Pauley Perrette

Pauley Perrette

Highest Rated: 80% Superman vs. the Elite (2012)

Lowest Rated: 33% Satan Hates You (2010)

Birthday: Mar 27, 1969

Birthplace: New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Actress Pauley Perrette, who starred as hip forensic scientist Abby Sciuto on the CBS crime drama "NCIS" (2003 -) from 2003 to 2018, was a versatile performer who also wrote and performed her own music, published books of poetry, and worn such hats as photographer, writer, and blogger. Her indie/underground appeal and vixen-esque looks lent the by-the-books series the same degree of savvy attitude and retro sex appeal she has brought to her numerous film and TV projects. Born March 27, 1969 in New Orleans, LA, Perrette spent much of her childhood shuttled between several locations through the American South, due to her father's job with the phone company. A fascination with education and science earned her a degree with honors in sociology, criminology, and psychology, which she expanded upon with a master's degree. Following graduation, she relocated to New York City, where she bartended in order to pursue a performing career which landed her in numerous music videos and short films. Her first "big break" arrived in 1996 when she joined the cast of Steven Bochco's "Murder One" (ABC, 1995-97), after the series was completely overhauled by its producers and network. Numerous episodic turns followed, along with a supporting role on the short-lived Jennifer Love Hewitt series, "The Time of Your Life" (Fox, 1999-2000). After a starring turn in the independent film "The Price of Kissing" (1997), in which she was billed under her sometime nom de guerre, Pauley P, she landed supporting roles in Cameron Crowe's "Almost Famous" (2000) and Gore Verbinski's "The Ring" (2002). She found more substantial work in independent features like "A Moment of Grace" (2004) - for which she was top-billed. After landing multiple episode arcs on hit shows like "Dawson's Creek" (The WB, 1998-2003) in 2001 and "24" (Fox, 2001-10) in 2002, she scored by far the most important role she had to date as quirky, pig-tailed scientist Abby Sciuto - first, on two episodes of the long-running military drama, "JAG" (NBC/CBS/USA, 1995-2005), secondly, on the "JAG" spin-off, "Navy: NCIS," starting in 2003. The character's blend of quirky humor, offbeat personality, and intelligence seemed to be the perfect role for the unique Perrette. Fans of the series continued to enjoy the plot wrinkles the producers provided for her, most notably her warm relationship with medical examiner Donald "Ducky" Mallard (David McCallum) and the casual romance she had with over-eager agent Timothy McGee (Sean Murray. An avid supporter of numerous charitable causes (including animal rescue, the American Red Cross, and gay rights), Perrette also spent her time away from "NCIS" blogging for the show's CBS site page as well as for her own web site. She was also involved in producing a documentary about civil rights attorney Mark Lane (author of Rush to Judgment, about the Warren Commission's findings on the Kennedy assassination). Perrette's personal life was marked with some drama in 2006 when her former husband, a little-known singer-songwriter named Coyote Shivers, was cited for harassing her at numerous occasions following their 2006 divorce. Between seasons, Perrette appeared in the silms "The Singularity is Near" (2008) and the satiric horror film "Satan Hates You" (2010). She made her directorial debut with the documentary "Citizen Lane" (2013). In 2017, it was announced that Perrette would be leaving "NCIS" at the end of the show's 15th season in 2018. That same year, she appeared in a supporting role in "When We Rise" (ABC 2017), a docudrama about the rise of the gay rights movement in the 1960s and '70s.

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Filmography

Movies

Credit
No Score Yet No Score Yet The German King Executive Producer - 2019
No Score Yet No Score Yet An Act of Love Executive Producer - 2015
80% 75% Superman vs. the Elite Lois Lane (Voice) - 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet I Am Bad Mom (Character) - 2012
33% 0% Satan Hates You Marie Flowers (Character) - 2010
No Score Yet 80% The Singularity Is Near Ramona (Character) - 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet Ash Tuesday Gina Mascara (Character) - 2003
37% 65% Brother Bear Female Lover Bear (Voice) $85.3M 2003
No Score Yet No Score Yet Red Skies Patty Peirson (Character) - 2002
71% 48% The Ring Beth (Character) $128.6M 2002
52% 76% My First Mister Bebe (Character) $621.4K 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Civility Carolyn (Character) - 2000
No Score Yet 42% The Price of Kissing Renee (Character) - 1997

TV

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60% 35% Broke Jackie (Character) 2020
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Talk Guest 2020 2010-2018
No Score Yet 86% Navy NCIS Forensic Specialist Abby Sciuto (Character) 2003-2018
No Score Yet No Score Yet CBS News Sunday Morning Guest 2018
82% No Score Yet When We Rise Robin (Guest Star) 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet 48 Hours Guest 2017
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hollywood Today Live Guest 2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Price Is Right Guest 2016
No Score Yet 66% NCIS: New Orleans Unknown (Guest Star) 2016 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Entertainment Tonight Guest 2015-2016
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Late Late Show With James Corden Guest 2015
No Score Yet No Score Yet Rachael Ray Guest 2015 2012-2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Live! With Kelly and Michael Guest 2015 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet CBS This Morning Guest 2015 2012
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Queen Latifah Show Guest 2015 2013
No Score Yet No Score Yet Steve Harvey Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet Larry King Now Guest 2014
No Score Yet 75% Late Show With David Letterman Guest 2014
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Jeff Probst Show Guest 2012
45% No Score Yet Time of Your Life Cecelia Wiznarski (Character) 2011 1999-2000
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Early Show Guest 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Late Night With Jimmy Fallon Guest 2011
No Score Yet No Score Yet Hollywood Uncensored Guest 2011
No Score Yet 77% NCIS: Los Angeles Unknown (Guest Star) 2009
No Score Yet No Score Yet JAG Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
No Score Yet 84% CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown (Guest Star) 2003
50% No Score Yet Haunted Unknown (Guest Star) 2002
87% 84% 24 Tanya (Guest Star) 2002
30% No Score Yet Special Unit 2 Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
64% No Score Yet Philly Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Dead Last Unknown (Guest Star) 2001
No Score Yet No Score Yet Veronica's Closet Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
46% No Score Yet Jesse Unknown (Guest Star) 1999
No Score Yet No Score Yet The Drew Carey Show Unknown (Guest Star) 1998
No Score Yet No Score Yet That's Life Lisa (Character) 1998
93% 94% Frasier Rebecca (Guest Star) 1996-1997
91% No Score Yet Murder One Unknown (Guest Star) 1996-1997

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