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Kate French

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Occupation  Actress
Spouse  Jon Johnson (m. 2010)
Years active  2006–present
Children  Henry William Johnson
Name  Kate French
Siblings  Hunter, Scott French
Role  Actress

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Full Name  Kate Lauren French
Born  September 23, 1984 (age 38) (1984-09-23) Flemington, New Jersey, U.S.
Parents  William Robinson "Rob" French, Joan French
Movies and TV shows  Fired Up!, Girltrash: All Night Long, Wicked Wicked Games, Echoes, Channeling
Similar People  Angela Robinson, Alexandra Kondracke, Julie White, Meera Menon, Will Gluck

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Katherine Lauren French (born September 23, 1984) is an American actress and model. She is perhaps best known for her role as Niki Stevens on The L Word.


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Early life

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Kate Lauren French was born in Flemington, New Jersey. Her parents, Joan Gocha and William Robinson French are former Ford models. Her mother is now a jewelry designer; and her father works in real estate. French spent her childhood years in South Kingstown, Rhode Island and Lambertville, New Jersey. Her family then moved to New York where they settled in Quogue on Long Island and her mother remarried. French graduated from Westhampton Beach High School in 2003.


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Following in her parents' footsteps, French pursued a career in modeling up until her senior year of high school but always had a passion for acting. She first appeared on the big screen in 2006 with a small cameo role in the film Accepted. French's first appearance on the small screen was in 2006, when French starred alongside Tatum O'Neal in the prime-time telenova soap opera Wicked Wicked Games. In 2007 she landed her breakout role when she joined the cast of The L Word playing closeted lesbian actress, and girlfriend of Jenny Schecter, Niki Stevens, appearing in seasons 5 and 6. French also had a role in the teen drama series South of Nowhere as Sasha Miller, a love interest of Aiden Dennison. French then appeared in two episodes of the teen drama Gossip Girl as Elle, a mysterious nanny. In 2010 French had a recurring role as Renee on One Tree Hill and later had a recurring guest role as Riley Westlake in the Hawaii-set teen drama Beyond the Break. In 2009 French played a supporting role in the independent horror film Sutures and then had a leading role in the independent romantic comedy Language of a Broken Heart, which was selected for the Hollywood Film Festival in 2011. French featured in the rock musical film Girltrash: All Night Long, which was released in 2014. In 2011, French starred alongside Jason Ritter in the short film, Atlantis, a romance film centered around two strangers who fall in love in the lead up to the final launch of the NASA space shuttle Atlantis. and had a leading role in the independent thriller The Red House. French also had a guest role on the television series Up All Night. In 2012, it was announced that French had a supporting role in the independent thriller Channeling. French had a minor role in the indie feminist film Farah Goes Bang directed by Meera Menon. French is attached to the psychological thriller Liquorice. She starred 2014 in the Drama horror film Echoes and was awarded at FilmQuest Cthulhu as Best Actress for this role.

Other work

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In 2010, French appeared in television advertisements for Bud Light and 7 Up. In 2011, she appeared in advertisements for sunglasses brand Raen Optics. In 2012, French featured in a television commercial for car company GMC.

Personal life

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French studied at the University of California, Santa Barbara before dropping out to start an acting career. After dropping out of college, French lived in San Diego briefly before moving to Los Angeles to start her acting career. French is good friends with writers Angela Robinson and Alex Kondracke. In her spare time, French enjoys surfing, water skiing and hiking with her pet dogs. French supports the Surfrider Foundation. In 2008, she appeared alongside comedian Kathy Griffin in a pro same-sex marriage ad urging California voters to vote against Proposition 8. On September 25, 2010, French married photographer Jon Johnson at her parents' estate in Quogue. She is sometimes featured in his work. They live in Eagle Rock, Los Angeles and have two children: a son, Henry William Johnson (b. January 12, 2013); and a daughter, Chapel DeFreine Johnson (b. August 6, 2016). French launched a vintage-inspired jewelry line, The Inheritance LA, in 2015.


