SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE
SIGN IN SEARCH MENU
SOUTH AFRICA'S TV WEBSITE


Kathleen York

Born: 11 May 1987 (35 years old)
Gender: Female

Rate:

0.0
Not rated
Be the first!

Add to Actor Favourites

Bio

Kathleen "Bird" York is an actress, screenwriter and Oscar nominated songwriter-recording artist who achieved global recognition with her song In the Deep, which appears on her album Wicked Little High and was written for the 2005 film Crash.

In the Deep was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Song with York performing the song live at the 78th Academy Awards in 2006.

York's acting highlights include her role as Andy Wyatt on the The West Wing, her critically acclaimed portrayal of Naomi Judd in the NBC biopic Love Can Build A Bridge, and roles in Diane Keaton's Northern Lights, Front of the Class, the Lifetime Original Movie Fatal Desire, A Season in Purgatory and Charles Burnett's Nightjohn.

Her film credits include the Academy Award-winning film Crash and independent films The Big Day, Ball Don't Lie, Checking Out, Sister Island and Cold Feet.

York was a series regular on ABC's Vengeance Unlimited, Aaron's Way for NBC and The Client List for Lifetime, and has recurred on Murder One, The O.C. and Desperate Housewives.

Her guest spots include Curb Your Enthusiasm, CSI, Body of Proof, Chase, The Glades, Shark, Ghost Whisperer and NCIS.

A musician since 15 years of age, Bird York composes and sings, as well as produces music. She achieved global recognition with her Academy Award-nominated song In the Deep, (co-written with Michael Becker) from the 2005 Oscar-winning film Crash, and performed the song on the 78th Annual Oscar Awards.

York's song Have No Fear was the main theme in the Sony feature film Seven Pounds, (and also heard in Lifetime's Army Wives season five promos and the episode Firefight).

Her other music credits include songs in House, American Idol, CSI: New York, Nip/Tuck, Everwood and Stand Off. York also composed and sang the songs for the entire second season of the CBS drama Family Law.

York has a number of CDs in release including the self-titled Bird York, Wicked Little High (EMI), and the EP Have No Fear.

As though two careers weren't enough, York launched a successful screenwriting career and has kept busy developing projects for Warner Bros, Sony, Paramount and the Fox Broadcasting Network.






Television Roles

Show

Character

Councilwoman Jill Bennett

Marianne Thorn

Kat Kingsley

Ellen Mays

A.D.A. Hardt

Paula Olsen

Krista DiBello

Masseuse

Little Betty

Monique Polier

Vivian Sembrook

Dr. Schaffer

Jordana Locallo

Angelique Harper

Angelique Harper

Penny VanBlarcom

Janice Clark

Ellie

Stephanie Flynn

Sheila Lurie

Jillian Parks

Ms. Hudson

Nominee and Performer - Herself

Jolene

Dr. Britney Newhall

Janine Crane

Renee Wheeler

Sharon

Andrea Wyatt

Andrea Wyatt

Andrea Wyatt

Andrea Wyatt

Andrea Wyatt

Andrea Wyatt

Madeline Kapneck




LATEST ARTICLES

Skeem Saam Teasers - June 2022

Polygraphs for the Grade 8s and Principal’s desperation leads to drastic measures.


New on TV today: Friday 27 May

Stranger Things returns on Netflix and Nat Geo uncovers Lost Treasures of Rome.


kykNET's & Kie's new July 2022 skeds

The two Afrikaans-dubbed novelas now have premiere dates and this is the new 17h00 to 21h00 schedule...


Arendsvlei Teasers - June 2022

Beatrice tries to convince Angel to cancel the wedding. And Priester isn't a happy camper...


New on TV today: Thursday 26 May

Thriller series Bloodlands drops on BritBox and S.W.A.T. starts a run on Universal.


First artwork released for historical epic Shaka iLembe

See who's starring as King Shaka.


The Black Door Teasers - June 2022

Junior is caught trying to erase compromising footage from the CCTV cameras.


Never Say Goodbye Teasers - June 2022

Atharva is shot while trying to save Vividha.


Anupama Teasers - June 2022

Anupama agrees to call it splitsville.


New on TV today: Wednesday 25 May

HGTV is Building Roots, S3 is Kidding and Netflix pleads Somebody Feed Phil. Again.

LATEST SITE ACTIVITY


More activity at TVSA Central



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS



LATEST SOAPIE TEASERS





×
×

You browser doesn't have Flash, Silverlight, Gears, BrowserPlus or HTML5 support.