Kathryn Erbe Headshot

Kathryn Erbe

Birth Place: Newton, MA, USA

Get Kathryn Erbe Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.

Kathryn Erbe BIO

Broadway: The Grapes of Wrath, The Speed of Darkness (Tony nom.), A Month in the Country. Off-Broadway: The My House Play (WPA), Down the Shore (Atlantic; Ensemble Member), Yosemite, Ode to Joy, AZAK (Rattlestick), Checkers (Vineyard). Steppenwolf (Ensemble Member): Curse of the Starving Class, My Thing of Love, A Streetcar Named Desire. Film: Runaway Dreams, What About Bob?, Rich in Love, D2: The Mighty Ducks, The Addiction, Kiss of Death, Dream With the Fishes, Love From Ground Zero, Entropy, Stir of Echoes, 3 Backyards, Mother’s House, The Love Guide, Blood From a Stoner, Mistress America, Kensho at the Bedfellow, No Beast So Fierce. TV: “Chicken Soup,” “Homicide: Life on the Street,” “Oz,” “Law and Order: Criminal Intent,” “Law and Order: SVU,” PBS American Experience “Murder of a President.”

Kathryn Erbe Photos


Roundabout Underground World Premiere, 2019

Barrow Street Theatricals Off-Broadway Production, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club Original Broadway Production, 2016

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Production, 2014

TACT Production, 2013

Vineyard Theatre Production, 2012

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Production, 2012

Special Benefit Production, 2005

Broadway Revival, 1995


Fiona Battaglia

Aggie Wainwright

Al's Girl (Understudy)

Camp Nurse (Understudy)

Rose of Sharon (Understudy)

Kathryn Erbe Movies

Runaway Dreams
[ 1989 ] Denise Donaldson
What About Bob?
[ 1991 ] Anna Marvin
Rich in Love
[ 1992 ] Lucille Odom
D2: The Mighty Ducks
[ 1994 ] Michele
The Addiction
[ 1995 ] Anthropology Student
Kiss of Death
[ 1995 ] Rosie Kilmartin
Dream with the Fishes
[ 1997 ] Liz
Love from Ground Zero
[ 1998 ] Alex
[ 1999 ] Evan Katheryn Herbe
Stir of Echoes
[ 1999 ] Maggie
Speaking of Sex
[ 2001 ] Helen
3 Backyards
[ 2010 ] John's Wife
The Love Guide
[ 2011 ] Cora
Worst Friends
[ 2014 ] Sam's Mom
Mistress America
[ 2015 ] Tracy's Mom
No Beast So Fierce
[ 2016 ] Helen
Dating My Mother
[ 2017 ] Joan
Kensho at the Bedfellow
[ 2017 ] Rachel
No Alternative
[ 2018 ] Maureen Harrison
Assassination Nation
[ 2018 ] Rebecca Coulson
Alex Strangelove
[ 2018 ] Helen
Being Dead
[ 2020 ] Regina Carter
A Shot Through the Wall
[ 2020 ] Dr. Selvy
Red Pill
[ 2021 ] Lily
The Good House
[ 2021 ] Wendy Heatherton
Life After You
[ 2022 ] Sally

Kathryn Erbe TV Shows

City on a Hill
Sue Stanton
How to Get Away with Murder
Jacqueline Roa
Law & Order: Criminal Intent
Detective Alexandra 'Alex' Eames
Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Lieutenant Alexandra 'Alex' Eames
Shirley Bellinger

Kathryn Erbe Awards and Nominations

Tony Awards - 1991 - Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play

Kathryn Erbe , The Speed of Darkness

Kathryn Erbe News

Photos: MOTHER PLAY Celebrates Opening Night on Broadway

Mother Play officially opened on Broadway on April 25 at the Hayes Theater. Check out photos of the cast and VIPs at the after party here!
Photos: Vineyard Theatre's Annual Gala Honors Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Vineyard's Annual Gala, honoring Tony Award-winning actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson, was held Monday, February 26, 2024 at the Edison Ballroom. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the big night here!
Vineyard Theatre Appoints New Members to Board of Directors

Discover the latest updates from the Vineyard Theatre as they reveal new additions to their Board of Directors. Get all the details on who will be joining the prestigious board.
Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of SCENE PARTNERS at The Vineyard Theatre Starring Dianne Wiest and More!

