Patricia Kathryn Kalember
December 30, 1956
Schenectady, New York, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Mark Torres (1980–83)|
Daniel Gerroll (m. 1986)
Patricia Kathryn Kalember (born December 30, 1956) is an American actress, best known for her role as Georgiana "Georgie" Reed Whitsig in the NBC drama series, Sisters (1991–1996). Kalember also had the leading roles in the number of television films, co-starred in the feature films, including Fletch Lives (1989), Jacob's Ladder (1990), A Far Off Place (1993), Signs (2002), The Company Men (2010), and Limitless (2011), and recurring roles in thirtysomething (1989–1991) and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (2004–2010).
Life and career
Kalember was born in Schenectady, New York, the daughter of Vivian Daisy (née Wright) and Robert James Kalember. She was raised in Westport, Connecticut, and Louisville, Kentucky. She received her BA in Theater from Indiana University and a MFA from Temple University.  Kalember has been married to British actor Daniel Gerroll since 1986. They have three children. She was previously married to Mark Torres, an actor.
Kalember made her television debut in 1981, on the daytime soap opera Texas. She later was a regular cast member on Loving. She was nominated for an Outer Critics Circle Award for her performance in the play The Foreigner (1986). In 1986, she had the leading role in the short-lived CBS drama series, Kay O'Brien. She also starred alongside Tim Matheson in the short-lived ABC sitcom Just in Time (1988). From 1989 to 1991, she appeared in a recurring role on thirtysomething.
Kalember may be best known for her role as Georgiana "Georgie" Reed Whitsig in the NBC drama series, Sisters, alongside Swoosie Kurtz, Sela Ward, and Julianne Phillips, from 1991 to 1996. She later had the leading roles in a number of made-for-television films. Kalember had roles in such films as Cat's Eye (1985), Fletch Lives (1989), Jacob's Ladder (1990), Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even (1992), and A Far Off Place (1993).
She played the role of Margaret Craig McNamara in the HBO biographical film Path to War (2002) and appeared as Mel Gibson's character's wife in the science-fiction thriller, Signs that same year. She had guest roles on such television series as Touched by an Angel, Gossip Girl, The Good Wife, Blue Bloods, and Orange Is the New Black. Kalember played two different characters in Law & Order: Special Victims Unit; in 2001, she appeared in an episode of the second season, and from 2004 to 2010, she played Judge Karen Taten. Kalember co-starred in such films as The Girl in the Park, The Company Men, Rabbit Hole, and Limitless.
|1988||Little Girl Lost||Andrea Newman||Television film|
|1989||Fletch Lives||Amanda Ray Ross|
|1992||Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even||Barbara|
|1993||A Far Off Place||Elizabeth Parker|
|1993||Shattered Trust: The Shari Karney Story||Linda Karney||Television film|
|1995||The Unspoken Truth||Margaret Trainor||Television film|
|1995||Degree of Guilt||Judge Caroline Masters||Television film|
|1996||Angel Flight Down||Teresa Bagshaw||Television film|
|1997||Home Before Dark||Dolores James|
|1998||When Husbands Cheat||Tess McCall||Television film|
|1999||Final Run||Connie Phipps-Singer||Television film|
|2000||A Time for Dancing||Sandra Michaels|
|2002||Path to War||Margaret Craig McNamara|
|2003||Straight from the Heart||Laurie Woods||Television film|
|2004||Fatal Lessons: The Good Teacher||Samantha Stephens||Television film|
|2007||Ben's Plan||Shelly Stephens|
|2007||The Girl in the Park||Amanda|
|2010||The Company Men||Cynthia McClary|
|2012||Girl Most Likely||Virginia|
|2015||Run All Night||Rose Maguire|
|2020||Morning Into Night||Delilah||Short film|
|1983–1984||Loving||Merrill Vochek||Series regular|
|1985||Brass||Lori Cartwright||TV pilot|
|1985||The Equalizer||Carlene Randall||Episode: "Pilot"|
|1986||Kay O'Brien||Dr. Kay 'Kayo' O'Brien||Series regular, 13 episodes|
|1987||The Equalizer||Dr. Stephanie Davis||Episode: "Coal Black Soul"|
|1988||Just in Time||Joanna Farrell||Series regular, 6 episodes|
|1988||ABC Afterschool Special||Maria Acero||Episode: "Date Rape"|
|1989–1991||thirtysomething||Susannah Hart||Recurring role, 15 episodes|
|1991–1996||Sisters||Georgiana 'Georgie' Reed Whitsig||Series regular, 127 episodes|
|1997||Early Edition||Dr. Price||Episode: "Love Is Blind"|
|1997||Michael Hayes||Dr. Claire Solomon||Episode: "The Doctor's Tale"|
|2001||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Leslie DeSantis||Episode: "Folly"|
|2002||Touched by an Angel||Janice Lowry||Episode: "Secreets and Lies"|
|2004–2010||Law & Order: Special Victims Unit||Judge Taten||Recurring role, 10 episodes|
|2008||Gossip Girl||Mrs. Boardman||Episode: "There Might be Blood"|
|2010||The Good Wife||Julie Bowers||Episode: "Painkiller"|
|2011||Weekends at Bellevue||Lucinda||TV pilot|
|2011||Blue Bloods||Dr. Keller||Recurring role, 3 episodes|
|2012||White Collar||Ms. Holloman||Episode: "Judgment Day"|
|2013–2018||Orange Is the New Black||Marka Nichols||Recurring role, 4 episodes|
|2014–2019||Madam Secretary||Senator Kate Fletcher||4 episodes|
|2014||Olive Kitteridge||Joyce||HBO miniseries; Episode: "Incoming Tide"|
|2015||Allegiance||NCS Director||2 episodes|
|2015||Veep||Sarah||Episode: “Mommy Meyer”|
|2017–2018||The Tick||Joan||11 episodes|
|2018||The Blacklist||Anna Hopkins||Episode: "The Invisible Hand (No. 63)"|
|2019||Elementary||Erika Vanderwey||Episode: "The Latest Model"|
- "Patricia Kalember". The New York Times. Retrieved August 14, 2014.
- "Patricia Kalember profile". Retrieved August 14, 2014.
- "Pillow Talking's interview with Patricia Kalember". Retrieved August 26, 2016.
- "Biography at Kalember website". Retrieved August 14, 2014.
- "Patricia Kalember profile at Yahoo!". Retrieved August 14, 2014.