Kathryn Joosten

United States

Kathryn Joosten Bio

Who is Kathryn Joosten

Awards wining,veteran and legendary television actress from America. She got a huge recognition after her appearance in the television sitcom Desperate Housewives. She died because of lung cancer.

Early Life (Childhood)

Born in a Chicago, Illinois, whereas her parents were from Dutch-German descent. She was a psychiatrist nurse in a Michael Reese Hospital of Chicago. 

Interesting Facts

Rausch started her acting career as a street performer.She was a spokesperson of Lung Cancer Profiles campaign. She died after 20 days of her onscreen death in the television sitcom Desperate Housewives. Because of her massive talent she had a net worth of $1.5 million.

Personal Life

She met her husband at her working place. He was a psychiatrist and his name is undisclosed. She has two sons with him. Later they ended up their relationship in 1980.


She had won two Emmy Awards in the year 2005 and 2008 for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. She was nominated in Primetime Emmy Awards and Screen Actors Guild Awards.