• Kate Flannery is an American television, film, and stage actress, best known for her role in "The Office" (2005-2013).
• She is of Irish ancestry and has six siblings, including her twin sister.
• She has performed in various plays, including "Love, Loss, and What I Wore" and "Valley of the Dolls".
• Her estimated net worth is around $2 million, as of early 2020.
• She is in a relationship with Chris Haston, an NBC stills photographer, since 2006.

Known for movies

Short Info

Net Worth$7 million
Date Of BirthJune 10, 1964
FactWas a waitress at Kate Mantelini restaurant in Beverly Hills.

Who is Kate Flannery?

Kate Flannery is an American television, film, and stage actress, who is probably best known to the world as Meredith Palmer in the TV comedy series “The Office” (2005-2013), and also as one half of the comedy duo “The Lampshades”, with Scot Robinson, with whom she toured the US.

Kate Flannery Wiki: Age, Childhood, Siblings, and Education

Born Katherine Patricia Flannery on the 10th June 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA, she is the daughter of Thomas A. Flannery and Joan Donnelly. Of Irish ancestry, Kate has six siblings, including her twin sister who is three minutes older than her. She went to Archbishop John Carroll High School in Radnor, Pennsylvania, after which she spent two years at Shenandoah University, but eventually obtaining her degree from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

Career Beginnings

Before she made her on-screen debut, Kate joined The Second City’s National Touring Company and Chicago’s Annoyance Theater, making a couple of appearances, including in “The Miss Vagina Pageant” and “The Real Live Brady Bunch”. In 1999, Kate made her on-screen debut, as Tonia in the comedy film “Can’t Stop Dancing” (1999). The same year, he had a minor role in the comedy film “Trick”, starring Christian Campbell, John Paul Pitoc and Tori Spelling.

Kate Flannery

Kate struggled to make her breakthrough on screen, and decided to return to the stage and as a result created “The Lampshades”.

Rise to Stardom

With the success of “Lampshades” Kate became more popular, and in 2005 was chosen for the role of her career, as Meredith Palmer in the TV comedy series “The Office”. She featured in all but one of the 187 episodes of the Golden Globe award-winning series, which made her a national star, and won her a few awards, including the SAG award and Golden Derby.

She concurrently made a few more notable appearances, such as guest roles in TV series, and a supporting role in the romantic comedy film “Love or Whatever” in 2012. Kate continued with supporting roles in films such as “Dial a Prayer” and “4th Man Out” both in 2015, while later she began appearing in guest roles in TV series such as “Disengaged” (2016), and “Brooklyn Nine-Nine” (2016).

Most Recent Projects

Back in 2017, Kate was chosen to voice Carol in the animated TV series “OK K.O.! Let’s Be Heroes” (2017-2019), while in 2018 she was Principal Saperstein in the TV series “All Night”.

The same year she portrayed Susan in the comedy-drama film “Fishbowl California”, starring next to Katrina Bowden and Richard Riehle. Kate is now working on a couple of projects, the comedy film “Golden Arm”, and the television film “Captain Karl’s Institute for the Abnormally Bizarre”.

Work in Theatre

With her show “The Lampshades”, Kate earned stardom across the USA, performing in various cities and festivals – LA Weekly magazine named her show Best Saturday Comedy Show of the Year for 2006.

She featured in such plays as “Love, Loss, and What I Wore”, then “Valley of the Dolls”, and “The Phacts of Life”. To speak further about her contribution to theater, Kate is the former musical director of the Los Angeles Drama Club, where she held classes on Shakespeare to children and young adults.

This is not all, as she teamed up with Jane Lynch as her sidekick on stage as a part of her show “See Jane Sing”. They made appearances in over 30 cities across the US, performing at the Kennedy Center, Joe’s Pub, and other popular venues.

Kate Flannery Net Worth, Height, Weight, Body Statistics, and Appearance

Kate Flannery’s net worth is estimated to be around $2 million, as of early 2020, according to authoritative sources, earned through her career as an actress, during which she has secured 70 film and TV credits.

