Kate Mulgrew is a Actor American born on 29 april 1955 at Dubuque (USA)
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Birth name Katherine Kiernan Maria MulgrewNationality USABirth 29 april 1955
(63 years) at Dubuque (USA
Katherine Kiernan Maria "Kate" Mulgrew (born April 29, 1955) is an American actress, most noted for her roles on Star Trek: Voyager as Captain Kathryn Janeway, on Orange Is the New Black as Red, and Ryan's Hope as Mary Ryan. She has performed in many television shows, theater productions and movies, earning a variety of awards for her acting, including an Obie Award, a Golden Satellite Award and a Saturn Award, as well as nominations for a Golden Globe Award and a Primetime Emmy Award.
In 2013, Mulgrew began starring as Galina "Red" Reznikov in the Netflix original series Orange Is the New Black, to critical acclaim. She received her first Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. The series, and her part, were renewed for a second and third season.
Mulgrew is an active member of the Alzheimer's Association National Advisory Council and the voice of Cleveland's MetroHealth System.
Mulgrew married Robert H. Egan in 1982. They have two sons, Ian and Alec. The couple separated in 1993. The divorce became final in 1995.
In April 1999, Mulgrew married politician Tim Hagan, a former Ohio gubernatorial candidate and a former commissioner of Cuyahoga County, Ohio. In an interview on April 15, 2015, Mulgrew stated she and Hagan were divorced, something she regrets.
Mulgrew is a member of the National Advisory Committee of the Alzheimer's Association. Mulgrew's mother, Joan Mulgrew, died on July 27, 2006, after a long battle with the disease.
Mulgrew is an opponent of abortion and capital punishment. She received an award from Feminists for Life, a pro-life feminist group. She is quoted as saying "Execution as punishment is barbaric and unnecessary," "Life is sacred to me on all levels," and "Abortion does not compute with my philosophy." In her 2015 memoir, Born with Teeth, whose name references her being born with a full set of neonatal teeth, Mulgrew tells the story of being raped at knifepoint, being an unmarried mother who gave up her daughter for adoption during the start of her career, their reunion in 2001, and "the costs and rewards of a passionate life".
Mulgrew is Catholic.