Rhea Seehorn

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Rhea Seehorn
Rhea Seehorn by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Born (1972-05-12) May 12, 1972 (age 46)
Norfolk, Virginia, U.S.
EducationGeorge Mason University (B.A.)
OccupationActress
Years active1998–present

Rhea Seehorn (/ˈr ˈshɔːrn/; born May 12, 1972)[1][2][3] is an American actress known for playing Kim Wexler in Better Call Saul. She is also known for prior roles in NBC's Whitney, ABC's I'm With Her and TNT's Franklin & Bash.

Early life and education[edit]

Seehorn was born in Norfolk, Virginia,[4] although she also grew up in Japan, Arizona, and Washington, D.C.[5] She studied painting, drawing, and architecture from a young age, following in the footsteps of her father and grandmother.[6] She continued in the visual arts, but had a growing passion for film and theater and was introduced to contemporary theater in college.[6] Seehorn graduated from George Mason University in 1994 with a Bachelor of Arts in Art Studio.[4][6]

Career[edit]

Her film credits include roles in the independent features Riders and Floating, and the independent shorts The Pitch, The Gentlemen, and The Case Against Karen. Her theater credits include the Broadway production of 45 Seconds from Broadway, as well as roles in The World Over, All My Sons, Stop Kiss, How I Learned to Drive, Freedomland, and Marat/Sade.

Filmography[edit]

Rhea Seehorn at the LA Art Show 2016 Red Carpet.

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1998 A Case Against Karen Shari
1999 Why Spain?
1999 The Pitch The Pitcher Short film
2000 The Gentleman Girlfriend Short film
2000 Eat Me! Glynna
2001 Riders Bitsy
2006 The Shaggy Dog Lori

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003–2004 I'm with Her Cheri Baldzikowski 22 episodes
2005 Head Cases Nicole Walker 6 episodes
2005 Romy and Michele: In the Beginning Ashley Schwartz Television film
2007 The Singles Table Stephanie Vogler 6 episodes
2007 The Thick of It Ollie Todzio Television film
2009 Eva Adams Eva Adams Television film
2008 The Starter Wife Charlotte 4 episodes
2009–2018 American Dad! Various voices 3 episodes
2009 Trust Me Brooke 3 episodes
2009 Dollhouse Jocelyn Bashford Episode: "Haunted"
2010 Burn Notice Patty Episode: "Breach of Faith"
2010 The Closer Judy Lynn Episode: "Last Woman Standing"
2011–2013 Whitney Roxanne 38 episodes
2011–2014 Franklin & Bash Ellen Swatello 11 episodes
2013 Family Guy Joanie Cunningham (voice) Episode: "Save the Clam"
2014 House of Lies Samantha 2 episodes
2015–present Better Call Saul Kimberly "Kim" Wexler 40 episodes
Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film (2015, 2016)
Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television (2018)
2017 Shut Eye 2 episodes
2018 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Martha Cobb Episode: "Info Wars"
2018 Roseanne Carrie Episode: "Eggs Over, Not Easy"
2018 Robot Chicken Karen / Teenage Girl (voice) Episode: "Your Mouth Is Hanging off Your Face"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rhea Seehorn [@rheaseehorn] (June 16, 2017). "I know it's a slightly weird spelling. But mom liked it & im sticking w/ it. It's jst 1 syllable, "Ray". Same idea as "Shea" pronunciation" (Tweet). Retrieved June 19, 2017 – via Twitter.
  2. ^ The Associated Press. "Celebrity birthdays for May 12, 2017". The Mercury News. Retrieved August 2, 2017.
  3. ^ "@rheaseehorn". Instagram. Retrieved August 2, 2017.
  4. ^ a b "Rhea Seehorn Biography". TV Guide. Retrieved May 13, 2017.
  5. ^ "Actress Rhea Seehorn Interview". PBS. Retrieved May 20, 2017.
  6. ^ a b c "Featured Alumni - George Mason University". George Mason University. Retrieved May 20, 2017.

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