Chrissy Metz is best known for her role as ‘Kate Pearson’ on the hit NBC show This Is Us. Created by Dan Fogelman, This Is Us stars Mandy Moore, Milo Ventimiglia and Sterling K. Brown. The series follows the family lives and connections of several characters who share the same birthday. Chrissy was nominated for a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Series, Miniseries, or Motion Picture Made for Television.
Chrissy was previously seen as ‘Ima “Barbara” Wiggles’ on Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story: Freak Show and as ‘Chunk’ on My Name is Earl.
Chrissy grew up in Homestead, Florida. She moved out to Los Angeles to follow her dreams of being an actress. When she booked This Is Us, she had 81 cents in her bank account.
From the lectern, Chrissy discusses her journey overcoming obstacles to star on one of TV’s hottest shows.