In attendance at LuisaViaRoma’s UNICEF gala this Summer, Kat donned several exclusive looks created exclusively for LVR.
Kat Graham is an actress, singer, dancer and producer. Working across a variety of genres in film, television and music, she is one of the most accomplished and versatile young talents working today.
Graham was recently seen in “The Poison Rose” opposite Morgan Freeman and John Travolta. In 2018, Graham starred in Netflix’s “How it Ends” opposite Forest Whitaker and Theo James. Graham voiced the first African-American April O’Neil in Nickelodeon’s animated television show, “Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.” The show premiered in September of 2018. She also starred as the lead in the Netflix film “The Holiday Calendar” with Quincy Brown.
Next Graham can be seen in RZA’s “Cut Throat City” starring Terrence Howard, Eiza Gonzalez and Wesley Snipes. The film tells the story of a heist set in New Orleans’ lower Ninth Ward during Hurricane Katrina. She has also completed production on Mark Amin’s Civil War film “Emperor” with Dayo Okeniyi, Bruce Dern and James Cromwell. Graham recently returned from Guam where she wrapped shooting the Netflix original “Operation Christmas Drop,” scheduled for a 2020 release.
Born in Geneva, Switzerland, Graham speaks four languages – English, Spanish, French and Hebrew, and in 2013, she became a high-profile supporter of the UNHCR (United Nations High Commissioner of Refugees). She is also a council member for GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation) and worked with The Water Project helping fund wells for clean water to be built for villages and schools throughout Africa.
In addition to her work with refugees, Graham is a council member for GLAAD (Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation), as well as a supporter of The Water Project and Empower 54. Her PSA short film for Black Lives Matter landed her an Emmy nomination for best PSA short.