|Actress, Voice Actress, Comedian
|Stevens Point, Wisconsin
|The Drew Carey Show,Newhart,Arachnophobia,This Boy's Life
|University of Wisconsin
|Date of Birth
American actress Kathy Kinney rose to the spotlight as Prudence Godard in the 1982 drama Newhart. She grabbed international fame with the ABC sitcom The Drew Carey Show where she played Mimi Bobeck Carey.
Besides this, she is also popular for General Hospital, The Hughleys, and This Boy's Life.
The 66-year-old actress/comedian/voice actress made her acting debut in the 1986 film Parting Glances as Joan. Since then, Kinney has starred in several movies and TV shows as of now.
As of 2021, her net worth is estimated at around $5 million according to Celebrity Net Worth.
Following her high school, she began working for the California Conservation Corps from 1972 to 1974.
In 1976, she moved to New York City and began working as a secretary at WCBS-TV. During this time, she also worked at New York comedy clubs at night to improve her improvisational comedy skills.
Kinney then moved to Los Angeles in order to pursue a career in acting and starred in small roles in TV shows like Seinfeld, Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman, Full House, Boy Meets World and The Larry Sanders Show.
Kathy grabbed public and media attention when she was cast as Mimi Bobeck Carey in the ABC sitcom The Drew Carey Show starring Drew Carey, Diedrich Bader, Christa Miller, and Craig Ferguson.
She starred in the show from 1995 to 2004 in a total of 233 episodes.
The Newhart star played Officer Bowman in NBC sitcom My Name Is Earl alongside Jason Lee, Ethan Suplee, and Nadine Velazquez.
As of 2020, she played Franny Lewis in the crime drama series Stumptown starring Cobie Smulders, Jake Johnson, and Adrian Martinez.
Kathy Kinney was born on 3rd November 1954 in Stevens Point, Wisconsin, the United States of America to Irish-American parents Harold Kinney and Marian Kinney. She is 66 years old as of 2021 and stands 5 feet 4 inches tall in height.
Fun Fact: Kathy Kinney is allergic to cheese.
Following her high school, she went to the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point and officially received her degree in 2016.
According to various online sources, the actor cum comedian is married to a man named Rob. However, Kathy has not addressed the news herself.
Besides, she prefers a low-key life and rarely talks about her love life in public.