Prior to CSI: MIAMI, Emily Procter portrayed Republican attorney Ainsley Hayes in The West Wing. Her additional television credits include guest-starring roles on the series Friends and Just Shoot Me, and a starring role opposite David Schwimmer and Chris Cooper in the movie Breast Men.
Procter starred with Martin Lawrence in the hit sequel Big Momma's House 2. Her feature film credits also include a starring role in Body Shots and appearances in Leaving Las Vegas and Jerry Maguire, as well as a cameo in the upcoming comedy Barry Munday.
Procter graduated with degrees in journalism and dance from East Carolina University. While in school, she worked as a weather anchor at WNCT-TV Greenville, N.C. Soon after graduating, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career.
Procter was born and raised in Raleigh, N.C., and lives in Los Angeles, where she enjoys interior design and supporting a variety of charities when not in production. Her birth date is Oct. 8.