Kate Vernon

Kate Vernon


Kate Vernon was born on Apr 21, 1961 in Canada. Kate Vernon's big-screen debut came with Chained Heat directed by Paul Nicholas in 1983. Kate Vernon is known for Condor directed by Andrew McCarthy, Max Irons stars as Joe Turner and Kristen Hager as Mae Barber. The most recent award Kate Vernon achieved is Studio City Film Festival, US. The upcoming new movie Kate Vernon plays is Christmas on 5th Avenue which will be released on Nov 16, 2021.

Kate Vernon was born to the celebrated actor John Vernon. As her father's career began to take off in the USA, the family moved from their home in Canada to Hollywood when Kate was 7 years old.With the ever growing career success of the late John Vernon (L'Inspecteur Harry (1971), American College (1978), Josey Wales hors-la-loi (1976)), Kate's childhood enabled her to be influenced and surrounded by many of Hollywood's leading actors, writers and artists. With these early experiences and influences, her decision to study to become an actress came as no surprise.After successfully completing her acting school studies, Kate's beautiful features, zest for life, easy-going and fun personality coupled with her dedicated work approach to her profession did not go unnoticed. During the early 80's, doors began to open for Kate as she secured a number of roles.It was during the mid-1980's that Kate landed her first feature film break with her role as "Benny" in the box office hit, Rose bonbon (1986). In its success, it led to more TV work, box office and independent movie roles allowing Kate to star alongside some of Hollywood's leading men such as Denzel Washington, Willem Dafoe, Edward James Olmos, Christopher Lee and Richard Thomas.To date, Kate's long career as a busy actress has enabled her to play an engaging and wide variety of roles from the beautiful, funny, the love interest, dramatic, comedic, the misunderstood, the mistress, the mother and the dynamic. With her most recent roles in movies including the box office smash La dernière chanson (2010) which features Miley Cyrus, Greg Kinnear, Liam Hemsworth, Kelly Preston and the comedy, National Lampoon's Snatched (2011), sees her alongside Andrew McCarthy and the acclaimed film legend Ernest Borgnine.Her versatility as an actress has seen Kate recently star in the hit TV series Heroes (2006), Bones (2005), as well as Les Experts (2000), Mentalist (2008), Saving Grace (2007) and her recurring role as "Ellen Tigh" (2004-2009) in the award-winning Battlestar Galactica (2004) (2004-2009) has won her an international fan base.Never one to be typecast, Kate's career has allowed her to work alongside many of TV and Film Industry leading writers, directors & producers such as Spike Lee, Peter Medak, Ronald D. Moore, David Eick, Joe Cacaci, David Weddle, Michael Nankin and John Woo.Her 40-year career has allowed her to feature in regular, recurring and guest roles in a number of major TV series including Heroes (2006) (2010), Les Experts (2000) (2004-2009), Star Trek: Voyager (1995) (1995), Nash Bridges (1996) (1996-1997), Battlestar Galactica (2004) (2004-2009), La loi de Los Angeles (1986) (1994), Bones (2005) (2010), Les contes de la crypte (1989) (1993), Madame est servie (1984) (1990) and many others.Some of her TV & Box Office Movies credits include La dernière chanson (2010), Malcolm X (1992), Roadhouse 66 (1984), National Lampoon's Snatched (2011), Blackjack (1998), Rose bonbon (1986), Dangerous Touch (1994), Last Chance Cafe (2006) and The Plan (2009) to name but a few.With a timeless beauty and meticulous approach to her characters, these qualities have enhanced Kate's reputation not only as an on-screen beauty, but as an actress with experience to adapt to any kind of role.

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    Apr 21, 1961
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1 wins & 0 nominations

Studio City Film Festival, US
Barking Mad (2021)
Winner - Best Ensemble Cast
Barking Mad (2021)

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