Kate Siegel is an American actress and screenwriter best known for starring in the 2016 slasher movie Hush and the 2018 supernatural horror drama television series The Haunting of Hill House. She also co-wrote the screenplay of Hush. The actress is known for her collaborations with her filmmaker husband Mike Flanagan who, himself, is known for his horror films. They first worked together in the 2013 film Oculus and since then have come together for various other projects, including Hush and The Haunting of Hill House. Though her collaboration with Flanagan has proved hugely successful, she has also worked on other projects that does not involve him. Earlier, she pursued an acting course from the Syracuse University and began acting on stage. She made her film debut with The Curse of the Black Dahlia while her television debut came with Ghost Whisperer.