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Occupation
  
Actress

Spouse
  
Reza Jahangiri (m. 2013)

Role
  
Actress


Name
  
Kate Levering

Years active
  
1998–present

Children
  
Holden Robert Jahangiri

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Born
  
January 3, 1979 (age 45) (
1979-01-03
)

Nominations
  
Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical

Movies and TV shows
  
Similar People
  
Brooke Elliott, Jackson Hurst, Reza Jahangiri, April Bowlby, Margaret Cho

Profiles

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Kate Levering (born January 3, 1979) is an American actress and dancer. She was nominated for Tony Award for her role in 2001 musical 42nd Street. She is best known for her role as Kim Kaswell in Lifetime comedy-drama series Drop Dead Diva.

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Life and career

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Levering was born in Sacramento, California. Levering attended El Camino Fundamental High School, where she took part in school musicals and dance classes before graduating in 1997 and leaving for New York City to pursue a career on Broadway. In 2001 she was cast as Peggy Sawyer in the revival of 42nd Street. She was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical category and won the Fred Astaire Award for Best Female Dancer for her tap dancing in the show. She only performed the role on Broadway for a short three-month period, and is featured on the cast album, but is not taped for Lincoln Center Archives.

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Levering left 42nd Street to star in the notorious Broadway flop Thou Shalt Not, composed by Harry Connick, Jr., and choreographed by Susan Stroman.

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On television, Levering has made guest appearances on shows such as Home Improvement, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, Cold Case (episode: "Dog Day Afternoons") and Witchblade. In 2002, she played the role of Jeanne Martin in the TV movie Martin and Lewis, starring Sean Hayes and Jeremy Northam. In 2004 she played whip-smart attorney Veronica Carter on the UPN series Kevin Hill, starring Taye Diggs. Although critically acclaimed, the show was canceled in 2005 after only one season. Kate has had guest roles in CSI: Miami ("The Score" (2006)), Las Vegas (2007), Medium (2007), K-Ville (2007), Ghost Whisperer (2007), Cashmere Mafia (four episodes 2008), NCIS (2010), and White Collar (2010).

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From 2009 to 2014, Levering played the role of Kim Kaswell in Lifetime's comedy-drama series Drop Dead Diva. Levering also has starred in independent films: Like Dandelion Dust in 2009, and Breaking the Girls in 2012.

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In 2016, Levering was cast as the adult Annette Hargrove in the NBC drama Cruel Intentions, based on the 1999 film of same name. The role was played by Reese Witherspoon in the film.

Personal life

Levering married businessman Reza Jahangiri on April 20, 2013 at The Beverly Hills Hotel. Their son, Holden Robert Jahangiri, was born in July 2013. Kate's pregnancy was written into her role on Drop Dead Diva. In March 2016, Levering announced that she had a second son.

