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Swiss-born Welsh-American actress Kate Burton is the daughter of Welsh actors Richard Burton and Sybil Williams. She graduated Brown University (1979), majoring in Russian studies and European history. She served on the board of 'Production Workshop', the university's student-run theater group. She earned her master's at Yale Drama School (1983). ... See full bio »

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Unfaithful Tracy
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 2022 Season of Expectations (Short) (post-production)
Gail
  Nothing to See Here (Short) (completed)
Susan
 2022 The First Lady (TV Series)
Hillary Clinton
- Rift (2022) ... Hillary Clinton
 2022 Bosch: Legacy (TV Series)
Ida Porter
- Cat Got a Name? (2022) ... Ida Porter
- One of Your Own (2022) ... Ida Porter
- Plan B (2022) ... Ida Porter
- Horseshoes and Hand Grenades (2022) ... Ida Porter
- The Wrong Side of Goodbye (2022) ... Ida Porter
 2005-2022 Grey's Anatomy (TV Series)
Dr. Ellis Grey
- Out for Blood (2022) ... Dr. Ellis Grey
- The Makings of You (2022) ... Dr. Ellis Grey
- Here Comes the Sun (2021) ... Dr. Ellis Grey
- Blood and Water (2019) ... Dr. Ellis Grey
- Flowers Grow Out Of My Grave (2018) ... Dr. Ellis Grey
 2022 Bull (TV Series)
Aurora Clifton
- Silent Killer (2022) ... Aurora Clifton
 2022 The Dropout (TV Mini Series)
Rochelle Gibbons
- Iron Sisters (2022) ... Rochelle Gibbons
- Flower of Life (2022) ... Rochelle Gibbons
- Old White Men (2022) ... Rochelle Gibbons
- Satori (2022) ... Rochelle Gibbons
 2022 Inventing Anna (TV Mini Series)
Nora Radford
- Two Birds, One Throne (2022) ... Nora Radford
- The Devil Wore Anna (2022) ... Nora Radford
- Life of a VIP (2022) ... Nora Radford
 2022 Breaking
Tami Stackhouse
 2020-2021 American Experience (TV Series documentary)
Narrator
- Sandra Day O'Connor: The First (2021) ... Narrator
- The Codebreaker (2021) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Vote (2020) ... Narrator (voice)
- The Vote (2020) ... Narrator (voice)
 2019-2021 Supergirl (TV Series)
Isabel Nal
- Still I Rise (2021) ... Isabel Nal
- Prom Night! (2021) ... Isabel Nal (voice)
- Blood Memory (2019) ... Isabel Nal
 2021 A Simple Herstory (Podcast Series)
Elizabeth Cady Stanton
- Victoria Woodhull - Part 6: Serious Important Drama (2021) ... Elizabeth Cady Stanton
- Victoria Woodhull - Part 2: Through Other Eyes (2021) ... Elizabeth Cady Stanton
 2020-2021 Charmed (TV Series)
Celeste
- I Dreamed a Dream... (2021) ... Celeste
- Schrodinger's Future (2021) ... Celeste
- Perfecti Is the Enemy of Good (2021) ... Celeste
- Triage (2021) ... Celeste
- Unsafe Space (2020) ... Celeste
 2021 The Mosquito Coast (TV Series)
Margot's Mom
- Light Out (2021) ... Margot's Mom
 2021 Prodigal Son (TV Series)
Sarah Windsor
- Bad Manners (2021) ... Sarah Windsor
 2020 Before/During/After
Therapist #1
 2020 13 Reasons Why (TV Series)
Doctor
- Graduation (2020) ... Doctor
 2020 Homeland (TV Series)
Doris Warner
- F**ker Shot Me (2020) ... Doris Warner
 2019 Perfect Harmony (TV Series)
Julie
- Merry Jaxmas (2019) ... Julie
 2019 Where'd You Go, Bernadette
Ellen Idelson
 2019 Strange Angel (TV Series)
- The Tower (2019)
- The Lovers (2019)
- The Fool (2019)
 2019 NCIS: New Orleans (TV Series)
Angela Prescott
- A House Divided (2019) ... Angela Prescott
 2018 The Gifted (TV Series)
Dr. Madeline Risman
- gaMe changer (2018) ... Dr. Madeline Risman
- the dreaM (2018) ... Dr. Madeline Risman
 2018 Mr. Mercedes (TV Series)
Mrs. MacDonald
- Ándale (2018) ... Mrs. MacDonald
- Motherboard (2018) ... Mrs. MacDonald
- You Can Go Home Now (2018) ... Mrs. MacDonald
 2018 Modern Family (TV Series)
Iris
- The Escape (2018) ... Iris
 2012-2018 Scandal (TV Series)
Sally Langston
- Over a Cliff (2018) ... Sally Langston
- Standing in the Sun (2018) ... Sally Langston
- They All Bow Down (2017) ... Sally Langston
- That's My Girl (2016) ... Sally Langston
- Trump Card (2016) ... Sally Langston
