Kathryn Joosten Net Worth

Kathryn Joosten Net Worth 2024: Wiki Biography, Married, Family, Measurements, Height, Salary, Relationships

Kathryn Rausch net worth is
$1.5 Million

Kathryn Rausch Wiki Biography

Kathryn is best known for her portrayals of "Karen McCluskey" on Desperate Housewives (2004) on ABC and of "Mrs. Landingham", secretary to the President (Martin Sheen), on the critically-acclaimed NBC drama, The West Wing (1999). She has also recurred on Dharma & Greg (1997), and guest-starred on many hit television series, such as Becker (...

Full NameKathryn Joosten
Net Worth$1.5 Million
Date Of BirthDecember 20, 1939
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois, USA
SpouseGeorge Joosten
AwardsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress - Comedy Series
NominationsPrimetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series
MoviesMega Python vs. Gatoroid, Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel, Bedtime Stories, The TV Set, Wedding Crashers, Hostage, Breaking Dawn, Combustion, Hellraiser: Inferno, Phoenix, Best Men, The Gold Lunch
TV ShowsDesperate Housewives, Thanks
1My fans are people... kinda... youngsters who look at me as a grandmother. People who wanna make a change, people who are on the edge of saying - this is not the life I chose and I wanna do something about it.
1Did not start acting until she was 42 years old.
2Died of lung cancer on the morning of June 2, 2012. Her death happened 20 days after the onscreen death (also of cancer) of her character Karen McCluskey on the final episode of Desperate Housewives.
3Following her death she was promptly cremated. Her ashes were scattered.
4Mother of two boys.
5Underwent surgery for lung cancer in 2001.
6In his autobiographical novel, "A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius" (p.33, "Mistakes We Knew We Were Making), Dave Eggers revealed that Kathryn Joosten hung the wallpaper in his bedroom when he was a child.


Wild Card2014TV SeriesDottie
Wish Wizard2014ShortMrs. Inkwell
Desperate Housewives2005-2012TV SeriesKaren McCluskey
Harry's Law2012TV SeriesMaisie Joyce
The Mentalist2012TV SeriesGloria Williams
The Cleveland Show2011TV SeriesHazel
Mega Python vs. Gatoroid2011TV MovieAngie Polk
Mitzvah Communion2011ShortLeticia Lovell
The Committee Ep. 2: Butterfly Enclosure2010Video short
The Committee Ep 1: Bad Dog2010Video short
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel2009Aunt Jackie
The Bake Shop Ghost2009ShortMiss Cora Lee Merriweather
Scrubs2001-2009TV SeriesMrs. Tanner
Bedtime Stories2008Mrs. Dixon
Monk2003-2008TV SeriesNeysa Gordon - Former Babysitter / Nurse Stempel
The Gold Lunch2008ShortJudge
My Name Is Earl2005-2008TV SeriesDonny's Mom
Las Vegas2008TV SeriesRobby
Rails & Ties2007Mrs. Brown
The Closer2007TV SeriesNurse Townsend
In Case of Emergency2007TV SeriesMrs Walsh
Jane Doe: Ties That Bind2007TV MovieCara Goodman
Saved2006TV SeriesEvelyn Wilson
The Evidence2006TV SeriesMidge
The TV Set2006Lois
The Suite Life of Zack and Cody2006TV SeriesGrandma Marilyn
Dark Mind2006Nurse
Reba2006TV SeriesDirector
Cheaper by the Dozen 22005Theatre Patron
Malcolm in the Middle2005TV SeriesClaire
Love, Inc.2005TV SeriesDoris
Halfway Decent2005Bonnie's Mom
Breadwinners2005TV MoviePhyllis
Wedding Crashers2005Chazz's Mom
Grey's Anatomy2005TV SeriesStephanie Drake
Fathers and Sons2005TV MovieGene's Mom (uncredited)
Joan of Arcadia2003-2005TV SeriesOld Lady God
Taking Your Life2005Helen
McBride: It's Murder, Madam2005TV MovieJudge Broderick
Life on a Stick2005TV SeriesEdith
Breaking Dawn2004Neighbor
Gilmore Girls2004TV SeriesMaisy Fortner
Father of the Pride2004TV Series
Combustion2004TV MovieMiss Knight
Everwood2004TV SeriesMrs. Hammerhill
Life with Bonnie2004TV SeriesPhyllis
Yes, Dear2004TV SeriesClaire Atkinson
Will & Grace2004TV SeriesFelicia
10-8: Officers on Duty2004TV SeriesMrs Unterberger
Curb Your Enthusiasm2004TV SeriesJenny - Woman at Reception
Highway to Oblivion2003TV MovieNancy
The King of Queens2003TV SeriesMaureen
Secret Santa2003TV MovieWinifred
Red Roses and Petrol2003Nurse
Strong Medicine2003TV SeriesMrs. Nolan
Less Than Perfect2003TV SeriesOld Lady
Charmed2003TV SeriesWife
Hope & Faith2003TV SeriesFuneral Guest
Wasabi Tuna2003Erma
The Drew Carey Show1998-2003TV SeriesNatalie / Ruth
A.U.S.A.2003TV SeriesGinny Romano
Judging Amy2003TV SeriesJudge Drabowsky
General Hospital2002-2003TV SeriesIda Warren
Lehi's Wife2002ShortIda Smith
Even Stevens2002TV SeriesEdna Manning
The West Wing1999-2002TV SeriesMrs. Landingham Dolores Landingham
Cojones2002ShortOld Lady
So Little Time2002TV SeriesLouise Van Horn
The Division2002TV SeriesConstance 'Connie ' Langtry
Titus2002TV SeriesBetty
The X-Files2002TV SeriesAgent Edie Boal
Spin City2001TV SeriesSister Agnes
Raising Dad2001TV SeriesMrs. Paultis
Dead Last2001TV SeriesNurse
Providence1999-2001TV SeriesMrs. Nielsen / Miss O'Meara
Arli$$2001TV SeriesKirby's Mother
Dharma & Greg1998-2001TV SeriesClaire / Elderly Woman
Ally McBeal2001TV SeriesSister Alice
Becker2000TV SeriesMrs. Goldsmith
Code Blue2000Video GameGladys Reilly (voice)
Hellraiser: Inferno2000VideoMother
Buffy the Vampire Slayer2000TV SeriesGenevive Holt
Kiss Toledo Goodbye1999Wheelchair Lady
Thanks1999TV SeriesMrs. Sturges
Tracey Takes On...1999TV SeriesDiner Waitress
Home Improvement1999TV SeriesThelma McCready
Maggie1998TV SeriesMrs. Garimore
The Nanny1998TV SeriesWard Nurse
Just Shoot Me!1998TV SeriesMrs. Pierce
Prey1998TV SeriesLandlady
Nothing Sacred1998TV SeriesChurch secretary
Eating Las Vegas1997ShortLandlady
Best Men1997Edie
Brooklyn South1997TV SeriesMrs. Mariah Westbrook
NYPD Blue1997TV SeriesMrs. Prows
Men Behaving Badly1997TV SeriesSaleswoman
Profiler1997TV SeriesMorganna Styles
Frasier1997TV SeriesVera
Life with Roger1997TV SeriesMrs. Mitchell
Seinfeld1997TV SeriesBetsy
Boston Common1996TV SeriesMrs. Schuster
Murphy Brown1996TV SeriesSecretary #83
Goode Behavior1996TV Series
Roseanne1996TV SeriesCarol, woman in dance class / Supermarket customer
ER1996TV SeriesLois
The Making of a Hollywood Madam1996TV MovieMrs. Oshotz
3rd Rock from the Sun1996TV SeriesCafeteria Lady
Grace Under Fire1995TV SeriesIda Reilly
Chicago Hope1995TV SeriesCleaning woman
Picket Fences1995TV SeriesWaitress
The Stranger Beside Me1995TV MovieJudge
Pointman1995TV SeriesLois
Family Matters1995TV SeriesGrocery Checker
The Package1989Waitress
Sable1987TV SeriesWaitress
Lady Blue1985TV MovieMargo
Grandview, U.S.A.1984Mrs. Clark


