Emily Wickersham (born 26 April 1984) is an American actress best known for her role as NSA analyst-turned-NCIS Special Agent Eleanor Bishop on NCIS.


In 2013, Wickersham was cast as NSA Analyst Eleanor "Ellie" Bishop in an NCIS episode which aired November 19, 2013, on CBS. She was then cast as a series regular following the departure of actress Cote de Pablo. Prior to her role on NCIS, Wickerhsam appeared in the feature film Gone and made a number of guest appearances on television.

Personal life

Wickersham, who has Austrian and Swedish ancestry, was born in Kansas but grew up in Mamaroneck, New York. She married musician Blake Hanley on November 23, 2010, on Little Palm Island in the Florida Keys.