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Kate Walsh Biography

Birth Name:
Kathleen Erin Walsh
Birth Place:
San Jose, California, United States
Profession
Actor

Fast Facts

  • Was a runway model in Japan in the early 1980s
  • Worked with the Piven Theatre Workshop and the Chicago Shakespeare Repertory
  • Moved to New York and performed with a comedy group
  • In 1996, broke into films with roles in the independent features Normal Life and Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Part 2
  • Made her television breakthrough on The Drew Carey Show in 1997
  • Before joining the cast of ABC's Grey's Anatomy as Dr
  • Addison Montgomery, she played the girlfriend of Grey's Anatomy co-star Sandra Oh in the 2003 film Under the Tuscan Sun

Awards

  • 2007Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated
  • 2006Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: winner
  • 2005Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series: nominated

Relationships

  • Alex Young -- Ex-husband
  • Neil Andrea -- Significant Other