Kate McGregor Stewart

Kate McGregor-Stewart - born October 4, 1944 in New York City, New York - is an American actress who portrays Mary in ABC's Scandal.

Brief Background

Kate is a classically trained actress who performed on Broadway, understudying for Tom Stoppard's Travesties and playing analyst Charlotte in Beyond Therapy, opposite John Lithgow.

Kate is not only an actress but is well known as an acting coach; who has worked with Nicole Kidman.

Career Background

TV Roles

Film Roles

  • Bev in Failure to Launch (2006)
  • Mrs. Lemmons in School of Rock (2003)
  • Aunt Becky in In & Out (1997)
  • Joanna MacKenzie in Father of the Bride Part II (1995)
  • Joanna MacKenzie in Father of the Bride (1991)


  • She has coached Nicole Kidman for The Hours (2002), Cary Elwes for Kiss the Girls (1997) and Wes Bentley for The Four Brothers (2002).
  • She has worked with fellow Scandal actor George Newbern (Charlie) in Father of the Bride (1991) and Father of the Bride Part II (1995), they played mother and son.