• Canadian actress, film writer and producer with more than 60 credits to her name
• Gained recognition for roles in TV series such as “Maniac Mansion”, “Beverly Hills, 90210”, “Murder in the First”, “Northern Rescue” and “Swimming with Sharks”
• Notable movie roles in “Nowhere”, “I am Sam”, “Mall Cop”, “Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden” and “The Vatican Tapes”
• Married to Chris Cowles with two sons, William and Bennett
• Estimated net worth of $3 million
Who is Kathleen Robertson?
Kathleen was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada on 8 July 1973 – her zodiac sign is Cancer, and she holds Canadian nationality. She’s an actress, film writer and producer, with more than 60 credits to her name, while she’s probably still known best for her portrayal of Theo in the 2001 horror comedy “Scary Movie 2”. It was directed by Keenen Ivory Wayans, starred Anna Faris, Marlon Wayans and Antony Acker, and follows four teenagers who’ve been tricked by their professor into spending the night at a haunted house; the movie won three of the eight awards for which it was nominated.
Early life and education
Kathleen was raised in Hamilton by her parents, about whom not a lot is known as she respects their privacy; it’s said that her father was a businessman, and her mother a professional dancer. Because Kathleen hasn’t mentioned having any siblings, her fans believe her to be an only child.
She became interested in acting at a very early age, and was 10 when she began taking acting lessons; Kathleen made her debut film appearance aged 12, in the 1985 drama “Left Out”, and made her debut TV series appearance aged 15, playing Jennifer in the 1988 episode “Grounded” of the action adventure comedy “My Secret Identity”.
Kathleen then continued acting throughout her entire education. She studied at Sherwood Secondary School, before transferring to Hillfield Strathallan College, from which she matriculated in 1991; she then chose not to pursue a college degree, but to rather focus on acting.
Roles in TV series
Kathleen gained recognition when she played Tina Edison, one of the main characters in the comedy “Maniac Mansion”, created by Bob Carrau and John Hemphill, and which also starred Joe Flaherty and Deborah Theaker. It follows a scientist who’s moved with his family to a house inhabited by a self-aware meteor; the series aired from 1990 to 1993, and won two of the 16 awards for which it was nominated.
Kathleen’s other notable performance in the ‘90s was her portrayal of Clare Arnold in the hit romantic drama “Beverly Hills, 90210”, created by Darren Star, and which starred Jason Priestley, Shannen Doherty and Luke Perry. It follows a group of friends as they’re growing up in Beverly Hills, California; the series aired from 1990 to 2000, and won 14 of the 38 awards for which it was nominated.
Kathleen played supporting characters in a couple of popular series in the 2000s, such as the 2002 drama “Girls Club”, the comedy “The Business” and the adventure science fiction fantasy mini-series “Tin Man”, both in 2007
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Between 2014 and 2016, she starred as Hildy Mulligan in the critically acclaimed mystery crime drama “Murder in the First”, created by Steven Bochco and Eric Lodal, and which also starred Taye Diggs and Ian Anthony Dale. The series tells the story of a single crime, explained through investigation, arrest and trial, and won two of the four awards for which it was nominated.
Three of Kathleen’s most recent roles in TV series have been in 10 episodes of the 2019 family drama “Northern Rescue”, six episodes of the 2021 mystery science fiction drama “The Expanse”, and four episodes of the 2022 drama “Swimming with Sharks”.
Roles in movies
Kathleen played Patrick in the 1991 romantic thriller “Lapse of Memory”, and a couple of her following roles were in 1992 in the thriller drama “Liar’s Edge”, and the science fiction thriller “Quiet Killer”, followed in 1993 by the action thriller “Survive the Night”.
What marked the ‘90s for her was perhaps her portrayal of Lucifer in the 1997 science fiction comedy drama “Nowhere”, written and directed by Gregg Araki, and which starred James Duval, Rachel True and Nathan Bexton. It tells the story of several high school students from Los Angeles, California; the movie was nominated for two awards.
Kathleen played Big Boy Waitress in the popular 2001 drama “I Am Sam”, which starred Sean Penn who was nominated for an Oscar for Best Actor in a Leading Role, then she played Donna in the 2005 comedy “Mall Cop”.
In 2012, Kathleen was Vivian in the action crime drama “Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden”, directed by John Stockwell, and which starred Cam Gigandet, Jenny Gabrielle and Anson Mount. It follows a group of Navy SEALs whose assignment is to kill Osama Bin Laden; the movie won two of the seven awards for which it was nominated.
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— 🎟 Now Watching This Movie 🎟 (@NowWatchMovies) September 6, 2021
Three of Kathleen’s most recent roles have been in the 2013 thriller “Time of Death”, the 2015 horror thriller “The Vatican Tapes”, and the 2021 drama “We’re All in This Together”; she’s currently shooting for the upcoming movie “Triage”.
Kathleen has three writing and two producing credits: she wrote six episodes of the 2022 series “Swimming with Sharks”, and has written the upcoming movies “Your Time Is Up” and “Little Bee”, while her producing credits are eight episodes of the 2007 series “The Business”, and the 2022 movie “Swimming with Sharks”.
She’s made a guest appearance in a couple of talk-shows, including “Good Afternoon America”, “Big Morning Buzz Live” and “The Morning Show”.
Awards and nominations
Kathleen’s won two of the 10 awards for which she’s been nominated: she won a 2008 Women’s Image Network Award for Outstanding Actress Mini-Series / Made for Television Movies, for her performance in “Tin Man”, and a 2014 Leo Award for Best Lead Performance By a Female in a Television Movie, for “Mr. Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story”.
Love life and husband
Kathleen hasn’t shared a lot about her love life with media, so there are only two men whom she’s been with, that the public knows about. Between 1997 and 1999, Kathleen was in a relationship with American moviemaker Gregg Araki; the two split for unknown reasons, although there are today rumors circulating the internet, claiming that infidelity was the cause of their break-up.
A gorgeous photo of Kathleen being styled for her wedding in 2004 ❤️😘🌹 [📸 Instagram: christinearnoldphotography ] #kathleenrobertson pic.twitter.com/niWTG0TvJs
— Kathleen Devoted (@KathleenDevoted) May 28, 2018
In 2004, Kathleen exchanged vows with American movie producer Chris Cowles, in a private ceremony attended by only the closest of their friends and family members; she gave birth to their son William Robert Cowles on 9 July 2008, and their second son Bennett followed in October 2016.
Kathleen hasn’t mentioned any other men (or women) whom she’s perhaps been with, so as of July 2022, she’s married to Chris Cowles, and they have two sons together.
Hobbies and other interests
Kathleen enjoys running her Instagram account, which is today followed by over 50,000 people, while she’s uploaded more than 500 pictures onto it, most of which’ve been taken during her everyday life.
She’s a huge dog lover, and her pet dog can be seen featured in some of her Instagram pictures.
Kathleen’s career’s taken her to various countries all around the world – her dream travel destination is Bali, Indonesia.
She’s a fashionista, as she’s trying to keep up with all of the latest fashion trends by reading a variety of fashion magazines, such as “Elle” and “Vogue”.
Kathleen enjoys watching movies late at night – her favorite actor and actress are Tom Hanks and Emma Watson, while some of her favorite films include “Saving Private Ryan”, “The Terminal” and “Sleepless in Seattle”.
Age, height and net worth
Kathleen’s age is 49. She has long brown hair which she occasionally dyes blonde, her eyes are brown, she’s 5ft 4ins (1.65m) tall, and weighs around 120lbs (55kgs).
As of July 2022, Kathleen’s net worth stands at an estimated $3 million.