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Kate Mulgrew


Katherine Kiernan Mulgrew, or Kate Mulgrew, was born on April 29, 1955. She grew up in Dubuque, Iowa, the oldest girl in an Irish Catholic family of eight. When Kate, as a 12-year-old, expressed an interest in acting, her mother, Joan, brought home biographies of great actresses and sent Kate to summer acting schools. At age 17, she left home and ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Star Trek: Voyager
Star Trek: Voyager Captain Kathryn Janeway / Capt. Kathryn Janeway / Captain Jenkins / Shannon O'Donnell
(1995-2001)
Orange Is the New Black
Orange Is the New Black Galina 'Red' Reznikov
(2013-2017)
Ryan's Hope
Ryan's Hope Mary Ryan / Mary Ryan Fenelli
(1975-1989)

Filmography

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 2017 Drawing Home
Edith Morse Robb
 2015 Half-Shell Heroes: Blast to the Past (TV Short)
General Zera (voice)
 2015 I Live with Models (TV Series)
Joanna Vermouth
- Editor (2015) ... Joanna Vermouth
 2015 American Dad! (TV Series)
June Rosewood
- A Star Is Reborn (2015) ... June Rosewood (voice)
 2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition (Video Game)
Flemeth (voice)
 2011-2013 NTSF:SD:SUV (TV Series)
Kove
- Wreck the Malls (2013) ... Kove
- U-KO'ed (2013) ... Kove
- Trading Faces (2013) ... Kove
- Unfrozen Agent Man (2013) ... Kove
 2012 Flatland 2: Sphereland (Video)
Over-Sphere
 2011 Dragon Age II (Video Game)
Flemeth (voice)
 2009 Dragon Age: Origins (Video Game)
Flemeth (voice)
 2008 The Response (Short)
Colonel Simms
 2006 Star Trek: Legacy (Video Game)
Admiral Kathryn Janeway (voice)
 2006 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Donna Geysen
- Web (2006) ... Donna Geysen
 2005 Perception
Mary
 2003 Battle Force: Andromeda (TV Series)
Queen Tyris (2003) (voice, rumored)
 2003 Lords of EverQuest (Video Game)
Lady Kreya (voice)
 2002 Run Like Hell (Video Game)
Dr. Mek (voice)
 1998 Riddler's Moon (TV Movie)
Victoria Riddler
 1996 Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles (TV Series)
Titania
- For It May Come True (1996) ... Titania (voice)
 1996 Gargoyles (TV Series)
Titania / Anastasia Renard
- The Gathering: Part 2 (1996) ... Titania (voice)
- Ill Met by Moonlight (1996) ... Titania (voice)
- Walkabout (1996) ... Anastasia Renard (voice)
 1992-1995 Batman: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Red Claw
- The Lion and the Unicorn (1995) ... Red Claw (voice)
- The Cat and the Claw Part II (1992) ... Red Claw (voice)
- The Cat and the Claw Part I (1992) ... Red Claw (voice)
 1994 Aladdin (TV Series)
Queen Hippsodeth
 1994 Mighty Max (TV Series)
Isis
- The Mommy's Hand (1994) ... Isis (voice)
 1994 Camp Nowhere
Rachel Prescott
 1987-1994 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Maude Gillis / Joanna Rollins / Sonny Greer
- The Dying Game (1994) ... Maude Gillis
- Ever After (1992) ... Joanna Rollins
- The Corpse Flew First Class (1987) ... Sonny Greer
 1993 Wild West C.O.W.-Boys of Moo Mesa (TV Series)
Miss Barbara
- No Way to Treat a Lady (1993) ... Miss Barbara (voice)
 1993 For Love and Glory (TV Movie)
Antonia Doyle
 1992 Round Numbers
Judith Schweitzer
 1992 The Pirates of Dark Water (TV Series)
Cressa
- The Ghost Pirates (1992) ... Cressa (voice)
 1991-1992 Man of the People (TV Series)
Mayor Lisbeth Chardin
- The Freeway Issue (1992) ... Mayor Lisbeth Chardin
- Mr. Doyle Goes to Vegas: Part 2 (1991) ... Mayor Lisbeth Chardin
- Mr. Doyle Goes to Vegas: Part 1 (1991) ... Mayor Lisbeth Chardin
- Kid of the People (1991) ... Mayor Lisbeth Chardin
- Sleeping with the Enemy (1991) ... Mayor Lisbeth Chardin
 1992 Murphy Brown (TV Series)
Hillary
- On the Rocks (1992) ... Hillary
 1991 Fatal Friendship (TV Movie)
Sue Bradley
 1991 Daddy (TV Movie)
Sarah Watson
 1990 Life in Desire (TV Movie)
Diana Summerfield
 1988 Roots: The Gift (TV Movie)
Hattie Carraway
 1987 Hotel (TV Series)
Leslie Chase
- Reservations (1987) ... Leslie Chase
 1987 Roses Are for the Rich (TV Movie)
Kendall Murphy
 1986 Carly Mills (TV Short)
Carly Mills
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Laura Adams
- My Town (1986) ... Laura Adams
 1986 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Helen O'Casey
- Time Heals: Part 2 (1986) ... Helen O'Casey
- Time Heals: Part 1 (1986) ... Helen O'Casey
 1984 Jessie (TV Series)
Maureen McLaughlin
- McLaughlin's Flame (1984) ... Maureen McLaughlin
 1982 A Stranger Is Watching
Sharon Martin
 1981 Lovespell
Isolt
 1981 The Manions of America (TV Mini-Series)
Rachel Clement
- Part III (1981) ... Rachel Clement
- Part II (1981) ... Rachel Clement
- Part I (1981) ... Rachel Clement
 1980 A Time for Miracles (TV Movie)
Mother Elizabeth Bayley Seton
 1979 Jennifer: A Woman's Story (TV Movie)
Joan Russell
 1978 Dallas (TV Series)
Garnet McGee
- Triangle (1978) ... Garnet McGee
 1978 The Word (TV Mini-Series)
Tony Nicholson
 1975 The Wide World of Mystery (TV Series)
Susan
- Alien Lover (1975) ... Susan
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Other Works:

TV commercial for Oppenheimer Funds, with Kate Mulgrew and Patrick Stewart (voiceover). See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Interviews | 11 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 12 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 5" (1.65 m)
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Personal Quote:

I would consider playing Janeway in a movie, but not on television. Would I play Janeway again knowing what I know about the experience? Yes, I think I would. I'm really so proud of what I did. I don't think I've met anyone who worked as hard as I did during those seven years, except maybe Patrick Stewart, and maybe not even Patrick because he wasn't raising two children on his own. I proved ... See more »

Trivia:

After the break-up of the original AT&T (Ma Bell) in the 1980s, Kate was the face and voice of AT&T - appearing in their national TV commercials and her voice was on their pre-recorded phone prompts. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays no-nonsense, professional women See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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