Kathryn Kates

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Kathryn Kates  AEA / SAG / AFTRA



Dovid Meyer – Supporting (Odel the Cook), Director: Paul Moshe Mones

Lola Versus - Featured (Long Island Woman) w/ Greta Gerwig, Director: Daryl Wein

Jinxed – Supporting (as Miss Nina) w/ Bette Midler, Director: Don Siegel

Beatrice  - Supporting (as Diedre) w/ Carol Burnett, Director: Lamont Johnson

Asylum – Supporting (as Nurse Betty) w/ Malcolm McDowell, Robert Patrick, Director: James Seale

Wishcraft – Featured (Bartender) w/ Meatloaf, Director: Richard Wenke

The Nurse – Featured (as Mrs. Harriman) w/ Laura Zane, Director: Robert Malenfant

Bob Dylan "When the Deal Goes Down" Music Video - Featured w/ Scarlett Johannson, Director: Bennett Miller

Solitaire – Featured, Director: Don Petrie



Orange Is the New Black - Recurring (Jason Biggs’ mother),  Netflix/Lionsgate/Director: Michael Trimm

Gurland on Gurland - Series Regular, Pilot, Glenn Gordon Caron Prod./Showtime/Director: Andrew Gurland

Unforgettable - Mary Garroto, CBS/Director: David Platt

Pan Am - Guest Star (Mrs. Luckovich), ABC/Director: Julie Anne Robinson

Gun Hill  - Co-Star (Bora), Pilot, BET/ Director: Reggie Rock Bythewood

Rescue Me - Co-Star (Gumball’s Mother), FX/Director: Valerie Harrington

Law & Order S.V.U. - Guest Star (Margie Palace), NBC/Director: Peter Leto

Seinfeld - Guest Star Recurring, "The Babka" and "Marble Rye" Episodes, NBC/Director: Tom Cherones

Lizzie McGuire - Guest Star Recurring (Mrs. Carrabino), ABC/Director: Paul Montgomery

Judging Amy - Guest Star (June Starr), CBS/Director: Kevin Dowling

Caroline in the City - Guest Star (Ginny), CBS/Director: Ted Wass

Matlock - Guest Sta (Mable Maloney), NBC/Director: Harvey Laidman

10-8 - Co-Sta (Mrs. Berman), ABC/Director: James Whitemore, Jr.

The Pastor’s Wife - Co-Star, Pilot, David E. Kelly Prod./CBS/Director: James Hayman


Theatre (New York):

Philip Goes Forth as Mrs. Ferris, Director: Jerry Ruis/Mint Theatre

The Last Seder as Lily Price, Director: Jessica Bauman/Theatre 43

Food and Fadwa as Aunt Samia, Director: Shana Gold/New York Theatre Workshop

Herman Kline’s Midlife Crisis as Liz Kline, Director: Josh Koenigsberg/Beckett Theatre/Theatre Row

Footfalls & Not I as The Mother, Samuel Beckett one acts, Michael Chekov Theatre

In the Crossing  as Aunt Joan, Director: Shana Gold/The Living Theatre/WomensCulture

Dollface (Musical) as Mrs. Silberfarb, Director: B. Forman/Theater for the New City

In the Schoolyard as Mrs. Rivera (2010 Fringe Musical), La Mama

Gray Matters as Miriam Berger (2010 Best Actress Nominee), Midtown International Festival

Balaton as Margit, Written by Ashlin Halfnight, Director: Kristjan Thor/Urban Stages

Sa Ka La – as Mom, Director: Sarah Cameron Sunde/45 Bleecker Street

Expecting Isabel as 2 Mothers, 1 Nurse, Written by Lisa Loomer/The Barrow Group

Waxing West as Marcella, Director: Richard Schectner/La Mama & Bucharest & Stockholm

Progress as Myrka, Director: Ian Morgan (US Premiere)/Here Arts Center

Hermanas  as Telma Herman (2006 Fringe Festival Winner), Classic Stage




Herbert Berghof Studio (Bill Hickey): British, Italian, Spanish, German

Michael Shurtleff: Eastern European, American Regional

B.A., NYU: (New Yorkese, Southern, etc)


Kathryn recently returned to NYC after spending over 25 years in Los Angeles. where she was a Founder, and, for many years, co-general manager of the award-winning Colony Theatre; she is currently a member of  Daniel Talbott’s Rising Phoenix Rep.