Katherine Burton better known as "Kate Burton", is an actress, noted for her portrayal as Ellis Grey on Grey's Anatomy and as Vice President Sally Langston on Scandal. Till now she has been nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards and three Tony Awards. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in Russian Studies and European History from Brown University in 1979. She was born to actor, Richard Burton and producer, Sybil Burton.
Moving on to her personal life, she is a happily married woman. She has been enjoying her marital relationship since 1984 and still the couple have got the same bonding that they used to have at the time when they first met each other. They first met in 1982 at the Square Theatre in New York City, while her husband was playing the character Daphne. They are blessed with two children, a son and a daughter.