Kate Siegel

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Kate Siegel
Born August 9, 1982
Silver Spring, Maryland, United States.
Occupation
  • Actress
  • Screenwriter
Years active 2006–present
Spouse(s) Mike Flanagan (m. 2016)
Children 1

Kate Siegel (born August 9, 1982) is an American actress and screenwriter. She made her film debut in The Curse of the Black Dahlia (2006). She made her television debut in Ghost Whisperer (2009). She is best known for her work in the horror-thriller film Hush (2016) which she also co-wrote with her husband Mike Flanagan.

Career[edit]

Siegel made her acting debut in The Curse of The Black Dahila which was released on January 23, 2007.[1] That same year she went on to star in Hacia La Oscuridad which had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 28, 2007.[2] She also appeared in Steam alongside Ruby Dee and Chelsea Handler.[3] In 2008, Siegel appeared in the short film Knocked Down which was directed by Ted Collins.[4] In 2009, she made her television debut in Ghost Whisperer as Cheryl.[5] In 2010, she appeared in Numb3rs as Rachel Hollander.[5] She then appeared in an episode of Castle.[5] That same year she appeared in the drama-thriller Wedding Day.[6]

In 2013, Siegel appeared in Man Camp.[7] That same year she appeared in Oculus a horror film written and directed by Mike Flanagan.[8] The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2013, and was released in April 2014.[9][10] She also appeared in an episode of Mob City.[5] In 2014, she appeared in Demon Legacy.[11]

In November 2015, it was revealed that she and Mike Flanagan would be adapting the young adult novel 13 Days to Midnight into a film.[12]

In 2016, Siegel made her screenwriting debut opposite her husband Mike Flanagan in Hush, the film had its world premiere at South by Southwest on March 11, 2016, and was released on Netflix on April 8, 2016.[13][14] In July 2016, she starred in a commercial for Stelara psoriasis medication.[15] That same year, Siegel appeared in Ouija: Origin of Evil, also directed by Flanagan, which was released on October 21, 2016.[16][17]

Personal life[edit]

Siegel is married to director Mike Flanagan. They have one son, Cody Paul Flanagan (born November 26, 2016). [18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Condit, Jon (March 11, 2007). "Curse of the Black Dahila (2006)". Dread Central. Retrieved April 13, 2016. 
  2. ^ Goldstein, Gregg (April 13, 2007). "Tribeca Film Fest unveils lineups". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 13, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Steam". Amazon.com. Retrieved April 13, 2016. 
  4. ^ Collins, Ted. "Knocked Down". Vimeo.com. Retrieved April 13, 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c d "Kate Siegel". TV.com. Retrieved April 13, 2016. 
  6. ^ "Wedding Day". Amazon.com. Retrieved April 13, 2016. 
  7. ^ "Man Camp". Amazon.com. Retrieved April 13, 2016. 
  8. ^ Gingold, Michael (April 11, 2016). "Q&A: Star/Scripter Kate Siegel Speaks Up About "HUSH"". Fangoria.com. Retrieved April 13, 2016. 
  9. ^ Matt Barone (10 September 2013). "TIFF Review: The Smart, Inventive "Oculus" Is the Best Horror Film of the Festival". Complex. Complex Media, Inc. 
  10. ^ "UPDATE: New 'Oculus' theatrical poster debuts". WWE. WWE Inc. 10 March 2014. 
  11. ^ "Demon Legacy (2014)". CultureCrypt.com. Retrieved April 13, 2016. 
  12. ^ A. Lincoln, Ross (November 20, 2015). "Bold Films Acquires ’13 Days To Midnight’; Shooting Wraps On Musical ‘September 12th’". Deadline.com. Retrieved April 13, 2016. 
  13. ^ Hipes, Patrick (March 10, 2016). "Netflix Acquires Micro-Budget Horror Pic ‘Hush’, Latest From Blumhouse & Intrepid". Deadline.com. 
  14. ^ "Hush". SXSW.com. Retrieved March 11, 2016. 
  15. ^ "Kate Siegel". ispot.tv. 
  16. ^ Evans, Greg (September 21, 2015). "Consult The Board: ‘Ouija 2’ Rounds Out Cast". deadline.com. Retrieved September 22, 2015. 
  17. ^ Petski, Denise. "‘Ouija 2′ Set For October 2016; Jason Blum Back as Producer - Deadline". Deadline. Retrieved August 16, 2015. 
  18. ^ k8siegel (26 November 2016). ""Introducing Cody Paul Flanagan! He worked his little butt off today, and mom, dad and babe are doing great! #lifechangingmoments"" (Tweet) – via Twitter. 

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