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Overview (2)

Born in Chicago, Illinois, USA
Birth NameKathleen Finneran

Mini Bio (1)

Katie Finneran was raised in Miami, Florida. After a brief stint in conservatory training, she left college to make her mark in the entertainment industry. She quickly began racking up credits in theater, film and television. She has appeared in You've Got Mail (1998), Liberty Heights (1999) and Night of the Living Dead (1990). Her television work includes appearances on Frasier (1993), Oz (1997) and Sex and the City (1998). Her greatest achievements have been onstage. Katie's regional theater work includes "Hedda Gabler" with Kate Burton (Bay Street and Williamstown Theatre Festival) and "The Smell of the Kill" (Berkshire Theatre Festival). Her off-Broadway credits include parts in "Arms and the Man", "Edith Stein", "Bosoms and Neglect", "You Never Can Tell", "A Fair Country" and Encore's "Lil' Abner". She has also appeared on Broadway with Kevin Spacey in "The Iceman Cometh", 'Neil Simon (I)''s "Proposals", "The Heiress", "In the Summer House", "My Favorite Year", "Two Shakespearean Actors", "On Borrowed Time" and as Sally Bowles in the Tony-winning revival of "Cabaret".

Katie shot to stardom with her winning, witty turn as Brooke Ashton in Michael Frayn's farce "Noises Off!", for which she received critical acclaim and a 2002 Drama Desk and Tony Award for her portrayal. Katie left the show on July 14, 2002, to begin her work on the CBS sitcom Bram and Alice (2002).

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Spouse (1)

Darren Goldstein (22 August 2010 - present) ( 2 children)

Trivia (11)

Wears contact lenses in real life; Brooke Ashton, her character in "Noises Off" - for which she won a Tony - keeps losing hers.
Replaced Lea Thompson as Sally Bowles in the Broadway revival of "Cabaret." She was replaced by Gina Gershon in January 2001. [November 2000]
Attended Carnegie Mellon University for one year before leaving to study acting with Uta Hagen.
Participated in workshops for "Boys of Syracuse", "Passion", "The Beggar's Holiday" and "My Favorite Year"
Won a Drama Desk award as best featured actress in a Broadway play for "Noises Off."
Won Broadway's 2002 Tony Award as Best Actress (Featured Role - Play) for her hilarious portrayal of ditsy Brooke Ashton in a revival of "Noises Off".
Went to New World School of the Arts with producer Randall Emmett and Editor Pepe Serventi where they performed on Miami's metro rail to rehearse for their classes.
She studied drama at HB Studio in Greenwich Village in New York City.
She was awarded the 2010 Antoinette Perry "Tony" Award for her performance as Best Actress in a Supporting Role in a Musical for "Promises, Promises,".
Gave birth to her 1st child at age 40, a son Ty Michael Goldstein on February 3, 2011. Child's father is her husband, Darren Goldstein.
Gave birth to her 2nd child at age 41, a son Wes Goldstein in July 2012. Child's father is her husband, Darren Goldstein.

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