Kate McKinnon

Kathryn McKinnon Berthold (born January 6, 1984), known professionally as Kate McKinnon, is an American actress, voice actress, and comedian. She is best known for her sketch comedy work as a cast member on Saturday Night Live and The Big Gay Sketch Show. She played Jillian Holtzmann in the reboot of Ghostbusters (2016). McKinnon is known for her strong character work and celebrity impressions. She is known for her impressions of pop singer Justin Bieber, comedian and television host Ellen DeGeneres, politician Hillary Clinton and German Chancellor Angela Merkel. She has been nominated for four Primetime Emmys, three for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series and one for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics.

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
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
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
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
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
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
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)

CAST:  Melissa McCarthy  •  Kristen Wiig  •  Kate McKinnon  •  Leslie Jones
Sisters (2015)

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
Ted 2 (2015)


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
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
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
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
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
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
Family (2019)

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 couple who have known each other since 8 are destined to be together until death do them apart.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephanie Laing
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
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
The Spy Who Dumped Me (2018)

Audrey and Morgan, two thirty-year-old best friends in Los Angeles, are thrust unexpectedly into an international conspiracy when Audrey’s ex-boyfriend shows up at their apartment with a team of deadly assassins on his trail.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Susanna Fogel
CAST:  Mila Kunis  •  Kate McKinnon  •  Justin Theroux  •  Gillian Anderson