Rhea Seehorn Biography

Rhea Seehorn is an American actress, best known for her performance as ‘Kim Wexler’ in the critically acclaimed series ‘Better Call Saul.’ Check out this biography to know about her childhood, family, personal life, career, and achievements.

Rhea Seehorn
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Birthday: May 12, 1972

Nationality: American

Famous: Actresses Directors

Age: 47 Years, 47 Year Old Females

Sun Sign: Taurus

Born Country: United States

Born in: Norfolk, Virginia, United States

Famous as: Actress

Height: 5'5" (165 cm), 5'5" Females

Family:

Spouse/Ex-: Graham J Larson

U.S. State: Virginia

City: Norfolk, Virginia

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education: George Mason University (B.A.)

awards: Satellite Award for Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series
Miniseries & Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television

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Rhea Seehorn is an American actor who is best known for her performance as ‘Kim Wexler’ in the critically acclaimed ‘AMC’ series ‘Better Call Saul.’ Born in Virginia Beach, the actor traveled across a number of places, from Arizona to Japan, during her younger days, before finally settling in New York. After graduating with a degree in drama and visual arts, the actor polished her acting skills in Washington, DC and was part of numerous productions for ‘Arena Stage’ and the ‘Wooly Mammoth Theater Company.’ She still continues to be part of both the theater groups. Soon after she moved to Manhattan, she began to be associated with various theater groups and performed with ‘Playwrights Horizons.’ During her Manhattan days, Seehorn made her ‘Broadway debut’ with Neil Simon's ‘45 Seconds from Broadway.’ She made her on-screen debut with films but could not make her mark in the film industry. It was her foray into the TV industry that helped her come under the spotlight. She made her TV debut in 2003, with the sitcom ‘I’m with Her,’ and over the years, she became a regular face in several critically acclaimed TV series, such as ‘The Starter Wife,’ ‘The Closer,’ ‘Head Cases,’ and ‘Trust Me.’

