Join us for a 90-minute Career Retrospective with Kathryn Hahn.
Moderated by Stacey Wilson Hunt, New York Magazine.
Kathryn Hahn’s versatility in both comedy and drama has made her one of Hollywood’s most sought after actresses and has shaped a career full of memorable roles.
Upcoming, Hahn will be seen in Jill Soloway’s new comedy pilot “I Love Dick” set to premiere on May 12. She plays the role of a wife (Chris) who’s relationship is put to the test when they both fall for the same professor. Hahn also recently has completed production starring in the Max Wrinkler indie coming-of-age film, “Flower,” opposite Adam Scott, Zoey Deutch and Tim Heidecker, set to premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival.
Hahn was most recently seen on Season 3 of the Emmy Nominated Amazon original series “Transparent” created by Jill Soloway. The show received a 2016 Emmy nomination for ‘Best Comedy’ as well as won the 2015 Golden Globe award for ‘Best Comedy.’
Hahn was also recently cast in the Netflix drama “Private Life”. The story follows the writer/director Tamara Jenkins (Hahn) who wrote and directed 2007’s Savages starring Laura Linney and Philip Seymour Hoffman and the semi-autobiographical Slums Of Beverly Hills before that. The film will be produced by Anthony Bregman and Stefanie Azpiazu.
She recently starred in the Jon Lucas comedy “Bad Moms,” opposite Mila Kunis and Kirstin Bell. She played an over-worked, over committed and exhausted mom who joins forces with two other over-stressed moms who all go on a quest to liberate themselves from conventional responsibilities. The film won a People’s Choice Award for “Favorite Comedic Movie.” Upcoming, she will star in the STX holiday-themed "Bad Moms Christmas" sequel as their own mothers visit for the holidays. The film is set to release on November 3, 2017. Hahn was also recently seen in Matt Ross’ “Captain Fantastic” opposite Viggo Mortensen, which follows a father living in the forests of the Pacific Northwest with his six young kids trying to assimilate back into society. She was also recently seen in the Netflix film, “The Do-Over” starring alongside Adam Sandler and David Spade. Recent past films include Peter Bogdanovich’s “She’s Funny That Way,” alongside Imogen Poots, Owen Wilson and Jennifer Aniston. Additionally, she starred in M. Night Shyamalan’s horror comedy “The Visit,” as well as IFC’s “The D Train” and Brad Bird’s sci-fimystery “Tomorrowland” opposite George Clooney. Hahn also starred in the WarnerBros. family dramedy “This is Where I Leave You,” directed by Shawn Levy and based on the novel by Jonathan Tropper.
Previously, she was seen starring opposite Jason Bateman in his directorial debut, “Bad Words,” which was released by Focus features, “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty,” starring and directed by Ben Stiller and the hit comedy “We’re the Millers,” with Jennifer Aniston and Jason Sudeikis. Hahn also starred in Jill Soloway’s “Afternoon Delight,” which premiered at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival and garnered her a 2013 “Breakthrough Actor” Gotham Award nomination.
Other feature film credits include stand-out roles in “Step Brothers,” playing John C. Reilly’s outrageous and funny love interest and “Revolutionary Road” playing Kate Winslet and Leonardo DiCaprio's neighbor. Her additional film credits include “Wanderlust,” “Our Idiot Brother,” “How Do You Know,” “The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard,” “The Last Mimzy,” “The Holiday,” “Around the Bend,” and “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.”
Recent past TV credits include the first season of Showtime’s dark comedy “Happyish” as the female lead opposite Steve Coogan. Hahn played the wife to Coogan’s character, a man facing his own obsolescence after his advertising agency is taken over. Hahn also had a guest-starring arc on the NBC hit show “Parks & Recreation,” and HBO’s “Newsroom” and “Girl.” Her previous roles include NBC’s “Crossing Jordan,” “Four Kings,” “Hung” and “Free Agents.” She also has lent her voice to the FX animated series “Chozen,” and Fox’s “Bob’s Burgers” and “American Dad!”
Hahn made her Broadway debut in the Tony-winning play “Boeing-Boeing,” alongside Bradley Whitford, Gina Gershon, Mary McCormack, Christine Baranski and Mark Rylance. “Boeing-Boeing” won the 2008 Tony in the category of Best Revival of a Play.
No stranger to the stage, her theatre credits also include “Dead End,” at the Ahmanson Theater and Huntington Theater Company; “Ten Unknowns,” at Huntington Theater Company; “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,” “Chaucer in Rome” and “Camino Real,” at Williamstown Mainstage; and “Hedda Gabler,” at Williamstown/Baystreet.
Hahn received her Bachelor’s degree from Northwestern University and her Masters in Fine Arts from the Yale School of Drama, where she appeared on stage in “Othello” and “The Birds.”