Kathleen Robertson, a versatile actor, is now captivating audiences as she stars in the eagerly awaited family drama “NORTHERN RESCUE,” currently in production and set to air on Netflix. Prior to this, Robertson showcased her talent in several acclaimed series, leaving a lasting impact on viewers.
One of her noteworthy roles was opposite Taye Diggs in Steven Bochco’s critically acclaimed crime drama “Murder in the First,” where she played a character with depth and complexity for three seasons.
Simultaneously, she took on a pivotal recurring role in A&E’s acclaimed and Emmy-nominated “Bates Motel,” starring alongside Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore as a free-spirited, hippy drug lord. Robertson’s remarkable performance as the brilliant and enigmatic Kitty O’Neill in Gus Van Sant’s Golden Globe-winning political drama “Boss,” alongside Kelsey Grammer, garnered much attention as well.
Not limited to television, Robertson has also made an impact in the film industry. Her work includes appearances in diverse films such as “The Vatican Tapes,” a psychological thriller opposite Michael Pena, and “Hollywoodland,” where she shared the screen with Academy Award-winners Ben Affleck and Adrien Brody. Additionally, she starred in Sundance Film Festival’s sexual drama “XX/XY” alongside Mark Ruffalo and portrayed a significant role alongside Sean Penn in “I Am Sam.”
Beyond her acting prowess, Kathleen Robertson has been recognized for her creative talents as a writer and producer. She is currently adapting “The Possibilities” for Fox Searchlight, collaborating with Academy Award-nominated filmmaker Jason Reitman, who is set to direct. In addition, she is working on the adaptation of “Little Bee” for Amazon Studios, with plans for Julia Roberts to star. Robertson’s involvement extends to the adaptation of the comic-book series “Lady Killer” for Dark Horse, directed by Michelle MacLaren.
Her writing and producing ventures also extend to television, with a recent deal signed with Universal Cable Productions for original content creation. Among her numerous projects, “Your Time Is Up,” sold to Lifetime, will be produced by Academy Award-winning producer Gil Netter, with Christina Applegate in a leading role. Moreover, she successfully sold adaptations of “Swimming With Sharks” to USA Network, “Shooting Stars” to E!, and “Hollywood Babylon” to Warner Brothers, with John Wells serving as executive producer alongside Robertson.
A native of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, Kathleen Robertson currently calls Los Angeles her home as she continues to make a profound impact in both the television and film industries with her outstanding talents as an actor, writer, and producer.