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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kathleen "Bird" York is an actress, screenwriter and Oscar nominated songwriter-recording artist. As a screenwriter, York has written projects for John Wells Warner Brothers, Sony, Paramount and has just completed a one hour pilot for Fox Television Studios. She is a recent alumni of the prestigious Showrunners Training Program facilitated by the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

York achieved global recognition with her song "In the Deep", (co-written with Michael Becker) which appears on her album Wicked Little High and was written for the 2004 film Crash. "In the Deep" was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Song with York performing the song live at the 78th Academy Awards in 2006. Her self titled debut record was released in February 1999.

As an actress, York has starred in over a hundred film and television projects. York starred as a young Naomi Judd in Love Can Build a Bridge, the four hour NBC miniseries about Judd's life (the second highest rated event on NBC that year). Other credits include six seasons of the multi Emmy Award winning series The West Wing as Andrea Wyatt, Northern Lights with Diane Keaton, "Cold Feet" with Tom Waits, "A Season In Purgatory" opposite Patrick Dempsey, "Nightjohn" opposite Beau Bridges, and Oscar winner Crash. Independent film credits include Cries of Silence, The Big Day, Ball Don't Lie. York was a series regular in the ABC series Vengeance Unlimited as well as Aaron's Way for NBC. Recurring roles include Stephen Bochco's Murder One, The O.C and Desperate Housewives. She appeared on the cult hit Curb Your Enthusiasm as Larry David's masseuse "Summer" in the show's second season . Fall 2010 she will be seen in the NBC drama Chase and A&E's The Glades.

Other music credits include the main theme song in Sony Pictures Seven Pounds, the televised concert Where Music Meets Film along with Joss Stone, Lindsay Buckingham and Babyface as well as featured song placements in House, 2010 season of American Idol, Nip/Tuck, CSI: NY, In Justice, Jake 2.0 and Everwood. She was the featured musical artist for the 2001 season of the CBS TV series Family Law writing and producing songs for numerous episodes.

Her latest EP Have No Fear was released on December 19, 2008 and a completed full record will be released in early 2010. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kathleen York, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Kathleen "Bird" York is an actress, screenwriter and Oscar nominated songwriter-recording artist. As a screenwriter, York has written projects for John Wells Warner Brothers, Sony, Paramount and has just completed a one hour pilot for Fox Television Studios. She is a recent alumni of the prestigious Showrunners Training Program facilitated by the Writers Guild of America and the Alliance of Motion Picture and Television Producers.

York achieved global recognition with her song "In the Deep", (co-written with Michael Becker) which appears on her album Wicked Little High and was written for the 2004 film Crash. "In the Deep" was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Song with York performing the song live at the 78th Academy Awards in 2006. Her self titled debut record was released in February 1999.

As an actress, York has starred in over a hundred film and television projects. York starred as a young Naomi Judd in Love Can Build a Bridge, the four hour NBC miniseries about Judd's life (the second highest rated event on NBC that year). Other credits include six seasons of the multi Emmy Award winning series The West Wing as Andrea Wyatt, Northern Lights with Diane Keaton, "Cold Feet" with Tom Waits, "A Season In Purgatory" opposite Patrick Dempsey, "Nightjohn" opposite Beau Bridges, and Oscar winner Crash. Independent film credits include Cries of Silence, The Big Day, Ball Don't Lie. York was a series regular in the ABC series Vengeance Unlimited as well as Aaron's Way for NBC. Recurring roles include Stephen Bochco's Murder One, The O.C and Desperate Housewives. She appeared on the cult hit Curb Your Enthusiasm as Larry David's masseuse "Summer" in the show's second season . Fall 2010 she will be seen in the NBC drama Chase and A&E's The Glades.

Other music credits include the main theme song in Sony Pictures Seven Pounds, the televised concert Where Music Meets Film along with Joss Stone, Lindsay Buckingham and Babyface as well as featured song placements in House, 2010 season of American Idol, Nip/Tuck, CSI: NY, In Justice, Jake 2.0 and Everwood. She was the featured musical artist for the 2001 season of the CBS TV series Family Law writing and producing songs for numerous episodes.

Her latest EP Have No Fear was released on December 19, 2008 and a completed full record will be released in early 2010. Description above from the Wikipedia article Kathleen York, licensed under CC-BY-SA,full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Female

Known Credits 33

Birthday -

Place of Birth Los Angeles - California - USA

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Also Known As

  • Bird York
  • Kathleen "Bird" York

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2014 Nightcrawler as Jackie (uncredited)
2014 Jane the Virgin(2 episodes) as Angelique Harper
2014 Tin Man as Wendy
2013 Sleepy Hollow(1 episode) as Ms. Hudson
2012 The Client List(10 episodes) as Jolene
2010 The Glades(1 episode) as Dr. Britney Newhall
2007 Sublime as Jenny
2005 Crash as Officer Johnson
2005 NCIS(1 episode)
2004 House(1 episode)
2004 Desperate Housewives(4 episodes)
2003 The O.C.(1 episode)
1999 The West Wing(13 episodes)
1998 Vengeance Unlimited(16 episodes)
1997 Northern Lights as Daphne
1997 Dead Men Can't Dance as Victoria Elliot
1996 Cries of Silence as Dorrie Walsh
1995 Naomi & Wynonna: Love Can Build a Bridge as Naomi Judd
1993 Dream Lover as Martha
1993 Sad Inheritance as Terry
1993 Gregory K as Rachel Kingsley
1991 Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken as Marie
1990 Flashback as Sparkle
1989 Tales from the Crypt(1 episode) as Coralee
1989 Cold Feet as Laura Latham
1989 Checking Out as Diana
1988 Aaron's Way(14 episodes)
1988 Astronomy as The Mother
1987 The Alamo: Thirteen Days to Glory as Mrs. Susannah Dickinson
1987 Winners Take All as Judy McCormick
1986 Thompson's Last Run
1985 Chase as Darlene
1984 Protocol as Charmaine

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