Stacy Galina

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Stacy Galina
Born (1966-09-24) September 24, 1966 (age 49)
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S
Occupation Actress
Years active 1989-present

Stacy Galina (born September 24, 1966) is an American television actress, best known for her role as Kate Whittaker in the CBS prime time soap opera Knots Landing.

Life and career[edit]

Galina was born in Baltimore, Maryland, and studied at the School of American Ballet and American Ballet Theatre in New York and danced for three years with the Atlanta Ballet.[1] She later began acting career, making her screen debut in a small part in the 1989 comedy film Big Man on Campus. She later appeared in the David Jacobs' series Paradise, before winning a role on his Knots Landing. She first appeared in the series in a guest role, playing Mary Frances Sumner in 1990, before joining the regular cast as Kate Whittaker for the last three seasons of the show.[1] She reprised the role of Kate for Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac in 1997.

Galina had regular roles in a number of short-lived sitcoms, such as Daddy's Girls (CBS, 1994), Lost on Earth (USA Network, 1997), Alright Already (The WB, 1997-1998), and Hidden Hills (NBC, 2002-2003). Galina also guest starred on Party of Five, Friends, Will & Grace, Boston Legal, and had recurring role on Providence. She also had the leading role in the 1998 horror film, Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror.[2]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1989 Big Man on Campus Student
1989 Mike Hammer: Murder Takes All Amy Durant Television film
1990 Disneyland Jill Episode: "Exile"
1989—1990 Paradise Frankie Episodes: "Crossroads" and "Till Death Do Us Part"
1990—1993 Knots Landing Kate Whittaker Series regular, 71 episodes
1994 Daddy's Girls Amy Series regular, 3 episodes
1995 Party of Five Maggie Beaton Episode: "Analogies"
1997 Lost on Earth Sherry Greckin Series regular, 13 episodes
1997 Knots Landing: Back to the Cul-de-Sac Kate Whittaker Miniseries
1997—1998 Alright Already Jessica Lerner Series regular, 21 episodes
1998 Children of the Corn V: Fields of Terror Allison
1999 It's Like, You Know... Maggie Episode: "Lost in America"
2000 Friends Julie Graff Episode: "The One with the Nap Partners"
2002 What I Like About You Sheila Episode: "The Parrot Trap"
2001—2002 Providence Allison Hoffman Recurring role, 5 episodes
2002—2003 Hidden Hills Pam Asher Series regular, 17 episodes
2004 Will & Grace Debbie Episode: "Looking for Mr. Good Enough"
2006 Boston Legal Jody Young Episode: "Live Big"
2007 Notes from the Underbelly Marie Episode: "Keeping Up Appearances"
2011 Love Bites Kindra Episode: "Firsts"

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