Pauley Perrette born March 27,  is an American actress. She is also a published writer,  singer, and civil rights advocate. Perrette was born in New Orleans and raised throughout the southern United States. In New York, she held a variety of jobs: "Not only was I bartending in the club kids scene, with a bra and combat boots and a white Mohawk , but I also wore a sandwich board on roller skates passing out flyers for Taco Bell in the Diamond District.
Perrette has worked in television and film, mostly doing commercials, voice-overs, music videos and short films. She worked as a bartender in New York City. This prompted her move to Los Angeles, where she had a variety of bit parts and made several guest appearances. She has made appearances in several films, including The Ring and Almost Famous.
In , as a recurring character introduced in season two of Special Unit 2 , she played Alice Cramer, the Unit's public relations person. Perrette's initial appearances as the character were in two episodes of JAG aired in spring ; these served as a backdoor pilot and introduced the characters. The character Abby Sciuto was created by Donald P. Bellisario , who "wanted to create Not a junkie, killer, loser, or television stereotype.
We've never sat around and labeled each other. Sure, there are nights when a certain event leans more towards one style than the other, but it's not like some turf war with gang colors. Consequently, she told her employers that her character is not the type to seek out a label; Abby "wouldn't call herself anything but Abby What she represents is a smart, capable chick that cannot be reduced to a stereotype.
In addition to acting, Perrette is a poet,  author her short story "Cheers In , she began production on a documentary about U. She was an undergrad student in sociology , psychology , and criminal science. She started her master's degree in criminal science before her career in the entertainment industry. She was also the only woman to make the top On October 4, , TV Guide reported that Perrette would be leaving the series at the end of the 15th season; she made her final appearance in the episode "Two Steps Back". As of winter , her Q Score was 44, giving her the highest score of all current female television actors.
Perrette began appearing in television commercials for Expedia. She made a guest appearance as a judge on season four, episode six of RuPaul's Drag Race. Perrette appeared in " The Unnamed Feeling " video for heavy metal band Metallica from their album St.
Taylor, a Las Vegas-based hip-hop artist. Perrette was married to Canadian actor and musician Coyote Shivers in ; the couple separated four years later, with their divorce becoming final in She was granted restraining orders against him, alleging that he subjected her to physical, emotional, and sexual abuse during and after their marriage. Perrette's then-partner was from Detroit.
She also asked them for help in finding the person s who killed her friend, Lisa Williamson, who was murdered in after her Detroit home was set on fire. Perrette supports many charitable organizations, including animal rescue organizations, the American Red Cross , civil rights organizations, and LGBT rights organizations. Perrette opposed the California ballot initiative Proposition 8 in , writing a public letter in fall of that year urging Californians to vote against the measure.
She dated cameraman Michael Bosman for four years before their engagement; however, the two did not marry, saying they would wait until everyone can get married in the United States. They instead filed for all the legal protections that are available to same-sex couples. Bosman did not propose until the legalization of same-sex marriage in California in June The couple then campaigned very publicly against California's Prop. Perrette, who is a natural blonde, was hospitalized in after "a severe allergic reaction to her [character's] trademark ink-black [hair] color.
On November 12, , Perrette was assaulted by a homeless man outside her Hollywood Hills home. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This is the latest accepted revision , reviewed on 9 February American actress.
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