Birth Name: Kate Vernon
Born on April 21, 1961 in Canada, she was the daughter of actor John Vernon, best known for his portrayal of Dean Wormer in "Animal House" (1978), and Nancy West, a former actress-model. Her sister, Nan Vernon, a future singer-songwriter-musician would go on to collaborate with the likes of Dave Stewart and Rob Zombie. With her father's acting career on the rise in the U.S., the family eventually relocated to California. Although she had initially entertained thoughts of becoming an architect, and despite her dad's advice against it, Kate chose to pursue acting shortly after graduating from high school.
In the early 1980s, Vernon began to land smart parts in both films and on television, i... Continue Bio >>
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