Sagal, Katey 1953–

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Sagal, Katey 1953–

(Catherine Louise Sagal, Katie Sagal, Katy Sagal, Katey Sagel)


Full name, Catherine Louise Sagal; born January 19, 1953, in Los Angeles, CA; daughter of Boris Sagal (a director and producer) and Sara Zwilling (a singer, writer, and director); sister of twins Jean and Liz Sagal (both actresses) and Joey Sagal (an actor); married Freddie Beckmeier (a musician), 1978 (divorced, 1981); married Jack White (a musician), November 26, 1993 (divorced, July 24, 2000); married Kurt Sutter (a writer, actor, and producer), October 2, 2004; children: (second marriage) Sarah Grace, Jackson James. Education: Attended California School of the Arts.

Addresses: Agent—Progressive Artists Agency, 400 S. Beverly Dr., Suite 216, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.

Career: Actress and singer. Performed as backup singer for Bob Dylan, Etta James, and others; also member of the Bette Midler group, the Harlettes, for five years; appeared in a television commercial for Victoria's Secret, 1996.

Member: Actors' Equity Association, Association of Television and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors: Golden Globe Award nominations, best performance by an actress in a television comedy or musical series, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, all for Married … with Children; Prism Award, performance in a comedy series, Entertainment Industries Council, 2005, for 8 Simple Rules … for Dating My Teenage Daughter.


Film Appearances:

Louise, Maid to Order, 1987.

Ursula, The Good Mother (also known as The Price of Passion), 1988.

Wendy, Dropping Out, 2000.

(Uncredited) Voice of Mrs. Flo Spinelli, Recess: School's Out (animated), Buena Vista, 2001.

Connie St. John, Following Tildy (short), 2002.

Herself, Playboy: The Ultimate Pamela Anderson, Playboy Entertainment Group, 2003.

Maureen, I'm Reed Fish, 2006.

Penny, One Part Sugar, 2006.

Voice of Turanga Leela, Futurama (animated), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2007.

Television Appearances; Series:

Jo Tucker, Mary, CBS, 1986.

Peggy Bundy, Married … with Children, Fox, 1986–97.

Voice of Mrs. Flo Spinelli and additional voices, Recess (animated; also known as Disney's "Recess"), 1997–2001.

Voice of Captain Taronga Leela, Futurama (animated), Fox, 1998–2003.

Aunt Claire Wennick, Tucker, NBC, 2000.

Barb Thompson, Imagine That, NBC, 2002.

Cate Hennessy, 8 Simple Rules … for Dating My Teenager Daughter (also known as 8 Simple Rules), ABC, 2002–2005.

Host, The Search for the Funniest Mom in America 2, Nickelodeon, 2005–2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

(As Catherine Louise Sagal) Patient, The Failing of Raymond, 1971.

(As Katie Sagal) Secretary, Columbo: Candidate for Crime, 1973.

Cashier, Larry, 1974.

Unemployment manager, The Dream Makers (also known as Death of Sammy), NBC, 1975.

Mary Quite Contrary, Mother Goose Rock 'n' Rhyme, 1990.

Susan Essex, She Says She's Innocent (also known as Violation of Trust), NBC, 1991.

Annie Cook, Trail of Tears, NBC, 1995.

"Dirty" Harriet Magnum, Mr. Headmistress, ABC, 1998.

Irene Duncan, Chance of a Lifetime, CBS, 1998.

Ellen Young, God's New Plan (also known as No Higher Love), ABC, 1999.

Voice of Pat, Smart House, The Disney Channel, 1999.

Jo, When Angels Come to Town, CBS, 2004.

Naomi Jacobs, Campus Confidential, ABC Family, 2005.

Shirley Crown, Three Wise Guys, USA Network, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

An American Saturday Night, ABC, 1991.

Kate, Earth Scum, ABC, 1998.

Cate Hennessy, 8 Simple Rules … for Dating My Teenage Daughter (also known as 8 Simple Rules), ABC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Host, Save the Planet: A CBS/Hard Rock Cafe Special, CBS, 1990.

Time Warner Presents the Earth Day Special, ABC, 1990.

Voices That Care, Fox, 1991.

Free to Laugh: A Comedy and Music Special for Amnesty International, Lifetime, 1992.

Backstage with the Bundys, MTV, 1992.

My Favorite "Married," Fox, 1995.

The Best o' Bundy: Married … with Children's 200th Episode, Fox, 1995.

