Kate Flannery is the great American entertainer who was featured in the hit NBC series called The Office. She was cast as Meredith Palmer in it and had truly entertained the viewers with her drunk behavior with red head. The not so famous head shaving if the character and her roll up o to the car’s windshield of Michael Scott had sent people into splits. So how did Kate enter the show business and what has been her career like since she finished with the show? Let us find out from her wiki below.
Kate’s family and childhood
Kate was born on 10 June 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She has an Irish-American ethnicity and her parents were Thomas A. Flannery and Joan Donnelly. She is one of the 7 children of her parents. She has a twin sister who is 3 minutes older than her and works as a social worker.
She studied at the Saints Colman- John Neumann School and later at the Archbishop John Carroll High School. For two years, Kate was a student of the Shenandoah University and got her graduation from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.
Kate and her theater career
Kate was one of the original members of Chicago’s Annoyance theater and had created more than 15 shows for it. She also was formerly a member of National Touring Company of The Second City. Her most famous act has been The Lampshades with the veteran improviser called Scott Robinson.
Since 2013, she has been touring along g with the other stage actors for their show called See Jane sing. She has been part of other great play hits such as Love, Loss and what I wore. She was also cast in Valley of the Dolls which was staged in New York and Los Angeles.
She has served as a musical director for the Los Angeles Drama Club and used to teach Shakespeare to the young adults and children.
Other musical appearances
Kate also was featured in Jane Lynch’s Christmas album. It reached the 8th spot on Bill board’s Top 100 list. She was Lady Puff on the band called Mono Puff and has toured with the band and was the singer for one of the songs on their second album named It’s fun to steal.
The Office and more
She played the alcoholic single mother in the TV series on NBC called The Office. She was also seen on Jimmy Kimmel Live, The Bernie Mac Show, Boomtown, and more of such shows. She has worked as a talent scout for Last Comic Standing. She has also been part if Celebrity Family Feud and Wizards of Waverly Place. In 2009, she was the panel judge for Iron Chef America.
She has contested on game shows and has appeared on The Jay Leno Show. She has an extensive and impressive filmography.
She has a net worth of $2 million. Her body measurements have not been shared on the Internet. She has a height of 5 feet and 4 inches and has red hair and blue eyes.
Kate and her personal life
It seems like Kate is not married. She has a long duration relationship with Chris Haston who works with NBC for the last 27 years as a still photographer. They have no children and are seen on the red carpet of various events together.
This 28 June 2018 she had put up a picture of the two on her Instagram and captioned it thus:
“therealkateflanneryHappy birthday to this lovely man! I am the luckiest! I love you, Chris Haston! ❤@soulstealer007”