Kate Bracken

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Kate Bracken
Born (1990-06-12) 12 June 1990 (age 27)
Education Motherwell College
Occupation Actress
Years active 2011–present
Known for Being Human & Misfits
Height 5 ft 8½ in (1.74 m)[citation needed]

Kate Bracken (born 12 June 1990) is a Scottish actress.

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 her acting degree[1] in 2011.[2] in 2011.[3] She then met a couple of casting directors, got an agent and moved to London.[4][5]


Kate got her first acting television role when she made an appearance in Inspector George Gently in 2011 where she played the character Hazel. In 2012 she was cast as recurring character Alex Millar in the fourth series of British supernatural drama Being Human. Bracken starred as Mia in an episode of New Tricks,[6] before returning to film the fifth series of Being Human as a series regular in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan,[7] replacing former star Lenora Crichlow as a new character.[8]

Kate also appeared in series 5 of the hit television show Misfits as Karen, who has the power of camouflage.

In 2015, Kate started working as a Learning Support Assistant at Brent Knoll School in Lewisham, South-East London.

In 2016 Bracken starred in Max McGill's short film Hot Property.[9] In the same year she appeared as Grace in the BBC mini series One of Us.[10]


Year TV Series/Film 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 Misfits Karen 3 episodes
2013 Rubenesque Shirelle TV Movie
2014 DCI Banks Alice Craig Episodes: Bad Boy: Parts 1 & 2
2014 Holby City Mia Episode: "Affair of the Mind"
2014 How Do I Get Up There?
2015 Doctors Lara Parker Episode: "Bad Samaritan"
2016 Reg L/Corporal Joanne Richardson TV Movie
2016 Moon Dogs Suzy
2016 Hot Property Laurie Mills
2016 One of Us Grace Douglas Mini-series, 4 episodes


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