Katherine Kingsley is an English actress.
Born in 1982 and raised in Cambridge, Kingsley studied acting at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School before working at the English National Opera's The Knack.
Katherine has performed in iconic venues such as the Donmar Warehouse and the Menier Chocolate Factory, as well as the Chichester Theatre and many other West End venues. She has received critical praise for her turn as Marlene Dietrich in the Donmar production of Piaf, which led to an Olivier nomination in 2009. Furthermore, Katherine's portrayal of Lina Lamont in the 2012 Chichester Festival theatre production of Singing In The Rain, led to a second nomination for an Olivier Theatre Award. Katherine has also been involved in ‘The 39 Steps’ at the Criterion theatre.
Katherine recently played the character of Helena, opposite David Walliams and Sheridan Smith in the Michael Grandage Company's production of “A Midsummer's Night Dream", the classic Shakespearean comedy. Directed by Michael Grandage himself, the production ran from 7 September to 16 November 2013 at London’s Noël Coward Theatre.
Kingsley is married to actor/singer Dominic Tighe, whom she met while filming an advertisement for a shampoo.
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