People

Katakura Kagenaga (2nd)

born May 14th, 1630

Katakura Kagenaga was a Japanese samurai of the early Edo period, who served as a senior retainer of the Date clan of Sendai han. His childhood name was Sannosueke (三之助) later changed to Kojūrō. He bore the same name as his great-grandfather. The lord of Shiroishi Castle, Kagenaga was the third bearer of the common name Kojūrō. During the Date incident, he was a caretaker for the young daimyō, Kamechiyo. Upon receiving news of the actions of Harada Munesuke, Kagenaga immediately brought the domain to emergency footing, restraining any disorder from breaking out and saving the Sendai domain from the danger of being attaindered. However, as he was sickly, he resigned his post immediately following the incident's resolution.

Katalin Kovács

born February 29th, 1976

Katalin Kovács is a Hungarian canoe sprinter. She competed in the 2000, 2004, 2008 and 2012 Olympics and won eight medals, with three golds and five silvers.

Katariina Tuohimaa

born April 28th, 1988

Katariina Tuohimaa is a Finnish former tennis player.

Katarina Frostenson

born March 5th, 1953

Alma Katarina Frostenson Arnault is a Swedish poet and writer. She was a member of the Swedish Academy from 1992 to 2019. In 2003, Frostenson was made a Chevalier of the Legion of Honour in France in recognition of her services to literature.

Katarina Johnson-Thompson

born January 9th, 1993

Katarina Mary Johnson-Thompson is an English athlete. A multi-eventer, she is primarily known as both a heptathlete and an indoor pentathlete. In heptathlon she is a double world champion and double Commonwealth Games champion. In indoor pentathlon, she is a world and double European champion.

Katarína Kolníková

born April 20th, 1921

Katarína Kolníková was a Slovak stage actress.

Katarina Srebotnik

born March 12th, 1981

Katarina Srebotnik is a Slovenian former professional tennis player. She reached her career-high singles ranking of world No. 20 on 7 August 2006. On 4 July 2011, she reached No. 1 of the WTA doubles rankings, holding this ranking for 10 weeks.

Katayoun Riahi

born December 31st, 1961

Katayoun Riahi (Persian: کتایون ریاحی; born December 31, 1961) is an Iranian actress. She has received various accolades, including three Hafez Awards, in addition to nomination for an Iran Cinema Celebration Award. She is also the founder and CEO of the Komak Charity Foundation and an ambassador of the Mehrafarin Foundation in Iran.

Kate Ashfield

born May 28th, 1972

Kate Ashfield (born 28 May 1972) is an English actress, who has appeared in stage, TV and film roles, most famously in her role as Liz in the 2004 zombie comedy Shaun of the Dead. She is the co-writer of the 2017 TV series Born to Kill.

Kate Baines

born July 18th, 1978

Kate Baines (born 18 July 1978) is an English actress, born in Doncaster. She has appeared in the Channel 4 British soap opera's Hollyoaks (as Beth Morgan #2), Coronation Street and Emmerdale (as Joanne). Kate has also appeared in dramas including At Home with the Braithwaites, Peak Practice and City Central. In June 2020, she appeared in an episode of the BBC soap opera Doctors as Claire Mortimer. Baines trained at Bretton Hall College and gained a BA (Hons) in Performing Arts (1996–1999). She has also appeared in many stage plays and regularly performs for the Hull Truck Theatre Company.

Kate Baldwin

born May 2nd, 1975

Katherine Baldwin (born May 2, 1975) is an American singer and actress known for her work in musical theater. She received a Tony Award nomination for her work in the 2009 Broadway revival of Finian's Rainbow. She also co-starred opposite Bette Midler, David Hyde Pierce, and Gavin Creel in the Broadway revival of Hello, Dolly!, for which she received Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle award nominations for her work as the saucy millineress Irene Molloy. Baldwin continued with the production until it closed in August 2018.

