After a stint as a TV weather girl in her home state of North Carolina, this Southern beauty segued into acting with a number of blink-and-you-missed-them movie parts. But a recurring role as a White House lawyer on the West Wing
won Procter a role on CSI: Miami
as a no-nonsense ballistics expert who just happens to be a bombshell. She has since made occasional big-screen appearances, including Martin Lawrence's Big Momma's House 2
and the indie comedy Barry Munday
. Off-screen, Procter is more of a girlie girl who enjoys interior decorating and working with various homeless charities.Emily Procter Fast Facts:
- First acting jobs included a role as Joey's girlfriend on an episode of Friends and one of Tom Cruise's ex-girlfriends in Cameron Crowe's Jerry Maguire (1996).
- Was a contestant on Celebrity Poker Showdown.
- An avid runner, she has participated in the Malibu and Hermosa triathlons and served as ambassador for the Nike 26.2 Marathon benefiting the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.
- Landed her first series-regular role in 2002, when she was cast as Calleigh Duquesne on the CBS crime drama CSI: Miami.
- Served as a judge on a 2008 episode of the HGTV competition series Summer Showdown.
- Emily Procter Relationships:
- Whit Procter - Brother
- Barbara Procter - Mother
- William Procter - Father
- Paul Bryan - Significant Other
- Pippa - Daughter
- East Carolina University, Greenville, NC (BA in Journalism, 1991; BA in Dance, 1991)