Katherine McNamara was born on on November 25, 1995 in Kansas City, MO, USA. She is an actress, model and also a singer. Katherine’s career started in broadway when she was 14 years old. She graduated high school with honors when she was only 15 years old.
She began her career on Broadway 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.
The actress plays Cherri O’Keefe in Madison High. She guest starred on many shows including Drop Dead Diva and 30 Rock. She was also in some movies such as New Years Eve. She is also set to star in the “Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn” movie remake.
Katherine has a passion for all forms of dance including ballet, tap, jazz, hip hop, lyrical, waltz and hula. She also plays the guitar and piano and enjoys singing and songwriting. Katherine plans to share her passion for music with the world this year and is recording a few original pop songs. She resides in Los Angeles, California and her hometown is Kansas City, Missouri.