Kate stands at 5ft 4ins (1.63m) tall, and she weighs around 148lbs (67kg), while her vital statistics are 37-29-37, and her bra size is 36C. She has blue eyes and red hair.

Kate Flannery Personal Life, Is She Married? Dating, Children

Kate is a private person and has chosen not to share much from her personal life. However, we have found out that she isn’t married, but she also isn’t single. Since 2006, Kate has been in a relationship with Chris Haston, an NBC stills photographer. The couple met while working together on “The Office”, and since then have been together. There were rumors that they broke up back in 2016, but their romance is still going strong. Kate and Chris don’t have children.

General Info

Full NameKate Flannery
Net Worth$7 million
Date Of BirthJune 10, 1964
ProfessionComedian, Actor, Singer
EducationShenandoah University, Archbishop John Carroll High School, University of the Arts


AwardsScreen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, TV Land Future Classic Award
Movies4th Man Out, Slow Learners, Tenured, Dial a Prayer, Helicopter Mom, Cooties, Love or Whatever, Carolina, Life Without Dick, Trick, Coco Lipshitz: Behind the Laughter, Amy Stiller's Breast
TV ShowsThe Office, Standup in Stilettos

Social profile links


1Was a waitress at Kate Mantelini restaurant in Beverly Hills.
2Has a twin sister, who is a social worker.




Stuck2017/Ipost-productionMs. Jenkins
How to Get Girls2016post-productionLinda Fox
American Housewife2016TV SeriesCrossing Guard Sandy
Mary + Jane2016TV SeriesLina
New Girl2016TV SeriesMary Ellen
Whats So Scary About Common Core?2016TV MovieMom
Disengaged2016TV SeriesChef
Brooklyn Nine-Nine2016TV SeriesMean Marge
Steven Universe2015TV SeriesBarb
Another Period2015TV SeriesAnnie Sullivan
Fourth Man Out2015Karen
Slow Learners2015Principal Miller
Tenured2015Assistant Principal Gruber
Dial a Prayer2015Siobhan
Emergency Contact2015ShortCarol
The Comeback2014TV SeriesKate Flannery
Helicopter Mom2014Norma
Break Point2014Commonwealth Rep
Hole to Hole!2013TV MovieGladys
Jessie2013TV SeriesCorporal Cookie
The Office2005-2013TV SeriesMeredith Palmer
Love or Whatever2012Rosemary
The Life & Times of Tim2011TV SeriesIrene / Jean Gillis
The Christmas Pageant2011TV MovieBeverly Simmons
The Soup2011TV SeriesBrenna
The Office: The 3rd Floor2010TV SeriesMeredith Palmer
Wizards of Waverly Place2010TV SeriesElaine Finkle
Finger Babies2010Video shortTeacher
Rise and Fall of Tuck Johnson2009TV SeriesNikki Strokums
The Jay Leno Show2009TV SeriesMrs. Claus / Wendy
The Office: Blackmail2009TV SeriesMeredith Palmer
You2009/IAirline Counter Girl
Coco Lipshitz: Behind the Laughter2009ShortReporter
The Office: The Outburst2008TV SeriesMeredith Palmer
Wild Girls Gone2007Reading Circle #4
Jesus People2007ShortSharon Nyenhuis
Danny Roane: First Time Director2006Marla
The Office: The Accountants2006TV SeriesMeredith
I'm Not Gay2005ShortSecretary
The Heir Apparent2005ShortHeidi
The Bernie Mac Show2004TV SeriesChristpher's Mom
Crossballs: The Debate Show2004TV Series
Boomtown2003TV SeriesTracey
Carolina2003/ICafé Waitress
Saturday Night Live2002TV SeriesLucy
Curb Your Enthusiasm2002TV SeriesCop #2
Life Without Dick2002VideoCrampy Legs Partygoer
Spyder Games2001TV SeriesBunny
Amy Stiller's Breast2000ShortReporter
Trick1999Ridiculous Writer
Can't Stop Dancing1999Tonia