Merv Griffin's New Year's Eve Special, ABC, 1997.

Voice of Hare, Aesop's Fables: A Whodunit Musical: An Animated Special from the "Happily Ever After: Fairy Tales for Every Child" Series (animated), 2000.

Intimate Portrait: Katey Sagal, Lifetime, 2000.

Voice, Funniest Wedding Outtakes, Fox, 2002.

ABC's Christmas in Aspen, ABC, 2002.

Heroes of Comedy: Women on Top, Comedy Central, 2003.

Married … with Children Reunion, Fox, 2003.

Presenter, Lifetime's 4th Annual Women Rock! Songs from the Movies, Lifetime, 2003.

A Life of Laughter: Remembering John Ritter, ABC, 2003.

A Merry Mickey Celebration, ABC, 2003.

TV's Greatest Sidekicks, Lifetime, 2004.

Mouthing Off: 51 Greatest Smartasses, Comedy Central, 2004.

Television Appearances; Awards Presentations:

The 41st Annual Emmy Awards, Fox, 1989.

The 3rd Annual American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1989.

The 2nd International Rock Awards, ABC, 1990.

Presenter, The 1993 Billboard Music Awards, Fox, 1993.

The American Music Awards, ABC, 1994.

The 9th Annual American Comedy Awards, ABC, 1995.

Herself, The 3rd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, NBC, 1997.

The 5th Annual Family Television Awards, The WB, 2003.

Presenter, The 29th Annual People's Choice Awards, CBS, 2003.

The 9th Annual Prism Awards, FX Channel, 2005.

The 10th Annual Prism Awards, FX Channel, 2006.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(Uncredited) Bette Midler's backup singer, Saturday Night Live (also known as SNL), NBC, 1979.

Guest, At Rona's, NBC, 1989.

Ms. Kilbasser, "For Cryin' Out Loud," Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's "Tales from the Crypt"), HBO, 1990.

Voice of Duckman's mother, "The Germ Turns," Duckman (animated; also known as Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man), 1995.

Nachtshow, 1995.

The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1996.

Voice of Ma, "Mother Knows Best," Space Cases, 1997.

Edna Hyde, "The Career Day," That '70s Show, 1999.

(Uncredited) Voice of Edna Hyde, "Prom Night," That '70s Show, 1999.

(Uncredited) Voice of Edna Hyde, "Punk Chick," That '70s Show, 1999.

Pajama Party, Oxygen, 2000.

"Married … with Children," The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2001.

Ashley, "Girls' Night Out," The Geena Davis Show, ABC, 2001.

The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (also known as The Late Late Show), CBS, 2003.

Good Day Live, syndicated, 2003.

Good Morning America, ABC, 2003.

Extra (also known as Extra: The Entertainment Magazine), syndicated, 2003.

Entertainment Tonight (also known as E.T.), syndicated, 2003.

Larry King Live, CNN, 2004.

Voice of Monica, the police officer, "Great Un-Expectations/Snow Dazed," Higglytown Heroes (animated), The Disney Channel, 2004.

Voice of Monica, the police officer, "Smells Like a Mystery/Ship Ahoy!" (animated), Higglytown Heroes, The Disney Channel, 2004.

"John Ritter," The E! True Hollywood Story, E! Entertainment Television, 2005.

(Uncredited) Nancy Gilroy, "Grave," The Shield, FX Channel, 2005.

Francie Lewis, "Undead Comic," Ghost Whisperer, CBS, 2005.

Helen, "Orientation," Lost, ABC, 2005.

The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, CBS, 2005, 2006.

Helen, "Lockdown," Lost, ABC, 2006.

My First Time, TV Land, 2006.

Stage Appearances:

Martha Rose and the Miners, Los Angeles Actors' Theatre, Los Angeles, 1982.

Also appeared in My Beautiful Lady, Mark Taper Forum, Los Angeles.



Well …, Virgin, 1994.

Room, Virgin, 2004.

Music Videos:

(With others) "Voices That Care," c. 1991.

Video Games:

Voice of Turanga Leela, Futurama (also known as Futurama: The Game), 2003.

Voice of Lady Sakti, Lords of the Everquest, Sony Online Entertainment, 2003.



Newsmakers, Issue 2, Thomson Gale, 2005.


Esquire, October, 1990, p. 140.

First for Women, July 11, 1994, p. 74.

People Weekly, April 18, 1994, p. 109.