Her Biography

Emily Wickersham (born April 26, 1984) is a talented American actress and television personality. She is well-known for her portrayal of ‘Special Agent Eleanor Bishop’ on the crime drama series ‘NCIS.’

She was born in Kansas and raised in New York City before leaving college to pursue an acting career in Los Angeles.

Emily Wickersham Biography Husband, Net Worth, Age.
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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
Nationality:American
Height:1.7 m
Parents:Amy Wickersham, John Wickersham
Siblings:Adam Wickersham
Husband • Spouse:Blake Anderson Hanley (m. 2010–2018)
Boyfriend • Partner:James Badge Dale
Children:1
Occupation:Actress • TV Personality
Net Worth:US$6 million

Her Early Life

Emily Kaiser Wickersham was born on April 26, 1984, in Kansas, United States, to parents John Atwood Wickersham and Amy Wickersham. She was the family’s eldest child. Her childhood pal was Adam Wickersham, her older brother.

Emily Wickersham’s education began there. Her father worked as a mechanic, and her mother stayed at home.
She developed an early interest in performing. After graduating from high school, she attended ‘Muhlenberg College.’

Her desire to be an actress, however, eventually won out, and she dropped out of college after two years. She then relocated to Los Angeles to pursue a professional acting career. She had no friends in the area.

Emily Wickersham encountered numerous challenges during her early career. She was a social outcast and lacked confidence in front of the camera. To address these concerns, she enrolled in acting and public speaking workshops as soon as she arrived in the city. Despite her initial apprehension, she grew to enjoy her classes.

At a restaurant, she met a modeling agent who approached her with a few modeling opportunities. Emily Wickersham accepted the offer and requested that he set up an audition for her. A few days later, Emily Wickersham found herself auditioning for a small part in the iconic crime drama series ‘The Sopranos.’ She was cast in a supporting role, and thus began her career in the entertainment industry.

Her Career

Before the premiere of ‘The Sopranos,’ Emily Wickersham appeared in a single episode of the renowned talk show ‘Late Night with David Letterman.’ She played the character of ‘Jules’ in a comedic sketch on the show. The same year, she appeared as a guest star in an episode of ‘Parco P.I.’ titled ‘Just Another Pretty Face.’
She made her big break in the acting world with ‘The Sopranos.’

Emily Wickersham’s debut as ‘Rhiannon Flammer’ received a lot of attention in four episodes of the show. As a result of this significant break, she was able to land tryouts for a variety of films and TV shows.

In 2007, she portrayed ‘Suzy’ in an episode of ‘The Bronx is Burning’ titled ‘Caught!’ She then made an unidentified cameo appearance in the television show ‘The Gamekillers.’ Her second TV appearance that year, ‘Mitch Albom’s For One More Day,’ was a TV film.

Emily Wickersham made her film debut in 2007 with the role of ‘Kate’ in the film ‘Gardener of Eden.’ The comedy-drama film received mixed reviews and grossed only a small amount of money at the box office.

In 2008, she had yet another minor role, this time in the romantic film ‘Definitely, Maybe,’ starring Ryan Reynolds. The film, in which she played an unnamed intern and was a critical and commercial success, starred her as an unnamed intern. The film is now regarded as a cult classic.

Despite critical acclaim for her performances, her acting career was not progressing as planned. In 2010, she co-starred in the film ‘Remember Me’ with Robert Pattinson. She had a small part in the film. The film received mixed reviews from critics, but this did not diminish its chances of making a profit at the box office.

Emily Wickersham plays ‘Molly Parrish,’ a supporting character in the 2012 film ‘Gone.’ The following year, she appeared in three episodes of ‘The Bridge,’ playing the recurring character ‘Kate Millwright.’ Because of this performance, she landed the most prominent breakout role of her career the following year.

In 2013, Emily Wickersham was cast as ‘Special Agent Eleanor Bishop’ in the cop procedural series ‘NCIS.’ She took over for Cote de Pablo, who had to leave the series due to personal reasons.

Emily Wickersham’s role was originally intended to be a three-episode one, but due to the character’s success and popularity, she was promoted to the regular roster for subsequent show seasons.

In 2015, she made her acting debut in the independent film ‘Glitch,’ and in 2016, she reprised her role as ‘Eleanor “Ellie” Bishop’ from ‘NCIS: New Orleans.’

Her Personal Life

In November 2010, Emily Wickersham married guitarist Blake Anderson Hanley in a private ceremony in the Florida Keys. Unfortunately, the couple divorced in 2018.

Emily Wickersham once said that if she hadn’t become an actress, she would have started her own fashion label and collaborated with other designers.

She was seen with a baby bumped in October 2021. Emily Wickersham announced her pregnancy with her new partner/boyfriend, James Badge Dale. James Badge Dale is another well-known Hollywood American actor.

Her Net Worth

Emily Wickersham’s net worth has been estimated at $6 million. She has amassed a sizable fortune from her appearances in films and television shows.

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