Emily Wickersham (born 26 April 1984) is a gifted American actress and TV personality. She is prominent for her role as ‘Special Agent Eleanor Bishop‘ on the criminal drama series ‘NCIS.’
She was born in Kansas and reared in New York City before dropping out of college to pursue a career in acting in Los Angeles.
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|Full Name:||Emily Kaiser Wickersham|
|Stage Name:||Emily Wickersham|
|Born:||26 April 1984 (age 37 years old)|
|Place of Birth:||Kansas, United States|
|Parents:||Amy Wickersham, John Wickersham|
|Husband • Spouse:||Blake Anderson Hanley (m. 2010–2018)|
|Boyfriend • Partner:||James Badge Dale|
|Occupation:||Actress • TV Personality|
|Net Worth:||US$6 million|
Emily Kaiser Wickersham was born in Kansas, United States, on April 26, 1984, to parents John Atwood Wickersham and Amy Wickersham. She was the family’s youngest kid. Adam Wickersham, her older brother, was her childhood companion.
Emily Wickersham began her education there. Her father was a mechanic, and her mother was a stay-at-home mom.
She became interested in performing at a young age. She went to ‘Muhlenberg College‘ after graduating from high school.
However, her desire to be an actress eventually overtook her, and she dropped out of college after two years. She then relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a career as a professional actor. She had no acquaintances in the area.
Emily Wickersham had a lot of difficulties in her early years in the profession. She lacked confidence in front of the camera and was a social outcast. She enrolled in acting and public speaking workshops as soon as she arrived in the city to address these concerns. She eventually came to like her classes, despite her initial discomfort.
She ran into a modeling agent at a restaurant, who approached her with a few modeling offers. Emily Wickersham accepted the offer and asked him to arrange an acting audition for her. Emily Wickersham found herself auditioning for a small part in the iconic crime drama series ‘The Sopranos‘ a few days later. She was cast in part, so she began her career in the entertainment world.
In 2006, Emily Wickersham appeared in a single episode of the renowned chat show ‘Late Night with David Letterman‘ before the premiere of ‘The Sopranos.’ In a comedic sketch on the show, she portrayed the character of ‘Jules.’ She made a guest appearance in an episode of ‘Parco P.I.’ titled ‘Just Another Pretty Face‘ the same year.
She made her principal entrance into the acting world with ‘The Sopranos.’
In four show episodes, Emily Wickersham‘s debut as ‘Rhiannon Flammer‘ received much attention. She was able to land tryouts for several different films and TV shows as a result of this significant break.
She played ‘Suzy‘ in an episode of ‘The Bronx is Burning‘ titled ‘Caught!’ in 2007. After that, she had an unnamed cameo appearance in the television show ‘The Gamekillers.’ ‘Mitch Albom’s For One More Day,’ her second TV effort that year, was a TV film.
In 2007, Emily Wickersham made her film debut in the film ‘Gardener of Eden,’ playing the character of ‘Kate.’ The comedy-drama picture received mixed reviews and made only a little profit at the box office.
In 2008, she appeared in yet another small role, this time in the romantic movie ‘Definitely, Maybe,’ which starred Ryan Reynolds. The film, which starred her as an unnamed intern and was a critical and commercial triumph, starred her as an unnamed intern. The movie is now considered a cult classic.
Her acting career was not advancing as intended, despite great acclaim for her performances. In 2010, she starred alongside Robert Pattinson in the film ‘Remember Me.’ She played a minor role in the film. The picture received mixed reviews from critics, but this did not detract from its chances of making a respectable profit at the box office.
Emily Wickersham plays the supporting part of ‘Molly Parrish‘ in the 2012 film ‘Gone.’ The following year, she starred in three episodes of the television series ‘The Bridge,’ portraying the recurrent character of ‘Kate Millwright.’ The following year, she landed the most prominent breakout role of her career due to this performance.
Emily Wickersham was cast as ‘Special Agent Eleanor Bishop‘ in the police procedural series ‘NCIS‘ in 2013. She replaced Cote de Pablo, who had to leave the series for personal reasons.
Emily Wickersham‘s role was originally intended to be a three-episode one, but she was promoted to the regular roster for subsequent show seasons due to the character’s success and popularity.
She made her acting debut in the independent film ‘Glitch‘ in 2015, and she reprised her role as ‘Eleanor “Ellie” Bishop‘ from ‘NCIS‘ ‘NCIS: New Orleans‘ in 2016.
Emily Wickersham married guitarist, Blake Anderson Hanley, in a private ceremony in the Florida Keys in November 2010. Regrettably, the pair split up in 2018.
Emily Wickersham once remarked that if she hadn’t chosen to be an actress, she would have started her fashion label and cooperated with other designers.
On October, 2021, she was seen with a baby bumped. Emily Wickersham announced that she is expecting a child with her new partner/boyfriend, James Badge Dale. James Badge Dale is also a famous Hollywood American actor.
Emily Wickersham‘s net worth was estimated to be US$6 million. She has garnered such mouth-watering amount through her appearance in movies and television shows.
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