Patricia Kalember

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Patricia Kalember
Born(1957-12-30) December 30, 1957 (age 56)
Schenectady, New York
OccupationActress
Years active1981 - present
Website
www.patriciakalember.com
 
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Patricia Kalember
Born(1957-12-30) December 30, 1957 (age 56)
Schenectady, New York
OccupationActress
Years active1981 - present
Website
www.patriciakalember.com

Patricia Kathryn Kalember (born December 30, 1957)[1] is an American actress. She is best known for her role as Georgiana "Georgie" Reed Whitsig on the NBC drama Sisters (1991–1996), Susannah Hart Shepherd on the popular 1980s television show Thirtysomething (1989–1991) and as Judge Karen Taten on Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2001–2010).

Life and career[edit]

Kalember was born in Schenectady, New York, the daughter of Vivian Daisy (née Wright) and Robert James Kalember. She was raised in Westport, Connecticut and Louisville, Kentucky. Kalember has been married to British actor Daniel Gerroll since 1986. They have three children. She was previously married to Mark Torres, an actor. Kalember debuted in 1981 on the soap opera Texas. She was nominated for Outer Critics Circle Award for the performance of the play The Foreigner in 1986. In 1986 she won a leading role in the short-lived CBS TV series Kay O'Brien, which was closed after one season.

She starred in the movies Cat's Eye (1985), Little Girl Lost (1988), Fletch Lives (1989), Jacob's Ladder (1990), Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even (1992) and A Far Off Place (1993). From 1989 to 1991 she played Susannah Hart in Thirtysomething. From 1991 to 1996 she played the role of Georgiana "Georgie" Reed Whitsig in NBC series Sisters, with Swoosie Kurtz, Sela Ward and Julianne Phillips.

From 2002 to 2011, she starred in the movies A Time for Dancing, Signs, The Girl in the Park, The Company Men, Rabbit Hole and Limitless.

From 2004 to 2010, she had a recurring role as Judge Taten on the NBC series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. In 2011 she appeared in two episodes of television series Blue Bloods.

Filmography[edit]

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
1985Cat's EyeMarcia
1989Fletch LivesAmanda Ray Ross
1990Jacob's LadderSarah
1992Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get EvenBarbara
1993Far Off Place, AA Far Off PlaceElizabeth Parker
1997Home Before DarkDolores James
1999JumpMother
2000Killing CinderellaCinderella
2000Labor PainsDelia
2000Time for Dancing, AA Time for DancingSandra Michaels
2002SignsColleen Hess
2007Ben's PlanShelly Stephens
2007Girl in the Park, TheThe Girl in the ParkAmanda
2010Company Men, TheThe Company MenCynthia McClary
2010Rabbit HolePeg
2010KalamityTerry Klepack
2011LimitlessMrs. Atwood
Television
YearTitleRoleNotes
1981TexasMeredithEpisode: "1.339"
1983-1984LovingMerrill VochekTV series
1985BrassLori CartwrightTV movie
1985Equalizer, TheThe EqualizerCarlene RandallEpisode: "Pilot"
1986Kay O'BrienDr. Kay 'Kayo' O'Brien13 episodes
1987Equalizer, TheThe EqualizerDr. Stephanie DavisEpisode: "Coal Black Soul"
1988Little Girl LostAndrea NewmanTV movie
1988Just in TimeJoanna Farrell6 episodes
1988ABC Afterschool SpecialMaria AceroEpisode: "Date Rape"
1989-1991thirtysomethingSusannah HartRecurring role
1990KaleidoscopeAlexandraTV movie
1991-1996SistersGeorgiana 'Georgie' Reed Whitsig127 episodes
1993Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney StoryLinda KarneyTV movie
1995Unspoken Truth, TheThe Unspoken TruthMargaret TrainorTV movie
1995Degree of GuiltJudge Caroline MastersTV movie
1996Angel Flight DownTeresa BagshawTV movie
1997Early EditionDr. PriceEpisode: "Love Is Blind"
1997Michael HayesDr. Claire SolomonEpisode: "The Doctor's Tale"
1998When Husbands CheatTess McCallTV movie
1999Final RunConnie Phipps-SingerTV movie
2001Law & Order: Special Victims UnitLeslie DeSantisEpisode: "Folly"
2002Touched by an AngelJanice LowryEpisode: "Secreets and Lies"
2002Path to WarMargaret Craig McNamaraTV movie
2003Straight from the HeartLaurie WoodsTV movie
2004Fatal Lessons: The Good TeacherSamantha StephensTV movie
2004-2010Law & Order: Special Victims UnitJudge Taten9 episodes
2008Puppy LoveGailTV series
2008Gossip GirlMrs. BoardmanEpisode: "There Might be Blood"
2010Good Wife, TheThe Good WifeJulie BowersEpisode: "Painkiller"
2011Weekends at BellevueLucindaTV movie
2011Blue BloodsDr. Keller3 episodes
2012White CollarMs. HollomanEpisode: "Judgment Day"

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