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Kether Donohue (born October 31, 1985)[1] is an American actress and singer. She is known for her role as Lindsay on You're the Worst[2] and her role as a cappella leader Alice in Pitch Perfect.[3][4]

Kether Donohue
Donohue at the series premieres of You're the Worst and Married in July 2014
Donohue at the series premieres of You're the Worst and Married in July 2014
Born (1985-10-31) October 31, 1985 (age 33)
OccupationActress, singer
Years active1997–present


Early lifeEdit

Donohue grew up on the Lower East Side neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City,[3] and went to a performing arts high school.[5]

Donohue studied at the Anthony Meindl Acting Center.[6] In 2008, she graduated from Fordham University where she was a communication and media studies major with a concentration in film.[7]


Donohue is known for the voice of the temperamental divaesque Lily on the Nicktoons Network "anime" series Kappa Mikey, Kiki Benjamin on Mew Mew Power, Angela Rains on Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's, and Zoe and Chomp on Dinosaur King. Donohue was also featured in the video for "Coder Girl" by Dale Chase.

In January 2016, Donohue appeared in the role of Jan in the Fox presentation of Grease Live.[8]

Most notably, she received a Critics' Choice Television Award nomination in December 2015 for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series for her role in the FX/FXX series You're the Worst.[9]

Personal lifeEdit

Donohue's first name came from an angel name book, and means “Crown" in Hebrew.[3]



  • 2007: Over the GW – Sofia Serra
  • 2009: New York Lately – Pam
  • 2009: An Old Hope – Brenda Applegate
  • 2009: Aaron Bacon – Carrie Bacon
  • 2010: Boy Wonder – Lizzy
  • 2012: Altered States of Plaine – Violet
  • 2012: The Bay – Donna Thompson
  • 2012: Pitch Perfect – Alice
  • 2015: Pitch Perfect 2 – Legacy Bella
  • 2016: Collar – Debbie
  • 2016: Opening Night - Eileen


Voice rolesEdit


  1. ^ Danielle Campoamor [@DCampoamor] (October 31, 2014). "Thanks to my twitter stalking I know it's "Fat Lindsey" aka @MsKetherDonohue's birthday today. Ugh. I miss #YoureTheWorst. @YTWFX" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  2. ^ Strassberg, Rebecca (September 8, 2015). "How 20 Years of Auditioning Led Kether Donohue to 'You're the Worst'". Backstage. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  3. ^ a b c "Kether Donohue On Voice Acting, Pitch Perfect, and Her New FX Comedy 'You're The Worst'". Toon Zone. July 16, 2014. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  4. ^ Collis, Clark (June 17, 2016). "'You're the Worst': Lindsay to get 'dark and twisted' in new season". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  5. ^ McHenry, Jackson (June 14, 2016). "Kether Donohue on Standing Out in You're the Worst, Learning to Dance on Grease: Live!, and Doing Anime Voice-over Work". Vulture. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  6. ^ Wigler, Josh (July 21, 2014). "Kether Donohue Bruises and Abuses on FX's 'You're the Worst'". Spinoff Online. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  7. ^ Venturanza, Ramona (September 4, 2015). "Alumna Returns for Second Season of "You're the Worst"". Fordham Observer. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  8. ^ Bentley, Jean (September 30, 2015). "Meet the New Pink Ladies: Grease: Live Cast Keeps Getting Even More Amazing With Carly Rae Jepsen!". E! Online. Retrieved July 10, 2016.
  9. ^ Appelo, Tim (June 24, 2015). "Emmy Breakout Kether Donohue on 'You're the Worst' Breasts, Cocaine and Bad Romance: Watch Her #selfieinterview (Video)". TheWrap. Retrieved July 10, 2016.

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