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Kathryn McKinnon Berthold (born January 6, 1984), known professionally as Kate McKinnon, is an American actress and comedienne, who is best known as a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live and The Big Gay Sketch Show, and for playing the role of Dr. Jillian Holtzmann in the 2016 Ghostbusters reboot. McKinnon is known for her character work and... See full bio »

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Ghostbusters
Sat, Nov 17 4:30 PM EST on FX (205)
Saturday Night Live
Steve Carell/Ella Mai (S44, Ep6)
Sat, Nov 17 11:29 PM EST on NBC (1003)

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Known For

Ghostbusters Jillian Holtzmann
(2016)
Rough Night Kiwi / Pippa
(2017)
Saturday Night Live Various / Hillary Clinton / Kellyanne Conway / Justin Bieber / Angela Merkel / Olya Povlatsky / Barbara DeDrew / Sheila Sovage / Jane Lynch / Jeff Sessions / Ms. Rafferty / Tilda Swinton / Ann Romney / Debette Goldry / Ellen DeGeneres / Shakira / Barbara Corcoran / Chancellor Angela Merkel / Deenie / Jodie Foster / Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg / Kathy Daly / Keith Urban / Kris Jenner / Lorde / Sen. Lindsey Graham / Wendy Darling / Abby Whelan / Angela Lansbury / Beard Hunk Woman / Belle / Betsy DeVos / Bev / Big Ang / Billy Jean King / Black Widow / Black-Clothed Soldier / Carly Fiorina / Carmela DeAngelis / Cecilia Gimenez / Cecilia Giménez / Cherry Grove Lesbian / Chrissy Lane / Claudette Fontaine / Curse-Bringer / Customs Agent / Dame Maggie Smith / Dancer / Debbie Wasserman Schultz / Diana Nyad / Die Antwoord / Dutch Plains / Dutch Plains as Les Dykawitz / Ed Sheeran / Edie Falco / Eleven / Elizabeth Warren / Ellen Degeneres / Emilia Clarke / Felix 900 Presenter / Flossie Dickey / Game Night Participant / Garage / Genevieve / Ginger Rogers / Grandma / Great Grandma Vogelcheck / Greta Van Susteren / Helga Handler / Hillary Rodham Clinton / Hozier / Iggy Azalea / Ilsa Lund / Infinity + 5 / Janet Huckabee / Jessa Johansson / Joanne Pendak / Jodi Cork / Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg / Kaci Hickox / Kate / Kate Bolduan / Kathleen Sebelius / Kayleight McEnany / Kevin McCallister / Kristen Stewart / La Touch / Linda Tayhoe / Lisa Broderick / Little Denise / Lucille Ball / Maggie Greene / Maggie Smith / Maria von Trapp / Marilyn / Marina Chapman / Martha Raddatz / Martha Stewart / Mary Barra / Melisandre / Mika Brzezinski / Miss Bolivia / Miss Reese / Miss Trash New York / Mrs. Freda Santini / Mrs. Leonie Hemsworth / Mrs. Santini / Napoleon / Noelle LeSoup / Olya / Paramedic / Pat Lynhart / Penelope Cruz / Penny / Penélope Cruz / Piglet / Piper / Portia / Pregnasty / Psychiatrist / Reedy / Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz / Reporter / Robert Durst / Robyn / Rosie / Ruth Bader Ginsburg / S.E. Cupp / Samantha Scheibe / Shannon / Shud / Student / Student Theatre MemberThe Christmas Candle Singer / Sturdy Barbie / Susan B. Anthony / Susan Boyle / Susie Tenderfield / Tabitha Coffey / Tauriel / Teacher / That Twerp Who Raised the Price of AIDS Medication / The Cookies / Theresa Caputo / Winnie Mayhood
(2012-2018)
Angry Birds Stella / Eva the Birthday Mom
(2016)

