Katie Wright

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Katie Wright
Born Kathryn Wright[1]
(1971-12-25) December 25, 1971 (age 46)[2]
Kansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Residence New York City, New York
Occupation Actress
Years active 1993–2001
Hank Azaria (m. 2007)
Children 1
Relatives Jack Noseworthy (brother)

Kathryn Wright (born December 25, 1971) is an American former actress.


Wright began her acting career in two episodes of The Wonder Years and later had leading roles in several network television films, in addition to appearing as a regular on two prime time soap operas, the short-lived Malibu Shores and the megahit Melrose Place. She has also received some film writer and director training. Wright received the Best Actress Award at the 2000 Slamdunk Film Festival for her role in Hairshirt,[3] which she also co-produced.

Wright retired from acting in 2001 and studied to be a family therapist, at one point residing in Rome, Italy.[4]

Personal life[edit]

The daughter of Scott (a physician) and Mary Wright,[2] she was born in Kansas City, Missouri and grew up in Villanova, Pennsylvania, graduating in 1990 from Harriton High School.[5] Her half-brother is fellow actor and Idle Hands co-star Jack Noseworthy. Wright has been married to actor/director Hank Azaria since 2007 and gave birth to their son on June 6, 2009.[6][7]



Year Film Role Other notes
1994 It's Pat Groupie
1996 God's Lonely Man Danielle
When Friendship Kills Alexis 'Lexi' Archer TV movie
A Friend's Betrayal Cindy TV movie
Abduction of Innocence Clare Steves TV movie
1997 Detention: The Siege at Johnson High Samantha Eckert TV movie
1998 Hairshirt Corinne 'Corey' Wells
1999 Idle Hands Tanya Also starred her real-life brother Jack Noseworthy
Late Last Night Mia TV movie
2000 The David Cassidy Story Susan Dey TV movie
The Sculptress Sarah
2001 The Good Things Christina Short film (filmed in 1999)[8]


Year Title Role Episode titles Notes
1993 The Wonder Years Jane "Summer" Season 6, episode 21
"Independence Day" Season 6, episode 22
1994 Harts of the West Lingerie Model "Back in the Panties Again" Season 1, episode 13
1996 Malibu Shores Nina Gerard 1 Appeared in 10 episodes
1997 Melrose Place Chelsea Fielding 5-6 Appeared in 12 episodes
Boy Meets World Debbie "Chick Like Me" Season 4, episode 15
Players Sarah Dalton "In Concert" Season 1, episode 3
1999 Cracker Jennifer Sieger "The Club" Season 1, episode 12
2000 Walker, Texas Ranger Cara Parkins "Child of Hope" Season 9, episode 9


  1. ^ "Katie Wright Biography (1971-)". www.filmreference.com. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  2. ^ a b "The Philadelphia Inquirer from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on August 25, 1995 · Page 88". Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  3. ^ "Cineplex.com - Movie". www.cineplex.com. Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  4. ^ "Hank Azaria's Simpsons Voices Fail to Impress His 15-Year-Old Cat Ooby". Retrieved 1 December 2017.
  5. ^ http://www.mainlinemedianews.com/mainlinetimes/life/congrats-to-grads-a-look-at-local-commencement-traditions/article_a8de9c9e-2c69-5606-bf71-c5079c402bc5.html>
  6. ^ Elizabeth Leonard (2009-02-04). "Hank Azaria & Girlfriend Expecting First Child". People. Retrieved 2009-02-04.
  7. ^ Sarah Michaud (2009-06-10). "It's a Boy for Hank Azaria!". People. Retrieved 2009-06-11.
  8. ^ "Film by KU alumnus Seth Wiley takes it toll". LJWorld.com. Retrieved 1 December 2017.

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