PROFILE
Name:
Emily Wickersham
Birth Place:
Mamaroneck, New York, United States
Nationality:
American
Profession:
Actress
BIOGRAPHY
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Background:

Emily Wickersham is an American actress. She is known for playing Ellie Bishop on the CBS television series “NCIS” (2013-?) and for her recurring role as Rhiannon Flammer on HBO's “The Sopranos” (2006-2007). She has acted in several movies, including “Remember Me” (2010), “I Am Number Four” (2011) and “Gone” (2012).    

Wickersham is of Swedish and Austrian extractions. She is married to musician Blake Anderson Hanley.    

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Childhood and Family:

Emily Wickersham was born Emily Kaiser Wickersham in Mamaroneck, New York, to Amy and John Wickersham. She has a brother named Adam. She attended Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, but later quit and took public speaking classes to help further her career.

On November 11, 2010, Emily was married to Blake Anderson Hanley on Little Palm Island in the Florida Keys.

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Career:

Emily Wickersham made her professional acting debut in “Late Show with David Letterman” in the January 25, 2006 episode, where she played Jules. Later in October of that same year, she appeared an episode of the second season of the reality TV series “Parco P.I.”. She also played the recurring role of Rhiannon Flammer, a former girlfriend of Hernan O'Brien, on the sixth and last season of the HBO hit TV series “The Sopranos” (2006-2007) and guest starred in the TV series “The Bronx Is Burning” and “The Gamekillers” (2007). Wickersham made her feature film acting debut in “Gardener of Eden,” a 2007 comedy directed by Kevin Connolly, written by Adam 'Tex' Davis and starring Lukas Haas, Erika Christensen and Giovanni Ribisi. Still in 2007, she portrayed Maria Benetto Lang in the television film “Mitch Albom's For One More Day.”

Next up for Wickersham, she appeared in a string of films like “Definitely, Maybe” (2008), “Taking Chance” (2009, TV) and “How I Got Lost” (2009) as well as in episodes of the TV shows “Law & Order: Criminal Intent” (2009), “Bored to Death” (2009) and “Trauma” (2009). In 2010, she had a memorable brief turn as Miami blonde in “Remember Me,” a romantic coming of age drama film starring Robert Pattinson, Emilie de Ravin, Chris Cooper, Lena Olin, and Pierce Brosnan. In the following year, she played the supporting role of Nicole on the D. J. Caruso directed teen action/science fiction movie “I Am Number Four.” The film received mostly negative reviews from critics but was a box office success. The same year, she made a guest appearance in “Gossip Girl” as Leading Lady in an episode titled “Yes, Then Zero.” In the 2012 thriller film “Gone,” directed by Heitor Dhalia, Wickersham was cast as Amanda Seyfried's sister.    

In 2013, Wickersham appeared as Kate Millwright in three episodes of the FX drama series “The Bridge,” which premiered on the network on July 10, 2013.   

However, Wickersham did not enjoy a significant victory until she was cast as Ellie Bishop on the CBS popular police procedural series “NCIS” in 2013. Her character is a replacement for agent Ziva David, who was played by Cote de Pablo.

Recently, in 2014, Wickersham has completed filming the role of Vanessa in the upcoming film “Glitch.”

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