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Net Worth:
$4 Million
Jun 10, 1964 (60 years old)
Actor, Singer, Comedian
United States of America
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Kate Flannery is an American actress who has a net worth of $4 million. Kate Flannery is best known for playing Meredith Palmer on the NBC series "The Office" (2005–2013), and she also appeared in the related web series "The Office: The Accountants" (2006), "The Office: The Outburst" (2008), "The Office: Blackmail" (2009), and "The Office: The 3rd Floor" (2010). Kate has more than 70 acting credits to her name, including the films "Cooties" (2014) and "Fishbowl California" (2018) and the TV series "Spyder Games" (2001) and "All Night" (2018). She has lent her voice to the animated television shows "The Life & Times of Tim" (2011),  "Steven Universe" (2015–2018), "OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes" (2017–2019), and "Summer Camp Island" (2019–2020) as well as a 2002 episode of "Saturday Night Live." Kate previously performed under the stage name "Lady Puff" in the band Mono Puff, and she sang on their 1998 album "It's Fun to Steal." Flannery is also in a comedy lounge act, The Lampshades, with improviser Scot Robinson. In 2019, Flannery competed on "Dancing with the Stars," finishing in seventh place.

Early Life

Kate Flannery was born Katherine Patricia Flannery on June 10, 1964, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She grew up in Ardmore, Pennsylvania, with mother Joan, father Tom (owner of Flannery's Tavern), and six siblings, including a twin sister. Kate attended Saints Colman-John Neumann School and Archbishop John Carroll High School, and after graduation, she enrolled at Virginia's Shenandoah Conservatory of Music, then transferred to Philadelphia's University of the Arts two years later. During her senior year of high school, Flannery appeared in a production of "Bye Bye Birdie" at the Riverfront Dinner Theater.

Stage Career

After college, Kate moved to Chicago and joined The Second City's National Touring Company. She also became an original member of the Annoyance Theater, where she performed in numerous shows, such as "The Real Live Brady Bunch." In Chicago, she formed The Lampshades with Scot Robinson, and in the early 2000s when they were both living in Los Angeles, the duo reunited and began performing in Hollywood and at comedy festivals around the U.S., including Aspen's U.S. Comedy Arts Festival. Flannery appeared in Nora Ephron's "Love, Loss, and What I Wore" in New York and played Neely O'Hara in New York and Los Angeles productions of "Valley of the Dolls." In L.A., she also starred in "The Phacts of Life" and a Lily TomlinJane Wagner production of the "Six Feet Under"-inspired comedy "Three Feet Under."

Film and Television Career

Kate made her film debut in 1999's "Can't Stop Dancing," and in 2001, she had a recurring role on MTV's "Spyder Games." She appeared in the films "Life Without Dick" (2002) and "Carolina" (2003) and guest-starred on "Curb Your Enthusiasm" (2002), "Boomtown" (2003), "Crossballs: The Debate Show" (2004), and "The Bernie Mac Show" (2004). In 2005, Flannery began starring as alcoholic single mother Meredith Palmer on "The Office," and she went on to appear in 186 episodes over nine seasons. That year, she also appeared in the short films "The Heir Apparent" and "I'm Not Gay."

While starring on "The Office," Kate appeared in the feature films "Danny Roane: First Time Director" (2006), "Wild Girls Gone" (2007), "You" (2009), and "Love or Whatever" (2012), the short films "Jesus People" (2007) and "Coco Lipshitz: Behind the Laughter" (2009), and the TV series "Rise and Fall of Tuck Johnson" (2009) and "Wizards of Waverly Place" (2010). She also served as a guest judge on a 2009 episode of "Iron Chef America," and she was a "Last Comic Standing " talent scout in 2008.

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After "The Office" ended, Flannery appeared in the films "Break Point" (2014), "Helicopter Mom" (2014), "Dial a Prayer" (2015), "Slow Learners" (2015), and "4th Man Out" (2016) and guest-starred on "Jessie" (2013), "Another Period" (2015; 2018), "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" (2016), "New Girl" (2016), and "American Housewife" (2016). She also appeared in the 2014 horror comedy "Cooties," which starred her "Office" castmate Rainn Wilson. Kate has competed on the game shows "Celebrity Name Game," "Hollywood Game Night," and "The Pyramid," and she hosted the 2012 television series "Standup in Stilettos." In recent years, Flannery has appeared in the films "How to Get Girls" (2017), "Stuck" (2018), and "Golden Arm" (2020) and guest-starred on "Kevin (Probably) Saves the World" (2017), "Liza on Demand" (2018), and "Young Sheldon" (2019), and she played Principal Saperstein on nine episodes of Hulu's "All Night" in 2018.

Personal Life

Kate has been in a relationship with NBC photographer Chris Haston since 2006. When they met, Haston was a stills photographer on "The Office." Flannery is good friends with Jane Lynch and has served as her sidekick on the "See Jane Sing" tour; Kate also performed on Jane's 2016 Christmas album, "A Swingin' Little Christmas," which reached #8 on the "Billboard" Jazz Albums chart. Flannery used to be the musical director of the Los Angeles Drama Club, where she taught Shakespeare to children.

Awards and Nominations

"The Office" cast received seven Screen Actors Guild Award nominations for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, winning in 2007 and 2008, and the series earned a Gold Derby Award for Ensemble of the Year in 2007 and a Future Classic Award at the 2008 TV Land Awards. Flannery received two Behind the Voice Actors Award nominations in 2018: Best Female Vocal Performance in a Television Series in a Guest Role for "Steven Universe" and Best Vocal Ensemble in a New Television Series for "OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes."

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