KATHRYN AKIN

KATHRYN AKIN by Tim Leyes
Photo: Tim Leyes
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HILARY GAGAN ASSOCIATES
187 Drury Lane, London WC2B 5QD
Phone: 020-7404 8794 / 020-7404 8793
Fax: 020-7430 1869
E-mail: hilary@hgassoc.co.uk
Location:London
Height:5'5" (165cm)
Weight:9st. 10lb. (62kg)
Playing Age:41 - 50 years
Appearance:Hispanic, Mediterranean, White
Nationality:British, Canadian
Other:Equity, American Actors UK, AEA, ACTRA, CAEA
Eye Colour:Brown
Hair Colour:Dark Brown
Hair Length:Mid Length
Voice Character:Engaging
Voice Quality:Warm

Credits:

Just finished filming MAMMA MIA: HERE WE GO AGAIN! Kathryn's recent performance as Duchess Stephanie in DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY at Charing Cross Theatre was called 'powerful' (Independent) and 'poignant' (Daily Mail). She has played principal roles in the West End & leading roles in both plays & musicals at top UK regional theatres, midscale theatres in London, and with both BBC Radio and TV. Kathryn performed in Canada from 2011-2015 where she was nominated for multiple awards for her critically acclaimed performance in NEXT TO NORMAL (Toronto/Calgary/Edmonton). Extensive voice over background.

