Katherina McNamara
Katherine McNamara plays Cherry O'Keefe in Madison High


16th December 1996




Actress, singer

Years active



Gleneagles Perthshire Scotland United Kingdom

Katherine McNamara is the actress who plays Cherri O'Keefe in Madison High. She guest starred on many shows including Drop Dead Diva and 30 Rock. She was also in some movies such as New Years Eve. She is also set to star in the "Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn" movie remake.

Katherine's career started in broadway when she was 14 years old. She graduated high school with honors when she was only 15 years old.


Tom Sawyer & Huckleberry Finn Becky Thatcher - Lead Jo Kastner

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al ner e ifusdffedEdit
Lily - Supporting Garry Marshall
Sam Steele & the Crystal Chalice Emma Marsh - Lead Silver Hills Pictures
Sam Steele & the Junior Detective Agency Emma Marsh - Lead Silver Hills Pictures
Matchmaker Mary Mary Carver - Lead Silver Hills Pictures
Get Off My Porch Mary - Lead SeNoReality
The Nuclear Standard Penny - Lead KU Filmworks
The Dress Lily - Lead Kelley Dunlap
The Audition Ballerina - Lead Allison Scagliotti
Lone Elm Lucy - Supporting Inversion Productions
Last Will Wedding Guest - Extra Moviecid
Last Ounce of Courage Homeless Girl - Extra Outpost Productions
All Roads Lead Home Fair Person - Extra Waldo West Productions


Madison High Cherri O'Keefe Disney
Drop Dead Diva Ann Logan Lifetime Television
Law & Order: SVU Jasmine Universal NetworkTelevision
30 Rock Meagan NBC
Great Performances: Sondheim's Birthday Concert Self - Singer PBS
Good Morning America Self - Broadway Kids Care Singer
Late Night with David Letterman Self -Singer for Ronnie Spector Worldwide Pants


Mediacom Online Teen Girl/ Prank Caller
Belfonte Yogurt Dannon Daughter
Sun Trust Hendreson Triplet Endeavor Productions


BROADWAY's A Little Night Music Fredrika Armfeldt Walter Kerr Theater, NYC
PAN - AEA Reading Wendy Darling Jeffrey Seller - The Producing Office, NYC
Untitled Dancer Project - AEA Staged Reading Marcelline Susan Stroman - Lincoln Cener, NYC
A Christmas Story, the Musical! - World Premiere Esther Jane Kansas City Repertory Theater
The Happy Elf - World Premiere Molly Coterie Theater
Lockdown Holly Stella Adler Theater, Los Angeles
The Living Room Series: Stranger in the Bedroom Tina Rodriguez The Blank Theatre, Los Angeles
Sound of Music Louisa Von Trapp New Theatre Restaurant
A Christmas Carol Belinda Cratchit Kansas City Repertory Theater
The Music Man Amaryllis Starlight Theater
To Kill a Mockingbird Scout & Understudy KC Repertory Theater
The Secret Garden Mary Lennox Metropolitan Ensemble Theater
Oklahoma! Ensemble New Theatre Restaurant
The Baber of Seville Figaro's Urchin/Ensemble KC Lyric Opera
Children's Letters to God Katherine Chestnut Fine Arts Center
*** Other productions available upon request


In My Own LIttle Corner Vocal Artist Hal Leonard Publishing
Carols for a Cure 2010 Vocal Artist Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids


Fitniks Kids Jumping Jack Girl Bernstein-Reid
Four Corners Lizzie Cambridge University Press
NBC Industrial Daughter Honey - Tupelo

Voice OverEdit

Tufts Medical Center Katie Bark Productions
Another Smart Move Soccer Girl Sea-Kan Productions

Performer SkillsEdit

  • Performance Skills:Improvisation, Dancing, Singing, Juggling, Host, Voiceover, Stage Combat
  • Athletic Skills:Fencing, Rappelling & Ziplining, Aerobics, Gymnastics, Swimming, Softball
  • Accents:Southern, Midwest, British, Irish, French
  • Musical Instruments:Voice, Piano
  • Dance:Ballet, Hip Hop, Modern, Hula, Jazz, Tap, Waltz


  • Keystone National High School , High School Diploma - Graduated with Honors, 2010
    Graduated May 2010
  • University of Missouri - Kansas City, Working towards a BFA, 2010
  • Drexel University, Business, Philadelphia, PA


  • Are You Mackenzie Blue? Contest, Mackenzie Blue, 2010
    Katherine was chosen to be the real Mackenzie Blue, a series of tween/teen books by Tina Wells (Harper Collins.)
  • American Film Market (AFM) , "Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency," Lead , 2009
  • St. Louis Film Festival, "Sam Steele and the Junior Detective Agency," Lead , 2009

Employment DetailsEdit

  • Work History:Industrial, Radio, Television, Voice Over, Film, Theater, Commercial
  • Job Categories:Acting
  • Authorized to work in United States:Yes
  • Primary Citizenship:United States
  • Prior Job Title 1:Madison High (pilot)
  • Prior Job Title 2:New Year's Eve (film)
  • Prior Job Title 3:A Little Night Music (Broadway)