Kate Shindle

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Birthday
31, 1977
Birthplace
Toledo, OH
Birth Sign
Aquarius
Birthday
31, 1977 (age 42)
Birthplace
Toledo, OH

About

Pageant queen turned actress, singer and dancer who performed in the Broadway productions of Jekyll & Hyde (1997), Cabaret (1998), Legally Blonde (2007) and Wonderland (2011). She was also seen on national tours of Cabaret and Fun Home. 

Before Fame

She earned the title of Miss Illinois 1997 and Miss America 1998. While competing in the pageants, her cause was AIDS activism. 

Trivia

She authored a 2014 memoir called Being Miss America: Behind the Rhinestone Curtain. She was elected to serve as the President of the Actors' Equity Association in 2015. 

Family Life

Born in Ohio and raised in Brigantine, New Jersey, she would head back to the Midwest to attend Northwestern University as a double major in sociology and theater. 

Associated With

Film credits of hers include Lucky Stiff, The Stepford Wives and Capote, the latter of which starred Philip Seymour Hoffman