Emily Procter is an actress who is best known for playing Detective Calleigh Duquesne in the CBS police procedural drama CSI: Miami. Nonetheless, she is also famous for playing the role of Ainsley Hayes in the NBC political drama The West Wing. She was also a narrator for the special A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote.
Procter is a well-known name in the entertainment industry, but many are unfamiliar with her personal life. So, let’s know some facts related to her love life and family.
Dating since 2008
Emily Procter has been in a long-term relationship with her partner, Paul Bryan, also a musician. The duo started dating in 2008 and has been together ever since. Regardless, the actress has not shared many details on how the couple met and started their relationship. She also avoids sharing much about her personal life on Instagram.
Nonetheless, Emily and her amazing partner have already started a family together. On December 8, 2010, the duo introduced an adorable daughter whom they named Philippa Frances.
The actress was undergoing pregnancy during the filming of the show CSI: Miami. However, she only missed two shows and was surrounded by a supportive cast. Despite a decade-long relationship, Emily and her boyfriend are yet to tie the knot.
Part of CSI Family
Emily started her career before graduating from acting school. She began with minor roles in movies like Jerry Maguire and Breast Men. Likewise, she made a guest appearance in the ABC superhero drama Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, where she played Lana Lang. Her early appearance includes The Dukes of Hazzard: Reunion! and Body Shots. She also appeared in the second episode of Friends and had a recurring role in the drama series, The West Wing.
As Emily was friends with a cast from CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, they persuaded her to audition for Calleigh Durquesne in the spin-off show CSI: Miami. Upon landing the role, she appeared as one of the main cast from 2002 to 2012. Nonetheless, she has also appeared in other movies such as Turnover, Barry Munday, and Love Everlasting. In 2020, she was a narrator for A West Wing Special to Benefit When We All Vote.
Emily Procter was Adopted
Emily Mallory Procter was born in 1968 in Raleigh, North Carolina. She celebrates her birthday on October 8, which makes her age 52. The actress was adopted by a general practitioner, William Proctor, and his wife, Barbara Jones. Her parents divorced when she was three years old. She has an older brother, Whit, who is also adopted.
Emily is a graduate of Ravenscroft School in Raleigh and earned a degree in Journalism and dance from East Carolina University. She had also worked at WNCT-TV in Greenville, North Carolina.