Kathryn Harrold is a retired American film actress and counselor, best known for her female leading roles in films The Hunter (1980), Modern Romance (1981), The Pursuit of D. B. Cooper (1981), Yes, Giorgio (1982), and Raw Deal. Harrold is a divorcee and a mother a child.
Kathryn Harrold's early life
Kathryn Harrold was born on 2nd of August, 1950, in Tazewell, Virginia to B.H. and Carolyn Harrold. She is of American nationality and her ethnicity is white.
She completed her high school at Tazewell High School. Harrold also attended Millis College, which is located in Oakland, California and graduated majoring in drama.
Kathryn Harrold's career
Kathryn Harrold started her acting career in the 1970s. In the 1980s, she played in the movie ‘The Hunter,' which also featured Chris Pratt and Willem Dafoe, being Steve McQueen’s leading lady on the screen.
In 1979, she appeared in Nightwing. Again after two years, she starred in The Pursuit of D.B. Cooper. She has also played in a horror film The Sender in 1982. In the same year, she co-starred with Luciano Pavarotti in Yes, Giorgio.
Apart from movies, Kathryn Harrold has been in television series as well. She played on the NBC daytime soap opera The Doctors as Nola Dancy Aldrich from 1975 – 1977. But after a certain time, she left the show, and Kathleen Turner played as her replacement.
Again from 1978–1979, she played in several episodes of The Rockford Files, being a blind psychiatrist. Later in the 1980s, she played lead roles in other short-lived dramas like MacGruder and Loud (1985) and ‘The Bronx Zoo’ (1987 – 1988).
During her career, Kathryn Harrold has appeared in many legendary television movies like Bogie (1980), Vampire (1979), Women in White (1979), etc. In 1988, she played a lead role in an HBO film ‘Dead Solid Perfect.'
In the late 1990s, again Kathryn Harrold starred in a famous CBS medical drama ‘Chicago Hope.' He has appeared as guests in most films as well, including, Desperate Housewives, The Practice, featuring Steve Harris, Judging Amy, starring Timothy Omundson, and many others.
After retiring from the film industry in 2011, Kathryn Harrold currently runs her own counseling practice in Los Angeles, California.
Kathryn Harrold's personal life
Talking about Kathryn Harrold’s personal life, she does not seem to have the same faith and success as her professional career. Kathryn previously dated Albert Brooks in 1980 and Richard Cox in the same year. Both of her relationships did not last more than a couple of months.
In early 1994, she started dating her boyfriend, Lawrence O’Donnell. The couple got married in the same year, but sadly they were not meant to be. After being married for around nineteen years, the couple got divorced.
The former couple has a child, a daughter named Elizabeth Buckley Harrold O'Donnell. Kathryn Harrold had a hard time getting over the divorce. After divorcing her lover turned husband O'Donnell, she is currently single and is not involved in any kind of relationship.
Kathryn Harrold's net worth
Kathryn Harrold earns a healthy sum of money through her acting career. One of the famous movies she’s played on, ‘Raw Deal' 1986 earned a box office of $18.1 million worldwide. Kathryn also must have earned a good share of it.
As of 2018, Kathryn Harrold' net worth is reported to be around $24 million.