Kathleen York is a talented American actress who initially gathered recognization more as a singer-songwriter and recording artist. Her song "In The Deep" from the 2005 film Crash was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song.
She has also impressed audiences with her acting performances in TV shows—she has played the television roles of Andrea Wyatt in NBC's The West Wing (2000-2006); KC Griffin in ABC's Vengeance Unlimited (1998-1999); Susannah Lo Verde in the NBC's Aaron's Way (1998); and as Joy Mason in The CW's In the Dark (2019-2020).
Likewise, her movie credits include films like Dream Lover; Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken, Crash, Sublime, Winners Take All, Front of the Class, and many more.
Bio: Age, Height
Kathleen York was born on 11th May 1975 in Los Angeles, California, United States. She is also known by the name Bird York. Moreover, she stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters).
Kathleen York's Singing Career
Apart from her Academy Award-nominated song "In the Deep," Kathleen York has worked in many other musical projects. Additionally, she was associated with creating the main theme song of the Sony Picture's film Seven Pounds in 2008.
Along with that, her music credits include placing featured songs in shows like American Idol, Nip/Tuck, CSI: NY, House, Army Wives, In Justice, Warehouse 13, and So You Think You Can Dance.
Her musical albums are Bird York (1999), The Velvet Hour (2003), Wicked Little High (2006), and Peaceful Warrior (2006).
Kathleen York has been dating Grammy award-winning producer, musician, and engineer, J.J. Blair, for over a decade now. Last year, on 22 January 2019, J.J shared his happiness of completing ten years together with Kathleen by posting a picture on Instagram.
Kathleen York and her boyfriend J.J. Blair on 14 June 2019 (Photo: J.J. Blair's Instagram)
But as for her married status, she has not revealed or announced any wedding-related information till now. Hopefully, the long time boyfriend-girlfriend pair would announce it very soon as well.
Boyfriend J.J.Blair (Bio)
J.J.Blair, a native of Chicago, is a Grammy award-winning musician and producer who is renowned for his musicality and proficiency in a broad range of musical styles.
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In 1999, he produced and mixed June Carter Cash's album "Press On," which went on to win Grammy Awards.
Moreover, the talented J.J has several album credits and worked with many musicians like Ryan Adams, Rusty Anderson, Keith Urban, Weezer, Nancy Wilson, Jeff Beck, George Benson, and many more.
Interesting Facts About Kathleen York
- Kathleen York lost both her mother and father at an early age—her mother passed away when she was 11, and her father died when she was 15.
- She was raised in a family of six kids in Chicago.
- Her boyfriend's (J.J.Blair's) birthday is on the 16th of October.
- She was nominated by Oscar for Best Achievement in Music (Original Song) in 2005.