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Kate Mulvany Biography

Updated On 09 Feb, 2021 Published On 27 Feb, 2020
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Facts of Kate Mulvany

Date of Birth :
Age : 44 years old
Family Name : Mulvany
Birth Country : Australia
Birth Sign : Pisces
Height : 5 Feet 2 Inch

Relationship short Statistics of Kate Mulvany

What is Kate Mulvany marital status ? ( married,single, in relation or divorce): Married
How many children does Kate Mulvany have ? (name): 0 Children
Is Kate Mulvany having any relationship affair ?: Yes1 affair
Is Kate Mulvany Lesbian ? No

Kate Mulvany is a talented Australian actress whose works span in theatre, television, and film. She is most known for Great Gatsby, Griff the Invisible, The Final Writer, etc. She is also a playwright and screenwriter and has won many awards for her works in the theatre plays.

How Is Kate Mulvany's Married Life Going On?

The charming Australian actress is happily married to Hamish Michael. Like herself, Mulvany's husband is also into the acting field and is an Australian actor known for his works like "Janet King" and "Crownies."  

The duo tied the knot in the presence of their respective family and close ones on July 07, 2015. Since commencing their new journey as a husband and wife, they have been relishing an adventurous ride into their married life.

Kate Mulvany is happily married to her husband, Hamish Michael. 

Almost five years into their marriage, no rumors of conflicts and disputes have touched their relationship. We hope they keep sharing the same love between them in the future. 

The lovely pair has not welcomed any children so far in their life, but they might be surely thinking about having one.

The "Griff the Invisible" actress is an active social media user and often posts pictures and videos with her spouse, family, friends, and close ones on it.

Kate's First Partner Committed Suicide

Kate might be living a wonderful life with Hamish, but he is not her first love. The 41-year-old was previously in a longtime relationship with a late Australian actor Mark Priestley. Both of them were still in intimacy, and everything seemed to be going well for them.

It was somewhere in late 2007 when the actor began suffering from depression and mental problems. To regain his old self and make himself better, he went through great lengths and expenses, but it did not work out.

On the afternoon of August 27, 2008, Priestley checked into the Swissotel Hotel in Market Street, Sydney, under the name Damien Barker. At around 2 pm, he jumped from the window of the hotel and committed suicide. The police later found his body lying in an awning.  

Kate Mulvany with her late boyfriend, actor Mark Priestley. SOURCE: Thewestaustralian

The death of her partner, Kate, "suffered a breakdown of sorts."

The female writer stated:

"Burying your boyfriend at the age of 30 is not something you expect."

Through an interview, Kate later revealed that only a month before the incident, she pleaded with the hospital authorities not to let Mark leave the hospital. 

Due to incorrect media reports and news, there is also a major misconception among people that the break up between Kate and the Changi star led him to commit it. The actress revealed it was debilitating dealing with the false media reports. 

Mark's funeral was held at Perth's Holy Family Catholic Church in Como, Sydney, on September 04, 2008. It was a sad end and a great loss of a talented actor. It is good to see Kate has moved on from that incident and regained her happiness. 

Diagnosed With Cancer 

Many might not know this, but actress Kate Mulvany was born with renal cancer. She went through a tough early days stage of her life, probably the most challenging and difficult thing a kid can go through in their childhood.

The actresses' cancer has been linked to her father's exposure to Agent Orange during his army service in the Vietnam War. Due to her disease, she had to spend most of her childhood in the hospital to treat her disease. 

Thankfully though, her cancer went into remission, and she was able to get the necessary treatment for it. After that, she was able to pursue her passion, which was acting. 

Kate Mulvany's Net Worth 

Kate Mulvany has a net worth of $1 million from her many years of experience in the field of acting and writing. 

Over the past two decades, she spent most of her time performing and writing in theatres, but she also has a good number of acting credits in both big and small screens. 

For instance, she is best known for the Australian political thriller series "Secret City." On it, she played the recurring character of Veronica Ronnie Bordooni and played alongside Anna Torv, Jacki Weaver, Daniel Wyllie, Alex Dimirtrides, Damon Herriman, Rob Collins, and many others. 

Check out the trailer of Kate Mulvany's featured T.V. series, "Secret City"!

In movies, Mulvany got the chance to play a minor role in "The Great Gatsby." The romantic drama film starred actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Isla Fisher, and Jason Clarke.  

Quick Facts: Kate Mulvany

  • Kate Mulvany was born in Geraldton, Western Australia.
  • Her father was Danny Mulvany, a Vietnam Veteran while her mother is Glenys Mulvany, a school teacher.
  • She grew up with her sister Tegan Mulvany who is also an actor and an improviser.
  • The talented celeb earned her Bachelor of Arts degree from Curtin University, Perth.
  • Kate made her on-screen debut in the film "Griff the Invisible" in 2010.
  • Mulvany won the Phillip Parsons Young Playwrights Award for the play "The Seed," in which she worked as a writer. 
  • She received Best Female Actor in a Play for her performance in "Every Brilliant Thing."
  • She is an ambassador of MiVAC, a voluntary organization helping relief to the people living in the Vietnam war-affected villages.
    For her contribution to the Australian arts, the 1.57 meters tall lady received an honorary doctorate from Curtin Univeristy in 2017.
  • In April 2019, Deadline announced Kate as one of the cast members of Amazon Prime Video's "Hunters." 
  • She is an animal lover and has two pet cats. 

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Kate Mulvany Affairs

  1. First Affair with Mark Priestley

    Kate Mulvany was previously in a lovey-dovey with late actor Mark Priestley. She dated Mark for many years before he committed suicide in 2008.

Kate Mulvany Married

First Marriage with Hamish Michael

Actress and playwright Kate Mulvany is married to Hamish Michael at the moment. Her partner is an Australian actor by profession.

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