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Kate McKinnon Biography

Birth Name:
Kate McKinnon Berthold
Birth Place:
Sea Cliff, New York, United States
Profession
Actor, comedian

Fast Facts

  • Was a regular performer with the Upright Citizens Brigade
  • Starred in three seasons of the LOGO series The Big Gay Sketch Show
  • Made her Saturday Night Live debut on April 7, 2012
  • Was the first active SNL cast member to win an Emmy for their work on the show, when she won in 2016

Awards

  • 2021Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2020Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2019Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2019Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 2018Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2016Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: winner
  • 2015Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated
  • 2014Emmy-Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: nominated

Relationships

  • Michael Berthold -- Father
  • Michael Thomas Berthold -- Father
  • Laura Campbell -- Mother
  • Jackie Abbott -- Significant Other