Kathie Lee Gifford

Kathie Lee Gifford

  • Born on
    • August 16th, 1953
Kathryn Lee Gifford is an American television presenter, singer, songwriter, occasional actress and author. She is best known for her 15-year run on the talk show Live! with Regis and Kathie Lee, which she co-hosted with Regis Philbin. She is also known for her 11-year run with Hoda Kotb, on the fourth hour of NBC's Today show. She has received 11 Daytime Emmy nominations and won her first Daytime Emmy in 2010 as part of the Today team. Gifford's first television role had been as Tom Kennedy's singer/sidekick on the syndicated version of Name That Tune, from 1974 to 1978. She also occasionally appeared on the first three hours of Today and was a contributing NBC News correspondent. Gifford left Today in order to pursue a movie career both as an actress, and as a director and producer. In 2018 she filmed Then Came You in which she co-stars with Craig Ferguson. In 2018 she also filmed a Hallmark Christmas movie for Hallmark Movies & Mysteries called A Godwink Christmas. Gifford intends to make movies about the experiences of losing a loved one and being a widow, which she considers an underrepresented topic in Hollywood. Gifford has several projects in the works including sequels to Then Came You.


Acting (7 Credits)

2020Then Came You as Annabelle
2019A Godwink Christmas: Meant for Love as Olga
2018A Godwink Christmas as Aunt Jane
2017Sharknado 5: Global Swarming as Kathie Lee Gifford
2015Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! as Kathy Lee Gifford
2000Model Behavior as Deirdre
1999Hercules: Zero to Hero as Echidna

Herself (3 Credits)

2011Adventures of Serial Buddies as Herself
1999Dudley Do-Right as Herself
1996The First Wives Club as Herself


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