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Stage
2017, Stage, Duchess Stephanie Lamberti, Death Takes a Holiday, Danielle Tarento / Charing Cross Theatre, Thom Southerland
2015, Stage, Ima, The Immigrant, HGJT / Toronto Centre for the Performing Arts, Robert McQueen
2013, Stage, Diana, Next To Normal (remount), Clearwater / Tarragon Theatre, Toronto, Kate Stevenson
2012, Stage, Diana, Next To Normal, Theatre Calgary / The Citadel Theatre, Canada, Ron Jenkins
2012, Stage, Diana, Next To Normal, Clearwater / Tarragon Theatre, Toronto, Kate Stevenson
2011, Stage, Cora, Calendar Girls, Royal Alexandra Toronto / MTC/ Mirvish Productions, Marti Maraden
2009, Stage, Heavenly Friend+alternate Nettie (Lesley Garrett), Carousel, Savoy Theatre, West End, Lindsay Posner
2008, Stage, Nettie, Carousel, Manchester Opera House/ATG UK Tour, Lindsay Posner
2008, Stage, Mrs. Meade, Gone With The Wind, New London Theatre, West End, Trevor Nunn
2006, Stage, Priscilla, Taboos (When Harriet Met Sally), New End Theatre, Andy Jordan
2005, Stage, Tessie Tura + alternate Mama Rose, Gypsy, Dundee Rep, James Brining
2004, Stage, Dona Gisa/devisor, Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, Lyric Hammersmith Studio/Dende, Andre Pink
2004, Stage, Katherine, Smudge, Oval House (Time Out Critic's Choice), Jessice Higgs
2003, Stage, Annalise, The Typographer's Dream, Menier/Pleasance Edinburgh, Owen Lewis
2002, Stage, Merman,Charity etc, Dorothy Fields Forever, The King's Head, David Kernan
2002, Stage, Dr. Jeanene Deekman, Trance, The White Bear Theatre, Julio Martino
2001, Stage, Miss Gulch/The Wicked Witch, The Wizard of Oz, Bristol Old Vic, Gareth Machin
2000, Stage, Brenda+covered and played Alexandra (Lucie Arnaz), The Witches of Eastwick-Original Cast, West End/Cameron Mackintosh, Eric Schaeffer
1999, Stage, Jeanne/Mme de Rols, Martin Guerre-UK National Tour, West Yorkshire Playhouse/C. Mackintosh, Conall Morrison
1998, Stage, Ariadne, Cold Draft On Tap, Old Red Lion Theatre, Kate Hall
1997, Stage, Mother, Celle-La / That Woman, Traverse Theatre / Tramway, Cathie Boyd
1996, Stage, Hedda Hopper+covered/ played Norma (Petula Clark), Sunset Boulevard, Adelphi Theatre, West End, Trevor Nunn
1996, Stage, Feste, Twelfth Night, Hush Hush Ensemble, Steven Sheridan
1995, Stage, Carmen, Forever Yours Marie-Lou, Off the Fence, Natalie Wilson
1993, Stage, Fanny Ryan Fiander, The Gallant Major, The Stephenville Festival Canada, Edmund Maclean
1991, Stage, Evelyn, A Connecticut Yankee, Shaw Festival/Canada, Tom Diamond
1991, Stage, Edie, This Happy Breed, Shaw Festival/Canada, Susan Cox
1991, Stage, Goneril, King Lear, Shakespeare and Company, Tina Packer
1990, Stage, Linda, Pal Joey, Grand Theatre/National Arts Centre, Canada, Martha Henry
Radio
2011, Radio, Lt. Cnl Gloria McMillan, Afghanada- Season 6, CBC Radio, Greg Sinclair
2009, Radio, Actor, With Great Pleasure- Paul Gambacinni, BBC Radio 4, Christine Hall
2008, Radio, Narrator/ All Characters, Helpless-Book at Bedtime, BBC Radio 4, Christine Hall
2003, Radio, Mrs. Oleson, On The Banks of Plum Creek, BBC Radio 4, Mary Ward-Lowery
2002, Radio, Nellie Cross, Peyton Place, BBC Radio 4, Sara Davies
2001, Radio, Bel Canto Reading, The Front Row, BBC Radio 2
1997, Radio, Anna, The Seven Deadly Sins, BBC Radio / Pride Arts Festival, Eric Presland
1990, Radio, Anna, Sunnyville, CBC Radio, James Roy
Voice Over
2017, Voice Over, Patty, High Water (animation pilot), Room One Films
2017, Voice Over, Various Canadian voices, Tin Star, Sky Atlantic
2016, Voice Over, American narrator, B2B film for Oracle software, Ecstasy Inc.
2016, Voice Over, American narrator, B2B animated film for Nokia, Workspace One, Jordan Chambers
2016, Voice Over, Various American voices, Daily Step E-learning, Daily Step, Jane Lawson
2015, Voice Over, Lead voice, ONA radio commercial, 360 Degrees Toronto
2015, Voice Over, Various RP voices, Assassin's Creed: Syndicate, Ubisoft
2014, Voice Over, Various RP voices, Assassin's Creed: Unity, Ubisoft
2014, Voice Over, British reporter, Toonies For Tummies, Grayson Matthews/BC productions, Toronto
2013, Voice Over, Mid Atlantic Narration, Strongbow Sales Video, Strongbow
2011, Voice Over, Lead voice, Sunsilk Shampoo, more world markets
2011, Voice Over, Kate Beckinsale dub, Contraband, Working Title (feature film)
2010, Voice Over, Various Roles, High School Musical (Mexican re-dub), Disney
2010, Voice Over, Various Roles, The Special Relationship/Gallow Walker, Feature Films
2010, Voice Over, Lead voice, Sunsilk commercial- Asia
2010, Voice Over, Narrator, e-Sight Systems- Corporate Film, Big Head Media, Martin Pickering
