Kathleen Wilhoite

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Kathleen Wilhoite
Born (1964-06-29) June 29, 1964 (age 54)
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
Occupation Actress
Years active 1983-present

Kathleen Wilhoite (born June 29, 1964) is an American stage,[1] film and television actress,[2] as well as a singer-songwriter. She is known for her roles in the films Witchboard (1986),[3] Murphy's Law (1986), Road House (1989), Lorenzo's Oil (1992), and The Edge (1997). She is also known for her recurring roles on ER and Gilmore Girls, and for voicing the title character in the animated series Pepper Ann.

Career[edit]

As a musician, Wilhoite released two albums, Pitch Like a Girl (1997, Daves' Record Company) and Shiva (2000, Ruby Ray Records). Her songs have been in such films as Murphy's Law (1986), which she also starred in;[4] her songs have also appeared in Valerie Flake (1999), and East of A (2000), Touched by an Angel (2000), as well as on the television series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. ("Wish We Never Met" from Pitch Like a Girl appeared in the season three episode "Consequences".)

Wilhoite has also starred in films such as Private School (1983),[5] Angel Heart (1987), Road House (1989), Lorenzo's Oil (1992), Fire in the Sky (1993), Color of Night (1994), The Edge (1997), Drowning Mona (2000), and Pay It Forward (2000). She has guest starred in dozens of television series including Cop Rock, The Jeffersons, Twin Peaks, Mad About You, Ally McBeal, Family Guy, Quantum Leap, Boomtown, Will & Grace, Charmed, 24, Grey's Anatomy, Criminal Minds, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The 4400, The Cleaner, Boston Legal, Ghost Whisperer, Without a Trace and The Mentalist, as well as notable recurring roles on L.A. Law as Rosalie Hendrickson Stulwicz,[2] ER as Chloe Lewis and Gilmore Girls playing Luke Danes' sister Liz.[2]

In May 2006, Wilhoite wrote and performed a one-woman show, Stop Yellin', directed by Kathy Najimy. The show consisted of autobiographical monologues and performances of songs from her albums.[citation needed]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1983 Private School Betsy
1986 Murphy's Law Arabella McGee
1986 The Morning After Red
1986 Witchboard Sarah 'Zarabeth' Crawford
1987 Campus Man Molly Gibson
1987 Under Cover Corrinne Armour
1988 Dream Demon Jenny Hoffman
1988 Crossing Delancey Myla Bondy
1989 Road House Carrie Ann
1990 Everybody Wins Amy
1990 Bad Influence Leslie
1992 Lorenzo's Oil Deirdre Murphy
1993 Fire in the Sky Katie Rogers
1994 Benders Terri
1994 Getting Even with Dad Kitty
1994 Color of Night Michelle
1997 The Edge Ginny
1997 The Maze Mira
2000 Drowning Mona Lucinda
2000 East of A Spark
2000 Nurse Betty Sue Ann Rogers
2000 Angels! Georgeanne
2000 Pay It Forward Bonnie
2003 Quicksand Beth Ann
2003 Welcome to the Neighborhood Jennifer
2004 Perfect Opposites Terri Curtis
2005 Firecracker Jessica
2007 King of California Kelly
2008 Winged Creatures Jenn AKA, Fragments
2009 Endless Bummer Peggy
2012 California Solo Catherine
2013 Crazy Kind of Love Doris
2015 A Sort of Homecoming Annie Landry
2016 The Dog Lover Mrs. Gold
2017 Ride Amanda