Kate Beckinsale

born July 26th, 1973

Kathrin Romany Beckinsale (born 26 July 1973) is an English actress and model. After some minor television roles, her film debut was Much Ado About Nothing (1993) while a student at the University of Oxford. She appeared in British costume dramas such as Prince of Jutland (1994), Cold Comfort Farm (1995), Emma (1996), Shooting Fish (1997) (a contemporary romantic crime comedy) and The Golden Bowl (2000), in addition to various stage and radio productions.

Kate Bornstein

born May 15th, 1948

Katherine Vandam Bornstein is an American author, playwright, performance artist, actor, and gender theorist. In 1986, Bornstein started identifying as gender non-conforming and has stated "I don't call myself a woman, and I know I'm not a man" after having been assigned male at birth and receiving sex reassignment surgery. Bornstein now identifies as non-binary and uses the pronouns they/them and she/her. Bornstein has also written about having anorexia, being a survivor of PTSD and being diagnosed with borderline personality disorder.

Kate Bosworth

born January 2nd, 1983

Catherine Anne Bosworth is an American actress. Following minor roles in the films The Horse Whisperer (1998) and Remember the Titans (2000), she had a leading role in the box-office hit Blue Crush (2002).

Kate Capshaw

born November 3rd, 1953

Kathleen Sue Spielberg (née Nail; born November 3, 1953), known professionally as Kate Capshaw, is an American retired actress. She is best known for her portrayal of Willie Scott, an American nightclub singer and performer in Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (1984), directed by eventual husband Steven Spielberg. Since then, she starred in Dreamscape (1984), Power (1986), SpaceCamp (1986), Black Rain (1989), Love Affair (1994), Just Cause (1995), and The Love Letter (1999). Her portraiture work has been shown in the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

Kate Chopin

born February 8th, 1850

Kate Chopin was an American author of short stories and novels based in Louisiana. She is considered by scholars to have been a forerunner of American 20th-century feminist authors of Southern or Catholic background, such as Zelda Fitzgerald, and she is one of the more frequently read and recognized writers of Louisiana Creole heritage. She is best known today for her 1899 novel The Awakening.

Kate Drummond

born October 21st, 1975

Kate Drummond (born October 21, 1975) is a Canadian film, television, theatre and voice actress; film producer, director and screenwriter. Kate starred as Nikki Bender alongside Brooke Shields in Hallmark Channel's Flower Shop Mystery TV movie series, she played Agent Lucado in the television series Wynonna Earp (2016 - 2017), as Authority Phydra in Utopia Falls (2020), and won best lead performance in a TV movie for playing Claire Porter in Nowhere - Secrets of a Small Town (2019).

Käte Fenchel

born December 21st, 1905

Käte Fenchel née Käte Sperling was a German-born Jewish mathematician, best known for her work on non-abelian groups.

Kate Garraway

born May 4th, 1967

Kathryn Mary Draper Garraway is an English broadcaster and journalist. In the 1990s, Garraway was a journalist for ITV News Central and later a co-presenter of ITV News Meridian. From 2000 to 2010, she co-presented GMTV. Currently, Garraway is the presenter of Mid Mornings with Kate Garraway on Smooth Radio and newsreader and co-anchor of the ITV Breakfast programme Good Morning Britain.

Kate Gosselin

born March 28th, 1975

Katie Irene "Kate" Gosselin is an American television personality. She appeared on the U.S. reality TV show Jon & Kate Plus 8, in which she and Jon Gosselin were profiled as they raised their atypical family of sextuplets and twins.

Kate Greenaway

born March 17th, 1846

Catherine Greenaway was an English Victorian artist and writer, known for her children's book illustrations. She received her education in graphic design and art between 1858 and 1871 from the Finsbury School of Art, the South Kensington School of Art, the Heatherley School of Art, and the Slade School of Fine Art. She began her career designing for the burgeoning greetings card market, producing Christmas and Valentine's cards. In 1879 wood-block engraver and printer Edmund Evans printed Under the Window, an instant best-seller, which established her reputation. Her collaboration with Evans continued throughout the 1880s and 1890s.

Kate Hudson

born April 19th, 1979

Kate Garry Hudson is an American actress, businesswoman and singer-songwriter. She has received various accolades, including a Golden Globe Award and a nomination for an Academy Award.