 2016-2018 Madam Secretary (TV Series)
Maureen McCord
- The Unnamed (2018) ... Maureen McCord
- Invasive Species (2016) ... Maureen McCord
 2018/I At First Light
Kate
 2018 This Is Us (TV Series)
Barbara
- Clooney (2018) ... Barbara
- The Fifth Wheel (2018) ... Barbara
 1983-2017 Great Performances (TV Series)
Liz Essendine / Alice
- Present Laughter (2017) ... Liz Essendine
- Alice in Wonderland (1983) ... Alice
 2017 Matter & Manner (Short)
Lady Lucretia Payne
 2017 Star Names Only (Short)
Kate
 2012-2017 Veep (TV Series)
Barbara Hallowes
- Justice (2017) ... Barbara Hallowes
- Catherine (2012) ... Barbara Hallowes
- Fundraiser (2012) ... Barbara Hallowes
 2011-2017 Grimm (TV Series)
Marie Kessler
- The End (2017) ... Marie Kessler
- Bears Will Be Bears (2011) ... Marie Kessler
- Pilot (2011) ... Marie Kessler
 2016 Elementary (TV Series)
Maureen Dannon
- Down Where the Dead Delight (2016) ... Maureen Dannon
 2015 Amok
Dr. Wilson
 2015 Martyrs
Eleanor
 2015 Extant (TV Series)
Fiona Stanton
- The Greater Good (2015) ... Fiona Stanton
- Double Vision (2015) ... Fiona Stanton
- Zugzwang (2015) ... Fiona Stanton
- Don't Shoot the Messenger (2015) ... Fiona Stanton
- The Other Side (2015) ... Fiona Stanton
 2015 Key and Peele (TV Series)
Hillary Clinton
- Y'all Ready for This? (2015) ... Hillary Clinton
 2015/II Identity Theft (Short)
Anna
 2015 Bleeding Heart
Martha
 2015 Full Circle (TV Series)
Vera Quinn
- Jimmy & Richie (2015) ... Vera Quinn
- Vera & Bud (2015) ... Vera Quinn
- Ken & Vera (2015) ... Vera Quinn
- Phil & Ellen (2015) ... Vera Quinn
- Katie & Paulie (2015) ... Vera Quinn
 2014 Don't Look Back
Dr. Jeanette Barnes
 2014 Rake (TV Series)
Holly Phillips
- Hey, Good Looking (2014) ... Holly Phillips
 2014/I Barefoot
Mrs. Wheeler
 2013 Revolution (TV Series)
Dr. Jane Warren
- The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia (2013) ... Dr. Jane Warren
 2012 Made in Jersey (TV Series)
Lorraine Beckett
- Cacti (2012) ... Lorraine Beckett
 2009-2012 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Victoria Adler
- Long Way Home (2012) ... Victoria Adler
- Cleaning House (2010) ... Victoria Adler
- Lifeguard (2009) ... Victoria Adler
 2012 Mariachi Gringo
Anne
 2012 Two Days in New York
Bella
 2012 Liberal Arts
Susan
 2011 Grimm: Grimm Fairytales (Video short)
Marie Kessler
 2011 The Closer (TV Series)
Kate Wycoff
- Forgive Us Our Trespasses (2011) ... Kate Wycoff
 2011 Puncture
Senator O'Reilly
 2011 Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (TV Series)
Deirdre Norris
- Smother (2011) ... Deirdre Norris
 2011 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Annette Cole
- Bully (2011) ... Annette Cole
 2010 127 Hours
Aron's Mom
 2010 Consent
Susan
 2010/I Remember Me
Janine
 2010 The Deep End (TV Series)
Grace Graham
- Pilot (2010) ... Grace Graham
 1992-2009 Law & Order (TV Series)
Erica Gardner / Sister Bettina
- For the Defense (2009) ... Erica Gardner
- Cut (2004) ... Erica Gardner
- Darwinian (2004) ... Erica Gardner
- Armed Forces (2001) ... Erica Gardner
- Sisters of Mercy (1992) ... Sister Bettina
 2009 Washingtonienne (TV Movie)
Joy
 2009 Eleventh Hour (TV Series)
Gepetto / Miranda Cochran
- Pinocchio (2009) ... Gepetto / Miranda Cochran
 2009 Spooner
Alice Spooner
 2008 Max Payne
Nicole Horne
 2008 Adventures in Appletown (Video)
Aunt Birdy
 2008 Medium (TV Series)
Bonnie Barrister
- To Have and to Hold (2008) ... Bonnie Barrister
 2008/I Quid Pro Quo
Merilee
 2008 What Just Happened
Doctor Randall
 2007 Supreme Courtships (TV Movie)
 2007 Lovely by Surprise
Helen
 2006 Justice (TV Series)
Sarah Miller
- Death Spiral (2006) ... Sarah Miller
 2005-2006 Rescue Me (TV Series)
Rose
- Chlamydia (2006) ... Rose
- Devil (2006) ... Rose
- Justice (2005) ... Rose
- Happy (2005) ... Rose
- Bitch (2005) ... Rose
 2006 Sherrybaby
Marcia Swanson
 2005 Numb3rs (TV Series)
Anthropologist
- Bones of Contention (2005) ... Anthropologist
 2005/I Stay
Mrs. Letham
 2005 American Masters (TV Series documentary)
Voice of Novels
