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Katherine Patricia "Kate" Flannery is an American actress known for playing the role of Meredith Palmer on the NBC hit series The Office.


Flannery, Kate was born on June 10, 1964 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.


She attended Saint John Neumann School and Archbishop John Carroll High School in Radnor, Pennsylvania. She graduated from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.


Improvisation The Lampshades, her comedy lounge act with veteran improviser Scot Robinson, has been running in Hollywood at the iO WEST stage for over four years and was seen at the U.S. Comedy Arts Festival in Aspen, Colorado. The Lampshades was New York magazine's "LA Pick" for 2006 and was declared "Best Saturday Comedy Show of the Year" by LA Weekly.


  • Other Work

    • Actor: (off-Broadway) Valley of the Dolls, Phacts of Life, Hildy, Hildy, Three Feet Under, Evidence Room. (television series) Bernie Mac Show, Boomtown, 2003, Curb Your Enthusiasm, 2002, Cross Balls, 2004, Jimmy Kimmel Live, 2005, The Office, since 2005 (Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series, Screen Actors Guild, 2007, 2008).


A former member of The Second City's National Touring Company, Flannery is an original member of Chicago's Annoyance Theater, where she created over 15 shows including "The Miss Vagina Pageant" and "The Real Live Brady Bunch". Flannery was a member of the band Mono Puff using the stage name "Lady Puff".