Kathryn Hahn

Kathryn Hahn

Born: July 23, 1973
Age: 50
Birthplace: Westchester, Illinois, U.S.
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Kathryn Hahn (born July 23, 1973) is an American actress. She began her career on television playing Lily Lebowski in the NBC crime drama series, Crossing Jordan (2001—2007). Hahn went on to appear as supporting actress in a number of comedy films, including How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days (2003), Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy (2004), Step Brothers (2008), Our Idiot Brother (2011), We're the Millers (2013) and The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013).

As lead actress, Hahn starred in the 2013 comedy-drama Afternoon Delight directed by Jill Soloway. She also has appeared in a number of dramatic films, including Revolutionary Road (2008), This Is Where I Leave You (2014), Tomorrowland (2015) and The Visit (2015).


Early life

Hahn was born in Westchester, Illinois, and has German, Irish, and English ancestry. She was raised Catholic. Hahn grew up in Cleveland Heights, Ohio and attended Beaumont School. She attended Northwestern University, where she obtained a bachelor's degree in theatre before attending Yale University. While attending Yale School of Drama, Hahn starred as Sally Bowles in Cabaret and as Célimène in Molière's play The Misanthrope.


Early works

Hahn's first appearance on a show was NBC's Hickory Hideout, a puppet show for children. While attending a theater festival she met an NBC casting director who introduced her to creator/producer Tim Kring, who created the role of Lily Lebowski in Crossing Jordan for her. The series aired from 2001 to 2007. Hahn has said of meeting Kring, "NBC and Tim Kring took a huge leap of faith in casting me. To be worked into a show that was in production and on the schedule, is an amazing stroke of luck". On October 21, 2008, TV Guide reported that Hahn signed a talent holding deal with Fox.

In 2003, Hahn played supporting role opposite Kate Hudson and Matthew McConaughey in the romantic comedy film, How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days. The following year, she went to appear in Win a Date with Tad Hamilton!, Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, Around the Bend, and Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie. She later had more supporting roles in films, including 2005 romantic comedy-drama A Lot like Love starring Ashton Kutcher and Amanda Peet, The Holiday (2006) with Cameron Diaz, science fiction adventure drama The Last Mimzy (2007) alongside Rainn Wilson, Step Brothers (2008), Revolutionary Road (2008) starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard (2009), How Do You Know (2010), Our Idiot Brother (2011), and Wanderlust (2012).

On television, Hahn starred alongside Hank Azaria in the short-lived NBC comedy series, Free Agents (2011), a remake of the British series of the same name. She had the recurring roles on HBO shows Hung and Girls. From 2012 to 2015, she appeared in a recurring role on the NBC comedy series, Parks and Recreation as Jennifer Barkley, campaign manager to Leslie Knope's (Amy Poehler) opponent Bobby Newport (Paul Rudd, whom she starred alongside in Our Idiot Brother, How Do You Know, and Wanderlust). She received a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination for Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series for her performance.


In 2013, Hahn played her first leading role in career, in the comedy-drama film Afternoon Delight written and directed by Jill Soloway. The film premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. For her role, she was nominated for a Gotham Independent Film Award for Best Breakthrough. Later that year, Hahn has appeared opposite Jennifer Aniston in the box-office hit We're the Millers, and co-starred alongside Ben Stiller and Kristen Wiig in The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. In 2014, she starred in comedy film Bad Words opposite Jason Bateman, ensemble comedy-drama This Is Where I Leave You, and Peter Bogdanovich's She's Funny That Way opposite Owen Wilson.

In 2014, Hahn was cast as Raquel Fein in the Amazon Studios critically acclaimed dark comedy-drama, Transparent created by Jill Soloway. In 2015, she starred alongside Steve Coogan in the Showtime comedy-drama, Happyish. Also that year, she co-starred with George Clooney and Hugh Laurie in the science-fiction adventure film Tomorrowland, and starred in the box-office horror hit The Visit. In 2016, she stars alongside Mila Kunis, Christina Applegate, Kristen Bell and Jada Pinkett Smith in the comedy film Bad Moms.

