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Kate Siegel

Kate Siegel

American actress
Kate Siegel
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Intro American actress
Is Screenwriter Actor Television actor Film actor
From United States of America
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio
Gender female
Birth 9 August 1982, Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA
Age 38 years
Star sign Leo
Education
Syracuse University
St. Andrew's Episcopal School
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Biography

Kate Gordon Siegelbaum (born August 9, 1982), known professionally as Kate Siegel (/ˈsɡəl/), is an American actress and screenwriter. She is best known for her collaborations with her husband, filmmaker Mike Flanagan, appearing in his films Oculus (2013), Hush (2016; she also wrote the screenplay with him), Ouija: Origin of Evil (2016), and Gerald's Game (2017), as well as in his television series The Haunting of Hill House (2018) and The Haunting of Bly Manor (2020).

Personal life

Siegel was born in Silver Spring, Maryland. She attended St. Andrew's Episcopal School in Maryland, and graduated from Syracuse University in 2004. Siegel is Jewish.

In a 2008 interview, Siegel stated that she identifies as bisexual. She married director Mike Flanagan in early 2016. They have two children; a son, Cody, and a daughter, Theodora, named after Siegel’s character in The Haunting of Hill House. She is also a stepmother to Flanagan's first son.

Career

Siegel made her acting debut in the film The Curse of The Black Dahlia, which was released on January 23, 2007. That same year she went on to star in Hacia La Oscuridad which had its world premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 28, 2007. She also appeared in Steam alongside Ruby Dee and Chelsea Handler. In 2008, Siegel appeared in the short film Knocked Down which was directed by Ted Collins. In 2009, she made her television debut in Ghost Whisperer as Cheryl. In 2010, she appeared in Numb3rs as Rachel Hollander. She then appeared in an episode of Castle. That same year she appeared in the drama-thriller Wedding Day.

In 2013, Siegel appeared in Man Camp. That same year she appeared in Oculus, a horror film written and directed by Mike Flanagan. The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival in September 2013, and was released in April 2014. She also appeared in an episode of Mob City. In 2014, she appeared in Demon Legacy.

In November 2015, it was revealed that she and Mike Flanagan would be adapting the young adult novel 13 Days to Midnight into a film.

In 2016, Siegel made her screenwriting debut opposite her husband Mike Flanagan in Hush, the film had its world premiere at South by Southwest on March 11, 2016, and was released on Netflix on April 8, 2016. In July 2016, she starred in a commercial for Stelara psoriasis medication. That same year, Siegel appeared in Ouija: Origin of Evil, also directed by Flanagan, which was released on October 21, 2016.

In 2017, Siegel starred alongside Carla Gugino and Bruce Greenwood in the film adaptation of Stephen King's Gerald's Game, which was also directed by Flanagan. The film was released on September 29, 2017, by Netflix.

In 2018, Siegel had a starring role as Theodora Crain in the Netflix supernatural horror series The Haunting of Hill House, based on Shirley Jackson's 1959 novel of the same name. She also narrated the podcast Calling Darkness and has been a voice actor for The NoSleep Podcast.

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2007 Hacia la oscuridad Jenn Also known as Total Darkness
2007 The Curse of the Black Dahlia Jennifer Direct-to-video
2007 Steam Elizabeth
2008 Knocked Down Lance's Assistant Short film
2009 Puke in My Mouth Ms Taken 2 Short film
2012 Wedding Day Erica
2012 The Collector Jess Short film
2013 Man Camp Teresa
2013 Oculus Marisol Chavez
2014 Demon Legacy Jack
2014 Dead Room: Origins Jade Short film
2015 The Program Natalie Short film
2015 Wine Jabs Vivian Short film
2016 Hot Beth
2016 Hush Maddie Young Also screenwriter
Nominated—BloodGuts UK Horror Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Actress
Nominated—Fright Meter Award for Best Actress
2016 Ouija: Origin of Evil Jenny Browning
2017 Gerald's Game Sally
2019 Let's Go Down Ember Short film
TBA Hypnotic Filming

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2009 Ghost Whisperer Cheryl Episode: "This Joint's Haunted"
2010 Numbers Rachel Hollander Episode: "And the Winner Is…"
2012 The Unknown Evey Kyler Episode: "Prime Cut"
2012 Castle Nadia Episode: "47 Seconds"
2012 Where Would We Be Stephanie Episode: "Pilot"
2013 Mob City Tandy Episode: "Stay Down"
2018 The Haunting of Hill House Theodora "Theo" Crain (adult) Main role; 10 episodes
2020 Hawaii Five-0 Joanna Episode: "S10E14 - I ho'olulu, ho'ohulei 'ia e ka makani"
2020 The Haunting of Bly Manor Viola Willoughby / The Lady of the Lake 2 episodes
Midnight Mass TBA Upcoming series

Podcasts

Her voice acting has appeared on the horror podcasts Calling Darkness and The NoSleep Podcast.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 19 Apr 2021. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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https://www.afterellen.com/columns/36695-best-lesbian-week-ever-august-29-2008/4
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https://www.amazon.com/Steam-Cylk-Cozart/dp/B002GNOMJO
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http://www.tv.com/people/kate-siegel/
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http://www.fangoria.com/new/qa-starscripter-kate-siegel-speaks-up-about-hush/
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