Kathy Kinney Biography (1954-)

Born November 3, 1954, in Stevens Point, WI; daughter of Harold (an automobile dealer) and Marian Kinney. Addresses: Agent: Billy Miller, Michael Slessinger and Associates, 8730 Sunset Blvd., Suite 270, West Hollywood, CA 90069.

Actress, comedienne
Birth Details
November 3, 1954
Stevens Point, Wisconsin, United States

Famous Works

  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Prudence Goddard, Newhart, CBS, 1989-1990
  • Mimi Bobeck Carey, The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 1995-2004
  • (As Kathryn Kinney) Voice of Jenny the monkey, Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot (animated), Fox, 1999-2001
  • 3 South (animated), MTV, 2002-2003
  • Miniseries
  • Cruel Doubt, NBC, 1992
  • (In archive footage) Mouthing Off: 51 Greatest Smartasses, ComedyCentral, 2004
  • Movies
  • Cindy Wilson, Promised a Miracle, CBS, 1988
  • Woman at depot, Inherit the Wind, NBC, 1988
  • Mrs. Tattler, Picking Up the Pieces, Cinemax, 2000
  • Specials
  • The 1997 Hollywood Christmas Parade, syndicated, 1997
  • Penn & Teller's Home Invasion Magic, ABC, 1997
  • Mimi, Drew's Dance Party Special, ABC, 1998
  • Comedy Central Presents the N.Y. Friars Club Roast of Drew Carey,Comedy Central, 1998
  • Mimi Bobeck "Money" Carey, Rock & Roll Back to School Special(also known as Drew Carey's Rock & Roll Back to School Special), ABC, 2001
  • Improv All Stars (also known as Drew Carey's Improv All Stars), Showtime, 2001
  • The 70th Annual Hollywood Christmas Parade, syndicated, 2001
  • Voice of Sheriff Ellen Perkins, A Scooby-Doo Christmas (animated),The WB, 2002
  • Awards Presentations
  • Presenter, The 18th Annual CableAce Awards, TNT, 1996
  • Presenter, The Walt Disney Company Presents the Eighth American Teacher Awards, The Disney Channel, 1998
  • The 26th Annual American Music Awards, ABC, 1999
  • Presenter, 2001 Creative Arts Emmy Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2001
  • Episodic
  • Marge, "Lady Luck," Grand, NBC, 1990
  • Nora, "Play Melville for Me," Dream On, HBO, 1991, later Fox
  • Dog trainer, "What Have You Done for Me Lately?" (also known as "The Garden Weasel"), The Larry Sanders Show, HBO, 1992
  • The proctor, "S.A.T. Blues," Step by Step, ABC, 1992
  • Angry woman, "The Handicap Spot," Seinfeld, NBC, 1993
  • Mrs. Sullivan, "The Quiet Room," Fallen Angels, Showtime, 1993
  • Mrs. Blaisher, "Last One into the Water," Bakersfield, P.D., Fox,1994
  • Norma Bedrosian, "Super Bowl Fun Day," Full House, ABC, 1995
  • Nurse, "Emmet Bypass," Grace under Fire (also known as Grace under Pressure), ABC, 1995
  • Rifkin, "Danger Boy," Boy Meets World, ABC, 1995
  • Katie Banks, "Ghosts," Lois and Clark: The New Adventures of Superman (also known as Lois and Clark and The New Adventures of Superman), ABC, 1996
  • Mimi Bobeck, "Viva Las Ratings," Coach, ABC, 1997
  • Guest, Live! With Regis and Kathie Lee, syndicated, 1997
  • Guest, The Rosie O'Donnell Show, syndicated, 1997
  • Facilitator, "Brian's Got Back: Part 1," The Brian Benben Show, CBS, 1998
  • Herself, "Joshua," Space Ghost Coast to Coast (live action and animated), The Cartoon Network, 1998
  • Mimi Bobeck, "Two Guys, a Girl and a Psycho Halloween," Two Guys, a Girl and a Pizza Place (also known as Two Guys and a Girl), ABC, 1998
  • Second waitress, "The General Hospital 35th Anniversary Show," GeneralHospital, ABC, 1998
  • Voice of Ocnus, "Hercules and the Kids," Hercules (animated; alsoknown as Disney's Hercules and Hercules: The TV Show), ABC andsyndicated, 1998
  • Whose Line Is It, Anyway? (also known as Whose Line? and WliiA?), ABC, 1998
  • Betty, "Norm Pimps the Wiener Dog," The Norm Show (also known as Norm), ABC, 1999
  • Mimi, "Young Guns," The Hughleys, ABC, 1999
  • "The Gift," Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX TV, 1999
  • "The Seed Jar," Chicken Soup for the Soul, PAX TV, 1999
  • Guest, "Gay Pride 2000," In the Life, PBS, 2000
  • Mimi, "Norm vs. Schoolin'," The Norm Show (also known as Norm), ABC, 2000
  • Voice of Mama Destructo, "The Finale" (some sources cite "The Finale/That's My Mama Destructo"), Pepper Ann (animated; also known as Disney's Pepper Ann), ABC and syndicated, 2000
  • Guest, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2000
  • (Uncredited) Vegas woman, "Let It Ride," Nikki, The WB, 2001
  • Guest, "Details! Details!," It's Christopher Lowell (also known asThe Christopher Lowell Show), The Learning Channel, 2003
  • O'Farrell's mother, "A Forgotten Yesterday," Fillmore! (also knownas Disney's Fillmore!), ABC, 2003
  • Guest, The View, ABC, 2003
  • Pilots
  • Instructor, Tag Team, ABC, 1991
  • Mimi Bobeck, The Drew Carey Show, ABC, 1995
  • Green Screen Show (also known as Drew Carey's Green Screen Show), The WB, 2004
  • Other
  • Motel proprietor, Runway One, [Great Britain], 1995
  • Television Additional Voices
  • Series
  • All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series (animated), ABC, 1996-1998, FoxFamily Channel, 1998
  • Film Appearances
  • Joan, Parting Glances, Cinecom, 1986
  • IBC Nurse, Scrooged, Paramount, 1988
  • Receptionist, Three Fugitives, Buena Vista, 1989
  • Bernice, Stanley & Iris, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1990
  • Blaire Kendall, Arachnophobia, Buena Vista, 1990
  • Denise, The Linguini Incident, Image Entertainment, 1991
  • Homeless lady, Mr. Jones, TriStar, 1993
  • Marian, This Boy's Life, Warner Bros., 1993
  • Redneck nurse, Lost in the Pershing Point Hotel, Northern Arts Entertainment, 2001
  • Herself, Bitter Jester, Anchor Bay Entertainment, 2004
  • Lisa Lather, A Dog and His Boy, Winslow Productions, 2004
  • Stage Appearances
  • Appeared in Casina, The Dying Art, Triplets in Uniform, and The Woman from Samos, all Los Angeles productions.

Further Reference


    • Entertainment Weekly, May 24, 1996, p. 82; March 28, 1997, p. 17
    • People Weekly, May 5, 1997, pp. 69-70
    • TV Guide, December 7, 1996

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