"I recognize Mr. Reese there is a disparity between how much I know about you and how much you know about me. I know you’ll be trying to close that gap as quickly as possible, but I should tell you, I’m a very private person."
When the actor Michael Emerson, 59, walks around Manhattan, it’s not unusual for people to stop him and ask if he’ll pose for a picture. The television shows LOSTand, currently, Person of Interest and long sideburns a giveaway. He takes it in stride, even on Sunday, which he designates a day of leisure, reserved for meandering, cultural events and time with his wife, the actress Carrie Preston, 46 — who herself is recognized for her roles in True Blood” and The Good Wife — and her extended family. The couple live with their rescue dog, Chumley, 4, near Columbus Circle.