Kathleen York Biography

Place of Birth: also known as Bird York, started acting in her la
Wiki Biography: Kathleen, also known as Bird York, started acting in her late teens and is primarily known as a character actress due to her ability to disappear into the roles she plays. Highlights include her critically acclaimed portrayal of southern charmer Naomi Judd (from ages 27-47), in the four hour NBC miniseries biopic Love Can Build A Bridge, her run as a hard nosed Congressman Andy Wyatt in six seasons of The West Wing as well as her comedic turn as "Daphne Hightower" the delightfully wacky lounge singer opposite Diane Keaton in the film Northern Lights. York is also an accomplished songwriter and recording artist and gained an Oscar nomination for her song In The Deep in the Oscar winning film Crash in addition to having the main theme in Sony's Seven Pounds. Her songs have also been heard in House, American Idol, Csi New York, Nip Tuck, Everwood and dozens of other film and television projects. Wanting to combine her acting and song writing skills she embarked on a screen writing career in 2005 and has developed or sold scripts outright to Warner Bros, Sony, Paramount and Fox Television Studios. 2009 saw her completing the prestigious Showrunner's Training Program hosted by the Writers Guild of America in association with the Alliance of Motion Picture Producers Association. As recording artist Bird York, (her nickname) she has two records in release. the self titled Bird York and Wicked Little High released by EMI records in 2006. Her new record Go With It will be released in early 2011.

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TV Title Appeared As Year Genre
Aaron's Way Susannah Lo Verde 1988 Drama
Vengeance Unlimited 1998 Crime
Movies Title Appeared As Year Genre
The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory Mrs. Susannah Dickinson 1987 Fantasy, 0
Winners Take All Judy McCormick 1987 Action, Adventure, Sport
Checking Out Diana 1989 Comedy
Cold Feet Laura Latham 1989 Comedy
Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken Marie 1991
Dream Lover 1995
Sister Island Dorrie Walsh 1996 Drama
Dead Men Can't Dance Victoria Elliot 1997 Action, Drama
Footsteps Megan 2010 Thriller