Katey Sagal

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Catherine Louise Sagal
  • Birth Place: Hollywood, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/19/1954, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor; singer; musician; lyricist
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Katey Sagal Fast Facts:
  • Appeared in The Dream Makers, a TV-movie directed by her father, Boris Sagal, but disliked the experience and decided to spend the rest of the 1970s focusing on her singing.
  • Performed backup for a variety of singers, including Gene Simmons, Olivia Newton-John, Etta James and Tanya Tucker.
  • Longest-running singing gig was with Bette Midler, as one of her Harlettes, for five years in the late 1970s.
  • Garnered much attention from TV producers for an appearance in a Los Angeles stage production of The Beautiful Lady. That catapulted her acting career, beginning with the short-lived '80s sitcom Mary.
  • Younger brother, Joey Sagal, appeared in a couple of episodes of Married...With Children.
  • Appeared in the choir for the music video of "Voices that Care."
  • Released her first album, Well, in 1995, writing or helping to write nearly all of the album's tracks; and her second album, Room, in 2004.
  • Husband Kurt Sutter wrote the role of Gemma in Sons of Anarchy especially for her. 
  • Got her first tattoo at age 50.
  • Performed four tracks on the soundtrack album Songs of Anarchy: Music from Sons of Anarchy Seasons 1-4, which was released in November 2011.
  • Katey Sagal Relationships:
  • Norman Lear - Godparent
  • David Sagal - Brother
  • Boris Sagal - Father
  • Jean Sagal - Sister
  • Marge Champion - Stepmother
  • Jackson James White - Son
  • Sara Zwilling - Mother
  • Sarah Grace White - Daughter
  • Jack White - Ex-husband
  • Joe Sagal - Brother
  • Liz Sagal - Sister
  • Esmé Louise Sutter - Daughter
  • Freddie Beckmeyer - Ex-husband
  • Kurt Sutter - Husband
  • Katey Sagal Awards:
  • 1994 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1991 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1992 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 2011 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Drama - Winner
  • 1993 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended the California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

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