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Writing and Acting have always been twin careers. Kathryn has a recurring role playing George Segal's girlfriend Miriam in The Goldbergs, and appears in the 2015 mid-season launch of Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. She has launched the mystery/thriller JINXED and completed the memoir, LAST DANCE AT THE SAVOY. Kathryn, who wrote the novel DARK PASSAGES based on Dark Shadows, appears in a cameo role in Tim Burton's Dark Shadows, starring Johnny Depp. Her latest nonfiction title is DARK SHADOWS: RETURN TO COLLINWOOD.
Kathryn grew up on a farm in Robbinsdale, Minnesota. Upon graduation from the American Academy of Dramatic Arts, Kathryn landed the ingénue lead in the classic Gothic daytime drama Dark Shadows (ABC, 1966-1971), and starred in the 1971 MGM feature, House of Dark Shadows. Kathryn played four roles in the series: Maggie Evans, Josette du Pres, Lady Kitty
Hampshire and Rachel Drummond. Kathryn wrote Dark Shadows Memories to coincide with its 20th anniversary and Dark Shadows Companion as a 25th
Kathryn launched Pomegranate Press, Ltd. to publish books about the entertainment industry, including guide books, biographies, textbooks and coffee table art books. She wrote The Bunny Years (the 25-year history of Playboy Clubs told through
the women who worked as Bunnies), optioned by Disney for a feature film, and acquired by Imagine Entertainment's Brian Grazer. She also co-produced a two-hour special for the A&E Network, and a one-hour documentary for BBC-1 and Canadian TV, based on the book. Pomegranate has published over 50 nonfiction titles, including Scott's books, Lobby Cards: The Classic Films (Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Coffee Table
Book) and Lobby Cards: The Classic Comedies.
Kathryn's theatrical credits include a lengthy run with James Stewart in Harvey in London's West End. She has appeared in many television series and mini-series, including Barbara Taylor Bradford's Voice of the Heart, Dan Travanti's wife in Murrow, George C. Scott's mistress in The Last Days of Patton, Philip Marlowe's girlfriend in Chandlertown, and series regular with Brian Dennehy in Big Shamus, Little Shamus. Feature films include Providence, The Great Gatsby, Brannigan, The Greek Tycoon, Assassination, 187 and Parasomnia, Dr. Mabuse, Dark Shadows, etc.
Kathryn maintains homes in Los Angeles and New York. She issued a Tradepaper edition of Coya Come Home, with a Foreword by Walter F. Mondale, in August 2012. Kathryn has written three novels, Dark Passages (2012) Down and Out in Beverly Heels (2013), Jinxed (2015) and a memoir, Last Dance at the Savoy.