The Office2007-2013TV Series performer - 4 episodes


Big Brother2008TV Series logger - 1 episode


Everybody Has an Andy Dick Story2016TV Movie documentary post-productionHerself
Home & Family2012-2016TV SeriesHerself - Musical Guest / Herself / Herself - Guest
Hollywood Today Live2015-2016TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Name Game2014-2016TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Player
First Impressions with Dana Carvey2016TV SeriesHerself - Guest Expert
Join or Die with Craig Ferguson2016TV SeriesHerself - Special Guest
Must See TV: A Tribute to James Burrows2016TV SpecialHerself
Hollywood Game Night2015-2016TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Player
The Soup2012-2015TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Chelsea Lately2007-2014TV SeriesHerself / Herself - Guest
Teens Wanna Know2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Marie2013TV Series documentary
In Bed with Joan2013TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Office: The Farewells2013TV Series documentary
Betty White's 2nd Annual 90th Birthday2013TV MovieHerself
StandUp in Stilettos2012TV SeriesHerself - Hostess
The Pyramid2012TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Contestant
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno2007-2012TV SeriesHerself
Big Morning Buzz Live2012TV SeriesHerself
The Wendy Williams Show2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Watch What Happens: Live2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
Betty White's 90th Birthday: A Tribute to America's Golden Girl2012TV SpecialHerself
Booking Agents2011ShortHerself
The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards2011TV SpecialHerself - Performer (as Emmytone)
The Joy Behar Show2010TV SeriesHerself
Weekend Today2010TV SeriesHerself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2010TV SeriesHerself
78th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade2009TV MovieHerself
Last Call with Carson Daly2008-2009TV SeriesHerself
The Florence Henderson Show2009TV SeriesHerself - Guest
That Morning Show2009TV SeriesHerself
2009 Game Show Awards2009TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Iron Chef America: The Series2009TV SeriesHerself - ICA Judge / Actress
The 7th Annual TV Land Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
A-List Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
15th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2009TV SpecialHerself
Entertainment Tonight2008-2009TV SeriesHerself
Golden Globes Red Carpet Live2009TV MovieHerself - Presenter
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2008TV Movie documentaryHerself
GSN Live2008TV SeriesHerself
Macy's Passport Celebrity Catwalk Challenge2008TV SpecialHerself
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
Celebrity Family Feud2008TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Player
The 2008 Hero Awards2008TV SpecialHerself (uncredited)
Today2007-2008TV SeriesHerself
The 6th Annual TV Land Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
Last Comic Standing2008TV SeriesHerself - Celebrity Talent Scout / Herself - Talent Scout
The 22nd Annual Genesis Awards2008TV SpecialHerself (uncredited)
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson2008TV SeriesHerself
Alive & Well with Michelle Harris2008TV SeriesHerself
Weekend Today2007TV SeriesHerself
Take Home Handyman2007TV SeriesHerself
That's So Hollywood2007TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The 21st Annual Genesis Awards2007VideoHerself (uncredited)
American Idol: Unauthorized2007Video documentaryHerself
13th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2007TV SpecialHerself
Urban Rush2006TV SeriesHerself
Gotta Get Off This Merry Go Round: Sex, Dolls and Showtunes2006Video documentaryHerself
Jimmy Kimmel Live!2005TV SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

The Office Retrospective2013TV Movie documentaryHerself / Meredith Palmer
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Saturday TV Funhouse2006TV Special


Won Awards

2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesThe Office (2005)
2008Future Classic AwardTV Land AwardsThe Office (2005)
2007Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearThe Office (2005)
2007ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesThe Office (2005)

Nominated Awards

2013ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesThe Office (2005)
2012ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesThe Office (2005)
2011ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesThe Office (2005)
2010ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesThe Office (2005)
2009ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesThe Office (2005)
2008Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearThe Office (2005)
2006Gold Derby TV AwardGold Derby AwardsEnsemble of the YearThe Office (2005)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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