October 13, 1967
53 years old
5 ft 8.5 in | 174 cm
35-26-36 in | 89-66-91 cm
64 kg | 141 pounds
8.5 US | 39 EU
Kathleen Erin Walsh was born in San Jose, California, United States, on October 13, 1967, is an American actress.
Young Kate Walsh began her professional career as a runway model in Japan in the 1980s.
She first started performing during her years at University of Arizona, in regional theater and with the Piven Theatre Workshop.
She made her big screen debut in crime drama film Normal Life (1996) in role as Cindy Anderson.
She got her television debut in NBC police procedural series Homicide: Life on the Street (1996) in episode "Stakeout", in role as Cathy Buxton.
Her breakthrough performance came as Dr. Addison Montgomery in ABC medical drama television series Grey's Anatomy (2005–2012).
She landed her off-Broadway debut in production of "Dusk Rings a Bell" (2010).
Sometime Other Than Now (2021) drama in role as Kate, opposite Donal Logue and Trieste Kelly Dunn
She won the Westfield International Film Festival Award for Best Actress - Feature for her role as Elizabeth in romantic comedy movie Almost Love (2019).
She was nominated for the San Diego Film Critics Society Award for Best Ensemble Performance for her role as Mrs. Kelmeckis in coming-of-age drama film The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012).
Kicking & Screaming (2005) sports comedy opposite Will Ferrell, Josh Hutcherson and Robert Duvall
Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Part 2 (1996) horror thriller with Penelope Milford, Neil Giuntoli and Mike Houlihan
Under the Tuscan Sun (2003) romantic comedy drama opposite Diane Lane, Raoul Bova and Sandra Oh
After the Sunset (2004) action comedy with Pierce Brosnan, Salma Hayek and Woody Harrelson
One Way to Valhalla (2009) drama opposite Gabriel Macht, Tony Rocha and Chaney Kley
Veritas, Prince of Truth (2007) animated romance family with Sean Patrick Flanery, Bret Loehr and Amy Jo Johnson
Legion (2010) action horror opposite Paul Bettany, Dennis Quaid and Charles S. Dutton
Staten Island Summer (2015) comedy with Ashley Greene, Graham Phillips and Kate McKinnon
Any Day (2015) drama thriller opposite Sean Bean, Eva Longoria and Tom Arnold
Desiree (2014) crime drama thriller with Joseph Morgan, Nicole Badaan and Walton Goggins
Ideal Home (2018) comedy drama opposite Steve Coogan, Paul Rudd and Alison Pill
3022 (2019) science fiction with Omar Epps, Miranda Cosgrove and Angus Macfadyen
Honest Thief (2020) action thriller opposite Liam Neeson, Jai Courtney and Jeffrey Donovan
She won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for her role as Dr. Addison Montgomery in ABC medical drama television series Grey's Anatomy (2005–2012), also she played same character in spin-off Private Practice (2007–2013).
She had recurring role as Nicki Fifer in ABC sitcom The Drew Carey Show (1997-2002).
The Norm Show (2000-2001) ABC sitcom in role as Jenny
The Fugitive (2001) CBS action drama series in role as Agent Eve Hilliard
The Mind of the Married Man (2001) HBO comedy series in role as Carol Nelson
Full Circle (2013) Audience Network drama series in role as Trisha Campbell
Fargo (2014) FX black comedy crime drama series in role as Gina Hess
Bad Judge (2014-2015) NBC sitcom in role as Rebecca Wright
13 Reasons Why (2017-2019) Netflix teen drama series in role as Olivia Baker
The Umbrella Academy (2019) Netflix superhero series in role as The Handler
Emily in Paris (2020) Netflix comedy drama series in role as Madeline Wheeler
Attended the Catalina Magnet High School.
Graduated from Rincon High School.
Studied acting at University of Arizona and Piven Theatre Workshop, Chicago.
Has two brothers, Sean and Joe.
Has Irish and Italian ancestry.
She was a member of improvisational comedy troupe "Burn Manhattan" in New York.
Founded a beauty and lifestyle company "Boyfriend LLC" in 2010.
She voiced The Ancient One in video game Marvel Avengers Academy (2016).
She dated Chris Case (2011-2015) and Neil Andrea (2009-2011).
She was married to Alex Young (2007-2010).
She started dating Trevor Davis in 2016.