Escort Servicein loving memory of announced
Searching2013TV Movie in memory of
The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards2012TV Special in memory of


Desperate Housewives: I Guess This Is Goodbye2012Video documentary shortHerself
The Bold and the Beautiful2011TV SeriesHerself
The Talk2011TV SeriesHerself
ACME Saturday Night2010TV SeriesHerself - Guest host
The View2007-2009TV SeriesHerself
I Know Things Now: Desperate Housewives Celebrates 1002009Video shortHerself
Annul Victory2009DocumentaryHerself
The Bonnie Hunt Show2008TV SeriesHerself
12th Annual Prism Awards2008TV SpecialHerself
The 60th Primetime Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHerself - Presenter: Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series
2008 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards2008TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
2005 Primetime Creative Arts Emmy Awards2005TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series
The 57th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards2005TV SpecialHerself - Winner: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series and Co-Presenter: Outstanding Directing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program & Outstanding Writing for a Variety, Music or Comedy Program
SoapTalk2003TV SeriesHerself
The Test2001TV SeriesHerself - Panelist

Archive Footage

19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards2013TV SpecialHerself - In Memoriam
Desperate Housewives Special: Secrets and Lies2007TV MovieKaren McCluskey
Desperate Housewives Special: The Juiciest Bites2007TV MovieKaren McCluskey
Desperate Housewives Special: The More You Know, the Juicier It Gets2006TV MovieKaren McCluskey (uncredited)
Desperate Housewives Special: All the Juicy Details2006TV MovieKaren McCluskey (uncredited)

Won Awards

2008Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)
2005Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)
2005CamieCharacter and Morality in Entertainment AwardsSecret Santa (2003)

Nominated Awards

2012Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)
2010Primetime EmmyPrimetime Emmy AwardsOutstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)
2008ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)
2007ActorScreen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)
2006OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Guest Actress in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)
2005OFTA Television AwardOnline Film & Television AssociationBest Guest Actress in a Comedy SeriesDesperate Housewives (2004)

Known for movies

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