Kate McKinnon

Kate McKinnon Berthold (born January 6, 1984) 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. McKinnon starred in the Logo sketch comedy series The Big Gay Sketch Show (2007–2010), voiced lead roles in the PBS Kids animated series Nature Cat (2015–present) and the Netflix animated series The Magic School Bus Rides Again (2017–2021), and portrayed Carole Baskin in the Peacock miniseries Joe vs. Carole (2022). McKinnon has also appeared in numerous films, such as Balls Out (2014), Ghostbusters (2016), Office Christmas Party (2016), Rough Night (2017), The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018), Yesterday (2019), Bombshell (2019), DC League of Super-Pets (2022), and Barbie (2023). Description above from the Wikipedia article Kate McKinnon, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

2

Toy Story of Terror! (2013)

What starts out as a fun road trip for the Toy Story gang takes an unexpected turn for the worse when the trip detours to a roadside motel. After one of the toys goes missing, the others find themselves caught up in a mysterious sequence of events that must be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Angus MacLane
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tim Allen  •  Kristen Schaal  •  Carl Weathers

What starts out as a fun road trip for the Toy Story gang takes an unexpected turn for the worse when the trip detours to a roadside motel. After one of the toys goes missing, the others find themselves caught up in a mysterious sequence of events that must be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Angus MacLane
CAST:  Tom Hanks  •  Tim Allen  •  Kristen Schaal  •  Carl Weathers

Balls Out (2014)

With marriage, graduation, and the real world looming on the horizon, fifth year senior Caleb Fuller reassembles the ol' team of misfits for one last epic run in Intramural football.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Disney
CAST:  Jake Lacy  •  Nikki Reed  •  Kate McKinnon  •  Beck Bennett

With marriage, graduation, and the real world looming on the horizon, fifth year senior Caleb Fuller reassembles the ol' team of misfits for one last epic run in Intramural football.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Disney
CAST:  Jake Lacy  •  Nikki Reed  •  Kate McKinnon  •  Beck Bennett

Masterminds (2016)

A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jared Hess
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Jason Sudeikis  •  Zach Galifianakis

A night guard at an armored car company in the Southern U.S. organizes one of the biggest bank heists in American history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jared Hess
CAST:  Owen Wilson  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Jason Sudeikis  •  Zach Galifianakis

Life Partners (2014)

A 29-year-old lawyer and her lesbian best friend experience a dramatic shift in their longtime bond after one enters a serious relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susanna Fogel
CAST:  Leighton Meester  •  Gillian Jacobs  •  Gabourey Sidibe  •  Beth Dover

A 29-year-old lawyer and her lesbian best friend experience a dramatic shift in their longtime bond after one enters a serious relationship.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susanna Fogel
CAST:  Leighton Meester  •  Gillian Jacobs  •  Gabourey Sidibe  •  Beth Dover

Finding Dory (2016)

Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Ellen DeGeneres  •  Albert Brooks  •  Diane Keaton  •  Eugene Levy

Dory is reunited with her friends Nemo and Marlin in the search for answers about her past. What can she remember? Who are her parents? And where did she learn to speak Whale?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Stanton
CAST:  Ellen DeGeneres  •  Albert Brooks  •  Diane Keaton  •  Eugene Levy

Rough Night (2017)

Five best friends from college reunite 10 years later for a wild bachelorette weekend in Miami. Their hard partying takes a hilariously dark turn when they accidentally kill a male stripper. Amidst the craziness of trying to cover it up, they're ultimately brought ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lucia Aniello
CAST:  Scarlett Johansson  •  Jillian Bell  •  Kate McKinnon  •  Zoë Kravitz

Five best friends from college reunite 10 years later for a wild bachelorette weekend in Miami. Their hard partying takes a hilariously dark turn when they accidentally kill a male stripper. Amidst the craziness of trying to cover it up, they're ultimately brought ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lucia Aniello
CAST:  Scarlett Johansson  •  Jillian Bell  •  Kate McKinnon  •  Zoë Kravitz

My Best Day (2012)

Karen can't believe that she has to work her receptionist gig on a gorgeous Fourth of July. Then a call comes from her long-lost father and sets in motion a crazy chain of events that will change one small town forever. Meanwhile, Megan must decide between the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erin Greenwell
CAST:  Rachel Style  •  Ashlie Atkinson  •  Robert Salerno  •  Jo Armeniox

Karen can't believe that she has to work her receptionist gig on a gorgeous Fourth of July. Then a call comes from her long-lost father and sets in motion a crazy chain of events that will change one small town forever. Meanwhile, Megan must decide between the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Erin Greenwell
CAST:  Rachel Style  •  Ashlie Atkinson  •  Robert Salerno  •  Jo Armeniox

Ghostbusters (2016)

Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Feig
CAST:  Melissa McCarthy  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Kate McKinnon  •  Leslie Jones

Following a ghost invasion of Manhattan, paranormal enthusiasts Erin Gilbert and Abby Yates, nuclear engineer Jillian Holtzmann, and subway worker Patty Tolan band together to stop the otherworldly threat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Feig
CAST:  Melissa McCarthy  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Kate McKinnon  •  Leslie Jones

Sisters (2015)

ChristmasFantasticalMusical

Two disconnected sisters are summoned to clean out their childhood bedrooms before their parents sell their family home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Moore
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Amy Poehler  •  Ike Barinholtz  •  Maya Rudolph

Two disconnected sisters are summoned to clean out their childhood bedrooms before their parents sell their family home.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jason Moore
CAST:  Tina Fey  •  Amy Poehler  •  Ike Barinholtz  •  Maya Rudolph

