Emily Procter most recently portrayed White House staffer Ainsley Hayes in the Emmy-winning series "The West Wing." Her other television credits include guest-starring roles in "Friends" and "Just Shoot Me."
While pursuing a degree in journalism and dance at East Carolina University, Procter worked as a weather anchor at WITN in nearby Greenville, North Carolina. Soon after graduating, she moved to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career and landed roles in the feature films "Leaving Las Vegas" and "Jerry Maguire." She also starred in the television film "Breast Men."
Procter's other feature film credits include "Body Shots," "Tiara Tango" and "Guinevere."
She was born and raised in Raleigh, North Carolina, and lives in Los Angeles. Her birth date is October 8.