Kata Dobó or Kata Dobo (born Katalin Kovács, Hungarian: Kovács Katalin, Dobó Kata[1] on 25 February 1974) is a Hungarian actress and filmmaker.

Kata Dobó
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Born
Katalin Kovács

(1974-02-25) 25 February 1974 (age 45)
Years active1995-present
Spouse(s)Dávid Vermes (1997-1998) (divorced)

She was born in Győr, Hungary and moved to Los Angeles, USA in 1999 to her partner of the time, film producer Andrew G. Vajna. She left the States after they split and currently resides in Budapest, Hungary.[2]

Her films include A miniszter félrelép (1997)[3] and Európa expressz (1999).

Recent television work includes an appearance on Lady Heather's Box, an episode of CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, in 2003. In January 2011, she appeared in Bloodlines, the fourth episode in the 14th series of the BBC crime drama Silent Witness, along with fellow Hungarian actors Iván Kamarás and Lili Bordán.[4]

Theatrical rolesEdit

  • William Gibson: Two for the seesaw, Presentation: 9 May 2008 Budapest Pince Theatre
  • Arisztophanész: Lüszésztraté, Presentation: 3 October 2008 Békéscsaba Jókai Theatre
  • Pszicho, Presentation: 2 October 2009 Budapest Chamber Theatre
  • Werner Schwab: Die Prasidentinnen, Presentation: 4 December 2009 Békéscsaba Jókai Theatre
  • "Minden ugyanúgy van", Presentation: 28 May 2010 Budapest Mikroszkóp Theatre
  • "Érzelmes üzletek", Presentation: 24 September 2010 Budapest Mikroszkóp Theatre
  • Roland Topor: Winter Under the Table, Presentation: 19 November 2010 Budaörs Latinovits Theatre
  • Schiller: Stuart Maria, Presentation: 14 January 2011 Békéscsaba Jókai Theatre
  • William Shakespeare: Lear King, Presentation: 25 April 2013 Békéscsaba Jókai Theatre
  • Ron Clark-Sam Babrick: Murder at the Howard Johnson's, Present: 13 Sept. 2013 Bp. Karinthy Theatre
  • Moliere: Tartuffe, Presentation: 13 February 2014 Budapest Pince Theatre
  • "Kegyelemkenyér", Presentation: 8 February 2015 Budapest Pince Theatre
  • Joe Orton: Loot, Presentation: 23 September 2016 Budapest Karinthy Theatre
  • Ray Cooney-John Chapman:Move Over Mrs. Markham, Presentation: 10 December 2016 Bp. Játékszín Theatre
  • Ettore Scola: A Special Day, Presentation: 11 November 2018 Budapest, Hatszín Theatre.

Selected filmographyEdit

As actressEdit

  • Éretlenek /TV Series/ (1995-1996)
  • Miniszter Félrelép (1997)
  • Ámbár Tanár Úr (1998)
  • Európa Expressz (1999)
  • 15 Minutes (2001)
  • An American Rhapsody (2001)
  • Rollerball (2002)
  • CSI:Crime Scene Investigation /TV Series/ (2003)
  • Detention (2003)
  • Out For A Kill (2003)
  • Csak Szex És Más Semmi (2005)
  • Basic Instinct 2. (2006)
  • Szabadság Szerelem (2006)
  • Blood and Chocolate (2007)
  • Ben David: Broken Sky (2007)
  • King Conqueror (2009)
  • A Jóéjtpuszi /Short/ (2009)
  • Halálkeringő (2010)
  • A Néma Szemtanú /TV Series/ (2011)
  • Split Perfect /Short/ (2012)
  • Hacktion /TV Series/ (2014)
  • Fapad /TV Series/ (2014-2015)
  • Váltótársak /TV Series/ (2016-2017)
  • What If? /Short/ (2016)
  • Brazilok (2017)
  • Csak színház és más semmi /TV Series/ (2017)
  • Egynyári Kaland /TV Series/ (2017)
  • Pappa Pia (2017)
  • Budapest Noir (2017)
  • Korhatáros Szerelem /Tv Series/ (2017-2018)

As directorEdit

  • Kölcsönlakás (2019)

CDs and Audio BooksEdit

  • Narrator of Ildikó Boldizsár's novel Boszorkányos mesék (2007)

Other worksEdit

  • Music video for Róbert Gergely's "Azok a fehér éjszakák" (1992)
  • Hungarian TV commercial for Pepsi Cola (1998–1999)
  • Hungarian TV commercial for Pannon GSM (cellphone company) (1998)
  • Hungarian commercial for Westel's Domino Card (pre-paid card) (1999)
  • Hungarian print ad for Westel's Domino Card (pre-paid card) (1999–2000)
  • Appeared on Hungarian Viasat channel's reality show "Bár" as a guest. (20 June 2001)
  • TV commercial for Hungarian Hospice Endowment for the Humanities (2001)
  • Appeared on Hungarian TV2 channel's reality show "Sztárok a jégen/Dancing on ice" (2007)
  • Appeared on Hungarian TV2 channel's show "Stílusvadász" as a presenter. (2013)
  • Appeared on Hungarian M1 channel's Game-Show "Magyarország Szeretlek" (5 October 2014)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kata Dobó on IMDb.
  2. ^ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm1817423/ Imdb.com entry for Réka Kovács. Accessed 16 March 2011.
  3. ^ www.imdb.com/title/tt0119677 Imdb.com entry for A miniszter félrelép (1997). Accessed 21 Feb 2011.
  4. ^ www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00y4xbl Bbc One programmes Silent Witness. Accessed 20 Feb 2011.

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