she's not acting:

Emily Procter helps out at homeless shelters and goes jogging for two hours a day, five days a week. She takes part in charity triathlons and marathons as well. She is also an antique collector and likes interior decorating.

She has a 1980's cover band who has been described by fellow co-star Jon Togo as "Pretty amazing."

Fascinating facts:
She is very good friends with CSI :Crime Scene Investigation's Jorja Fox. Jorja told her to try out for the role of Calleigh.

Avid bug collector. Loves Flea markets & yard sales. Dumpster dives with her Mom & her Aunt ( really it's the truth).

All-time favorite movie-- Gone With the Wind.

Became best "girlfriends" with Martin Lawrence during the filming of " Big Momma's House 2"

Emily's brother is a chef. Before a holiday, they talk for weeks about what they're going to make.

During the Writers Strike she designed a house for a friend who lives in St. John. But there was only one hardware store.



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