June 29, 1964 |
Santa Barbara, California, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||David Harte (m. 1997) (2 children)|
Kathleen Wilhoite (born June 29, 1964) is an American stage, film and television actress, as well as a singer-songwriter. She is known for her roles in the films Witchboard (1986), 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.
Wilhoite is an accomplished musician with two widely released 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; 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), 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, ER as Chloe Lewis and Gilmore Girls playing Luke Danes' sister Liz.
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.
Wilhoite married writer/producer/actor David Harte in 1997. She and her husband have three children.
|Quarterback Princess||Carolyn||(TV Film)|
|1984||Flight 90: Disaster on the Potomac||Kelly Duncan||(TV Film)|
|Single Bars, Single Women||Dee Dee||(TV Film)|
|1985||Not My Kid||Penny||(TV Film)|
|Goodbye Charlie||Victoria Burns||(Short Film)|
|1986||Have You Tried Talking to Patty?||Paulie||(TV Film)|
|Murphy's Law||Arabella McGee|
|The Morning After||Red|
|Campus Man||Molly Gibson|
|Cathy||Cathy Andrews||(Animated TV special) Voice|
|Under Cover||Corrinne Armour|
|1988||Crossing Delancey||Myla Bondy|
|Dream Demon||Jenny Hoffman|
|Cathy's Last Resort||Cathy Andrews||(Animated TV special) Voice|
|1989||Cathy's Valentine||Cathy Andrews||(Animated TV special) Voice|
|Brenda Starr||Reporter Hank O'Hare|
|1991||Dead on the Money||Unknown||(TV Film)|
|1992||Live! From Death Row||Lorraine||(TV Film)|
|Lorenzo's Oil||Deirdre Murphy|
|1993||Fire in the Sky||Katie Rodgers|
|When Love Kills: The Seduction of John Hearn||Cheryl||(TV Film)|
|Broken Promises: Taking Emily Back||Lily Ward||(TV Film)|
|Wet||Jolene Wolff||Short Film|
|Getting Even with Dad||Kitty|
|Color of Night||Michelle|
|1995||The Chili con Carne Club||Pete's Co-Worker||Short Film|
|1996||Tales of Erotica||Jolene Wolff|
|Terror in the Family||Judith||(TV Film)|
|Breast Men||Timmi- Jean Lindsey|
|1998||Girl||The Hip Salesgirl|
|East of A||Spark|
|Nurse Betty||Sue Ann Rodgers|
|Pay It Forward||Bonnie|
|2001||On the Edge||Lucy||(TV Film)|
|2002||My Sister's Keeper||Mona||(TV Film)|
|2003||The Bug in My Ear||Kat||Short Film|
|Welcome to the Neighborhood||Jennifer|
|Audrey's Rain||Marguerite Walker||(TV Film)|
|2004||Perfect Opposites||Terri Curtis|
|Family Sins||Nadine Devereaux||(TV Film)|
|2007||King of California||Kelly|
|Ice Dreams||Debra||(TV Film)|
|2011||Mindwash: The Jake Sessions||Unknown||Short Film|
|Seeking Justice||The mother in the zoo|
|2015||A Sort of Homecoming||Annie||Independent film; also contributed two songs to the soundtrack.|
|1983||Family Ties||Kathy||1 Episode|
|1984||After MASH||Sandy||2 Episodes|
|1985||The Jeffersons||Robin||1 Episode|
|1990||Twin Peaks||Gwen Morton||1 Episode|
|1993–1994||L.A. Law||Rosalie Hendrickson Stulwicz||7 Episodes|
|1994–2002||ER||Chloe Lewis||19 Episodes|
|1997–2000||Pepper Ann||Pepper Ann Pearson||Voice, 65 Episodes|
|2001||Family Guy||Sam||Voice, Episode: To Love and Die in Dixie|
|Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Jane Rudd||Episode: Care|
|2003||Judging Amy||David's Mother||Episode: The Best Interests of the Child|
|2004||The 4400||Grace Morrissey||Episode: The New and Improved Carl Morrisey|
|2004–2007||Gilmore Girls||Liz Danes||16 episodes|
|2005||Charmed||Nadine||Episode: The Seven Year Witch|
|2006||Boston Legal||Sophia Wilson||Episode: The Nutcrackers|
|2007||Ghost Whisperer||Valerie Parker||Children of Ghosts|
|2008||Criminal Minds||Kathy Evanson||Episode: Minimal Loss|
|2009||The New Adventures of Old Christine||Dee Sellick||Episode: Hair|
|2015||Jane the Virgin||Wendy||Episode: Chapter Sixteen|
|1998||Pitch Like a Girl||
||Kathleen Wilhoite - vocals, acoustic guitar, piano
Tony Gilkyson - guitars
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