Kate Jenkinson is an Australian actress, known for her various roles on The Wedge, as well as her role of Kendall Quinn on Super Fun Night. She is known for her role as Allie Novak in the Australian hit TV series Wentworth.
Kate Ellen Jenkinson
24 August 1981
In 2005, Jenkinson was nominated for the Best Newcomer Award for her role as Julia in Black Swan's production of Zastrozzi and was a regular on the TV comedy series The Wedge from 2005–07. She appeared as herself on Thank God You're Here in 2006–07, as well as Forgotten Cities, a new pilot for Working Dog.
In 2007, she was in an episode of Shaun Micallef's Newstopia and had a lead guest role on the Channel 9 drama series, Canal Road. She began 2008 in the MTC production of Don Juan in Soho before commencing as a regular on SBS's Bogan Pride and guest roles on Rush, Satisfaction, "Tangle", and "Whatever Happened to That Guy". In 2013, she joined the cast of fellow Australian Rebel Wilson's TV series Super Fun Night. In 2015, she played Carol, the daughter of the title character in Shaun Micallef's sitcom The Ex-PM.
In 2015, Jenkinson joined the cast of Wentworth as prison inmate Allie Novak and has just completed filming Season 5, which is due to air in April 2017 in Australia. Season 6 was confirmed in May 2017 and filming began a few weeks later, with Jenkinson confirmed to be back on set for season 6.
On 30 April 2019, it was announced that Jenkinson had joined the cast of Australian Medical drama, Doctor Doctor (known as The Heart Guy internationally). Details of her character have not yet been released, but she will begin appearing in the fourth season, which commenced filming in April 2019.
|2005||Zastrozzi||Julia||Black Swan Theatre|
|2008||Don Juan in SoHo||Mattie/Dalia||Melbourne Theatre Company|
|2010||The Graduate||Elaine Robinson||Kay + McLean|
|2006–07||Thank God You're Here||Herself|
|2007||Newstopia||Amanda||Episode: "Ghosts of Christmas Past"|
|2009||Whatever Happened to That Guy?||IVF Nurse|
|2010||City Homicide||Lara Conlon|
|2011||Killing Time||Wendy Peirce|
|2012||The Straits||Antoinette Montebello|
|2012||Miss Fisher's Murder Mysteries||Isabella|
|2012||House Husbands||Nadine Nadir|
|2013–14||Super Fun Night||Kendall Quinn|
|2015, 2017||The Ex-PM||Carol|
|2015||Hiding||Rebecca Swift / Maree Quigg|
|2016–||Wentworth||Allie Novak||Regular role (season 4-present)|
|2018||Have You Been Paying Attention?||Herself||Guest Quiz Master|
|2018||Talkin Bout Your Generation||Herself|
|2019||Doctor Doctor||Tara||Season 4|
|2004||Nigel Rideout Award||Teacher's Choice||WAAPA|
|2005||Equity Benevolent Guild||Best Newcomer Nominee||Zastrozzi|
|2013||Australians in Film||Finalist||Heath Ledger Scholarship|
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- "‘Super Fun Night’ Adds Aussie Kate Jenkinson", Deadline (17 July 2013)
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- Knox, David (16 May 2016). "Kate Jenkinson got the Wentworth call". TV Tonight. Retrieved 15 May 2016.
- "New cast announced as filming commences on Season Four of DOCTOR DOCTOR". TV Blackbox. 30 April 2019. Retrieved 27 May 2019.
- "WAAPA Newsletter" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 14 April 2013. Retrieved 14 August 2012. Cite journal requires
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