Katey Sagal

Katey Sagal

Catherine Louise Sagal (born January 19, 1954) is an American actress and singer-songwriter. She is best known for her role as Peggy BundyAl‘s sarcastic, lazy, bon bon-eating wife, on Married… with Children and for her role voicing the character Leela on the animated science-fiction series Futurama from 1999 to 2003 and 2008 to 2013, as well as for starring on the show 8 Simple Rules in the role of Cate Hennessy. In the latter role, she worked with John Ritter until his death, leading to Sagal’s taking over as the series lead for the remainder of the show’s run. Sagal has been married to Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter since 2004. Currently, Sagal is a series regular on the CBS television show Superior Donuts.

 

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
1987 Maid to Order Louise
1988 The Good Mother Ursula
1999 Smart House Pat
2000 Dropping Out Wendy
2001 Recess: School’s Out Mrs. Flo Spinelli Voice
2002 Following Tildy Connie St. John Short film
2006 I’m Reed Fish Maureen
2007 Futurama: Bender’s Big Score Leela Voice
2008 Futurama: The Beast with a Billion Backs Leela Voice
2008 Futurama: Bender’s Game Leela/Leegola Voice
2009 Futurama: Into the Wild Green Yonder Leela Voice
2009 House Broken Mom
2010 Jack and the Beanstalk Jack’s mother
2014 There’s Always Woodstock Lee Ann
2015 Pitch Perfect 2 Katherine
2016 Bleed for This Louise Pazienza

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1971 The Failing of Raymond Girl patient Credited as “Catherine Louise Sagal;” TV film
Directed by Boris Sagal, her father
1972 The Bold Ones: The New Doctors Young nurse Credited as “Katie Sagal”
1973 Columbo Secretary Episode: “Candidate for Crime
1974 Larry Cashier TV film
1975 The Dream Makers Unemployment manager TV film
1985–1986 Mary Jo Tucker 3 episodes
1987–1997 Married… with Children Peggy Bundy 250 episodes
1990 Mother Goose Rock ‘n’ Rhyme Mary Quite Contrary TV film
1990 Tales from the Crypt Ms. Kilbasser Episode: “For Cryin’ Out Loud
1990 The Earth Day Special Peggy Bundy
Reprise of her Married… with Children role
1991 She Says She’s Innocent Susan Essex TV film
1995 Trail of Tears Annie Cook TV film
1995 Nachtshow Episode: “February 10th, 1995”
1995 Duckman: Private Dick/Family Man Duckman’s mother Episode: “The Germ Turns
1996 Space Cases Ma (voice) Episode: “Mother Knows Best”
1997–2001 Recess Flo Spinelli 3 episodes
1998 Rugrats Additional Voices 1 episode
1998 Chance of a Lifetime Irene Dunbar TV film
1998 Mr. Headmistress Harriet Magnum TV film
1999 No Higher Love Ellen Young TV film
1999 Smart House Pat TV film
1999 That ’70s Show Edna Hyde 3 episodes
1999–2003,
2008–2013
Futurama Leela (voice only) 136 episodes / the 17th anniversary show
2000 Tucker Claire Wennick 13 episodes
2001 The Geena Davis Show Ashley Episode: “Girls’ Night Out”
2002 Imagine That Barb Thompson 2 episodes
2002–2005 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter Cate S. Hennessy 76 episodes
Co-stars included Kaley Cuoco
2004 When Angels Come to Town Jo TV film
2004–2006 Higglytown Heroes Monica the Police Officer 3 episodes
2005 Three Wise Guys Shirley Crown TV film
2005 Campus Confidential Naomi Jacobs TV film
2005 Ghost Whisperer Francie Lewis Episode: “Undead Comic
2005–2007 The Shield Nancy Gilroy 2 episodes
2005–2010 Lost Helen Norwood 4 episodes
2006 Boston Legal Barbara Little 5 episodes
2006 The Search for the Funniest Mom in America Host Reality series
2007 The Winner Lydia Berko Episode: “Hot for Teacher”
2008 Eli Stone Marci Klein 2 episodes
2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Annabelle Bundt/Natasha Steele Episode: “Two and a Half Deaths
2008–2014 Sons of Anarchy Gemma Teller Morrow 91 episodes
Created by Kurt Sutter, her husband since 2004
2010 Chadam Sandy (voice) Web series
2013 Glee[37] Nancy Abrams Episode: “Wonder-ful
2013–present Super Duper Rocket Chrystal Findlee (voice)
2014–2015 Regular Show Mordecai’s Mom (voice) 2 episodes
2014–2015 A to Z Narrator (voice) 13 episodes[38]
2014 The Simpsons Leela (voice) Episode: “Simpsorama
2015 The Bastard Executioner Annora of the Alders 10 episodes
2016–2017 Brooklyn Nine-Nine Karen Peralta 2 episodes
2016 The Big Bang Theory Susan, Penny’s mother Episode: “The Conjugal Conjecture”
Post-8 Simple Rules reunion with Kaley Cuoco
2016 This is Us Lanie Schultz Episode: “The Big Three”
2017–present Superior Donuts Randy Series regular
2017 Dirty Dancing Vivian Pressman Television film

Discography

Albums

Year Title Chart positions
1976 Moon Over Brooklyn[39]

1994 Well…

Billboard Top Heatseekers – 33
2004 Room

2009 Sons of Anarchy: Shelter – EP

Top Independent Albums — 33Top Soundtracks — 23
2013 Covered[43]

Awards and nominations

Katey Sagal at the 41st Emmy Awards in 1989

Year Award Category Film or series Result
1989 American Comedy Awards Funniest Female Performer in a TV Series Married… with Children Nominated
1991 Golden Globe Award Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Married… with Children Nominated
1992 Golden Globe Award Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Married… with Children Nominated
1993 Golden Globe Award Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Married… with Children Nominated
1993 American Comedy Awards Funniest Female Performer in a TV Series Married… with Children Nominated
1994 Golden Globe Award Best Actress – Television Series Musical or Comedy Married… with Children Nominated
2005 Prism Awards Performance in a Comedy Series 8 Simple Rules for Dating My Teenage Daughter Won
2009 TV Land Awards Innovation Award
(Shared with: Christina ApplegateDavid FaustinoTed McGinleyEd O’Neill)
Married… with Children Won
2010 Television Critics Association Awards Individual Achievement in Drama Sons of Anarchy Nominated
2010 Satellite Awards Best Actress – Television Series Drama Sons of Anarchy Nominated
2011 Golden Globe Award[44] Best Actress – Television Series Drama Sons of Anarchy Won
2011 Prism Awards[45] Best Actress – Television Series Drama Sons of Anarchy Nominated
2011 Critics’ Choice Television Award[46] Best Actress in a Drama Series Sons of Anarchy Nominated
2011 Satellite Awards Best Actress – Television Series Drama Sons of Anarchy Nominated
2012 Critics’ Choice Television Award Best Actress in Drama Series Sons of Anarchy Nominated
2013 Prism Awards Female Performance in a Drama Series Multi-Episode Storyline Sons of Anarchy Won
2014 Hollywood Walk of Fame Star on the Walk of Fame Won

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