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Emily Procter BiographyEmily Procter is a native of Raleigh, N.C. who attended East Carolina University. "I tried to get in the theatre department", she says, "but it was full." After graduation, however, she moved to Los Angeles and landed a number of small roles in films such as Jerry Maguire. "Then I got the chance to audition for The West Wing and I got the part", she says.
TriviaHer father, William, was a general practitioner. Her mother, Barbara, was a volunteer. They divorced when Emily was 2. Does regular volunteer work at All Saints' Episcopal Church soup kitchen in Beverly Hills. Member of Alpha Delta Pi sorority at ECU She collects bugs as a hobby. Fronts her own 80s cover band called, "White Lighten." Has a brother named Whit. Before she became an actress, she was a weather reporter for a local TV station. She was promoted to crime reporter, but left soon afterwards because the work was "too gory".
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