Kathleen Gati

No photo
  • Entertainment

  • Los Angeles, CA

Multi award-winning actress, Kathleen Gati was born and raised in Canada by Hungarian immigrants and was brought up in an artistic environment. Her father was a symphony conductor and her mother an opera singer, so performing was in her blood. She started acting when she was three, wrote, directed and starred in her first play at the age of eight. Studied ballet and acting till she was eighteen, when she moved to New York to pursue her career. After performing in dozens of plays both on and Off Broadway, as well as working in numerous roles on television and in film, Kathleen traveled to Hungary to film Goldberg Variations, for which she won the Hungarian Best Supporting Actress Award. She subsequently stayed on in Hungary for several years, during which time she starred in multiple films, television series and MOWs, winning additional awards along the way. Her performance in Hungary's biggest hit of the ‘90s, We Never Die (Sose Halunk Meg), made her an extremely popular actress in Eastern and Central Europe. She returned to the states and has worked continuously in New York, Los Angeles and Canada. Features include Retrace (winner of Best Actress Award-LAHFF), A Play On Words (nominated for Best Actress-NYCIFF), Sunshine, The Future, Transformers: Dark Of The Moon, American Dream, Trade, Igby Goes Down, ZigZag, Meet The Fockers, House Bunny, Little Birds and numerous others. Kathleen Gati is best known for her recurring roles on General Hospital, Being Mary Jane, Alphas and 24. Other recent work includes the lead in feature, A Play On Words, a series regular in pilot, Contingency and the lead in film, Lifeline. She played a series regular on both the Drugstore (Hungary) and in the animation series, Me Eloise with Tim Curry and Lynn Redgrave...plus many Guest roles on Fairly Legal, Leverage, Covert Affairs, The Mentalist, Weeds, Desperate Housewives, Cold Case, The League, Lie To Me, and many more. She carries three passports, Canadian, USA and EU/Hungarian and speaks Hungarian, Russian, Spanish, French and some German (besides her native language, English).