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Kate McKinnon

Kate McKinnon

Kate McKinnon is an American actress, comedian and impressionist. She plays Dr. Jillian Holtzmann, a nuclear engineer in the Ghostbusters reboot.

Famous Facts

  • In the film, the number 1984 can be seen on Dr. Holtzmann's proton pack. 1984 is the year the original Ghostbusters (1984) was released and also the year Kate McKinnon was born!
  • McKinnon started her career working at the Upright Citizen's Brigade, one of New York City's famous improvisational comedy troupes!
  • Kate McKinnon is a master at celebrity impressions! She's aced roles such as Hillary Clinton, Barbara Walters, Edie Falco and Ellen Degeneres to name a few.

"You've gotta believe in yourself, and you just have to work harder at it than you've ever worked at anything before in your life. And if you keep doing that and keep believing in yourself, great things do happen"

Kate McKinnon