Kate Mulgrew is an American actress known for her roles in the Star Trek: Nemesis as Captain Kathryn Janeway and for the role of Galina Red Reznikov for the show, Orange is the new black. She has also appeared in shows like Ryan’s Hope, The Word, Dallas, Cheers, Aladdin, and My Town.
Katherine Kiernan Mulgrew was born on April 29, 1955, in Dubuque, Iowa to father, Thomas James Mulgrew II, and mother, Joan Virginia Mulgrew. Her father was a contractor while her mother was an artist and painter. She grew up in a Irish Catholic family with five siblings.
As for education, she completed her high school studies from Wahlert High School and then attended Stella Adler Conservatory of Acting in New York at the age of seventeen. She dropped out of college after a year.
Kate has an American nationality and belongs to the black white community. Since she was born late April, her zodiac sign is Taurus.
Kate Mulgrew was previously married to the investigator, Tim Hagan. Hagan was the private investigator hired by Kate to search for the daughter she placed in adoption during her early years. They were married in April 1999 but divorced later in 2014 after 15 years of marriage.
Mulgrew was also married to Robert H. Egan in 1982. They have two children together. Kate separated from Robert in 1993 and finalized their divorced in 1995. After the divorce, she was on the verge of selling her house but fortunately, the role in Star Trek: Nemesis saved her.
Kate even gave birth to a daughter at the age of 18 but gave her to adoption after three days. After searching for years, she found her daughter, Danielle in 1998 but had the opportunity to reunite with her in 2001 only.
Actress Kate Mulgrew has a net worth of $8 million as an actress. She earned $35,000 per episode in the series, Orange is The New Black.
Her movie, Star Trek: Nemesis earned $67.3 million while its 2004 sequel, Start Trek: The Experience- Borg Invasion 4D earned $70 million in the box office.
Kate Mulgrew debuted in two shows in 1975. Though her role in The Wide World of Mystery was not noticeable, her role in American soap opera, Ryan’s Hope as the lead character, Mary Fenelli earned her the recognition of a lifetime. She acted in the show for three years in 409 episodes.
Simultaneously, she also starred in movies like Lovespell, A Stranger Is Watching, Throw Momma from the Train, and The Principle. She gained even more popularity from the movie, Star Trek: Nemesis as Admiral Kathryn Janeway. She also played the same part in its 2004 sequel.
Kate focused the majority of her career on television rather than in movies. Her most admired role is also Galina Reznikov in the show, Orange is The New Black. She joined the show in 2013 alongside Taylor Schilling, Laverne Cox, and Vicky Jeudy and left in 2019.
She has also released two books named Born with Teeth and How to Forget: A Daughter's Memoir. As of 2019, Mulgrew is preparing for the release of the third season of American crime drama, Mr. Mercedes.
Kate Mulgrew is an American actress known for her role Galina Red Reznikov for the show, Orange is the new black.
Kate’s age is 64, as of August 2019.
The American actress has a height of over 5 feet 5 inches (165 cm).
Kate Mulgrew has an estimated net worth of $8 million.
Kate Mulgrew has over 172,000 followers on Instagram.
Kate has beautiful blue eyes.