Pauley Perrette was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on March 27, 1969.
Her most notable role was in the CBS crime series NCIS where she played the role of Abby Sciuto from 2003 to 2018. She also appeared in the spin-offs NCIS: Los Angeles and NCIS: New Orleans. Prior to the show, she portrayed Cecilia Wiznarski in the series Time of Your Life from 1999 to 2000. She also appeared in Special Unit 2 as Alice Cramer from 2001 to 2002.
In 2009, she bagged the Best Actress Award in the Beverly Hills Films Festival for her appearance in To Comfort You. Her film appearances include Satan Hates You (2010) and Scooby-Doo! and Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery (2015).
She received nominations to the People’s Choice Awards for Favorite Crime Drama Actress for her role in NCIS in 2016 and 2017.