She is well known for her recurring role as Emily Prentiss in the popular NBC TV series Criminal Minds. She also featured in the TV series Law and Order: Special Victim Unit and also as Kathy in another TV series Friend. Apart from her appearances in numerous TV Series, U.S actress, and singer, Paget Brewster has also lent her voice in a couple of animated films and series. So let’s give you a rundown of Paget’s bio, career, and personal life.
Paget Brewster Biography
Paget was born Paget Valerie Brewster on 10th of March, 1969 in Concord, Massachusetts USA. Her father, Galen Brewster worked as a school administrator while her mom, Hathaway Brewster worked as a government official. Paget has a younger brother named Ivan.
Growing up, her first interest was in design; she wanted to become a designer. After graduating from high school, she relocated to New York where she enrolled in Parsons School of Design, a private art and design school. As a freshman, her interest shifted to acting and she dropped out from the design school to pursue a career in acting. She then moved to San Francisco where she enrolled at Jean Shelton Studio and began attending acting classes.
Notably, her first appearance on TV was a late night show called the Paget Show which she hosted. The show was held in San Francisco Bay Arena between the year 1994 and 1995. Paget’s first debut in a TV series was in the famous NBC series Friend, where she played Katty. Her role in the series really spurred her to the limelight as the series soon became pretty famous. In the same year, she also starred in the movie Let’s Talk About Sex playing the role of Michelle.
Paget Brewster has appeared on numerous other TV series such as Ghost Cop, Godzilla: The Series, Love and Money and many more. Brewster had a long run with popular TV series Criminal Minds playing the role as Emily Prentiss, a multilingual supervisory special agent. The show really endeared her to so many fans who really love her for the role and she remained in the show till the sixth season when she was dropped alongside her co-star A.J Cook in what CBS called “a cost-cutting move”.
It took the timely intervention and protest from fans for the duo to be called back to the show, However, in 2012, Paget Brewster announced she was leaving the show (Criminal Minds) at the end of the season for good to pursue a career in comedy but it seems her attachment to the show isn’t letting her go off completely as she keeps on coming back; In season nine of the show, she reprised her role for the shows 200th episode as a guest star.
Brewster also featured in the long-running police drama series Law And Order: Special Victim Unit, playing the role of a public integrity unit officer who was handling the case of a senior police officer suspected of murder. She appeared in the 106th Episode on the comedy series Drunk History and so much are the count in a number of many series she has appeared in.
Apart from being the Queen of Television series, she has also lent her voice to so many animated TV series such as Judy Sebben/Birdgirl in the animated series Harvey Birdman, Attorney At Law, Lana Long in Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Lois Lane in Justice League: Gods and Monsters, and so many others.
Paget’s filmography includes movies like Uncle Nick, Now You Know, Skippy, Man of the House, Lost Behind Bars, among so many more.
There are conflicting figures to how much the actress is worth. While some sources estimate her net worth to be around $3 million, others estimate it as high as $9 million. Heightline has not been able to confirm these figures at the moment and the figures would be updated as soon as they are confirmed.
This dashing hot brunette is married to Steve Damstra, a member of the Whirlwind Heat band. Paget made the announcement of their engagement via her Twitter handle in March 2013 as she displayed her engagement ring. The two lovebirds decided to tie the knots a year later on November 29, 2014. They both live in Los Angeles and currently have no kid.
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This sexy brunette is naturally endowed with beautifully structured physically with an impressive height of 5 ft 7 in (1.73 m). She weighs 58 kg. Her burst, waist and hip measurements are 37-26-37 in (94-66-94 cm) respectively.