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Born on April 29, 1955, Kate grew up in
Dubuque, Iowa. Left home at the age of 17 traveled to
New York City to study acting. Kate enrolled at New York University and
was accepted into Stella Adler's Conservatory.
Aged 23, Kate was approached by Fred Silverman, head-of-NBC, who
offered her a role in a series he had created , Kate Columbo.
With several credits behind her, She went on to star in several feature
films, including Love Spell: Isolt of Ireland and "A Stranger Is
Watching," Also the ABC mini- series The Manions of
America, and the feature "Remo Williams: The
Adventure Begins." Kate also stared in "Throw Momma From the Train ".
Returning to television as the star of the ABC drama Heartbeat, as the Doctor
Joanne Springstein, the head of a medical clinic. it won
a People's Choice Award as Best Drama.
Kate is also a veteran of numerous theatrical productions. She
recently made her Broadway debut in "Black Comedy,"Other stage appearances include starring
roles in "Titus Andronicus" at the Shakespeare Theater in New York City's Central Park; and
"Hedda Gabler" and "Measure for Measure" at Los Angeles' Mark Taper Forum.
Kate is also Captain Janeway in the very successful Voyager. now into it's seventh season.