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Kathleen Robertson’s diverse film and television projects and chameleon-like performances continue to impress audiences and
Robertson stars as Kitty O’Neil, Mayor Tom Kane’s former aide in the STARZ Original series "Boss," featuring Kelsey Grammer as the Mayor of Chicago who has been diagnosed with a degenerative neurological disorder.
Robertson is also set to write, produce, and star in the dramedy series "Your Time Is Up," about a wildly successful, yet deeply troubled psychologist. This marks Robertson’s second produced script, her first being indie feature Gravity Pulls, which she stars in and co-wrote. Her next film, Code Name: Geronimo, from the producers of The Hurt Locker, is slated for a September release from Weinstein Co and follows the demise of Bin Laden.
In television, Robertson both headlined and served as executive producer for IFC’s Gemini Award-winning mockumentary style comedy series "The Business." Additionally, she starred as the wicked sorceress sister to Zooey Deschanel in "Tin Man," the six-hour, mini-series version of The Wizard of Oz, which recently garnered the SyFy Channel’s highest ratings in the network’s history and multiple Emmy-nominations.
In film, Robertson recently starred in the drama A Night for Dying Tigers, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, and she has finished filming Down the Road Again, the anticipated sequel to Don Shebib’s 1970 Canadian classic Goin’ Down the Road. Upcoming films include her starring roles in Static, Not Since You and Losing Control.
Robertson starred alongside Academy Award-winning® actors Ben Affleck and Adrien Brody in the dramatic thriller Hollywoodland, and starred opposite Mark Ruffalo in IFC Films’ sexual drama XX/XY. She can also be seen in Scary Movie, as well as Gregg Araki’s Splendor and Nowhere.
Robertson’s additional film credits include Last Exit, which earned her second Gemini Award (Canadian Emmy) nomination, Player 5150, The Hill, In the Dark (opposite Charlotte Rampling), Until the Night (Norman Reedus), Control (directed by Tim Hunter, acting alongside Willem Dafoe and Ray Liotta), and Mall Cop. Further feature film credits include roles in Beautiful (with Minnie Driver for director Sally Field), Bruce McCulloch’s Dog Park, Sundance Film Festival favorite Psycho Beach Party, Speaking of Sex (co-starring with Bill Murray, directed by John McNaughton), I Love Your Work (with Giovanni Ribisi and Franke Potente), and I Am Sam (Sean Penn).
Robertson garnered her third Best Actress Gemini Award nomination for Torso, in which she starred as notorious Canadian murderer Evelyn Dick in the grizzly 1946 true story.
Her early television career includes the role of Clare Arnold on "Beverly Hills, 90210" (FOX) and her role in the David E. Kelley drama "Girls Club."
A native of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Robertson currently resides in Los Angeles.