Played By Chrissy Metz
Chrissy Metz stars as Kate Pearson in NBC's award-winning and critically acclaimed drama series "This Is Us," now in its sixth and final season.
Metz has been nominated for an Emmy Award and two Golden Globe Awards for her role on the show, as well as winning a pair of SAG Awards for outstanding performance by an ensemble in a drama series.
Metz starred in the 2019 film "Breakthrough" and performed the Oscar-nominated title song "I'm Standing With You," written by Diane Warren. Following her performance at the 2020 Oscars, Metz signed a record deal with Universal Music Group Nashville.
Her other credits include "Superstore," "The Last OG," "American Horror Story: Freak Show," "My Name Is Earl," "Entourage" and the Netflix film "Sierra Burgess Is a Loser."
Metz co-stars in the upcoming indie film "Stay Awake," which is a humanizing look at opioid addiction.
"This Is Me," her 2018 memoir, debuted at No. 1 on the New York Times bestseller list.
From Homestead, Florida, Metz is the middle child of five siblings. She moved to Japan as an infant and lived there for nine years before moving back to the States, speaking Japanese before she even spoke English.