Kate Mulgrew

Biography: Kate grew up in Dubuque, Iowa, born into an Irish Catholic family of 6 (she's the eldest girl). When 12 yrs. old Kate expressed an interest in acting, her mother supported her from the beginning by bringing home biographies of great actresses home for her to read, and sent Kate to summer schools to study acting.

At the age of 17, she left home and traveled to New York to study acting more seriously. At New York University, she was accepted into Stella Adler's Conservatory. At the end of her junior year, she left the university to commit herself full time to her craft. Her early career included two years on the ABC soap Ryan's Hope (1975) while also playing the role of Emily in the American Shakespeare Theatre production of Our Town in Stamford, Connecticut. When Kate was only 23, she played Kate Columbo in a series created especially for her, Mrs. Columbo (1979). In this series, she was playing the wife of one of TV's most beloved detectives, Lt. Columbo. While a critical
Kate grew up in Dubuque, Iowa, born into an Irish Catholic family of 6 (she's the eldest girl). When 12 yrs. old Kate expressed an interest in acting, her mother supported her from the beginning by bringing home biographies of great actresses home for her to read, and sent Kate to summer schools to study acting.

At the age of 17, she left home and traveled to New York to study acting more seriously. At New York University, she was accepted into Stella Adler's Conservatory. At the end of her junior year, she left the university to commit herself full time to her craft.
Her early career included two years on the ABC soap Ryan's Hope (1975) while also playing the role of Emily in the American Shakespeare Theatre production of Our Town in Stamford, Connecticut. When Kate was only 23, she played Kate Columbo in a series created especially for her, Mrs. Columbo (1979). In this series, she was playing the wife of one of TV's most beloved detectives, Lt. Columbo. While a critical success, the show was canceled after two seasons.
Kate also starred in serveral motion pictures over the years.
After 12 years of marriage, Kate separated from her husband, Robert Egan in 1993. In 1995 when the divorce became final, Kate was strapped for cash and on the verge of having to sell her house when she was asked to resume a role that the original actress left two days into filming. What Kate didn't realise, it that this role would in fact become her most famous one ... Captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek: Voyager (1995).
Kate currently travels appearing onstage at various venues, most notably in the play Tea at Five protraying the legendary Katharine Hepburn.
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Kate Mulgrew's Scores

Average career score: 68
Highest Metascore: 89 Orange is the New Black: Season 2
Lowest Metascore: 41 Mercy: Season 1
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
8 tv reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
86 Orange is the New Black: Season 4 Jun 17, 2016 Galina "Red" Reznikov 8.6
83 Orange is the New Black: Season 3 Jun 12, 2015 Galina "Red" Reznikov 7.5
79 Orange is the New Black: Season 1 Jul 11, 2013 Galina "Red" Reznikov 8.5
tbd Warehouse 13: Season 4 Jul 23, 2012 Jane Lattimer 7.9
41 Mercy: Season 1 Sep 23, 2009 Mrs Jeannie Flanagan 6.4
62 Warehouse 13: Season 1 Jul 7, 2009 Jane Lattimer 7.5
45 The Black Donnellys: Season 1 Feb 26, 2007 Helen Donnelly 8.7
tbd Star Trek: Voyager: Season 7 Oct 4, 2000 Captain Kathryn Janeway 8.1
tbd Star Trek: Voyager: Season 6 Sep 22, 1999 Captain Kathryn Janeway 8.0
tbd Star Trek: Voyager: Season 5 Oct 14, 1998 Captain Kathryn Janeway 9.0
tbd Star Trek: Voyager: Season 4 Sep 3, 1997 Captain Kathryn Janeway 8.9
tbd Gargoyles: Season 3 Sep 7, 1996 Titania 8.0
tbd Star Trek: Voyager: Season 3 Sep 4, 1996 Captain Kathryn Janeway 7.8
tbd Gargoyles: Season 2 Sep 4, 1995 Titiania 8.0
tbd Star Trek: Voyager: Season 2 Aug 28, 1995 Captain Kathryn Janeway 7.8
66 Star Trek: Voyager: Season 1 Jan 16, 1995 Captain Kathryn Janeway 8.0
89 Orange is the New Black: Season 2 Jul 11, 2013 Galina "Red" Reznikov 8.4