Personal life

Hahn has been married to actor Ethan Sandler since January 3, 2002. The couple resides in Los Angeles. They have two children: a boy, Leonard (b. 2006) and a girl, Mae (b. 2009).



Year Title Role Notes
1999 Flushed Women
2003 How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days Michelle Rueben
2004 Win a Date with Tad Hamilton! Angelica
2004 Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy Helen
2004 Around the Bend Sarah
2004 Wake Up, Ron Burgundy: The Lost Movie Helen Direct-to-video
2005 Lot Like Love, AA Lot Like Love Michelle
2006 Holiday, TheThe Holiday Bristol
2007 Last Mimzy, TheThe Last Mimzy Naomi Schwartz
2008 Step Brothers Alice Huff
2008 Revolutionary Road Milly Campbell Palm Springs International Film Festival Award for Ensemble Cast
2009 Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, TheThe Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard Babs Merrick
2010 How Do You Know Annie
2011 Our Idiot Brother Janet
2012 Wanderlust Karen
2012 Dictator, TheThe Dictator Pregnant woman
2013 Afternoon Delight Rachel Nominated—Gotham Award for Breakthrough Performance
2013 We're the Millers Edie Fitzgerald
2013 Bad Words Jenny Widgeon
2014 Dark Around the Stars Judith
2013 Secret Life of Walter Mitty, TheThe Secret Life of Walter Mitty Odessa Mitty
2014 She's Funny That Way Delta Simmons
2014 This Is Where I Leave You Annie Altman
2015 The D Train Stacey
2015 Tomorrowland Ursula Gernsback
2015 Len and Company Isabelle
2015 The Visit Loretta Jamison
2015 The Family Fang Camille Fang
2016 Captain Fantastic Harper
2016 The Do-Over Becca
2016 Bad Moms Carla


Year Title Role Notes
2001-2007 Crossing Jordan Lily Lebowski 104 episodes
2006 Four Kings Sharon 2 episodes
2010 Hung Claire 3 episodes
2011 Funny or Die Presents Huntress 2 episodes
2011 Traffic Light Kate 2 episodes
2011 Mad Love Linda Clay Episode: "Friends"
2011 Free Agents Helen 8 episodes
2012-2015 Parks and Recreation Jennifer Barkley 11 episodes
Nominated—Critics' Choice Television Award for Best Guest Performer in a Comedy Series
2012 Girls Katherine Lavoyt 4 episodes
2012 Newsroom, TheThe Newsroom Carrie Episode: "I'll Try to Fix You"
2012 Childrens Hospital Lamaze Teacher Episode: "Childrens Lawspital"
2012 Robot Chicken Mrs. Marquez / T-Shirt Girl #1 (voices) Episode: "Hemlock, Gin and Juice"
2013-2015 Kroll Show Mikey's mom 5 episodes
2013 NTSF:SD:SUV:: Marge Episode: "TGI Murder"
2013 The Greatest Event in Television History Greta Strauss Sara Rush 2 episodes
2014 Bob's Burgers Jessica (voice) Episode: "Slumber Party"
2014 Chozen Tracy (voice) 10 episodes
2014 American Dad! Luli (voice) Episode: "Honey, I'm Homeland"
2014-present Transparent Raquel Fein 14 episodes
Nominated—Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
2015 Happyish Lee Payne 10 episodes
2015 Comedy Bang! Bang! Herself Episode: "Kathryn Hahn Wears Ripped Jeans and Black Heels"
2016 Brooklyn Nine-Nine Eleanor Horstweil Episode: "Hostage Situation"
2016 Family Guy Gretchen (voice) Episode: "Take a Letter"


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Boeing-Boeing Gloria Longacre Theatre
April 19 - October 5, 2008

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