Kate Walsh and hubby splitting up

Kate Walsh and hubby splitting up

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Kate Walsh and her husband, Alex Young, a production co-president at 20th Century Fox, have filed for divorce, court papers show.
O'Brien, Slater, Walsh to present Emmys

O'Brien, Slater, Walsh to present Emmys

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 4 (UPI) -- Conan O'Brien, Christian Slater and Kate Walsh will be presenters at "The 60th annual Primetime Emmy Awards" show in Los Angeles, ABC said Thursday.
Trump hypes Dubai project at LA party

Trump hypes Dubai project at LA party

BEL AIR, Calif., Aug. 25 (UPI) -- Donald Trump says his luxury hotel project in Dubai has the endorsement of a bevy of A-list Hollywood stars, who attended a gala launch party in Bel Air, Calif.

'Anatomy' guest spot in Walsh's future

LOS ANGELES, March 1 (UPI) -- Actress Kate Walsh, who used to play Dr. Addison Montgomery on "Grey's Anatomy," is set to return to the hit U.S. TV series for a one-episode guest spot.

Obama tribute video gets 6 million views

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 19 (UPI) -- A video by Will.i.am and George Pajon, Jr., in support of U.S. presidential hopeful Barack Obama has been viewed an estimated 6 million times.
Katherine Heigl, Josh Kelley wed in Utah

Katherine Heigl, Josh Kelley wed in Utah

PARK CITY, Utah, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- "Grey's Anatomy" star Katherine Heigl and musician Josh Kelley exchanged wedding vows against a snowy backdrop in Utah.

Howard, Tripplehorn to announce SAG nods

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Hollywood stars Jeanne Tripplehorn and Terrence Howard have agreed to help announce the nominees for the upcoming Screen Actors Guild Awards.

Walsh, Howard to announce SAG nominees

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 18 (UPI) -- Hollywood stars Kate Walsh and Terrence Howard have agreed to help announce the nominees for the upcoming Screen Actors Guild Awards.

WGA picketing with the stars

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- Dozens of U.S. television stars are planning to show their support for striking Writers Guild of America members by joining picket lines.

Actress Kate Walsh married in Ojai

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 2 (UPI) -- Actress Kate Walsh, who starred in “Grey’s Anatomy,” has married film executive Alex Young near Los Angeles.

Audra McDonald joins 'Private Practice'

NEW YORK, June 30 (UPI) -- Actress Audra McDonald has signed on to co-star opposite Kate Walsh in the new U.S. TV show "Private Practice."

'Grey's Anatomy' plans new cast members

LOS ANGELES, June 11 (UPI) -- ABC's medical series "Grey's Anatomy" has lost two key cast members, but the show is reportedly far from being in trouble.

New 'Grey's Anatomy' spin-off

LOS ANGELES, April 28 (UPI) -- The ABC hit medical drama "Grey's Anatomy" may be spun off into another show based in Los Angeles starring Kate Walsh and possibly called "Private Practice."

Britney's ex-loves meet in Hollywood

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Hollywood's Avalon nightclub played host to a strange reunion when Britney Spears' ex-loves, Justin Timberlake and Kevin Federline, bumped into each other.

Lifetime Network picks up 'Grey's Anatomy'

NEW YORK, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- The 1st season of the Emmy Award-nominated television series "Grey's Anatomy" will be aired on Lifetime Television on Sunday nights.
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Kate Walsh
Kate Walsh arrives for the Tribeca Film Festival Premiere of "Angels Crest" at BMCC Tribeca PAC in New York on April 22, 2011. UPI /Laura Cavanaugh

Kathleen Erin "Kate" Walsh (born October 13, 1967) is an American film and television actress, currently known for her role as Dr. Addison Montgomery on the ABC dramas Grey's Anatomy and Private Practice.

Walsh was born in San Jose, California and grew up in Tucson, Arizona. Her father, was Irish, being a native of Navan in County Meath, Ireland, and her maternal grandfather came from Italy. Her mother Angela lives in Nevada and Walsh has four older siblings. She has two sisters and two brothers, Sean and Joe, who are film-makers. Walsh studied at the University of Arizona for a while, where she got involved in regional theater. She now lives in Los Angeles. She was raised Roman Catholic.

Before modelling she worked at Burger King and Dairy Queen. Walsh began as a model in Japan in the 1980s where she also taught English . Later she moved to Chicago and worked with the Piven Theatre Workshop. She also performed on National Public Radio in the production of the radio play Born Guilty. Walsh later moved to New York City and joined the comedy troupe Burn Manhattan on June 27, 1987, performing in a number of Off-Broadway plays.

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