Kether Donohue, a proud native New Yorker, was called “The Funniest Woman on TV” by GQ and “The Unstoppable Kether Donohue” by Variety. She has received critical acclaim for her fearless performances in film, television and theater.
Donohue is perhaps best known for her scene-stealing role as Lindsay Jillian on the acclaimed FXX comedy series “You’re the Worst,” which she starred in for five seasons and earned a Critics’ Choice Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series. Also, Donohue brought to life the role of Jan in FOX’s Emmy Award-winning musical presentation of “Grease Live.”
B POSITIVE is Donohue’s third time working with director James Burrows, following her series regular roles in the multi-camera comedy pilots “Open Books” and “Like Family.” Currently, she stars opposite Darren Criss in the Quibi musical comedy series “Royalties,” which follows the ascent of ragtag songwriting duo Sara and Pierce as they navigate the strange and hilarious challenges of creating a truly great song, week after week.
Previously, Donohue starred in Barry Levinson’s sci-fi movie thriller “The Bay,” which premiered at the Toronto Film Festival. Also, she played sharp-tongued Alice in the feature film “Pitch Perfect” and Lizzy in the emotional crime drama “Boy Wonder.” On television, Donohue has made guest star and recurring appearances on “You,” “The Guest Book,” “Champions,” “L.A. to Vegas,” “The Carrie Diaries,” “Royal Pains,” “The Mindy Project,” “Ringer,” “Perfect Couples,” “I Just Want My Pants Back” and “Hope & Faith.”
Also, Donohue is an accomplished voice-over artist, currently as Flo in Disney’s hit series “Elena of Avalor” and Gillian in “Birdgirl,” a spinoff of Adult Swim’s hit series “Harvey Birdman.” Her previous animation credits include Dreamworks Animation Television’s “All Hail King Julien,” FOX’s “American Dad,” Cartoon Network’s “The Fungies,” CBS All Access’ STAR TREK: LOWER DECKS and Nickelodeon’s “Sunny Day.”
A graduate of Fordham University with a concentration in film, Donohue co-produced several films that she also starred in, including “Over the GW,” which premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival. On stage, Donohue made her off-Broadway debut at Ensemble Studio Theatre with a lead role in Taylor Mac’s “Okay,” followed by a starring role in Kate McGovern’s “Blue Before Morning.”
Currently, Donohue resides in Los Angeles. Her birthday is Oct. 31. She can be found on Instagram at @KetherDonohue and on Twitter at @MsKetherDonohue.