Katherine Helmond

  • Birth Place: Galveston, Texas, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Director
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Fast Facts

  • Began acting in community theater as a high-school student.
  • Met her husband David, whom she married in 1970, when he was a set designer for a play in which she appeared. 
  • Has taught drama classes at schools such as the American Musical and Dramatic Academy; Brown University; and Carnegie Mellon University.

Awards

  • 1989, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1979, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1978, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1989, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Winner
  • 2002, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1973, Tony — Actress, Supporting or Featured (Dramatic): Nominee
  • 1981, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy: Winner
  • 1988, Emmy — Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1981, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Nominee
  • 1980, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Winner
  • 1986, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: Nominee

Relationships

  • David Christian — Husband

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