Fansville Presented by Dr Pepper - Homecoming (Short) as
CJ's Mom
Fansville Presented by Dr Pepper - Chaos Comes to Fansville (Short) as
CJ's Mom
Fansville Presented by Dr Pepper - Return to Glory (Video short) as
CJ'S State Fan Mom
Blood Is Blood as
Last Man Club as
Horrible Parents (Short) as
Echoes as
Anna Parker
The Red House as
Girltrash: All Night Long as
The Education of Eddie and Mortimer (TV Movie) as
Major Crimes (TV Series) as
Jennifer O'Brien
- Final Cut (2013) - Jennifer O'Brien
Farah Goes Bang as
Channeling as
Cubicle Cowboy (TV Movie) as
Vicki Overton
Gossip Girl (TV Series) as
- The Return of the Ring (2012) - Elle (uncredited)
- The Age of Dissonance (2009) - Elle
- Carrnal Knowledge (2009) - Elle
Liquorice as
Atlantis (Short) as
Up All Night (TV Series) as
- Hiring and Firing (2011) - Jessie
Language of a Broken Heart as
K Citizen (Short) as
One Tree Hill (TV Series) as
Renee Richardson
- I and Love and You (2009) - Renee Richardson
- Deep Ocean Vast Sea (2009) - Renee Richardson
- Your Cheatin' Heart (2009) - Renee Richardson
- Believe Me, I'm Lying (2009) - Renee Richardson
- Hold My Hand as I'm Lowered (2009) - Renee Richardson
- What Are You Willing to Lose (2009) - Renee Richardson
- 4:30 AM (Apparently They Were Travelling Abroad) (2009) - Renee Richardson
Sutures as
Beyond the Break (TV Series) as
Riley Westlake
- Wronged (2009) - Riley Westlake
- Worked (2009) - Riley Westlake
- Would I Lie to You? (2009) - Riley Westlake
- All Riled Up (2009) - Riley Westlake
CSI: Miami (TV Series) as
- Chip/Tuck (2009) - Rita
The L Word (TV Series) as
Niki Stevens / Jessie
- Last Word (2009) - Niki Stevens
- Last Couple Standing (2009) - Niki Stevens
- Lactose Intolerant (2009) - Niki Stevens
- Litmus Test (2009) - Niki Stevens
- Least Likely (2009) - Niki Stevens
- Long Night's Journey Into Day (2009) - Niki Stevens
- Loyal and True (2008) - Niki Stevens / Jessie
- Lunar Cycle (2008) - Niki Stevens
- Lifecycle (2008) - Niki Stevens
- Liquid Heat (2008) - Niki Stevens / Jessie
- Lay Down the Law (2008) - Niki Stevens
- Lesbians Gone Wild (2008) - Niki Stevens
- Lights! Camera! Action! (2008) - Niki Stevens / Jessie
- Lookin' at You, Kid (2008) - Niki Stevens / Jessie
- Let's Get This Party Started (2008) - Niki Stevens
Fired Up! as
Cute Captain
South of Nowhere (TV Series) as
Sasha Miller / Sasha
- Love and Kisses (2008) - Sasha Miller
- Career Day (2008) - Sasha Miller
- Fighting Crime (2007) - Sasha Miller
- The Truth Hurts (2007) - Sasha
- Spencer's New Girlfriend (2007) - Sasha Miller
Wicked Wicked Games (TV Series) as
Brooke Crawford
- Parting Shots (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Embarkations (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Who's the Boss (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Fighting Back (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Special Delivery (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- No Regrets (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Tempting Fate (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Last Straw (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Hard Evidence (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- A Daughter and a Son (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- The Loneliest Number (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Little Blue Pill (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Be Careful What You Wish For (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Easy Come, Easy Go (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- The Boss of Me (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Snakes in the Garden (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- The Beauty Pageant (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Muddy Waters (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Unfinished Business (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Satisfaction (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Who's Your Daddy (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Payback Is Hell (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Truth Hurts (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- The Spoils of War (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- The Woman in Red (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Truth or Paranoia (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Delayed Gratification (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- The Cat's Out of the Bag (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Everyone Has a Secret (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Trust and Other Dirty Words (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Enough Is Never Enough (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- When Fate Hands You Lemons (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- When Hope Is Lost (2007) - Brooke Crawford
- Love's Fury (2006) - Brooke Crawford
- Collateral Damages (2006) - Brooke Crawford
- Silly Rabbit (2006) - Brooke Crawford
- Stick to the Plan (2006) - Brooke Crawford
- The Race Is On (2006) - Brooke Crawford
- The Seduction (2006) - Brooke Crawford
- Complexity of Brotherly Love (2006) - Brooke Crawford
- The Stooge (2006) - Brooke Crawford
- It's in the Bag (2006) - Brooke Crawford
- Leave Them Wanting More (2006) - Brooke Crawford
- Testing Boundaries (2006) - Brooke Crawford
- The Closer You Get (2006) - Brooke Crawford
- Needle in the Hay (2006) - Brooke Crawford
- Tools of the Trade (2006) - Brooke Crawford
- Behind the Mask (2006) - Brooke Crawford
- Pilot (2006) - Brooke Crawford
Accepted as
Glen's Party Girl
Cubicle Cowboy (TV Movie) (producer)
Emergency Call (TV Series documentary)
- Crime Spree (2020)
- Close to Home (2020)
Archive Footage
One Tree Hill (TV Series) as
Renee Richardson
- Quiet Little Voices (2011) - Renee Richardson (uncredited)


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