Kate McKinnon stars with Jennifer Aniston & Jason Bateman in the Office Christmas Party – the new comedy movie to put you in the merry mood this Xmas.
The Emmy-winner has been steadily winning fans, returning for her sixth season of “Saturday Night Live” (as Mary Winetoss) on NBC USA. Kate also starred in Paul Feig’s reboot of “Ghostbusters,” and recent hit “Sisters”. In recent years she has become a firm favourite as a big screen comedy actress and you can see why.
To prove it McKinnon won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy in 2016, following nominations for her work in 2015 and 2014. In addition, she earned a 2014 American Comedy Award for TV Best Supporting Actress.
McKinnon has entertained viewers with her critically acclaimed impression of Hillary Rodham Clinton, as well as other notable impressions including Justin Bieber and Ellen DeGeneres. She is also known for her standout “Weekend Update” turns as artist Cecilia Giminez, Russian meteor witness Olga Povlatsky and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg.
She will also appear in the upcoming film “Rock That Body.” ( Read about Rock That Body Here) In addition, she has lent her voice to the animated feature films “Angry Birds,” “Finding Dory” and animated series including “The Simpsons” and “Family Guy.”
McKinnon studied theater at Columbia University and currently lives in her home state of New York City.
Office Christmas Party opens in cinemas Wednesday Dec 7th.