|Is||Screenwriter Actor Television actor Film actor|
|From||United States of America|
|Type||Film, TV, Stage & Radio|
|Birth||9 August 1982, Silver Spring, Montgomery County, Maryland, USA|
Kate Gordon Siegelbaum (born August 9, 1982), known professionally as Kate Siegel (/ˈsiːɡəl/), 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).
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.
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.
|2007||Hacia la oscuridad||Jenn||Also known as Total Darkness|
|2007||The Curse of the Black Dahlia||Jennifer||Direct-to-video|
|2008||Knocked Down||Lance's Assistant||Short film|
|2009||Puke in My Mouth||Ms Taken 2||Short film|
|2012||The Collector||Jess||Short film|
|2014||Dead Room: Origins||Jade||Short film|
|2015||The Program||Natalie||Short film|
|2015||Wine Jabs||Vivian||Short film|
|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|
|2019||Let's Go Down||Ember||Short film|
|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|
Her voice acting has appeared on the horror podcasts Calling Darkness and The NoSleep Podcast.