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Also Known As: Kathleen A Wilhoite Died:
Born: June 29, 1964 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Santa Barbara, California, USA Profession: actor, songwriter, singer

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An attractive, petite character actress, Wilhoite has worked extensively in theater, film and TV. Known for her portrayals of strong, sassy women, she made her feature debut in the teen-sex comedy "Private School" (1983) and that same year ventured into TV-movies with "Quarterback Princess" (CBS). In addition to supporting Charles Bronson in J Lee Thompson's "Murphy's Law" (1986), she wrote and sang the title song. Wilhoit marked time in small roles in generally forgettable films (Sandra Locke's "Ratboy" 1986; Alan Parker's "Angel Heart" 1987) before landing parts like a college newspaper editor in "Campus Man" (also 1987) and reporter Hank O'Hare in "Brenda Starr" (1989). Other credits include "Lorenzo's Oil" (1992), "Fire in the Sky" (1993) and "Color of Night" (1994).Television has provided Wilhoite with some of her best roles. She has made guest appearances on such shows as "Cagney and Lacey" and "Cop Rock", in which she had a recurring role as a drug-addicted mother. Her TV-movies include "Single Bars, Single Women" (ABC, 1984), "Not My Kid" (CBS, 1985) and "Broken Promises: Taking Emily Back" (CBS, 1993). Wilhoite was chosen by cartoonist Cathy Guisewite to provide the voice of "Cathy" in...

An attractive, petite character actress, Wilhoite has worked extensively in theater, film and TV. Known for her portrayals of strong, sassy women, she made her feature debut in the teen-sex comedy "Private School" (1983) and that same year ventured into TV-movies with "Quarterback Princess" (CBS). In addition to supporting Charles Bronson in J Lee Thompson's "Murphy's Law" (1986), she wrote and sang the title song. Wilhoit marked time in small roles in generally forgettable films (Sandra Locke's "Ratboy" 1986; Alan Parker's "Angel Heart" 1987) before landing parts like a college newspaper editor in "Campus Man" (also 1987) and reporter Hank O'Hare in "Brenda Starr" (1989). Other credits include "Lorenzo's Oil" (1992), "Fire in the Sky" (1993) and "Color of Night" (1994).

Television has provided Wilhoite with some of her best roles. She has made guest appearances on such shows as "Cagney and Lacey" and "Cop Rock", in which she had a recurring role as a drug-addicted mother. Her TV-movies include "Single Bars, Single Women" (ABC, 1984), "Not My Kid" (CBS, 1985) and "Broken Promises: Taking Emily Back" (CBS, 1993). Wilhoite was chosen by cartoonist Cathy Guisewite to provide the voice of "Cathy" in several animated specials based on the popular comic strip. She has also portrayed the mentally challenged girlfriend of Larry Drake on the NBC legal drama "L.A. Law" (NBC, 1993-94) and is remembered as the child-like Chloe, whose pregnancy and childbirth caused difficulties for her doctor sister (Sherry Stringfield) on "ER".

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 California Solo (2012)
2.
 Fragments (2008)
3.
4.
 Family Sins (2004)
5.
 My Sister's Keeper (2002) Mona
7.
 On the Edge (2001) Lucy (Wraparound Sequence)
8.
 Pay it Forward (2000) Bonnie
9.
 Drowning Mona (2000) Lucinda
10.
 Nurse Betty (2000) Sue Ann
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Raised in Santa Barbara, CA
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Acted in "The Taming of the Shrew" in fifth grade production; subsequently worked with Santa Barbara Youth Theater
1983:
Made film debut in "Private School"
1986:
First song credit, "Murphy's Law" (also acted)
1983:
TV movie debut, "Quarterback Princess" (CBS)
1986:
TV series debut, "Heart of the City"
1987:
Made New York stage debut in "Division Street"
1987:
Provided the voice of comic book character "Cathy" for several animated series
1990:
Played recurring role of drug addict on ABC's short-lived "Cop Rock" ; also sang and wrote songs
1993:
Appeared in recurring role of Rosalie on "L.A. Law" (NBC)
1994:
Played recurring role as the older sister of Sherri Stringfield's character on NBC medical drama "ER"
1997:
Provided voice of title character on ABC animated series "Pepper Ann"
1999:
Wrote songs for and performed on soundtrack of the indie film "Valerie Flake"; premiered at Sundance
2000:
Appeared in "Pay It Forward" and "Nurse Betty"
2004:
Joined cast of The WB drama series "Gilmore Girls"
2007:
Cast in "King of California," starring Michael Douglas
2008:
Acted in crime drama "Fragments"
2012:
Cast opposite Robert Carlyle in indie drama "California Solo"
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Education

University of Southern California: Los Angeles , California -
Loft Studio: -
Lee Strasberg Institute: Los Angeles , California -

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husband:
David Harte. Drummer. Met in the early 1990s.

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son:
Jimmy-Ray Harte. Born in 1995.

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