Paget Brewster is an American actress. She currently is known for playing Special Agent Emily Prentiss on the CBS crime drama Criminal Minds. It was announced in June 2010 that her role will be reduced in the sixth season, which will be her last. Brewster first came to prominent attention in her recurring role as Kathy, Joey's girlfriend in the fourth season of NBC's Friends. Brewster also had a short-lived Bay Area talk show.