Pauley Perrette

2011 American Humane Association Hero Dog Awards - Arrivals

Perrette in 2011, photo by

Place of Birth: New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S.

Date of Birth: March 27, 1969

Ethnicity: Scottish, English, Irish, Welsh, German

Pauley Perrette is an American actress. She is known for playing Abby Sciuto on the television series NCIS.

Pauley was born in New Orleans, and was raised across the southern United States. She is the daughter of Donna and Paul Perrett, a politician.

Pauley’s patrilineal ancestry can be traced to William Perrett, who was born, c. 1810, in South Carolina or Georgia.

Pauley’s paternal grandfather was Albert D. Perrett (the son of John Washington Perrett and Carrie Eugenia Holland). John was the son of Robert Washington Perrett and Mary Pollyanna/Ann Polley Holley. Carrie was the daughter of Jackson David Holland and Caroline Mahala Rhoades/Rhodes.

Pauley’s paternal grandmother was Ruby Lee Kiser (the daughter of Albert Kiser and Sarah Carson Owens). Sarah was the daughter of Reuben/Ruben F. Owens and Sarah V. Crysell.

Pauley’s maternal grandfather was William Wilson Bell (the son of William Benjamin Bell and Carrie Wilson Doggett). William was the son of Joseph Benjamin W. Bell and Mary Jane James. Carrie was the daughter of Allen Polk Doggett and Hannah Caroline London.

Pauley’s maternal grandmother was Gola Cundiff (the daughter of Marion George Cundiff and Mary Dona Hudson). Marion was the son of Nancy Jane Cundiff, and stepson of James Byrd. Mary Dona was the daughter of Noah Curtis Hudson and Samantha Gary.

Sources: Genealogy of Pauley Perrette (focusing on her mother’s side) –

Pauley’s maternal great-grandfather, Marion George Cundiff, on the 1880 U.S. Census –

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