Kathleen York

Kathleen York


  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 11-05-1975
  • Gender: Female
  • Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Also Known As:

    Bird York
    Kathleen "Bird" York

  • Popularity: 8.21
  • Homepage: N/A


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kathleen "Bird" York is an actress, screenwriter and Oscar nominated songwriter-recording artist. As a screenwriter, York has written projects for John Wells Warner Brothers, Sony, Paramount and has just completed a one hour pilot for Fox Television Studios. She is a recent alumni of the prestigious Showrunners Training Program facilitated by the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers. York achieved global recognition with her song "In the Deep", (co-written with Michael Becker) which appears on her album Wicked Little High and was written for the 2004 film Crash. "In the Deep" was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Song with York performing the song live at the 78th Academy Awards in 2006. Her self titled debut record was released in February 1999. As an actress, York has starred in over a hundred film and television projects. York starred as a young Naomi Judd in Love Can Build a Bridge, the four hour NBC miniseries about Judd's life (the second highest rated event on NBC that year). Other credits include six seasons of the multi Emmy Award winning series The West Wing as Andrea Wyatt, Northern Lights with Diane Keaton, "Cold Feet" with Tom Waits, "A Season In Purgatory" opposite Patrick Dempsey, "Nightjohn" opposite Beau Bridges, and Oscar winner Crash. Independent film credits include Cries of Silence, The Big Day, Ball Don't Lie. York was a series regular in the ABC series Vengeance Unlimited as well as Aaron's Way for NBC. Recurring roles include Stephen Bochco's Murder One, The O.C and Desperate Housewives. She appeared on the cult hit Curb Your Enthusiasm as Larry David's masseuse "Summer" in the show's second season . Fall 2010 she will be seen in the NBC drama Chase and A&E's The Glades. Other music credits include the main theme song in Sony Pictures Seven Pounds, the televised concert Where Music Meets Film along with Joss Stone, Lindsay Buckingham and Babyface as well as featured song placements in House, 2010 season of American Idol, Nip/Tuck, CSI: NY, In Justice, Jake 2.0 and Everwood. She was the featured musical artist for the 2001 season of the CBS TV series Family Law writing and producing songs for numerous episodes. Her latest EP Have No Fear was released on December 19, 2008 and a completed full record will be released in early 2010. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kathleen York, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.




Year Movie Character
1987 Winners Take All as Judy McCormick
1995 Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge as Naomi Judd
1996 Cries of Silence as Dorrie Walsh
1997 Dead Men Can't Dance as Victoria Elliot
1993 Switching Parents as Rachel Kingsley
1986 Thompson's Last Run as Louise
1988 Astronomy as The Mother
1989 Checking Out as Diana
1998 Northern Lights as Daphne
1987 The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory as Mrs. Susannah Dickinson
2006 Fatal Desire
1992 Darkman as Jenny
1991 Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken as Marie
1993 Sad Inheritance as Terry
1997 To Dance with Olivia as Aurora Watling
1993 Dream Lover as Martha
1989 Cold Feet as Laura
1996 A Season in Purgatory as Claire Rafferty
1985 This Child Is Mine as Janet Rasnick
1985 Chase as Darlene
1996 Nightjohn as Callie Waller
1990 Flashback as Sparkle
1985 Not My Kid as Linda
2005 Crash as Officer Johnson
1984 Protocol as Charmaine
2007 Sublime as Jenny
2014 Nightcrawler as Jackie (uncredited)
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1999 The West Wing (13 episode) as Andrea Wyatt
2003 The O.C. (1 episode)
2004 Desperate Housewives (4 episode)
2012 The Client List (10 episode) as Jolene
2004 House (1 episode) as Dr. Schaffer
2003 NCIS (1 episode) as Stephanie Flynn
1988 Aaron's Way (14 episode) as Susannah Lo Verde
1998 Vengeance Unlimited (16 episode) as KC Griffin
2013 Sleepy Hollow (1 episode) as Ms. Hudson
2010 The Glades (1 episode) as Dr. Britney Newhall
2014 Jane the Virgin (2 episode) as Angelique Harper
1989 Tales from the Crypt (1 episode) as Coralee
2019 In the Dark (13 episode) as Joy
2005 Bones (1 episode) as Marianne Thorn
2014 How to Get Away with Murder (4 episode) as Judge Vitkay
2000 Malcolm in the Middle (1 episode) as Ellie
2009 Castle (1 episode) as Kat Kingsley
2000 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (1 episode) as A.D.A. Hardt
1978 Dallas (5 episode) as Little Betty
2005 Ghost Whisperer (1 episode) as Vivian Sembrook
2000 Curb Your Enthusiasm (1 episode) as Masseuse
1995 Murder One (3 episode) as D.D.A. Cheryl Dreyfuss

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