Kate Flannery is an American actress known for playing the role of Meredith Palmer on the NBC series The Office.

Flannery was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She attended Saints Colman-John Neumann School and Archbishop John Carroll High School in Radnor, Pennsylvania. She studied for two years at Shenandoah University and graduated from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia.

Kate has been happily dating an NBC stills photographer since 2006. They met on The Office.


  • She is one of seven children in an Irish-American family. She is three minutes younger than her twin sister who is a social worker.
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