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Kate Burton

Kate Burton recently appeared on Broadway in the Tony Award wining musical Spring Awakening. She received raves for the Williamston production of The Corn is Green directed by Nicholas Martin, starring opposite her son, Morgan Ritchie, and completed the City Center revival of Applause with Christine Ebersole. Kate was Tony nominated as the title character in The Constant Wife for the Roundabout Theatre, directed by Mark Brokaw and appeared in The Water's Edge opposite Tony Goldwyn at the Second Stage Theatre. She appeared as Olga in the critically acclaimed West End production of Three Sisters with Kristen Scott Thomas, directed by Michael Blakemoore. Kate received 2 Tony nominations in 2002 on Broadway for her title role in Hedda Gabler, directed by Nicholas Martin, and for the role of Mrs. Kendall in The Elephant Man, directed by Sean Mathias. Kate has also starred on Broadway in The Beauty Queen of Leenane (also UK/Ireland tour), An American Daughter, Jake's Women, Some Americans Abroad (Drama Desk nomination) and Present Laughter (Theater World Award). She has appeared for thirteen seasons at Williamstown Theatre Festival. Her film roles include; Max Payne (John Moore), What Just Happened (Barry Levinson), Celebrity (Woody Allen), The Ice Storm (Ang Lee), First Wives' Club (Hugh Wilson), August (Anthony Hopkins), Big Trouble in Little China (John Carpenter), Unfaithful (Adrian Lynne), Swimfan (John Polson), Stay (Marc Forester), Sherrybaby (Laurie Collyer), Quid Pro Quo (Carlos Brooks), The Kings of Appleton (Bobby Moresco) and the indie, Consent. Kate recently wrapped the HBO pilot, The Washingtonienne, the as yet to be named Dave Hemingson pilot for ABC, and had recurring roles on both Grey's Anatomy (2 Emmy Nominations) and Rescue Me. Recent television includes guest star roles on, Eleventh Hour Justice, The West Wing, The Practice, Law & Order, Law & Order: Criminal Intent, 100 Centre St., and Notes For My Daughter (Emmy award). Kate appeared in HBO's, Empire Falls, the Lifetime feature, Obsessed (John Badham) with Jenna Elfman and The Diary of Ellen Rimbauer for ABC.

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Kate Burton Facts

OccupationActress
BirthdaySeptember 10, 1957 (60)
SignVirgo
BirthplaceGeneva, Switzerland

Selected Filmography

Not available.