Katherine McNamara

D.O.B: Nov 22, 1995 |  Kansas City, Missouri, USA

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Katherine McNamara is an accomplished actress, singer, dancer, songwriter, and an avid student. Although now more focused on film and television, McNamara began her career on Broadway, at the age of 13, as Fredrika Armfeldt in A Little Night Music, starring opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury.

Biography

Katherine McNamara is an accomplished actress, singer, dancer, songwriter, and an avid student. Although now more focused on film and television, McNamara began her career on Broadway, at the age of 13, as Fredrika Armfeldt in A Little Night Music, starring opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury. She was fortunate to continue as Fredrika with the second ALNM Broadway cast of Bernadette Peters and Elaine Stritch, as well. Her other theater roles include Esther Jane in the pre-Broadway world premiere of A Christmas Story, the Musical!, as well as To Kill a Mockingbird, The Crucible, Inherit the Wind, Annie, The Secret Garden and Galileo. She has also been cast in a number of Equity readings, including PAN, which was created by the In the Heights creative team. McNamaras love for acting stretches beyond the stage, with credits in television and film productions. Katherine will make her big screen debut this year in the Warner Brothers Picture, New Years Eve (2011), where she portrays Lily Bowman. In addition, Katherine will star as Becky Thatcher in the re-make of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn, alongside Joel Courtney and Jake T. Austin, which will be released late 2012 or early 2013. Television credits include Glee (2009), Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (1999), Drop Dead Diva (2009), 30 Rock (2006), Late Show with David Letterman (1993), Good Morning America (1975) and PBSs Sondheim! The Birthday Concert.