- Ernest Hemingway: Rivers to the Sea (2005) ... Voice of Novels (voice)
 2005 Empire Falls (TV Mini Series)
Cindy Whiting
- Episode #1.2 (2005) ... Cindy Whiting
- Episode #1.1 (2005) ... Cindy Whiting
 2005 Judging Amy (TV Series)
Dr. Sheri Jordan
- Silent Era (2005) ... Dr. Sheri Jordan
 1997-2004 The Practice (TV Series)
A.D.A. Susan Alexander
- Adjourned (a.k.a. Cheers) (2004) ... A.D.A. Susan Alexander
- Victims' Rights (2003) ... A.D.A. Susan Alexander
- Of Thee I Sing (2002) ... A.D.A. Susan Alexander
- What Child Is This? (2001) ... A.D.A. Susan Alexander
- Gideon's Crossover (2001) ... A.D.A. Susan Alexander
 2004 The West Wing (TV Series)
Sarah Brainerd
- Slow News Day (2004) ... Sarah Brainerd
 2003 The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer (TV Movie)
Connie Posey
 2003 The Paper Mache Chase (Short)
Martha
 2002 Obsessed (TV Movie)
Sara Miller
 2002 Swimfan
Carla Cronin
 2002 Unfaithful
Tracy
 2001 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Stephanie Uffland
- The Pardoner's Tale (2001) ... Stephanie Uffland
 2001 100 Centre Street (TV Series)
Sheila Byrne
- And Justice for Some (2001) ... Sheila Byrne
 1999 The Opportunists
Rest Home Sister
 1998 Celebrity
Robin's Friend Cheryl
 1997 Ellen Foster (TV Movie)
Abigail Montford
 1997 The Ice Storm
Dorothy Franklin
 1996 Mistrial (TV Movie)
Katherine Donohue
 1996 The First Wives Club
Woman in Bed
 1996 August
Helen Blathwaite
 1995 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series)
Brenda Gardner
- Notes for My Daughter (1995) ... Brenda Gardner
 1994 Monty (TV Series)
Fran Richardson
- Wild, Wild Willy and His O.K. Corral (1994) ... Fran Richardson
- The Brother of the Bride (1994) ... Fran Richardson
- Pilot (1994) ... Fran Richardson
- My Dad Could Beat Up Your Dad (1994) ... Fran Richardson
 1993 Love Matters (TV Movie)
Deborah / Geoffrey's wife
 1993 Brooklyn Bridge (TV Series)
Susan Lowenberg Jones
- Keeping Up with the Joneses (1993) ... Susan Lowenberg Jones
 1993 Life with Mikey
Mrs. Burns
 1992 Home Fires (TV Series)
Anne Kramer
- Sibling Revelry (1992) ... Anne Kramer
- A Bench Too Far (1992) ... Anne Kramer
- Fathers and Sons (1992) ... Anne Kramer
- Marriage by the Book (1992) ... Anne Kramer
- Madonna and Child Reunion (1992) ... Anne Kramer
 1988 American Playhouse (TV Series)
Agnes Bolton O'Neill
- Journey Into Genius (1988) ... Agnes Bolton O'Neill
 1987-1988 Spenser: For Hire (TV Series)
Randy Lofficier
- Play It Again, Sammy (1988) ... Randy Lofficier
- If You Knew Sammy (1987) ... Randy Lofficier
 1987 Uncle Tom's Cabin (TV Movie)
Ophelia
 1985 Evergreen (TV Mini Series)
Agatha Bradford
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Agatha Bradford
 1984 Ellis Island (TV Mini Series)
Vanessa Ogden
- Episode #1.3 (1984) ... Vanessa Ogden
- Episode #1.2 (1984) ... Vanessa Ogden
- Episode #1.1 (1984) ... Vanessa Ogden
 1970 All My Children (TV Series)
Dr. Renee Peters (1994)
 1969 Anne of the Thousand Days
Serving Maid (uncredited)
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(July 3 to 12; 21 to 26, 1980) She played Lise and a nun in Edmond Rostand's play, "Cyrano De Bergerac," in a Williamstown Theatre Festival production at the Adams Memorial Theatre Main Stage in Williamstown, Massachusetts with Penelope Allen (The Duenna); David Amarel (Gambler); Laurie Beckett (Parisian); Robert Black (Carbon)... See more »

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Height:

5' 6½" (1.69 m)

Spouse:

Michael Ritchie  (2 children)

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Personal Quote:

(Referring to her extended, rather bohemian family) "Basically, I'm part of this large, creative, mildly crazy, loosely connected loving family. But really, these days, who isn't?" See more »

Trivia:

Half-sister of Maria Burton, who was adopted by Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton. See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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