Writing and acting have always been twin careers, each informing the other. Kathryn has a recurring role playing George Segal’s girlfriend Miriam in The Goldbergs and appeared 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 published the memoir, Last Dance at the Savoy.
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 anniversary tribute. Both were book club favorites. Including her history of the Playboy Clubs and the various audio and digital editions of her work, Kathryn's literary sales exceed 165,000 copies. Kathryn appears in a cameo role in Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows, starring Johnny Depp. Her latest nonfiction title is Dark Shadows: Return to Collinwood, and her most recent novel is Jinxed.
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, both of which were published in the U.K. by Bloomsbury.
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.