Kate Bracken

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Kate Bracken
Born (1990-06-12) 12 June 1990 (age 28)
Education Motherwell College
Occupation Actress
Years active 2011–present
Known for Being Human & Misfits
Height 5 ft 8 12 in (174 cm)[citation needed]

Kate Bracken (born 12 June 1990) is a Scottish actress. Bracken is best known for her role as Alex Millar in Being Human.

Early life[edit]

Bracken grew up just outside Fort William near the village of Spean Bridge. She attended Kilmonevaig Primary School before attending Lochaber High School. After graduating from Telford College, Edinburgh she went to Motherwell College, where she obtained an acting degree in 2011.[1][2] She then met with casting directors, found representation from an agent, and moved to London.[3][1]


Bracken got her first acting television role when she made an appearance in Inspector George Gently in 2011, playing the character Hazel. In 2012 she was cast as a recurring character Alex Millar in the fourth series of British supernatural drama Being Human. Bracken appeared as Mia in an episode of New Tricks,[4] before returning in the fifth series of Being Human as a series regular in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan,[5] replacing Lenora Crichlow as a new character.[6]

Bracken also appeared in series 5 of the hit television show Misfits as Karen, who has the power of camouflage.[7]

In 2016 Bracken starred in Max McGill's short film Hot Property.[8] In the same year she appeared as Grace in the BBC mini series One of Us.[9]


Short film
Year Title Role Notes
2014 Edit Jenny Short film
Year Title Role Notes
2014 How Do I Get Up There?
2016 Moon Dogs Suzy
2016 Hot Property Laurie Mills
2018 Calibre Iona
Year Title Role Notes
2011 Inspector George Gently Hazel Holdaway Episode: "Gently Upside Down"
2012 New Tricks Mia Adler Episode: "Blue Flower"
2012-2013 Being Human Alex Millar 9 episodes
2013 Rubenesque Shirelle TV Movie
2013 Misfits Karen 3 episodes
2014 DCI Banks Alice Craig Episodes: Bad Boy: Parts 1 & 2
2014 Holby City Mia Episode: "Affair of the Mind"
2015 Doctors Lara Parker Episode: "Bad Samaritan"
2016 Reg L/Corporal Joanne Richardson TV Movie
2016 One of Us Grace Douglas Mini-series, 4 episodes


  1. ^ a b "'We've barely seen Alex so people's opinions of her could change!' Kate Bracken Interview – ReelScotland". www.reelscotland.com.
  2. ^ Hendry, Steve (3 February 2013). "Being Human star Kate Bracken on coming to terms with life after the death of her character".
  3. ^ "Interview With Being Human's Newest Lead, Kate Bracken - Bleeding Cool News And Rumors". 11 April 2012.
  4. ^ "Kate Bracken - United Agents". unitedagents.co.uk.
  5. ^ "Kate Bracken ('Being Human': Series 5) interview". 29 January 2013.
  6. ^ "Damien Molony & Kate Bracken interview: Being Human series 5".
  7. ^ Debnath, Neela (26 June 2015). "From Poldark to Black Mirror: What the cast of Being Human did next". Express.co.uk. Retrieved 23 August 2017.
  8. ^ Coker, Matt (2 December 2016). "Now Playing: Believe, The Forgotten, Incarnate, Man Down and More".
  9. ^ Schwartzkoff, Louise (10 November 2016). "BBC drama One Of Us is a whodunit with a twist; the victims' perspective" – via The Sydney Morning Herald.

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