Kate Quigley is a standup comedian, host, & actress. Kate has been featured as Sports Illustrated, “Lovely Lady of the Day” & The Chive’s “Girl You Should Know.” She tours as a headlining comedian and is a regular at the Improv, Laugh Factory, Icehouse, Comedy Store, & Haha Comedy Club in Hollywood.
Who is Kate Quigley?
Kate was born in 1974 in San Francisco and moved to Florida in 1994. She grew up with three brothers in the Tampa Bay area and as an adult, shares a passion for hunting and fishing with her brother Jim, along with her best friend, Robert, who helps her with both of these hobbies. Kate has lived in Los Angeles since 2002 and in the South Bay of San Francisco, where she co-founded the first all-female bear hunting club in the area. In 2007, Kate made the choice to leave Tampa for the LA area to pursue her comedy career. She relocated to LA in 2010. Kate does a wide variety of voice-over work including, sound effects, trailers, television promos, ad campaigns, cartoons, and viral content.
How Kate got into comedy
Kate was born in Corpus Christi, Texas and raised in Corpus Christi, South Padre Island, and Dallas. Kate was a star athlete in track & field, cross country, and volleyball, with plans to attend college on a track scholarship. She ended up having to get a job while she studied Marketing & Management in college. She left Texas after college and moved to New York. She graduated from The Stand in 2010 and has since performed for over 100,000 people. In 2012, Quigley was a talent scout for America’s Got Talent, she now works as a touring talent scout and a friend and talent consultant. 1. Kate Quigley Stole the Show Offing Her Professions as an Actor & Stand Up Comedy @AmericanGreatness Quigley stole the show at Boston March in Boston as The Woman behind Mister Mulaney pic. twitter.
Kate’s life before comedy
Kate was born and raised in the South and moved to Seattle when she was 18-years-old. She graduated from the University of Washington with a degree in Business Administration and a minor in Computer Science. Before she was a comedian, Kate was a librarian and then spent her post-grad years at Boeing as a software developer. Kate’s childhood ambition was to become a pro bowler and she bowled in a league for 5 years. Kate started as a comedian in 2006 and by 2012, Kate had booked 6 weeks of shows at the Comedy Store in LA. Kate says that her passion for comedy comes from an interest in both fantasy and reality. 1. Kate Has Lived a Bizarre Life There have been times in Kate’s life that have been completely bizarre.
The top 5 facts you should know about Kate
1. She started doing comedy at the age of 14 years old & started her first year of high school at the age of 18. 2. She performed standup comedy at the San Francisco Sketchfest in 2013. 3. Her parents own Häagen-Dazs in Mountain View. 4. She loves Chicago Bears, Harry Potter, Lolcats & Minecraft. 5. Kate’s “Are you in?!” is her favorite saying.
Being sexy and funny go hand in hand. Here is your guide to adding the right amount of sex appeal and personality to your new year’s resolution to go to comedy clubs. It’s an exciting & intimidating experience to try and standup comedy, but it doesn’t have to be! There are a lot of talented people who are working hard to open up the doors for the next generation of talented women in comedy.