Filmography

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  The Lunch Witch (announced)
Grunhilda
 2012-2018 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Hillary Clinton / Kellyanne Conway / ...
- Steve Carell/Ella Mai (2018) ... Various
- Liev Schreiber/Li'l Wayne (2018) ... Various
- Jonah Hill/Maggie Rogers (2018) ... Various
- Seth Meyers/Paul Simon (2018) ... Various
- Awkwafina/Travis Scott (2018) ... Various
 2018 The Spy Who Dumped Me
Morgan
 2018/III Family
Jill
 2018 Irreplaceable You
Glass Half Full Kate
 2015-2018 Nature Cat (TV Series)
Squeeks / Squeeks the Mouse
- Houston's Outdoor Adventure/Hotel Hal (2018) ... Squeeks the Mouse (voice)
- Lights Out for Sea Turtles/Nature Art (2018) ... Squeeks the Mouse (voice)
- "Stop and Hear the Cicadas/Cold-Blooded (2018) ... Squeeks (voice)
- Ocean Commotion (2017) ... Squeeks (voice)
 2017 Ferdinand
Lupe (voice)
 2017 The Magic School Bus Rides Again (TV Series)
Ms. Fiona Frizzle
- DA and the Deep Blue Sea (2017) ... Ms. Fiona Frizzle (voice)
- Monster Power (2017) ... Ms. Fiona Frizzle (voice)
- Ralphie Strikes a Nerve (2017) ... Ms. Fiona Frizzle (voice)
- The Tales Glaciers Tell (2017) ... Ms. Fiona Frizzle (voice)
- Space Mission: Selfie (2017) ... Ms. Fiona Frizzle (voice)
 2017 Friends from College (TV Series)
Shawna
- All-Nighter (2017) ... Shawna
 2017 Rough Night
Kiwi / Pippa
 2017 Detroiters (TV Series)
- 3rd Floor (2017)
 2015-2016 Family Guy (TV Series)
Farmer's Date / Philippa / Karen Griffin (Heavy Flo)
- How the Griffin Stole Christmas (2016) ... Farmer's Date (voice)
- An App a Day (2016) ... Philippa (voice)
- Peter's Sister (2015) ... Karen Griffin (Heavy Flo) (voice)
 2016 H.R. Holiday Rules (Short)
Mary Winetoss
 2016 Leap!
Regine / Mother Superior / Felicie's Mother (US version, voice)
 2016/I Masterminds
Jandice
 2016 Ghostbusters
Jillian Holtzmann
 2016 Finding Dory
Wife Fish (voice)
 2016 Maya & Marty (TV Series)
Heidi Cruz
- Jimmy Fallon & Miley Cyrus (2016) ... Heidi Cruz
 2016 Angry Birds
Stella / Eva the Birthday Mom (voice)
 2010-2016 The Venture Bros. (TV Series)
Warriana / Nikki Fictel / Redusa / ...
- It Happening One Night (2016) ... Eenie-Meanie (voice)
- Tanks for Nuthin' (2016) ... Warriana / Alexis Warrington (voice)
- Rapacity in Blue (2016) ... Warriana (voice)
- Faking Miracles (2016) ... Redusa (voice)
- Maybe No Go (2016) ... Redusa (voice)
 2016 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Hettie
- Gal of Constant Sorrow (2016) ... Hettie (voice)
 2015/III Sisters
Sam
 2015 Moonbeam City (TV Series)
Panache Miller
- Lasers and Liars (2015) ... Panache Miller (voice)
 2014-2015 The Awesomes (TV Series)
Lola Gold
- Les Miserawesomes (2015) ... Lola Gold (voice)
- Villain-Tine's Day (2015) ... Lola Gold (voice)
- Day of Awesomes, Part 2 (2014) ... Lola Gold (voice)
- Day of Awesomes, Part 1 (2014) ... Lola Gold (voice)
- Euro-Awesomes (2014) ... Lola Gold (voice)
 2015 Difficult People (TV Series)
Abra Cadouglas
- Pledge Week (2015) ... Abra Cadouglas
 2015 The Spoils Before Dying (TV Mini-Series)
Dallas Boudreau
- That's Jazz (2015) ... Dallas Boudreau
 2015/II Staten Island Summer
Mrs. Bandini Jr.
 2015 Ted 2
Kate McKinnon
 2015 China, IL (TV Series)
Sunshine
- Gummie World (2015) ... Sunshine (voice)
- Life Coaches (2015) ... Sunshine (voice)
- Displays of Manhood (2015) ... Sunshine (voice)
- Parent's Day (2015) ... Sunshine (voice)
- A Gentleman's Bet (2015) ... Sunshine (voice)
 2015 Notary Publix (TV Mini-Series)
 2015 Prom Queen (Short)
Braces
 2015 Giant Sloth (Short)
Nina
 2014 Comedy Bang! Bang! (TV Series)
Effie Villalopolus
 2014 Balls Out
Vicky
