|Born||(1981-08-24) 24 August 1981
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 most recently known for her role as Allie Novak in the Australian hit TV series Wentworth. In recent years Kate has divided her time between Australia and Los Angeles, for work purposes. She has just completed (December 2016) filming Season 5 of Wentworth in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is scheduled to film Season 2 of The Ex-PM with Shaun Micallef in early 2017, as well as a mini series about Olivia Newton-John, both of which will be filmed in Melbourne.
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.
|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||Hiding||Rebecca Swift / Maree Quigg|
|2016–||Wentworth||Allie Novak||Regular role (season 4-present)|
|2004||Nigel Rideout Award||Teacher’s Choice||WAAPA|
|2005||Equity Benevolent Guild||Best Newcomer Nominee||Zastrozzi|
|2013||Australians in Film||Finalist||Heath Ledger Scholarship|