Actress and Columbia recording artist Katharine McPhee spent the past two years shooting the highly anticipated Steven Spielberg/NBC TV series SMASH in New York City. Katharine is currently in the studio working on her next solo record. She co-starred in the Adam Sandler comedy movie hit House Bunny and in episodes of CSI-NY, Community and The Family Guy. Katharine was also featured on two PBS specials - Foster and Friends and Chris Botti in Boston alongside Sting, Andrea Bocelli and John Mayer.
Her self-titled debut album exploded onto the Billboard 200 in 2007 and was ranked the best chart debut for a female artist in two years. In addition to her acting and singing career, Katharine is a passionate philanthropist and currently is the celebrity ambassador for Malaria No More. (www.mcpheeoutreach.org)