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1983 Quarterback Princess Carolyn TV film
1984 AfterMASH Sandy "Yours Truly, Max Klinger", "It Had to Be You"
1984 Family Ties Kathy "Ready or Not"
1984 Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac Kelly Duncan TV film
1984 Single Bars, Single Women Dee Dee TV film
1985 Not My Kid Penny TV film
1985 The Jeffersons Robin "State of Mind"
1985 Cagney & Lacey Adrien Wickart "On the Street"
1986 CBS Schoolbreak Special Paulie "Have You Tried Talking to Patty?"
1986 Fame Roberta "W.S.O.A."
1986 Heart of the City Mary / Tiger Lady "Cold Steal and Neon"
1986 Throb Tina Toxoid "My Fair Punker Lady"
1987 Cathy Cathy Andrews (voice) TV film
1988 Heartbeat Wendy Moran "Pilot"
1988 Cathy's Last Resort Cathy Andrews (voice) TV film
1989 Cathy's Valentine Cathy Andrews (voice) TV film
1990 Cop Rock Patricia Spence "Pilot", "A Three-Corpse Meal", "The Cocaine Mutiny"
1990 Twin Peaks Gwen Morton "Drive with a Dead Girl"
1992 Crossroads Selena "Miles Away from Home"
1992 Live! From Death Row Lorraine TV film
1992 Quantum Leap Norma Jean Pilcher "Moments to Live"
1993 When Love Kills: The Seduction of John Hearn Cheryl TV film
1993 Broken Promises: Taking Emily Back Lily Ward TV film
1993–94 L.A. Law Rosalie Hendrickson Stulwicz Recurring role (seasons 7–8)
1994–2002 ER Chloe Lewis Recurring role (seasons 1–8)
1996 Mad About You Iris "Do Me a Favor", "The Glue People"
1996 Terror in the Family Judith TV film
1997 Crisis Center Sarah Morrow "Where Truth Lies"
1997 Perversions of Science Paula "Snap Ending"
1997 Breast Men Timmi-Jean Lindsey TV film
1997–2000 Pepper Ann Pepper Ann Pearson (voice) Main role
1998 Ally McBeal Janie Bittner "Body Language"
1999 L.A. Doctors Claire Elliott "Been There, Done That"
2000 Family Law Janel March "Metamorphosis"
2000 Touched by an Angel Kathy Benson "An Angel on My Tree"
2001 Family Guy Sam (voice) "To Love and Die in Dixie"
2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Jane Rudd "Care"
2002 24 Lauren Proctor "8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m."
2002 My Sister's Keeper Mona TV film
2002 Philly Lori Miller "Tall Tales"
2002 Third Watch Chloe Lewis "Unleashed"
2002 For the People Maxine Darwell "Dog Day"
2002 3 South Cindy (voice) "The Freshman", "College Material", "Stomach Pump"
2003 Boomtown Sally McBride "Sinaloa Cowboys"
2003 Judging Amy Nancy Gilbert "The Best Interests of the Child"
2003 Will & Grace Sally "Fagmalion Part 3: Bye Bye Beardy"
2003 The Division Christine Phillips "Wish You Were Here"
2003 Audrey's Rain Marguerite Walker TV film
2004 Family Sins Nadine Devereaux TV film
2004 Century City Laura "A Mind Is a Terrible Thing to Lose"
2004 The 4400 Grace Morrissey "The New and Improved Carl Morrissey"
2004–2007 Gilmore Girls Liz Danes Recurring role (seasons 4–7)
2005 Charmed Nadine "The Seven Year Witch"
2006 Boston Legal Sophia Wilson "The Nutcrackers"
2007 Ghost Whisperer Valerie Parker "Children of Ghosts"
2008 The Cleaner Irene Kemp "Rag Dolls"
2008 Criminal Minds Kathy Evanson "Minimal Loss"
2009 Without a Trace Sherri Brinkman "Wanted"
2009 The New Adventures of Old Christine Mrs. Dee Sellick "Hair"
2009 In Plain Sight Ingrid Berrenson "A Frond in Need"
2009 Grey's Anatomy Leslie Goldman "Invasion"
2009 Ice Dreams Debra Laston TV film
2010 The Mentalist Margo Ketchum "Red Sky in the Morning"
2011 The Defenders Natalie "Nevada v. Wayne"
2011 The Glades Mrs. Wyatt "Iron Pipeline"
2014 Jennifer Falls Cheryl "Triangle"
2015 Jane the Virgin Wendy "Chapter Sixteen"
2015 Battle Creek Susan "Stockholm"
2017 Wisdom of the Crowd Karen Sanford "Trojan Horse"
2018 Kevin (Probably) Saves the World Phoebe Powell "Caught White-Handed"
2018 The Resident Claudia Webb "Run, Doctor, Run"
2018 Summer Camp Island Sue Peltzer (voice) Main cast

Discography[edit]

Year Album Songs Performers
1998 Pitch Like a Girl
  1. "Whatever It Takes" (4:24)
  2. "No One Can Touch Me" (4:47)
  3. "Wish We Never Met" (4:36)
  4. "Olivia Says" (3:56)
  5. "Symphony" (5:00)
  6. "Suck the Joy" (3:45)
  7. "Look But Don't Touch" (4:31)
  8. "Dumb Ol' Girl" (3:39)
  9. "Old Familiar" (4:13)
  10. "Yard Sale" (5:28)
  11. "Stop Yelling" (3:49)
  12. "Pick Up Where You Left Off" (4:01)
Kathleen Wilhoite - vocals, acoustic guitar, piano

Tony Gilkyson - guitars
Chris Wagner - bass
David Harte - drums, background vocals
Chris Joyner - piano
Chris Frankfort - lap steel
Nikka Costa - background vocals

2000 Shiva
  1. "Witches' Hill" (4:29)
  2. "Ground Zero" (4:06)
  3. "Back Home" (4:58)
  4. "I Stopped Asking" (3:29)
  5. "Safari Song" (4:06)
  6. "It Ain't My Fault" (3:46)
  7. "On My Couch" (4:02)
  8. "You Move Me" (4:20)
  9. "Stone Cold Alone" (3:23)
  10. "Bad Old Days" (3:49)
  11. "Long Lost Man" (3:48)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rich, Frank (February 4, 1987). "STAGE: STEVE TESICH'S 'DIVISION STREET'". The New York Times. 
  2. ^ a b c "Kathleen Wilhoite". The New York Times. 
  3. ^ James, Caryn (March 15, 1987). "LOVE TRIANGLE IN 'WITCHBOARD'". The New York Times. 
  4. ^ James, Caryn (April 18, 1986). "Murphy's Law (1986) SCREEN: 'MURPHY'S LAW'". The New York Times. 
  5. ^ Maslin, Janet (July 30, 1983). "Private School (1983) 'PRIVATE SCHOOL'". The New York Times. Retrieved January 27, 2012. 

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