Kate Jackson

born October 29th, 1948

Lucy Kate Jackson (born October 29, 1948) is an American actress and television producer, known for her television roles as Sabrina Duncan in the series Charlie's Angels (1976–1979) and Amanda King in the series Scarecrow and Mrs. King (1983–1987). Her film roles include Making Love (1982) and Loverboy (1989). She is a three-time Emmy Award nominee and four-time Golden Globe Award nominee.

Kate Lyn Sheil

born June 13th, 1985

Kate Lyn Sheil (born June 13, 1985) is an American actress. She is primarily known for her roles in independent films You're Next, V/H/S, The Color Wheel, The Sacrament, and the award-winning Netflix series House of Cards.

Kate Lynch

born June 29th, 1959

Kate Lynch (born June 29, 1959) is a Canadian film, television and stage actress, drama teacher, theatre director and playwright.

Kate Maberly

born March 14th, 1982

Kate Elizabeth Cameron Maberly (/ˈmeɪbərli/; born 14 March 1982) is an English actress, director, writer, producer, and musician. She has appeared in film, television, radio and theatre.

Kate Mara

born February 27th, 1983

Kate Rooney Mara is an American actress. She is known for work in television, playing reporter Zoe Barnes in the Netflix political drama House of Cards, computer analyst Shari Rothenberg in the Fox thriller series 24 (2006), wronged mistress Hayden McClaine in the FX miniseries American Horror Story: Murder House (2011), Patty Bowes in the first season of the FX drag ball culture drama series Pose (2018), and a teacher who begins an illicit relationship with an underage student, in the FX miniseries A Teacher (2020). For the latter, she received an Independent Spirit nomination for Best New Scripted Series as an executive producer.

Kate McGarrigle

born February 6th, 1946

Kate McGarrigle was a Canadian folk music singer-songwriter, who wrote and performed as a duo with her sister Anna McGarrigle.

Kate McKinnon

born January 6th, 1984

Kate McKinnon Berthold is an American actress, comedian, impressionist, and writer. She was a cast member on the NBC sketch comedy series Saturday Night Live from 2012 to 2022, where she became known for her character work and celebrity impressions. For her work on the series, she was nominated for ten Primetime Emmy Awards, including one for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics and nine for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, winning in 2016 and 2017.

Kate Micucci

born March 31st, 1980

Kate Micucci is an American actress, comedian, and musician who is half of the musical comedy duo Garfunkel and Oates. Some of her roles include Stephanie Gooch in Scrubs, Ally in 'Til Death, Shelley in Raising Hope, Lucy in The Big Bang Theory, Sadie Miller in Steven Universe, Sara Murphy in Milo Murphy's Law, Kelly in Hamster and Gretel, Daisy in Nature Cat, Clayface in The Lego Batman Movie, Velma Dinkley in Scooby-Doo since 2015, Webby Vanderquack in DuckTales, Stacey in Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities, and Dr. Fox in Unikitty!.

Kate Moss

born January 16th, 1974

Katherine Ann Moss is a British model. Arriving towards the end of the "supermodel era", Moss rose to fame in the early 1990s as part of the heroin chic fashion trend. Her collaborations with Calvin Klein brought her to fashion icon status. She is known for her waifish figure, and role in size zero fashion. Moss has had her own clothing range, has been involved in musical projects, and is also a contributing fashion editor for British Vogue. In 2012, she came second on the Forbes top-earning models list, with estimated earnings of $9.2 million in one year. The accolades she has received for modelling include the 2013 British Fashion Awards acknowledging her contribution to fashion over 25 years, while Time named her one of the world's 100 most influential people in 2007.

Kate Mulgrew

born April 29th, 1955

Katherine Kiernan Maria Mulgrew is an American actress and author. She is best known for her roles as Captain Kathryn Janeway in Star Trek: Voyager and Red in Orange Is the New Black. She first came to attention in the role of Mary Ryan in the daytime soap opera Ryan's Hope.
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