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Name: Kathryn Erbe  
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Date of Birth: 5th July 1966
Place of Birth: Newton, Massachusetts, USA
Profession: Actress
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Kathryn Erbe as Detective Alexandra Eames in Law & Order: Criminal Intent

Kathryn Erbe (born July 5, 1966 in Newton, Massachusetts) is an is an American actress best known for her role on Law & Order: Criminal Intent, a spin-off of Law & Order.

Erbe is a veteran of both film, stage, and television, and has been a working actress since she graduated from New York University in 1990.

Erbe was cast as Lynn Redgrave's daughter on the television sitcom Chicken Soup as an undergraduate student at New York University. Following the series, she became a member the Steppenwolf Theater Company and has starred in many of their productions, including A Streetcar Named Desire, Curse of the Starving Class, My Thing of Love, and The Grapes of Wrath, which had a six-month long run and won the 1990 Tony Award for Best Play. Erbe earned a Tony Award nomination in 1991 for her portrayal of Mary in Speed of Darkness by Steve Tesich. Erbe has also performed in many world premier productions by playwrights such as Tom Donaghy and Alex Gersten.

Erbe has starred in many films, including: What About Bob?, Stir of Echoes and the independent films Dream with the Fishes, Love from Ground Zero and Entropy. Erbe also portrayed the infamous 'Shirley Bellinger' on the HBO series "Oz" to wide critical acclaim. She also had a memorable guest appearance on Homicide: Life on the Street in 1997.

Erbe is married to American actor Terry Kinney and they have two children, daughter Maeve, born in 1996 and son Carson, born in 2003.

Film and television

  • Speaking of Sex (2001)
  • Law & Order: Criminal Intent (2001)
  • The Runaway (2000)
  • Stir of Echoes (1999)
  • Entropy (1999)
  • Oz (1997)
  • Love From Ground Zero (1998)
  • Naked City: Justice with a Bullet (1998)
  • George Wallace (1997)
  • Dream with the Fishes (1997)
  • The Addiction (1995)
  • Kiss of Death (1995)
  • D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)
  • Breathing Lessons (1994)
  • Rich in Love (1993)
  • What About Bob? (1991)
  • Runaway Dreams (1989)
  • Chicken Soup (1989)

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