 2014 Life Partners
Trace
 2014 Monkey Love (TV Series)
Karin
- Girls Night Out (2014) ... Karin
 2013 Hudson Valley Ballers (TV Series)
Just Jamie
- Lovers (2013) ... Just Jamie
- Best Friends (2013) ... Just Jamie
 2013 Falling for You (TV Movie)
Veronica Jones
 2013 Toy Story of Terror (TV Short)
PEZ Cat (voice)
 2013 I Expect You to Die (TV Series)
Mary
 2012 Hannah Has a Ho-Phase
Nicky
 2012 Saturday Night Live: Weekend Update Summer Edition (TV Series)
Voter / Ann Romney / Woman
- Episode #3.2 (2012) ... Voter
- Episode #3.1 (2012) ... Ann Romney / Woman
 2009-2012 UCB Comedy Originals (TV Series short)
Bethany / Defense Attorney / Katie
- Vag Magazine (2010) ... Bethany
- BP Spills Coffee (2010)
 2012 My Best Day
Heather
 2011 I Wanna Have Your Baby (TV Series)
 2011 Jest Originals (TV Series short)
Vomit Girl
- Gatorade for Hangovers (2011) ... Vomit Girl
 2011 The Back Room (TV Series short)
Susan Boyle
- Todd Barry (2011) ... Susan Boyle
 2011 Pudding Face (Short)
Amy
 2011 Elizabeth Taylor's Video Will (Short)
Elizabeth Taylor
 2010-2011 Robotomy (TV Series)
Megawatt's Mom / Flight Attendant / Nana / ...
- From Wretchnya with Love (2011) ... Megawatt's Mom / Flight Attendant (voice)
- Nana's Run (2011) ... Nana / Snail Lady (voice)
- El Presidente (2010) ... Driver (voice)
- No Child Left Benign (2010) ... Mrs. Crunchite / Teary / Exploda (voice)
- Bling Thing (2010) ... (voice)
 2010 Mr. Ross (Video short)
Debby
 2010 Vag Magazine (TV Mini-Series)
Bethany
- Revelling/Reckoning (2010) ... Bethany
- Living in Clip (2010) ... Bethany
- Swamp Ophelia (2010) ... Bethany
- Reject All American (2010) ... Bethany
- Fumbling Toward Ecstasy (2010) ... Bethany
 2006-2010 The Big Gay Sketch Show (TV Series)
Various
- Episode #3.8 (2010) ... Various
- Episode #3.7 (2010) ... Various
- Episode #3.6 (2010) ... Various
- Episode #3.5 (2010) ... Various
- Episode #3.4 (2010) ... Various
 2010 BP Spills Coffee (Video short)
Executive 3
 2010 We Have to Stop Now (TV Series)
Angela
- Celesbianism (2010) ... Angela
 2010 Diamonds Wow! (TV Series short)
 2010 Sex Drugs & the Hard Rock Cafe (TV Short)
 2010 Concierge: The Series (TV Series)
Mary
 2009 Hillary Clinton Apologizes (Short)
Hillary Clinton
 2009 Gramps (TV Series)
Various
 2008 Mayne Street (TV Series)
Olga Svenson
- Parking Tickets ... Olga Svenson
Show Show Soundtrack (4 credits)
Show Show Writer (3 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (43 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (20 credits)

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Other Works:

TV commercial, for "Rough Night," an 'R' rated comedy; the commercial and the film feature Colton Haynes (portraying Frankie), Jillian Bell (portraying Alice), Kate McKinnon (portraying Pippa), Scarlett Johansson (portraying Jess), Zoë Kravitz (portraying Blair), Colton Haynes (portraying Officer Scotty), Dean Winters (... See more »

Publicity Listings:

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Height:

5' 3½" (1.61 m)
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Personal Quote:

I worked as a telemarketer for an SAT-prep company. That was the worst of it, because I had to call people in post-Katrina New Orleans and offer them this very, very expensive SAT class. And I'm not even a good salesman. See more »

Trivia:

She became known for her comedic impressions of such celebrities and public figures as Hillary Clinton, Martha Stewart, Barbara Walters, Ann Romney, Edie Falco, Shakira, and Lorde. See more »

Trademark:

Dimple on right cheek

Star Sign:

Capricorn

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