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Rhea Seehorn
Childhood & Early life
  • Rhea Seehorn was born on May 12, 1972, in Norfolk, Virginia, but has also lived in other states and countries.
  • Following in the footsteps of her father and her grandmother, Seehorn cultivated her interest in painting, drawing, and architecture since an early age. Pursuing her passion, she graduated from the ‘George Mason University’ in 1994, earning a BA degree in art studio.
  • It was during her college days that Seehorn developed an interest in acting and got herself associated with contemporary theater in college.
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Career
  • In 1998, Rhea Seehorn began her film career with the role of ‘Shari’ in the film ‘A Case against Karen.’
  • In 1999, Seehorn appeared in the movie ‘Why Spain?’ and portrayed the role of one of the central characters in it. The same year, she also appeared in a short film named ‘The Pitch’ and played the role of the pitcher in the film.
  • In 2000, Seehorn appeared in the short film ‘The Gentleman’ and essayed the role of a girlfriend. She also appeared in the comedy movie ‘Eat Me!,’ which featured her in the role of ‘Glynna.’
  • The year 2001 saw Seehorn playing the role of ‘Bitsy’ in the film ‘Riders.’
  • In 2003, Seehorn made her TV debut, with the character ‘Cheri Baldzikowski’ in the popular sitcom ‘I'm with Her.’ She appeared in 22 episodes of the series and shared screen space with Teri Polo, David Sutcliffe, and Danny Comden.
  • Seehorn appeared in the American primetime comedy–drama television series ‘Head Cases,’ in 2005. She portrayed the character of ‘Nicole Walker’ in six episodes of the series. She also appeared in the TV film ‘Romy and Michele: In the Beginning,’ in which she essayed the character ‘Ashley Schwartz.’
  • In 2006, Seehorn appeared in the movie ‘The Shaggy Dog,’ portraying the character ‘Lori.’ She also appeared in the American sitcom ‘Modern Men,’ appearing as ‘Anita’ in its episode ‘Sexual Healing.’
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  • The year 2007 saw Seehorn appearing in the TV series ‘The Singles Table,’ essaying the character of ‘Stephanie Vogler’ in six episodes. She also appeared in the TV film ‘The Thick of It,’ portraying the character ‘Ollie Todzio.’
  • In 2008, Seehorn appeared as ‘Charlotte’ in four episodes of the TV series ‘The Starter Wife.’ She also appeared in the short film ‘[email protected]'s,’ essaying the role of ‘Tina.’
  • Seehorn appeared as ‘Eva Adams’ in the TV film ‘Eva Adams,’ in 2009. The same year, she lent her voice to various characters in the American animated sitcom ‘American Dad!’ She also appeared in the TV series ‘Trust Me,’ essaying the role of ‘Brooke’ in three episodes. She has also appeared in the American science-fiction TV series ‘Dollhouse,’ portraying ‘Jocelyn Bashford’ in the episode ‘Haunted.’
  • The year 2010 saw Seehorn appearing in the role of ‘Patty’ in an episode of the American TV series ‘Burn Notice,’ titled ‘Breach of Faith.’ She also appeared in the American police-procedural TV series ‘The Closer,’ portraying the character ‘Judy Lynn’ in the episode ‘Last Woman Standing.’
  • Seehorn was part of the unaired TV series ‘Untitled Allan Leob Project,’ in 2011. The series featured her as ‘Jessica.’ The same year, she appeared in the American sitcom ‘Whitney,’ portraying the character ‘Roxanne’ in 38 episodes. Her innate comic timing in the role of ‘Roxanne’ helped her rise to prominence and become a household name. She also appeared in the American comedy–drama TV series ‘Franklin & Bash,’ essaying the role of ‘Ellen Swatello’ in 11 episodes.
  • The year 2013 saw Seehorn voicing the character of a female baseball player's friend in an episode of the American animated sitcom ‘Family Guy,’ titled ‘Save the Clam.’
  • In 2014, Seehorn essayed the character of ‘Samantha’ in two episodes of the American comedy series ‘House of Lies.’
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  • The year 2015 saw Seehorn portraying the character of ‘Kim Wexler,’ her best-known role so far, in the American crime-drama series ‘Better Call Saul.’ She appeared in 40 episodes over the four seasons of the series. Her remarkable performance in the series helped her win the ‘Satellite Award’ for the ‘Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film’ in 2015–2016.
  • In 2017, Seehorn appeared in two episodes of the American drama web TV series ‘Shut Eye.’ The same year, she won the ‘Saturn Award’ for the ‘Best Supporting Actress on Television,’ for her performance as ‘Kim Wexler’ in the TV series ‘Better Call Saul.’
  • In 2018, Seehorn appeared as ‘Martha Cobb’ in an episode of the crime-drama series ‘Law & Order: Special Victims Unit,’ titled ‘Info Wars.’ She also appeared in an episode of the TV series ‘Roseanne,’ titled ‘Eggs Over, Not Easy,’ essaying the role of ‘Carrie.’ She lent her voice to the character ‘Karen’ in an episode of the American stop-motion sketch comedy series ‘Robot Chicken,’ titled ‘Your Mouth Is Hanging off Your Face.’
  • The year 2019 saw Seehorn essaying the role of ‘Michelle York’ in the American political satire/comedy TV series ‘Veep.’ She also appeared as ‘Janet’ in an episode of the American true-crime web series ‘The Act,’ titled ‘A Whole New World.’ The same year, she portrayed the character ‘Martha Miller’ in an episode of the American anthology web series ‘The Twilight Zone,’ titled ‘Not All Men.’ The year also saw her being nominated for the ‘Saturn Award’ for the ‘Best Supporting Actress on Television,’ for her performance in the series ‘Better Call Saul.’
  • She wrote, directed, and produced the 2017 short film ‘How Not to Buy a Couch.’
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Awards & Achievements
  • In 2015, Seehorn won the ‘Satellite Award’ for the Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television Film,’ for portraying the character ‘Kim Wexler’ in the TV series ‘ Better Call Saul.’
  • In 2017, Seehorn won the ‘Saturn Award’ for the ‘Best Supporting Actress on Television,’ again for her character, ‘Kim Wexler,’ in the TV series ‘Better Call Saul.’
  • In 2019, Seehorn was once again nominated for the ‘Saturn Award’ for the ‘Best Supporting Actress on Television’ for her role in the TV series ‘Better Call Saul.’
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Family & Personal Life
  • Rhea Seehorn started dating real-estate agent and film producer Graham J Larson in 2013. Later that year, the couple announced their engagement. They got married in 2018.
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Trivia
  • Rhea Seehorn earned the role of ‘Kim Wexler’ in the TV series ‘Better Call Saul’ after appearing for auditions for ‘Bialy/Thomas & Associates’ for nearly a decade.
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