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Katharine McPhee

Katharine McPhee

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Famous as :

Singer

Birth Name :

Katharine Hope McPhee

Birth Date :

March 25, 1984

Birth Place :

Sherman Oaks, L.A., USA

Spouse :

Nick Cokas (actor, since 2-Feb-07 - filed for divorce)

Claim to fame :

"American Idol" season 5 first runner-up

Biography


Set to build a solid base in her early steps in professional singing field through her eponymous first LP, Katharine McPhee seems to not have any hindrances at all in continuing drawing exposure for early 2007. Already filmed her guest-starring part for interactive web-based video serial "Lonelygirl15" episode "Truth or Dare" which came up on January 19, the lovely singer delightfully will mark the end of the month with appearances on NBC's "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno" and "The Today Show" on date 29 and 31, respectively. February 1, however, will see her show up on both "Live with Regis and Kelly" and Golden Globe-winning series "Ugly Betty" followed by two more TV presence on CBS' "The Early Show" by date 6 and ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live" the day after.

Able to hypnotize the crowd with her velvet voice and fabulous on-stage performance, Katharine Hope McPhee was born as the youngest daughter of a TV producer named Daniel McPhee and Patricia Burch McPhee aka Peisha Arten on March 25, 1984 in Sherman Oaks, California. Starting singing at a very young age of two, her talent was quickly recognized by her mother, a vocal coach also a successful cabaret singer, who did not waste time to dedicate herself in training the girl persistently. The polished flair later got further honed during her years at The Boston Conservatory where she enthusiastically studies musical theater following her graduation from Notre Dame High School in 2002.

Latest News


Katharine McPhee Reportedly Is Dating Elyes Gabel

September 26, 2014 05:59:50 GMT

apparently is dating her co-star Elyes Gabel. The "" alum and the British actor, who take parts on CBS' series "" are in romantic relationship, Us Weekly learns, and they have been seen packing on PDA in some occasions.
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Katharine McPhee Divorcing Nick Cokas 7 Months After She Was Caught Cheating

May 23, 2014 02:23:24 GMT

has filed for a divorce from husband Nick Cokas after six years of marriage. In a statement, the former "" star insisted that they would remain friends despite the split.
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Katharine McPhee Is Seen With Husband Following Cheating Scandal

March 11, 2014 08:51:37 GMT

Five months after a photo of kissing "" director Michael Morris made its way out online, the "" alum is seen with her husband Nick Cokas. McPhee and Cokas were pictured walking their dogs on Monday, March 10.
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Top 10 Most Shocking Celebrity Stories of 2013

December 31, 2013 08:57:02 GMT

Showbiz is never in a shortage of juicy stories and 2013 is no exception. As we closed out another year and begin a new one, AceShowbiz takes a look back at some of the most important events in the past twelve months in its annual "Top 10 Most Shocking Celebrity Stories" article.
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Katharine McPhee No Longer Seeing Married Director

November 14, 2013 14:22:32 GMT

's life is spiraling down now that she is no longer together with the man who broke two marriages. The former "" finalist has split from Michael Morris, married director who directed her in the now-canceled series "".
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Michael Morris and Mary McCormack Seen Together After Katharine McPhee Kiss

October 30, 2013 08:49:25 GMT

On Saturday, October 26 in Los Angeles, "" director Michael Morris was seen for the first time out with his actress wife since being caught earlier that week kissing singer whom he directed in their now canceled NBC series. It was quite a surprise to see the couple together after it was revealed that McCormack threw Morris out of their home over the alleged affair.
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Michael Morris Leaves TV Project Amidst Kissing Scandal With Katharine McPhee

October 26, 2013 02:31:30 GMT

"" director Michael Morris is no longer attached to helm TV pilot "Songbyrd", Deadline reports. His departure from the project came hot on heels of his cheating scandal with , who previously starred on NBC's canceled musical series.
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Report: Michael Morris Kicked Out of House by Wife After Caught Kissing Katharine McPhee

October 25, 2013 01:12:14 GMT

Michael Morris was reportedly thrown out of the house he shared with his wife, , shortly before pictures of him kissing landed online. "Mary threw Michael out of the house on Sunday night when he told her that TMZ had the photos and that they were about to be released," a source told The New York Post's Page Six.
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Katharine McPhee Caught Kissing 'Smash' Director Michael Morris

October 23, 2013 02:46:56 GMT

"" alum was recently seen in public dating Michael Morris, the director of her now canceled NBC series "", in Los Angeles, and were even snapped exchanging a kiss. Problem is, they are both married to different people.
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Heidi Klum, Malin Akerman and Katharine McPhee Stun on Red Carpet of Creative Arts Emmy Awards

September 16, 2013 04:51:57 GMT

A number of celebrities stepped out to attend 2013 Creative Arts Emmy Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Sunday, September 15 in Los Angeles. Supermodel , actress and singer looked breathtaking in their own unique ways as they graced the red carpet in their designer gowns.
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Evidence Proving Michael Jackson's Will Is Fake to Be Presented to Court

