American actress Pauley Perette was born on March 27, 1969 in New Orleans. She moved frequently with her family as a child, living all over the United States. She has been in Georgia, Alabama, North and South Carolina, Tennessee, New York, New Jersey and Los Angeles. Perette graduated from college with Honours - receiving her Master's Degree in Criminology. She also studied Sociology and Psychology.
Later, she worked for years on television, and mostly did commercials, voice-overs and music videos. She tended bar in New York City and was discovered, later being cast to play the gothic technogeek Forensic specialist Abby Sciuto on the series NCIS.
Pauley Perette began her career by appearing on several episodes of Murder One, from 1996 to 1997. She was later seen on the series Early Edition, before landing the role of a waitress in season 4 of Frasier. She later worked on several short independent films, some of them being The Price of Kissing, Hand on the Pump, and Hoofboy. She was later seen on The Drew Carey Show and Jesse, and became even more known for playing Alice Wisdom on the feature film Almost Famous. She also worked with Tom Arnold on the horror film Civility. She was then cast in the series Time of Your Life, and has been seen on episodes of Philly, Dawson’s Creek, Special Unit 2 and 24. After portraying the character Beth on the English version of The Ring, Perette appeared on the series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and JAG. She later voiced a character on the animated feature Brother Bear, and was seen on Potheads: The Movie in 2005. Perette is also a published poet, writer, photographer and spoken-word artist. The music lover is a passionate advocate of civil rights, as well as the lead vocalist of the all-female band Lo-Ball.
- She was married to Coyote Shivers from 2000 to 2006. They were later divorced, and she wed Michael Bosman onFebruary 14, 2009.
- She is a poet and spoken-word artist.
- She is the lead singer in the punk band Lo-Ball.
- She has a tattoo on her finger which reads "12:21". This stands for Romans, Chapter 12, Verse 21: "Never be overcome by evil, but overcome evil with good".
- She hopes to become a security guard someday, if she doesn't make it in the entertainment industry.
2003-2011: Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (TV series) - Abby Sciuto
2010: The Singularity Is Near (documentary) - Ramona
2010: FCU: Fact Checkers Unit (TV series) - Pauley
2009: NCIS: Los Angeles (TV series) - Abby Sciuto
2009: To Comfort You (short) - Theresa
2009: Satan Hates You - Marie Flowers
2005: Potheads: The Movie - LuLu
2004: A Moment of Grace (short) - Dr. Grace Peters
2004: Cut and Run (short) - Jolene
2003: Brother Bear - Female Lover Bear (voice)
2003: Ash Tuesday - Gina Mascara
2003: JAG (TV series) - Abby Sciuto
2003: CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV series) - Candeece/Pink Hair
2002: Haunted (TV series) - Nadine
2002: Hungry Hearts - Cokie Conner
2002: The Ring - Beth
2002: Red Skies (TV movie) - Patty Peirson
2002: 24 (TV series) - Tanya
2001-2002: Special Unit 2 (TV series) - Alice Cramer
2001: Dawson's Creek (TV series) - Rachel Weir, Ph.D.
2001: Philly (TV series) - Angela
2001: Dead Last (TV series) - Erica
1999-2001: Time of Your Life (TV series) - Cecilia Wiznarski
2001: My First Mister - Bebe
2001: Smash (TV series) - Charley
2000: Almost Famous - Alice Wisdom
2000: Civility - Carolyn
1999: Batman Beyond: The Movie (TV movie) - Police Officer (voice)
1999: Veronica's Closet (TV series) - Nicole
1999: Jesse (TV series) - Gwen
1999: Batman Beyond (TV series) - Cop
1998: The Drew Carey Show (TV series) - Darcy
1998: The Naked Truth (TV series) - Ilana
1998: That's Life (TV series) - Lisa
1998: Hoofboy (short)
1998: Hand on the Pump (short) - Hi-Girl
1997: Blade Runner (Video Game) - Lucy Devlin (voice)
1997: The Price of Kissing - Renee
1996-1997: Frasier (TV series) - Rebecca/Waitress
1997: Early Edition (TV series) - Theresa LaParko
1996-1997: Murder One (TV series) - Gwen
1996: Moloney (TV series) - Samantha
1994: ABC Afterschool Specials (TV series) - Shannon