McNeil, Kate (Kathryn McNeil, Kathy McNeil)

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McNeil, Kate (Kathryn McNeil, Kathy McNeil)


Born in Philadelphia, PA; married a television director (divorced); married George A. Romero (a writer, director, and producer; divorced).



Awards, Honors:

Best Actress Award, Catalonian International Film Festival, 1988, for Monkey Shines.


Television Appearances; Series:

Karen Haines Stenbeck Dixon, As the World Turns, 1981-84.

Taylor Young, WIOU, CBS, 1990-91.

Detective Nora Houghton, Bodies of Evidence, CBS, 1992-93.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Florentyna Rosnovski, Kane & Abel, CBS, 1985.

Augusta Barclay, North and South Book II, ABC, 1986.

Dr. Clarkson, American Tragedy, CBS, 2000.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Kristi Hayward, Vital Signs, CBS, 1986.

Janet Gilchrist, A Walton Thanksgiving Reunion, CBS, 1993.

Janet Gilchrist, A Walton Wedding, CBS, 1995.

Sarah Ramsey, Escape Clause, Showtime, 1996.

Janet Gilchrist Walton, A Walton Easter, CBS, 1997.

Liz, Sleeping with the Devil, CBS, 1997.

Dr. Lynda Smirz, Half a Dozen Babies (also known as Life's Little Struggles), ABC, 1999.

Major Leslie Nesbitt, One Kill, Showtime, 2000.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Patty O'Neil, "Blue Man Down," Amazing Stories (also known as Steven Spielberg's "Amazing Stories"), 1987.

"The Richer They Are the Harder They Fall," Simon & Simon, 1988.

Carrie Palmer, "Harbinger of Death," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1988.

Libby Coker, "The Junies," Designing Women, CBS, 1989.

Gail, "Hearts and Bones," Anything but Love, 1989.

Reverend Summer, "Planes," Midnight Caller, 1990.

"Partying Is Such Sweet Sorrow," Anything but Love, 1990.

Carol, "Kirk's Ex-Wife," Dear John, NBC, 1991.

Olivia Barrett Covington, "The Leap between the States—September 20, 1862," Quantum Leap, NBC, 1993.

Kate Walden, "A Virtual Murder," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1993.

Janice Rosen, "The Quality of Mercy," Babylon 5 (also known as B5), TNT, 1994.

Jennifer Stratton/Joan Clark, "Murder, Murder," Diagnosis Murder, CBS, 1995.

Laura Dunbar, "To Everything a Season," Promised Land (also known as Home of the Brave), CBS, 1997.

Pat Kennedy, "Smooth Sailing," The Love Boat: The Next Wave, UPN, 1998.

Pat Kennedy, "Getting to Know You," The Love Boat: The Next Wave, UPN, 1998.

Pat Kennedy, "Love Floats: The St. Valentine's Day Massacre," The Love Boat: The Next Wave, UPN, 1999.

Marianne Harper, "Let's Dance," Ally McBeal, Fox, 1999.

"Pig in Providence," Providence, NBC, 1999.

Nan Wieder, "Theef," The X-Files, Fox, 2000.

Rose Torry, "Hard Cell," Nash Bridges (also known as Bridges), CBS, 2000.

Jenny Ivens, "Separation," Family Law, CBS, 2001.

Sharon Woodbury, "Chaos Theory," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, CSI Weekends, and Les experts), CBS, 2001.

Mrs. Pendry, "Partly Cloudy, Chance of Rain," ER, NBC, 2001.

Sarah, "For All the Tea in China," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 2002.

Mrs. Mason, "The Long Goodbye," American Dreams (also known as Our Generation), NBC, 2003.

Commander Margret Green, "The Good Samaritan," Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (also known as NCIS and NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service), CBS, 2004.

Attorney Marian Costello, "Two Families," Without a Trace (also known as W.A.T.), CBS, 2004.

Beth Adams in 2005, "Blank Generation," Cold Case, CBS, 2005.

Commander Collins, "Affliction," Enterprise (also known as Star Trek: Enterprise), UPN, 2005.

Betina Casablanca (some sources cite Mrs. Manning), "Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner," Veronica Mars, UPN, 2005.

Audrey Schilling, "The Girl in the Fridge," Bones, Fox, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Dana Buchanan, The Bakery, CBS, 1990.

Taylor Young, WIOU, CBS, 1990.

Film Appearances:

(As Kathy McNeil) Cindy, Beach House (also known as Down the Shore), New Line Cinema, 1979.

(As Kathryn McNeil) Katherine "Katey" Rose, The House on Sorority Row (also known as House of Evil and Seven Sisters), Artists Releasing, 1983.

Melanie Parker, Monkey Shines (also known as Ella and Monkey Shines: An Experiment in Fear), Orion, 1988.

Stacy, I'll Do Anything, Columbia, 1994.

Kathi, Sudden Death, Universal, 1995.

Detective Frances Hayes, Shadow Dancer (also known as Physical Attraction), 1998.

First female astronaut, Space Cowboys, Warner Bros., 2000.

Betty, The Caveman's Valentine (also known as The Sign of the Killer), MCA-Universal/Universal Focus, 2001.

Karen Diana, Glitter, Twentieth Century-Fox, 2001.

Gillian Scott, Until Morning, 2/3 Tribes Productions, 2002.


McNeil's appearance in the television series Amazing Stories is included in the video compilation Amazing Stories: Book Four, 1992.

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