Cate has an MFA in Acting from UCSD/La Jolla Playhouse and studied Theater and Creative Writing at Northwestern University. She has appeared on lots of stages and screens and in many shows as a member of the Groundlings Sunday Company.
As a writer and director, Cate created and starred in the scripted series Tutored and 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.
Cate’s podcast The Limit Does Not Exist has been downloaded millions of times on iTunes and featured in The Washington Post and AdWeek.
Cate grew up on both sides of the Golden Gate Bridge and is equally at home in sunshine and fog.