Vineyard Theatre's world premiere of Scene Partners by John J. Caswell, Jr. (Wet Brain), directed by Tony Award winner Rachel Chavkin (Hadestown) opened on Wednesday, November 15, 2023, and Broadway World was there to capture the festivities. Check out photos here!
Photos: Christian Slater, Jesse Eisenberg, Raul Esparza, and More Honor Warren Leight at THE 24 HOUR PLAYS

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS' 23rd Annual The 24 Hour Plays On Broadway event took place last night, honoring playwright and screenwriter Warren Leight, a longtime supporter of the organization. Check out photos from the event here!
Christian Slater, Dagmara Dominczyk, Josh Radnor and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY

Additional talent has been announced for the 23rd Annual The 24 Hour Plays On Broadway. Find out who is joining the lineup here!
Jesse Eisenberg, Bebe Neuwirth, Raúl Esparza and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS on Broadway

Initial talent has been revealed for the 23rd Annual The 24 Hour Plays On Broadway. This one-night-only event featuring distinguished artists from the New York entertainment community and beyond will be held this year on Monday October 23, 2023 at The Town Hall. Find out who will appear here!
New Comedy USE YOUR WORDS! Comes to The Tank Next Month

The Tank will present Use Your Words! by writer/actor Karen Eleanor Wight. Use Your Words! is a one-woman show-in five wordless scenes-about a new mother struggling with the responsibility of caring for a tiny human. Learn more about the production here!
Photos: Inside Opening Night of KING JAMES at Manhattan Theatre Club

Manhattan Theatre Club is presenting the New York premiere of Steppenwolf Theatre Company and Center Theatre Group's production of King James. Check out photos from opening night!
Steppenwolf Theatre To Host 2023 Gala At The Old Post Office, May 13

The acclaimed Steppenwolf Ensemble and Board of Trustees are pleased to host Steppenwolf 2023 Gala, an unforgettable evening celebrating 47 years of powerful and thought-provoking storytelling. Emceed by ensemble member Gary Cole, this year's celebration takes place on Saturday, May 13, 2023 at 6:30 pm at The Old Post Office, 433 W. Van Buren St. in Chicago.
Steppenwolf Theatre Company's 2023 Gala to Take Place in May

The acclaimed Steppenwolf Ensemble and Board of Trustees will be hosting he Steppenwolf 2023 Gala, an unforgettable evening celebrating 47 years of powerful and thought-provoking storytelling.
Photos: Vineyard Theater Honors Tony-Winner Billy Crudup At 40th Anniversary Gala!

See photos from inside the Vineyard Theatre's 40th Anniversary gala honoring Emmy and Tony Award-winning actor Billy Crudup!
Vineyard Theatre to Receive Proclamation From Mayor's Office to Celebrate 'Vineyard Theatre Day'

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern and Managing Director Suzanne Appel announced that the company will be receiving a proclamation from the Mayor’s Office on November 3 to celebrate Vineyard Theatre Day, recognizing the institution's contributions to the city of New York and its neighborhood of Union Square.
Carrie Preston, Joel De La Fuente, Florencia Lozano and More Kick Off A Week Of Action With ROE V. WADE 2.0

Roe v. Wade 2.0, a collective action troupe of artists and activists, invites the public to participate in a week of theatrical action May 16-23 in defense of abortion rights. 
LIFE AFTER YOU-The Film Depicts an Emotional Family Drama Based on NJ Family's Experience

We had the opportunity to attend a screening of “Life After You” and recommend the film highly.  It is a poignant drama that will truly make a difference in the lives of its viewers. 
BWW Review: LIFE AFTER YOU-An Excellent and Moving Film Experience

The storyline for the poignant new movie, Life After You, is a distinctive one. This award-winning film is based on the book, 'Life After You: What Your Death From Drugs Leaves Behind' written by Linda Lajterman and published by WAT-Age Publishing.
Photos: Go Inside Opening Night of SANDBLASTED

Vineyard Theatre and WP Theater are now presenting the World Premiere of sandblasted at Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Street), playing until March 13. 
Photos: Go Inside Vineyard Theatre's Emerging Artists Celebration

Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern just presented Ryan J. Haddad with the 2021-2022 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award at the Vineyard Theatre’s annual Emerging Artists Celebration. 
Tonya Pinkins' Socio-Political Horror Film RED PILL to Have NYC Premiere at 19th Annual Image Nation Outdoor Festival

Tonya Pinkins, Kampfire Films, One Race Media, Mother Films and Paul Hsu have announced that the socio-political horror film RED PILL will have its NYC premiere as part of the 19th Annual Image Nation Outdoor Festival.
Tony Winner Tonya Pinkins' RED PILL Premieres in NYC

Joining Pinkins prior to the film are several of her co-stars including, Kathryn Erbe, Luba Mason, Jake O’Flaherty, and Adesola Osakalumi for a talkback.


How many Broadway shows has Kathryn Erbe been in?

Kathryn Erbe has appeared on Broadway in 5 shows.

How many West End shows has Kathryn Erbe been in?

Kathryn Erbe has not appeared in the West End.

What awards has Kathryn Erbe been nominated for?

Kathryn Erbe has been nominated for the Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Role in a Play at the Tony Awards for her role in The Speed of Darkness.

Get Kathryn Erbe Email Alerts

Be the first to get news, photos, videos & more.