Kathleen Gati (Dr. Liesl Obrecht on General Hospital)

Current Character: Dr. Liesl Obrecht

Birthday: 1957-08-13

Birthplace: Born in Canada


Kathleen Gati was born and raised in Canada by Hungarian immigrants who embraced the arts. Her father was a symphony conductor and her mother was an opera singer. Gati began acting at age 3. By age 8, she had written, directed and starred in her first play.

Gati studied ballet until she was 20 when she moved to New York to pursue acting full time. She has performed in multiple plays on and off Broadway, as well as in many TV and film roles. She moved to Hungary for a movie role and stayed for five years before returning in the States, winning awards and gaining a large fan base while she was there.

Career Highlights

General Hospital - Dr. Liesl Obrecht (August 24, 2012 - present)
Weeds - Olga (2012)
24 - Anya Suvarov (2006-07)
ER - Stacy Coleman (2004)
Igby Goes Down - Ida (2004)

Awards & Acclaim

Los Angeles Hungarian Film Festival Awards, Best Actress for "Visszatérés-Retrace" (2011)
Hungarian Film Critics Awards, Best Supporting Actress for "Goldberg variácók" (1992)
Hungarian Film Week Award, Best Documentary for "A Színésznõ és a halál" (1995)


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