August 09, 2012 02:59:33 GMT

It looks like , Randy and Rebbie find an ally in Howard Mann who published a tribute book with Katherine in 2010. The memorabilia dealer claims he is "in possession of evidence that casts substantial doubt on the validity of the will."
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Sneak Peek: Jennifer Hudson Gives Advice to Katharine McPhee on 'Smash'

August 09, 2012 02:26:46 GMT

The first look at on "" has been shared in a new preview for NBC's primetime line-up. Debuted during the Olympics on Tuesday night, August 7, the video offers a glimpse at the "" alumna in character as Veronica Moore, who tells 's Karen, "Someone's always waiting to take you down, honey."
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Demi Moore Still Uses 'MrsKutcher' Handle to Post First Tweet in Three Months

April 17, 2012 07:19:58 GMT

is finally back on Twitter. A little more than three months since she last tweeted, the "" actress shared a self-snapped portrait to her 4.9 million followers, and while it has been five months since she announced separation from husband , she is still using her @MrsKutcher handle.
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'Smash' 1.12 Preview: Katharine McPhee Goes Bollywood, Gets Into Uma Thurman's Trap

April 17, 2012 07:19:38 GMT

"" will take on Bollywood in its upcoming episode. A glimpse of an Indian-themed musical number is shared in a newly released preview for the next outing with 's Karen on the lead.
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'Smash' 1.02 Clip: Katharine McPhee Channels Marilyn Monroe, Performs Original Song

February 10, 2012 07:25:50 GMT

Auditioning for the lead role in a musical, 's Karen will be seen as the late iconic star when "" returns with a new episode next week. A newly released sneak peek has teased what she will do in order to prove that she deserves the part.
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Katharine McPhee Steams Up GQ With Her Sultry Spread

February 07, 2012 08:49:18 GMT

is showing off her sexy side for a magazine spread. In one of her sultry photos for the March issue of GQ magazine, the season 5 runner-up of "" flaunts her pink lingerie and toned legs while staring seductively at the camera from inside a bathtub.
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Celebrities Reveal Their Pick for 2012 Super Bowl Winner, Sarah Jessica Parker Not Interested

February 06, 2012 01:37:20 GMT

Embracing the Super Bowl XLVI spirit, many celebrities have shared which side they are rooting for. and are among those siding with the New York Giants, the likes of and pick the New England Patriots as the winner, while is simply not interested.
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Pics: Katharine McPhee and Co-Stars Attend 'Smash' Screening

December 13, 2011 08:45:34 GMT

"" stars came out on Monday night, December 12 to attend a Special Broadway community advance screening of the show. , who lands one of the lead roles on the NBC series, was seen taking part at the promotional event held at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.
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Katharine McPhee Added to NBC's Musical 'Smash'

February 14, 2011 08:26:00 GMT

has nabbed her biggest acting role yet. Kicking off her career on the fifth season of "", the singer had a supporting role in "" and scored several TV guest spots on shows like "". She is now signed as a regular in NBC pilot ""
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Katharine McPhee Is Home Alone in 'Christmas Without You' Video

December 11, 2010 04:25:29 GMT

is forced to spend the holiday without her loved one in a music video for her single "It's Not Christmas Without You". Waking up to a call from her boyfriend saying he will be away at Christmas, she decides to make the day more cheerful by turning her room into a winter wonderland. As she finishes doing the decoration, her man surprises her by appearing at her door holding a beautiful mini Christmas tree.
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Katharine McPhee Looking for Perfect Part to Make Broadway Debut

July 27, 2010 05:01:47 GMT

Singer wants to follow in the footsteps of her fellow "" star and hit the Broadway stage - but she insists on waiting for the perfect part. The pop star admits she has turned down a string of offers in recent years but she's still keen to work in New York theater.
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Katharine McPhee's 'Terrified' Music Video Feat. Zachary Levi

May 08, 2010 06:39:23 GMT

A music video supporting 's single "Terrified" which features has been revealed. It features the contestant of "" season 5 in the recording booth with the "" actor.
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Katharine McPhee Lands Lead Role in NBC Pilot

March 02, 2010 06:44:18 GMT

From "" to "" to "", continues scoring acting gigs after she graduated from "" season 5. She auditioned for a part on NBC's new pilot "The Pink House" and landed a lead role.
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Katharine McPhee Beats Battle Against Bulimia

January 14, 2010 09:28:04 GMT

Singer/actress has triumphed in her long battle with an eating disorder after spending years struggling to be thin - she appears on the cover of U.S. fitness magazine Shape wearing just a bikini.
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Guest Stars Coming to NBC Shows in Midseason

January 11, 2010 07:35:08 GMT

In a series of announcements released during Winter TCA Press Tour, NBC unveiled the guest stars who come on board its midseason line-up. Among the newly-heard are going to "" and Oscar-winning actress making a cameo on "".
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