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Kate Walsh played Addison Forbes Montgomery in Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice.

BiographyEdit

Kathleen Erin Walsh was born in San Jose, California, on October 13, 1967. She grew up partly in San Jose and partly in Tucson, Arizona, later attending the University of Arizona, where she got involved in regional theater. She later moved to Chicago where she began working with the Piven Theatre Workshop and, later, the Chicago Shakespeare Repertory. She performed on National Public Radio in the production of the radio play "Born Guilty". Walsh later moved to New York City and joined the comedy troupe "Burn Manhattan", performing in a number of Off-Broadway plays.

Her first major television appearance came on "The Drew Carey Show" (1995) where she portrayed Niki Fifer, Drew's girlfriend and a woman struggling with her weight. She went on to portray Carol Nelson in HBO's "The Mind of the Married Man" (2001) television series, and played Norm MacDonald's romantic interest in the sitcom "The Norm Show" (1999).

CareerEdit

FilmographyEdit

  • Everything Carries Me to You (2015)
  • Staten Island Summer (2015)
  • Any Day (2015)
  • Dermaphoria (2014)
  • Just Before I Go (2014)
  • Bad Judge (2013)
  • Scary Movie 5 (2013)
  • The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012)
  • Angels Crest (2011)
  • One Way to Valhalla (2009)
  • Legion (2009)
  • 1408 (2007)
  • Veritas, Prince of Truth (2007)
  • Bewitched (2005)
  • Inside Out (2005)
  • Kicking & Screaming (2005)
  • Bobby Cannon (2005)
  • After the Sunset (2004)
  • Under the Tuscan Sun (2003)
  • Untitled Nicole Sullivan Project (2003)
  • Anatomy of a Breakup (short) (2002)
  • The Family Man (2000)
  • The Only Living Boy in New York (2000)
  • Heaven (1998)
  • Three Below Zero (1998)
  • Peppermills (short) (1998)
  • Night of the Lawyers (1997)
  • Get That Number (short) (1997)
  • Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, Part 2 (1996)
  • Normal Life (1996)

TelevisionEdit

  • Undateable (2015)
  • Bad Judge (2014-2015)
  • The Hotwives of Orlando (2014)
  • Fargo (2014)
  • Full Circle (2013)
  • Private Practice (2007-2013)
  • Grey's Anatomy (2005-2012)
  • Funny or Die Presents… (2010)
  • King of the Hill (2009)
  • Cheap Seats: Without Ron Parker (2006)
  • Eyes (2005)
  • Complete Savages (2004)
  • CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2004)
  • Karen Sisco (2003-2004)
  • The Men's Room (2004)
  • Joint Custody (2004)
  • The Drew Carey Show (1997-2002)
  • The Mind of the Married Man (2001)
  • The Fugitive (2001)
  • Norm (2000-2001)
  • The Weber Show (2000)
  • The Mike O'Malley Show (1999)
  • Turks (1999)
  • Cupid (1998)
  • Law & Order (1997)
  • Swift Justice (1996)
  • Homicide: Life on the Street (1996)

Notes and TriviaEdit

  • In an interview with Huffington Post in 2015, Kate stated that out of her Grey's colleagues, she still keeps in touch a lot with Justin Chambers. She generally has more contact with her Private Practice colleagues, particularly Amy Brenneman and Paul Adelstein.
  • She and Caterina Scorsone play the only two characters to be part of the main cast of both shows.

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