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Kathie Lee Gifford

Kathryn Lee Gifford is an American television presenter, singer, songwriter, occasional actress and author. She is best known for her 15-year run on the talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee, which she co-hosted with Regis Philbin. She is also known for her 11-year run with Hoda Kotb, on the fourth hour of NBC's Today show. She has received 11 Daytime Emmy nominations and won her first Daytime Emmy in 2010 as part of the Today team. Gifford's first television role had been as Tom Kennedy's singer/sidekick on the syndicated version of Name That Tune, from 1974 to 1978. She also occasionally appeared on the first three hours of Today and was a contributing NBC News correspondent. Gifford left Today in order to pursue a movie career both as an actress, and as a director and producer. In 2018 she filmed Then Came You in which she co-stars with Craig Ferguson. In 2018 she also filmed a Hallmark Christmas movie for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries called A Godwink Christmas. Gifford intends to make movies about the experiences of losing a loved one and being a widow, which she considers an underrepresented topic in Hollywood. Gifford has several projects in the works including sequels to Then Came You.


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Born:
Aug 16, 1953 In Paris, France
Movie/TV Credits:
50
First Appeared:
In the series Today 1952-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Then Came You 2021-03-11
Known For
Poster of Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!
Poster of Dudley Do-Right
Poster of The First Wives Club
Poster of Hee Haw Honeys
Filmography
Movie Then Came You Annabelle 2021-03-11
Movie A Godwink Christmas: Meant For Love Olga 2019-11-17
Movie A Godwink Christmas Aunt Jane 2018-11-17
Movie A Toast to 2018 Host 2018-12-07
Movie Sharknado 5: Global Swarming Kathie Lee Gifford 2017-08-06
Movie 95th Annual National Christmas Tree Lighting Hosted 2017-11-30
Series Celebrity Family Feud Herself 2015-06-21
Movie Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! Kathy Lee Gifford 2015-07-22
Series The Mysteries of Laura Dr. Carlin 2014-09-17
Series The Michael J. Fox Show Unknown 2013-09-26
Series Smash Kathie Lee Gifford 2012-02-06
Movie Adventures of Serial Buddies Herself 2011-09-20
Movie Bob Ross: The Happy Painter Herself (archive footage) 2011-12-03
Series Hot in Cleveland Christal 2010-06-16
Series The Suite Life on Deck Cindy 2008-09-26
Series Keeping Up with the Kardashians Self 2007-10-14
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie Disney Heroes Volume 1 Echidna (voice) 2005-06-15
Series The Reichen Show Unknown 2005-11-11
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Series That's So Raven Claire 2003-01-17
Series Hope & Faith Marge 2003-09-26
Series Jimmy Kimmel Live! Unknown 2003-01-26
Series The Jamie Kennedy Experiment Unknown 2002-01-13
Series Good Day Live Unknown 2001-09-17
Movie Model Behavior Deirdre 2000-03-12
Movie Hercules: Zero to Hero Echidna 1999-01-01
Movie Dudley Do-Right Herself 1999-08-27
Series LateLine Unknown 1998-03-17
Series Style & Substance Unknown 1998-07-22
Series Hercules Echidna (voice) 1998-08-31
Series The View Unknown 1997-08-11
Movie Mother Goose: A Rappin' and Rhymin' Special Jill (voice) 1997-10-12
Series Second Noah Unknown 1996-02-05
Series Spin City Unknown 1996-09-17
Series E! True Hollywood Story Unknown 1996-03-29
Movie The First Wives Club Herself 1996-09-20
Series Hey Arnold! Unknown 1996-10-07
Movie The Line King: The Al Hirschfeld Story 1996-09-27
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 1994-01-03
Series Touched by an Angel Wendy 1994-09-21
Series Diagnosis: Murder Mary Montgomery 1993-10-29
Series The Tonight Show with Jay Leno Unknown 1992-05-25
Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Herself 1990-09-10
Series Seinfeld Unknown 1989-07-05
Series The Simpsons herself (live-action) 1989-12-17
Series LIVE with Kelly and Ryan Self - Host 1988-09-05
Series Hee Haw Honeys Kathie Honey 1978-09-09
Series The Daytime Emmy Awards Unknown 1974-05-28
Series Today Unknown 1952-01-14