Kate McKinnon

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Date of Birth January 6, 1984
Place of Birth Sea Cliff, New York
Age 36 years old
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Kate McKinnon

Kathryn McKinnon Berthold is an American actress, comedian and writer. She is known for her character work and celebrity impressions on the sketch comedy series The Big Gay Sketch Show and Saturday Night Live. McKinnon has appeared in films such as Balls Out, Ghostbusters, Office Christmas Party, Rough Night, The Spy Who Dumped Me, Yesterday, and Bombshell. McKinnon has been nominated for seven Primetime Emmy Awards, including one for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics and six for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, winning in 2016 and 2017.

Born: Kathryn McKinnon Berthold, January 6, 1984, Sea Cliff, New York, U.S.
Education: Columbia University (BA)
Occupation: Actress, comedian, writer
Years active: 2007–present
Notable work: Ghostbusters (2016), Rough Night
Television: The Big Gay Sketch Show, Saturday Night Live
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About Kate McKinnon

Known for her work on the popular comedy series The Big Gay Sketch Show and Saturday Night Live, she also appeared in such films as Intramural and Life Partners. She was cast in the 2016 sci-fi/comedy film Ghostbusters.

Before Fame

She attended Columbia University. Early in her career, she performed at New York City's famous Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre.


She became known for her comedic impressions of such celebrities and public figures as Hillary Clinton, Martha Stewart, Barbara Walters, Ann Romney, Edie Falco, Shakira, and Lorde.

Family Life

She has a younger sister, fellow comedian Emily Lynne. She and Jackie Abbott debuted as a couple at the 2017 Emmys.


She played Hillary Clinton on Saturday Night Live during the 2016 presidential election.

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Latest information about Kate McKinnon updated on July 12, 2020.