Filmography

Actress
2016
Cruel Intentions (TV Movie) as
Annette Hargrove
2016
Notorious (TV Series) as
Cassie, Newsome's Attorney
- Pilot (2016) - Cassie, Newsome's Attorney (uncredited)
2009
Drop Dead Diva (TV Series) as
Kim Kaswell
- It Had to Be You (2014) - Kim Kaswell
- Hero (2014) - Kim Kaswell
- Afterlife (2014) - Kim Kaswell
- No Return (2014) - Kim Kaswell
- Hope and Glory (2014) - Kim Kaswell
- Identity Crisis (2014) - Kim Kaswell
- Sister Act (2014) - Kim Kaswell
- Desperate Housewife (2014) - Kim Kaswell
- Cheers & Jeers (2014) - Kim Kaswell (credit only)
- Life & Death (2014) - Kim Kaswell
- First Date (2014) - Kim Kaswell
- Soulmates? (2014) - Kim Kaswell (credit only)
- Truth & Consequences (2014) - Kim Kaswell (credit only)
- Jane's Secret Revealed (2013) - Kim Kaswell (credit only)
- Guess Who's Coming (2013) - Kim Kaswell (credit only)
- One Shot (2013) - Kim Kaswell (credit only)
- The Kiss (2013) - Kim Kaswell (credit only)
- Trust Me (2013) - Kim Kaswell
- 50 Shades of Grayson (2013) - Kim Kaswell
- Missed Congeniality (2013) - Kim Kaswell
- Fool for Love (2013) - Kim Kaswell
- Secret Lives (2013) - Kim Kaswell
- Cheaters (2013) - Kim Kaswell
- Surrogates (2013) - Kim Kaswell
- The Real Jane (2013) - Kim Kaswell
- Back from the Dead (2013) - Kim Kaswell
- Jane's Getting Married (2012) - Kim Kaswell
- Pick's & Pakes (2012) - Kim Kaswell
- Family Matters (2012) - Kim Kaswell
- Lady Parts (2012) - Kim Kaswell
- Ashes to Ashes (2012) - Kim Kaswell
- Road Trip (2012) - Kim Kaswell
- Crushed (2012) - Kim Kaswell
- Rigged (2012) - Kim Kaswell
- Happily Ever After (2012) - Kim Kaswell
- Winning Ugly (2012) - Kim Kaswell
- Freak Show (2012) - Kim Kaswell
- Home (2012) - Kim Kaswell
- Welcome Back (2012) - Kim Kaswell
- Change of Heart (2011) - Kim Kaswell
- Bride-a-Palooza (2011) - Kim Kaswell
- Ah, Men (2011) - Kim Kaswell
- Toxic (2011) - Kim Kaswell
- You Bet Your Life (2011) - Kim Kaswell
- He Said, She Said (2011) - Kim Kaswell
- Mother's Day (2011) - Kim Kaswell
- Closure (2011) - Kim Kaswell
- Prom (2011) - Kim Kaswell
- The Wedding (2011) - Kim Kaswell
- Dream Big (2011) - Kim Kaswell
- False Alarm (2011) - Kim Kaswell
- Hit and Run (2011) - Kim Kaswell
- Freeze the Day (2010) - Kim Kaswell
- Good Grief (2010) - Kim Kaswell
- Bad Girls (2010) - Kim Kaswell
- Will & Grayson (2010) - Kim Kaswell
- Last Year's Model (2010) - Kim Kaswell
- A Mother's Secret (2010) - Kim Kaswell
- Queen of Mean (2010) - Kim Kaswell
- Begin Again (2010) - Kim Kaswell
- Senti-Mental Journey (2010) - Kim Kaswell
- Home Away from Home (2010) - Kim Kaswell
- The Long Road to Napa (2010) - Kim Kaswell
- Back from the Dead (2010) - Kim Kaswell
- Would I Lie to You? (2010) - Kim Kaswell
- Grayson's Anatomy (2009) - Kim Kaswell
- Dead Model Walking (2009) - Kim Kaswell
- What If? (2009) - Kim Kaswell
- Make Me a Match (2009) - Kim Kaswell
- The Dress (2009) - Kim Kaswell
- Crazy (2009) - Kim Kaswell
- The Magic Bullet (2009) - Kim Kaswell
- Second Chances (2009) - Kim Kaswell
- Lost and Found (2009) - Kim Kaswell
- The Chinese Wall (2009) - Kim Kaswell
- Do Over (2009) - Kim Kaswell
- The 'F' Word (2009) - Kim Kaswell
- Pilot (2009) - Kim Kaswell
2013
Chlorine (Short) as
Devon Stone
2012
Breaking the Girls as
Nina Layton
2010
NCIS: Los Angeles (TV Series) as
Jillian Leigh
- Anonymous (2010) - Jillian Leigh
2010
White Collar (TV Series) as
Grace Quinn
- Bottlenecked (2010) - Grace Quinn
2009
Like Dandelion Dust as
Molly Campbell
2008
Blue Blood (TV Movie) as
Colt
2008
Cashmere Mafia (TV Series) as
Katherine Cutler
- Stay with Me (2008) - Katherine Cutler
- The Deciders (2008) - Katherine Cutler
- Dangerous Liaisons (2008) - Katherine Cutler
- Pilot (2008) - Katherine Cutler
2007
Ghost Whisperer (TV Series) as
Gina Prince
- Haunted Hero (2007) - Gina Prince
2007
K-Ville (TV Series) as
Christina Dubois
- Pilot (2007) - Christina Dubois
2007
Medium (TV Series) as
Dr. Elizabeth Randall
- Whatever Possessed You (2007) - Dr. Elizabeth Randall
2007
Close to Home (TV Series) as
Tess Middleton
- Barren (2007) - Tess Middleton
2007
Las Vegas (TV Series) as
Nicole
- Fleeting Cheating Meeting (2007) - Nicole
2006
Cold Case (TV Series) as
Darla Dunaway
- Dog Day Afternoons (2006) - Darla Dunaway
2006
The Hunters (TV Movie) as
Addison Cole
2006
CSI: Miami (TV Series) as
Heather Larkin / Karen Manning
- The Score (2006) - Heather Larkin / Karen Manning
2005
Out of Practice (TV Series) as
Jennifer
- New Year's Eve (2005) - Jennifer
2004
Kevin Hill (TV Series) as
Veronica Carter
- Losing Isn't Everything (2005) - Veronica Carter
- Sacrificial Lambs (2005) - Veronica Carter
- Through the Looking Glass (2005) - Veronica Carter
- The Monroe Doctrine (2005) - Veronica Carter
- In This Corner (2005) - Veronica Carter
- Only Sixteen (2005) - Veronica Carter
- Occupational Hazard (2005) - Veronica Carter
- A River in Egypt (2005) - Veronica Carter
- Man's Best Friend (2005) - Veronica Carter
- Homeland Insecurity (2005) - Veronica Carter
- Love Don't Live Here Anymore (2004) - Veronica Carter
- The Unexpected (2004) - Veronica Carter
- Going for the Juggler (2004) - Veronica Carter
- Full Metal Jessie (2004) - Veronica Carter
- House Arrest (2004) - Veronica Carter
- Snack Daddy (2004) - Veronica Carter
- Gods and Monsters (2004) - Veronica Carter
- Homework (2004) - Veronica Carter
- Making the Grade (2004) - Veronica Carter
- The Good Life (2004) - Veronica Carter
- Pilot (2004) - Veronica Carter
2003
Hotel (TV Movie) as
Natalie
2002
Martin and Lewis (TV Movie) as
Jeanne Martin
2002
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series) as
Miss Kitty
- Lust (2002) - Miss Kitty
2002
Witchblade (TV Series) as
Lucrezia Borgia
- Ubique (2002) - Lucrezia Borgia
2001
The Lullaby of Broadway: Opening Night on 42nd Street (TV Movie) as
Peggy Sawyer
1999
Home Improvement (TV Series) as
Girl
- Neighbors (1999) - Girl
Soundtrack
2001
The 55th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) (performer: "42nd Street")
Self
2009
Filmnut (TV Series) as
Self
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2003
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (TV Special) as
Self
2002
The 56th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) as
Self
2001
The 55th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) as
Self - Nominee & Performer
2000
The 54th Annual Tony Awards (TV Special) as
Self

References

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