Office Christmas Party (2016)

When Carol Vanstone, CEO of the technology company Zenotek, expresses her intention to close the Chicago branch, run by her brother Clay, he and his co-workers organize a Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and save their jobs. But the party ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josh Gordon  •  Will Speck
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Jason Bateman  •  T.J. Miller  •  Kate McKinnon

When Carol Vanstone, CEO of the technology company Zenotek, expresses her intention to close the Chicago branch, run by her brother Clay, he and his co-workers organize a Christmas party in an effort to impress a potential client and save their jobs. But the party ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Josh Gordon  •  Will Speck
CAST:  Jennifer Aniston  •  Jason Bateman  •  T.J. Miller  •  Kate McKinnon

Ted 2 (2015)

FunnyEnjoyableFun

Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he's a person in a court of law.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seth MacFarlane
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Seth MacFarlane  •  Patrick Warburton

Newlywed couple Ted and Tami-Lynn want to have a baby, but in order to qualify to be a parent, Ted will have to prove he's a person in a court of law.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Seth MacFarlane
CAST:  Mark Wahlberg  •  Amanda Seyfried  •  Seth MacFarlane  •  Patrick Warburton

The Angry Birds Movie (2016)

An island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds or almost entirely. In this paradise, Red, a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck, and the volatile Bomb have always been outsiders. But when the island is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fergal Reilly  •  Clay Kaytis
CAST:  Jason Sudeikis  •  Josh Gad  •  Danny McBride  •  Maya Rudolph

An island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds or almost entirely. In this paradise, Red, a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck, and the volatile Bomb have always been outsiders. But when the island is visited by mysterious green piggies, it’s up to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fergal Reilly  •  Clay Kaytis
CAST:  Jason Sudeikis  •  Josh Gad  •  Danny McBride  •  Maya Rudolph

Staten Island Summer (2015)

Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rhys Thomas
CAST:  Graham Phillips  •  Zack Pearlman  •  Ashley Greene  •  Kate Walsh

Pals Danny and Frank spend the summer after high school working as lifeguards while figuring out their future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rhys Thomas
CAST:  Graham Phillips  •  Zack Pearlman  •  Ashley Greene  •  Kate Walsh

Giant Sloth (2015)

In this existential animated short, Museum curator Gordon Boonewell's world is falling apart. And his mind may be following.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Hornschemeier
CAST:  Paul Giamatti  •  Scott Aukerman  •  Jason Mantzoukas  •  Kate McKinnon

In this existential animated short, Museum curator Gordon Boonewell's world is falling apart. And his mind may be following.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Hornschemeier
CAST:  Paul Giamatti  •  Scott Aukerman  •  Jason Mantzoukas  •  Kate McKinnon

Hannah Has a Ho-Phase (2013)

When Leslie gets fed up with her prudish roommate, Hannah, she challenges her to the bet of a lifetime: Hannah must sleep with ten guys while Leslie does the unthinkable and "re-virginizes".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Jensen  •  Nadia Munla
CAST:  Genevieve Hudson-Price  •  Meredith Forlenza  •  Savannah Crafton  •  Quincy Dunn-Baker

When Leslie gets fed up with her prudish roommate, Hannah, she challenges her to the bet of a lifetime: Hannah must sleep with ten guys while Leslie does the unthinkable and "re-virginizes".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jamie Jensen  •  Nadia Munla
CAST:  Genevieve Hudson-Price  •  Meredith Forlenza  •  Savannah Crafton  •  Quincy Dunn-Baker

Mr. Ross (2010)

Businessman Mr. Ross decides to make a PowerPoint presentation of all the most embarrassing moments of his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitch Magee
CAST:  Kate McKinnon

Businessman Mr. Ross decides to make a PowerPoint presentation of all the most embarrassing moments of his life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mitch Magee
CAST:  Kate McKinnon

Family (2018)

An emotionally stunted aunt tries to bond with her thirteen year old niece, who wants nothing more than to run away from home and become a juggalo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laura Steinel
CAST:  Taylor Schilling  •  Bryn Vale  •  Brian Tyree Henry  •  Jessie Ennis

An emotionally stunted aunt tries to bond with her thirteen year old niece, who wants nothing more than to run away from home and become a juggalo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Laura Steinel
CAST:  Taylor Schilling  •  Bryn Vale  •  Brian Tyree Henry  •  Jessie Ennis

Irreplaceable You (2018)

A stunning cancer diagnosis spurs Abbie to seek a future girlfriend for fiancé and childhood sweetheart Sam, who's clueless when it comes to dating.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephanie Laing
CAST:  Gugu Mbatha-Raw  •  Michiel Huisman  •  Christopher Walken  •  Steve Coogan

A stunning cancer diagnosis spurs Abbie to seek a future girlfriend for fiancé and childhood sweetheart Sam, who's clueless when it comes to dating.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephanie Laing
CAST:  Gugu Mbatha-Raw  •  Michiel Huisman  •  Christopher Walken  •  Steve Coogan

Ferdinand (2017)

Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five men come to choose ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlos Saldanha
CAST:  John Cena  •  Kate McKinnon  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Bobby Cannavale

Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five men come to choose ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlos Saldanha
CAST:  John Cena  •  Kate McKinnon  •  Anthony Anderson  •  Bobby Cannavale

Ballerina (2016)

Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Summer  •  Éric Warin
CAST:  Elle Fanning  •  Dane DeHaan  •  Carly Rae Jepsen  •  Maddie Ziegler

Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Summer  •  Éric Warin
CAST:  Elle Fanning  •  Dane DeHaan  •  Carly Rae Jepsen  •  Maddie Ziegler
2