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Katie Walder

Katie Elizabeth Walder is the youngest of 5 children - 2 brothers and two sisters. She started acting at a young age in musicals and plays in school, and did some print work as a young teen in such magazines as Teen and YM. She went on to study theatre in college, and upon moving to NYC after graduation, started working professionally in theatre with notable Broadway directors such as Michael Greif (original director for "Rent"), Keith Reddin and Daniel Aukin. Katie soon moved to Los Angeles and quickly landed a recurring role on the 4th Season of Gilmore Girls (2000) as "Janet Billings", the quirky/tough/athletic college roommate of Rory. She has been working steadily in film & TV ever since. Along with Gilmore Girls, Walder is best known for her recurring roles on How I Met Your Mother as Shannon and Mad Men as Sherry. She has appeared in over 40 television shows, including New Girl, Franklin & Bash, Fairly Legal, The Good Wife, Supernatural, and Rules of Engagement. In 2007, she played Tori (Zach's girlfriend) in the award-winning independent film "Shelter." In 2014, she starred in the horror film "Come Back to Me."

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Oct 13, 1976 In Pennsylvania, U.S.
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 1999-09-20
Latest Project:
Movie The Energy Specialist 2022
Known For
Poster of The Energy Specialist
Poster of The Open House
Poster of Shelter
Poster of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
Movie The Energy Specialist Paige 2022
Movie The Open House Allison 2018-01-19
Movie It Happened in L.A. Zafu Girl 2017-11-03
Series Lethal Weapon Denise Barnes 2016-09-21
Movie Come Back to Me Sarah 2014-07-25
Series Scorpion Jane Addison 2014-09-22
Series Grimm Elisha 2011-10-28
Series Trust Me Unknown 2009-01-26
Series The Good Wife Jennifer Lewis 2009-09-22
Series The Mentalist Nancy Sterling 2008-09-23
Movie Shelter Tori 2007-06-16
Series Rules of Engagement Claire 2007-02-05
Series Saving Grace Unknown 2007-07-23
Series Mad Men Sherry 2007-07-19
Movie The Neighbor Nancy 2007-12-15
Series The New Adventures of Old Christine Unknown 2006-03-13
Series Supernatural Fate / Atropos 2005-09-13
Series McBride Unknown 2005-01-14
Series How I Met Your Mother Shannon 2005-09-19
Series Cold Case Unknown 2003-09-28
Series CSI: Miami Unknown 2002-09-23
Series Without a Trace Claire Norton 2002-09-26
Series Gilmore Girls Janet Billings 2000-10-05
Series Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Carey Thorne 1999-09-20