As an actress with stage training, Kathryn Erbe began to work professionally as an artist even before her university degree. She performed on the set of The Grapes of Wrath, which was her debut with the famous Steppenwolf Theatre Company in Chicago in 1988. Kathryn became so successful with the company that she became a full member in 1993. Her success with the company was not only professional but also personal when she became the wife of one of the co-founders, Terry Kinney.
Throughout the 1990s Kathryn Erbe switched her performances between the theater and the silver screen, which always earned her positive reviews and even earned her a Tony nod for her role in The Speed of Darkness – the bloody stage drama of 1991. Among her remarkable performances on the small screen is her shocking impression as a murderous mother on death row on the set of Oz – the HBO prison drama. Perhaps her most famous performance was her portrayal of Vincent D’Onofrio’s tough partner on the set of Law and Order: Criminal Intent, which ran from 2001 to 2010.
Her other television roles include Chicken Soup, Blue Bloods, Murder: Life on the Street, and The Sinner in 1989. Kathryn was also featured on the set of “How to Get Away With Murder” and in convictions. Her films include Rich in love, Love From Ground Zero, Dream With Fishes, The Addiction, and many others. Apart from The Speed of Darkness and The Grapes of Wrath, Kathryn Erbe has also starred in other stage productions such as The Father and A Month in the Country. The famous actress has received several notable awards and nominations for her efforts as an entertainer.
Kathryn Erbe – Biography
Kathryn Erbe was born on July 5, 1965, as Kathryn Elsbeth Erbe. Her star sign is Cancer and she was born in Newton, Massachusetts, which is why she has American citizenship. She came to her family as the eldest child of Richard Erbe (father), who works as a research geneticist at the University of Buffalo, and her mother Elsbeth Magnarelli, who works in her capacity as Vice President in a Boston management firm. Kathryn grew up with two younger siblings – a brother named Jonathan Erbe and a sister named Jennifer Erbe.
A closer look at her academic background reveals that she is an alumnus of NYU – New York University – where she earned a degree in theater studies at the institution’s Tisch School of the Arts. She graduated in 1989, but before that, she was cast as Lynn Redgrave’s daughter on the set of the sitcom Chicken Soup.
Family Life Of Kathryn Erbe – Children
Kathryn Erbe met her first and only spouse Terry Kinney when she was active in the Chicago theater scene. Terry is part of the entertainment industry in his capacity as an actor and director. He is also co-founder of Steppenwolf along with his partners Jeff Perry and Gary Sinise. Their married life began in 1993 with a wedding ceremony, but the details of their wedding and married life are not known to the public.
However, it is not a hidden fact that their marriage was blessed with a couple of children. Their first child, a girl named Maeve, was born on October 26, 1995. Maeve soon became a sister of Carson, who was born on October 15, 2003. According to Kathryn, the family keeps a house dog named Lilah; it is good for children and pets to grow up together.
The movie star worked with her husband on the set of many productions such as Oz, where she played the role of a prisoner on death row, while her spouse played the role of the prison warden. The couple also worked together in 1997 in A Streetcar Named Desire with Kathryn in the lead role, while her husband acted as the film director.
While she was on the set of Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Kathryn Erbe fathered her second child, and the producers of the series wrote her condition into the script and had Kathryn’s character take on the role of a surrogate mother, for the benefit of her infertile sister. Unfortunately, the marriage of Kathryn and Terry fell apart in 2006.
Kathryn Erbe has earned a healthy income since her acting debut. For the time being, her estimated net worth from a reliable source is estimated at a handsome $8 million, and it is expected that there will be some positive changes at the next review.