Kate Mulgrew

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Katherine Kiernan Mulgrew
  • Birth Place: Dubuque, IA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/29/1955, Taurus
  • Profession: Actor
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Kate Mulgrew Fast Facts:
  • The second oldest in a family of eight children.
  • Studied acting at the Stella Adler Conservatory while attending NYU.
  • Made her TV-series debut in 1975 as Mary Ryan in the daytime soap Ryan's Hope.
  • Debuted on prime-time TV in an episode of Columbo as the Lieutenant's crimefighting wife, Kate; starred in the short-lived spin-off Mrs. Columbo.
  • Debuted on Broadway in a 1994 production of Black Comedy.
  • Was initially rejected for the role of Capt. Janeway on Star Trek: Voyager, but landed the part when Genevieve Bujold backed out after only two days; became the first woman to head a series in the Star Trek franchise.
  • An active supporter of the Alzheimer's Association; her mother, who died in 2006, endured a long battled with the disease.
  • Kate Mulgrew Relationships:
  • Danielle - Daughter
  • Joan Virginia Mulgrew - Mother
  • Tim Hagan - Husband
  • Marie - Stepdaughter
  • Eleanor - Stepdaughter
  • Joe Mulgrew - Brother
  • Laura - Sister
  • Sam Mulgrew - Brother
  • Ian Thomas Egan - Son
  • Jenny - Sister
  • Robert Harry Egan - Ex-husband
  • Alexander James Egan - Son
  • Thomas James Mulgrew - Father
  • Tom Mulgrew - Brother
  • Kate Mulgrew Awards:
  • 2014 Critics' Choice Television Awards: Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2014 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1980 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended Clarke College, Dubuque, IA; New York University, New York, NY

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