|Born||Kaitlin Janette Doubleday
July 19, 1984
Los Angeles, California, US
|Spouse(s)||Devin Lucien (m. 2016)|
Kaitlin Janette Doubleday (born July 19, 1984) is an American actress. She had a number of supporting film roles in her early career, and in 2015 began starring as Rhonda Lyon in the Fox musical prime time soap opera, Empire.
Doubleday was born and raised in Los Angeles, the daughter of Frank Doubleday and Christina Hart. She grew up in a show business family: Her parents are former professional actors, and her younger sister, Portia, is an actress as well. Her mother currently works in the entertainment industry as a playwright and also as a producer in the theater. She attended the Music Academy at Hamilton High School in Los Angeles.
Doubleday made her acting debut in an episode of the CBS procedural Without a Trace in 2002, and in the same year appeared in the feature film Catch Me If You Can. She graduated to supporting roles in films Waiting... (2005), The TV Set (2006) and Accepted (2006). In 2007, she held the female lead role in the ABC comedy series, Cavemen. The series received negative reviews and was canceled after a month on the air. In the following years, Doubleday continued performing on television, with small parts on CSI: Miami, Brothers & Sisters, Bones, The Closer, Criminal Minds, Drop Dead Diva and Witches of East End. Doubleday also performed in the recurring role of Logan Louis in the HBO comedy series, Hung, in 2011.
In 2015, Doubleday began starring in the Fox musical prime time soap opera, Empire. She plays Rhonda Lyon, wife of the eldest son in the Lyon family (played by Trai Byers). Also in 2015, she was cast in the independent drama film, Po directed by John Asher, about a single father raising a son with autism. Early 2017 she featured in the popular horror series "Scary Endings" alongside Australian actor Adam J. Yeend in an episode called 'The Water Rises'.
|2002||Catch Me If You Can||Joanna|
|2006||The TV Set||Jesse Filmore|
|2011||Final Sale||Kate Johnson|
|2012||The March Sisters at Christmas||Meg March||Television film|
|2013||The Magic Bracelet||Lainey||Short film|
|2013||Friend Request||Celeste Jeffers-Johnson||Television film|
|2002||Without a Trace||Becky Radowsky / Eve Cleary||Episode: "Between the Cracks"|
|2003||Strong Medicine||Julie Windsor||Episode: "Misdiagnosis Murder"|
|2004||Cold Case||Holly Richardson||Episode: "Hubris"|
|2006||Justice||Elizabeth Morris||Episode: "Filicide"|
|2007||Cavemen||Kate McKinney||Series regular, 13 episodes|
|2008||CSI: Miami||Amanda Brighton||Episode: "Tunnel Vision"|
|2009||Brothers & Sisters||Chelsea Yeager||Episodes: "It's Not Easy Being Green" and "Owning It"|
|2009||Bones||Karin Lin||Episode: "The Plain in the Prodigy"|
|2010||The Closer||Linda||Episode: "Layover"|
|2010||Criminal Minds||Kelly Landis||Episode: "Reflection of Desire"|
|2011||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Evan Ferrari||Episode: "Hitting for the Cycle"|
|2011||Chase||Episode: "Seven Years"|
|2011||Drop Dead Diva||Cassie||Episodes: "You Bet Your Life" and "Toxic"|
|2011||Childrens Hospital||Female Intern||Episode: "Newsreaders"|
|2011||Hung||Logan Lewis||Recurring role, 3 episodes|
|2013||Witches of East End||Elyse||Episode: "Electric Avenue"|
|2014||Mixology||Trista||Episodes: "Jessica & Ron" and "Closing Time"|
|2015–present||Empire||Rhonda Lyon||Main Cast (Seasons 1-2)
Guest Cast (Season 3)
|2016||Whose Line is it Anyway?||Herself||Season 12 Episode 5|
|2017||Scary Endings||Rebecca||Season 2 Episode 3 "The Water Rises"|
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