Cate grew up on both sides of the Golden Gate Bridge and is equally at home in sunshine and fog. She has appeared on lots of stages and screens and is a member of the Groundlings Sunday Company. She’s currently in the world premiere of a new José Rivera play at Geffen Playhouse.

Cate created and starred in the comedic scripted series Tutored and the short films How I Do Math and MATH BRAIN. These projects have been praised by people and places like Amy Poehler's Smart Girls, Shonda Rhimes, Ms. Magazine and WhoHaha, and funded by the Harnisch Foundation. Her podcast The Limit Does Not Exist has been downloaded millions of times on iTunes and featured in The Washington Post and AdWeek

Cate has an MFA in Acting from UCSD/La Jolla Playhouse and studied Theater and Creative Writing at Northwestern University.

Completely unrelated: She once fainted at Graceland.