Halt and Catch Fire

Katie Herman

A doctor of library science, Katie Herman jumps into the tech world when she accepts a position at a Silicon Valley startup. As she works with Gordon Clark and Joe MacMillan, Katie reaches a personal crossroads.

Played by Anna Chlumsky

Anna Chlumsky is an Emmy®-nominated actress who has continued to make a name for herself in film, on television and on stage. Chlumsky can currently be seen in the sixth season of the Emmy®-winning comedy Veep, as Amy Brookheimer, on HBO. In 2016, Chlumsky was nominated for her fourth consecutive Emmy® in the category of Best Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series, for her portrayal as Brookheimer. She has also been nominated for a Critics’ Choice Award and a SAG Award (Outstanding Performance by a Cast). She won the Gracie Allen Award in 2015 for Outstanding Female Actor in a Supporting Role in a Comedy or Musical for her work on Veep. Chlumsky made her Broadway debut in 2015 in Scott Ellis’ revival of You Can’t Take It With You. She played Alice Sycamore, the daughter in an eccentric family, opposite James Earl Jones and Annaleigh Ashford. She also reprised her role as Iris Peabody in Joe DiPietro’s Living on Love, which made its Williamstown Theatre Festival debut in 2014 and transferred to Broadway. In this work, based on the famed Peccadillo, Chlumsky starred opposite Renee Fleming, Douglas Sills and Jerry O’Connell. Additionally, her New York stage credits include 3C; Love, Loss and What I Wore (Westside Theatre); So Help Me God (Mint Theatre Company); Unconditional (LA Byrinth Theater Company); The Fabulous Life of a Size Zero (DR2); Darwin in Malibu (Bay Street Theatre); The Butcherhouse Chronicles (Summer Play Festival); Balm in Gilead (Barefoot Theatre Company, of which she is a member); Half Life (Flea Theater/Fringe Festival); Iphigeneia at Aulis (TimeSpace Productions); Measure for Measure (Astoria Performing Arts Center); No Alarms: Headfullofradio (Veritas Productions); and The Trojan Women (Veritas Productions). Additional TV credits include AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire, NBC’s Hannibal, White Collar Covert Affairs, 30 Rock and Law & Order: SVU. Chlumsky became a household name when she starred alongside Macaulay Culkin as Vada Sultenfuss in the 1991 film My Girl. Other notable film credits include The End of Tour, Bert and Arnie’s Guide to Friendship, In the Loop, The Good Guy, Blood Car, My Girl 2, Gold Diggers, Glamour magazine’s short film Reel Moments and Wait. She currently resides in New York.

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