2010, Voice Over, Narrator, Test Commercials- Sony Ericsson, Sunsilk Shampoo
2009, Voice Over, Maleine's voice, Marlie's New Face, Discovery US/September Films, Nick Gray
2009, Voice Over, Various, The Prisoner (tv film), ITV/AMC
2009, Voice Over, Various Roles, Planet 51 (feature)
2008, Voice Over, Narrator, Test Commercials, Phillips and Andrex
2008, Voice Over, Julliard Registrar, The Soloist (feature), Joe Wright
2008, Voice Over, American News Reporter, House of Saddam, BBC TV
2008, Voice Over, Comedy American Announcer, BBC 6 Music Morning Show, BBC 6 Radio
2007, Voice Over, Narrator/ All Characters, Eye-Short Stories by Frank Herbert, RNIB Talking Books
2007, Voice Over, Continuity Narration, Five US, Channel Five
2007, Voice Over, Narrator, America at a Crossroad-The Brotherhood, PBS America, Tony Stark
2007, Voice Over, Various Roles, Doctor Who, BBC Television
2006, Voice Over, Various Roles, 9/11-The Twin Towers, Death of A President (docudramas), BBC, Channel Four
2006, Voice Over, Various Roles, Jonathan Toomey, Til Death, Closing the Ring (features)
2006, Voice Over, Narrator/All Characters, Mediator 1- Love You To Death, RNIB Talking Books
2006, Voice Over, Lead Voice, Test Lysol/Dettol advert for US market
2006, Voice Over, Time Travel Computer Voice, Stormbreaker (feature)
2005, Voice Over, Narrator, HBO documentary (USA) on feature film Pride and Prejudice, Special Treats / Working Title
2005, Voice Over, Various Roles, Batman Begins, Doom, Snowcake, Flyboys, The Fall (features)
2005, Voice Over, Narrator/ All Characters, Honeymoon, Isis Audio
2004, Voice Over, Various Roles, Beyond the Sea,The Wedding Date, White Noise (features)
2004, Voice Over, American Croupier, Computer Game, JPM
2003, Voice Over, Glennis Yeager, Days That Shook the World, BBC 2, Lion Television
2002, Voice Over, Ditzy Hotel Receptionist, United Airlines, Classic FM
2001, Voice Over, Various Roles, Gangs of New York, Resident Evil (features)
Television
2016, Television, Ruby, How (Not) to Kill Your Husband-Teacher's Pet, Thumbs Up Productions / Discovery ID, Nick Tebbet
2003, Television, Captain Nash, Cambridge Spies, BBC Television, Tim Fywell
1991, Television, Executive Secretary, Street Legal, Canadian Broadcasting Corp., George Bloomfield
Short Film
2015, Short Film, Psychologist, Come Back, HueSon Productions, Hannah Anderson/Aidan Shipley
2009, Short Film, Marisa, Eleven Fifty Six, Tapioca/Cannes/LA/Palm Springs Shorts Festivals, Bruno Massi
1995, Short Film, Becci, Bosh, W.A.V.E., Donna Turner
Film
2017, Film, Fisherman's Wife, Mamma Mia: Here we Go Again!, Universal, Ol Parker
Video Game
2016, Video Game, Various American voices, Horizon video game, Sony Entertainment
2015, Video Game, Mocap Principal, Assassin's Creed: Syndicate, Ubisoft
2014, Video Game, Various RP characters, Assassin's Creed Unity, Ubisoft Montreal
2008, Video Game, Commander Emerson, Crysis Warhead, Louis Ehlman
Further Credits
2016, Recording, American Narrator, Once in a Lifetime, RNIB Talking Books
2016, Recording, Miranda, The Kind Worth Killing, RNIB Talking Books
2016, Recording, Signora Rosselli, The Last Day of Summer, Chris Burgess / Mark Warman
2015, Commercial, Head Nurse, Ontario Nurses Association, 360Degrees
2014, Rehearsed Reading, Bug, High Life, Theatre Inamorata, Lesley Robertson
2014, Workshop, Deviser, Avaricious, Theatre Gargantua Toronto, Jacquie PA Thomas
2010, Workshop, Tree/Narrator, Pitter Patter Girl, Theatre Centre/Stratford Circus, Natasha Khamjani
2008, Commercial, Wealthy Patient, Harley Street Medical Group
2005, Workshop, Therapist/Mezzo, The Love Show, Robert Fokkens, Kathryn Akin
2004, Ident, Upscale Mom, Christmas, UKTV

Skills:

Accents & Dialects:
(* = native)
American-California, American-East Coast, American-Midwest, American-New England, American-New York, American-North East, American-Southern States, American-Standard*, American-West Coast, Canadian*, English-Standard, French, French Canadian, Galway, Heightened RP, Irish-Southern, Polish, Spanish, Yorkshire
Languages:
(* = Native/Fluent)
English*, French
Music & Dance:
(* = highly skilled)
Alto*, Ballad*, Ballet*, Blues*, Cabaret Singing*, Contemporary Dance*, Flute, Folk Singing*, Jazz Dancing*, Jazz Singing*, Mezzo-Soprano*, Period Dancing, Tap
Performance:Audio Books, Musical Comedy, Physical Theatre, Singer-Professional, Voice Over
Sports:
(* = highly skilled)
Badminton, Ice Skating, Sailing, Swimming*, Yoga
Vehicle Licences:Car Driving Licence
Other Skills:Assistant Director (experienced), Devising, Drama Coach (professional), Drama Workshop Leader, Motion Capture, Narration