Born 24th September 1972, Kate Fleetwood is an English actress who grew up in Cirencester, England. She is married to the famous director Rupert Goold. They met when he directed her as Juliet. She is best known for playing Mary Cattermole in Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1. Kate is a patron of the En Masse Theatre.
She has received two major award nominations – an Olivier Award for her role as Julie in London Road (National Theatre), and a Tony Award for playing Lady Macbeth in Chichester Festival Theatre.
Kate has extensive stage credits to her name, which includes Christine in Absolute Hell (National Theatre, 2018); Jess in Ugly Lies the Bone (National Theatre, 2017); the title role in Medea (Almeida Theatre, 2015); Tracy Lord in High Society (Almeida Theatre, 2015); Goneril in National Theatre Live: King Lear (2014); Hermione in The Winter’s Tale (RSC, 2006); Thaisa in Pericles (RSC, 2006); Polyxena in Hecuba (Donmar Warehouse, 2004); Desdemona in Othello (Theatre Royal Northampton, 2003); Helena in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Bristol Old Vic, 2003); Rosaline in Love’s Labour’s Lost (National Theatre, 2003); the title role in Mariana Pineda (Gate Theatre, 2002); Iris in The Tempest (Shakespeare’s Globe, 2000).
Her roles in movies include Miss Pinkerton’s Crone in Vanity Fair (2004); Woman with Baby in Elizabeth: The Golden Age (2007); Factory Woman 1 in Les Miserables (2012); Young Sister Hildegarde in Philomena (2013); Officer Unamo in Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015); Vicky in London Road (2015) and Alice in Beirut (2018).
Kate’s list of credits don’t end there. She has also worked on television in shows like Silent Witness (2004) as Sienna Ricci; Macbeth (2010) as Lady Macbeth; The Widower (2014) as Felicity Webster; Victoria (2019) as Princess Feodora, and is in the 2020 new TV series Brave New World as Sheila.