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Pauley Perrette

Pauley Perrette is known to millions around the world as "Abby Sciuto", the brilliant but offbeat forensic scientist on CBS' NCIS (2003), the #1-rated drama in the world. Her additional credits include appearances on such shows as Almost Famous (2000), The Ring (2002), 24 (2001), CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000), Murder One (1995), The Drew Carey Show (1995), Jesse (1998), Time of Your Life (1999), Philly (2001), Special Unit 2 (2001), Haunted (2002) and many independent films, commercials and music videos..Born in New Orleans, Pauley was raised in Alabama, Georgia and all over the South. She was an undergrad honor student in sociology, psychology and criminal science. She began her masters degree in criminal science at Georgia State University before moving to New York City. She worked as a bartender while pursuing an acting career.In addition to being a talented actress, Pauley is also a director, producer, published writer, poet, photographer, spoken-word artist and singer/songwriter. A passionate and dedicated advocate for civil rights, she is directing and producing a documentary about U.S. civil rights attorney and author Mark Lane. An ardent social and civil activist, Pauley is involved in many charitable organizations that work on behalf of animal rescue, civil and LGBT rights. She is on the board of Project Angel Food and supports Habitat for Humanity, NoH8, PATH (People Assisting The Homeless), EQCA (Equality California), AIDS Walk LA, The Humane Society, AIDS Task Force, NOH8 Campaign, Los Angeles Zoo, Hope Gardens, Union Rescue Mission, DonorsChoose.org, APLA (AIDS Project Los Angeles), The Amanda Foundation, the American Red Cross, Out of the Closet, Top Cops, 5p21 (AIDS clinic), Strike Out AIDS, Petfinder.com, Hollywood Homeless Lunch, Campaign for Care and Save the Children. Pauley is also an active congregant of the social and civilly active Hollywood United Methodist Church.Her dedication to independent films has resulted in her winning, among other accolades, Best Actress in the Beverly Hills Films Festival 2010 for To Comfort You (2009). Being placed on several IT lists, including Entertainment Weekly and LA Weekly, she also was singled out as the only woman in the top 10 of the Q rankings, and tied with Tom Hanks and Morgan Freeman at #1 as the most favorable celebrities. In the E-Poll survey, she ranked #4 most liked celebrity.Pauley was recently honored by the Society of St. Vincent de Paul as "Community Advocate of the Year," the Union Rescue Mission with the "Heart for Service" Award, by the Desert AIDS Project as "Next Generation Advocate" and by the Union Rescue Mission with her social media efforts that saved Hope Gardens (a homeless shelter for women and children). She is finishing recording her new album with her band "Stop Making Friends", songs she wrote and sings. She is also the former lead singer of the all-girl rock band Lo-Ball. She recently collaborated with new artist B. Taylor on his single, "Fire in Your Eyes" and will soon be heard on the upcoming Run-D.M.C. single "Attention Please."Pauley has been a frequent entertaining guest on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2005), Late Show with David Letterman (1993), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2009) and many other entertainment and talk shows.


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Born:
Mar 27, 1969 In New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
22
First Appeared:
In the series ABC Afterschool Specials 1972-10-04
Latest Project:
Series NCIS: New Orleans 2014-09-23

1 win & 1 nomination.

Known For
Poster of NCIS
Filmography
NCIS: New Orleans Unknown 2014-09-23
The Queen Latifah Show Unknown 2013
Kathy Unknown 2012-04-19
Steve Harvey Unknown 2012-09-04
Unique Sweets Unknown 2011-04-24
50 Documentaries to See Before You Die Unknown 2011-08-02
RuPaul's Drag Race Unknown 2009-02-02
NCIS: Los Angeles Unknown 2009-09-22
NCIS Abby Sciuto 354 episodes, 2003-2018 2003-09-23
Haunted Unknown 2002-09-24
Special Unit 2 Unknown 2001-04-11
24 Unknown 2001-11-06
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Unknown 2000-10-06
Batman Beyond Unknown 1999-01-10
Dawson's Creek Unknown 1998-01-20
Early Edition Unknown 1996-09-28
The Drew Carey Show Unknown 1995-09-13
JAG Unknown 1995-09-23
Murder One Unknown 1995-09-19
Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
ABC Afterschool Specials Unknown 1972-10-04